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Estate Maintenance

Ferne Animal Sanctuary - Chard

Name: Estate Maintenance
Organisation: Ferne Animal Sanctuary - Chard
Location: Ferne Animal Sanctuary,, Wambrook, Chard, TA20 3DH
Type: Full Time


This role is needed all year but does tend to be busier in the summer months. Duties would include hedge laying, ground maintenance, pond clearance, painting and cleaning out the horse paddocks.

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Organisation Description

Ferne Animal Sanctuary cares for over 300 in need domestic and farm animals of all varieties from cats to cattle, dogs to donkeys and many more. Ferne aims to find homes for its cats and dogs and for its horses and ponies. The Sanctuary's beautiful 51 acre site, including a conservation area with nature trail, picnic areas and cafe is open almost every day of the year.


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Cause / Interests

  • Animals
  • Environment

Types of Activity

  • Outdoors

Skills and Qualifications


Application form and references required.
The Sanctuary is not on a direct bus route.
Own vehicle or access to a vehicle
Outdoor work


This would suit someone interested in outdoors work and doing general DIY jobs.
Outdoor work
Cleaning & tidying

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: Age/Gender Restrictions: None
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method