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Registered Charity No. 1045352


The FCRT is an Independent Specialist Provider, which includes the provision of a residential Further Education Through Horsemastership Course, for young adults with learning difficulties/disabilities. Teaching is horse based and learning is through the transfer of skills throughout the day and evening.

Applications are invited for the following vacancies:






The FCRT has a vacancy for a Chartered Physiotherapist with 2 years’ post graduate experience.

 This is a part-time vacancy working alongside a colleague (Physiotherapist/Hippotherapist) to assess, plan and implement a range of therapeutic interventions for our students, using the horse as the therapeutic medium. The hours required are 4 hours over 2 days, a total of 8 per week, over 40 weeks per annum (term time only). 

Salary c £5252.45 gross per annum

 We particularly invite applications from candidates who have equine knowledge and experience and with a real interest and enthusiasm to become a qualified ‘Hippotherapist’.


Please send your CV and covering letter to Head of Personnel, The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy, Avon Tyrrell, Bransgore, Dorset, BH23 8EE.

 Independent Living Skills Facilitator (permanent, part-time)


Candidates must have equine experience, have experience of working with young adults who have LDD and enjoy working as part of a team. The hours of work will cover residential evening and overnight duties to support and provide continuity for our horse-motivated young people who have LDD. Candidates need to be willing to help these young people to develop their independent living skills and encourage constructive ways to spend leisure time. H&SC qualifications or interest in training towards them would be an advantage.


 Salary: £21,500 based on 25 hours plus 3.5 (sleeping) overnight duties per week (to include alternate Saturday evening/overnight) over 52 weeks per annum.

  Holiday entitlement: 6 weeks pro rata per annum

 Closing date: 15th March 2018

Interviews: during w/c 19th March 2018

Please apply to the Personnel Department, The Fortune Centre of Riding Therapy, Avon Tyrrell, Bransgore, Dorset, BH23 8EE.

e.mail: dj.bolam@fcrt.ac.uk

Telephone: 01425 673297







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