Job Vacancies

Cotley Harriers - Apprentice Whipper-in
The Cotley Harriers are seeking an apprentice Whipper-in to start July 2022. Excellent opportunity for someone wishing to start a career in hunt service. We are looking for someone with a passion for hounds and a thirst to learn. Job Role will cover all aspects of a working hunt kennels ie Hounds, Horses, Kennel maintenance and a small flesh round. Opportunity to be able to bring your own horse. Accommodation provided nearby on the Cotley Estate within walking distance to the kennels. Ideal candidate should have basic knowledge regarding horses and be a capable rider. Driving licence preferred but not essential. Please apply with CV to Matthew Biddiscombe via the email link.
Grove & Rufford - Kennelman
The Grove & Rufford are looking for a Kennelman, immediate start. Usual kennel duties apply, no flesh round, recently decorated good sized accommodation. Driving licence essential, HGV licence an advantage, but not necessary. Standard pension. Duties to include trail laying and the opportunity to whip in on a hunting day. Please contact the Chairman, Jane Bowen, via the link.
Eton College - Kennel Huntsman
Eton College are looking to appoint an experienced Kennel Huntsman to manage the College’s beagle pack starting as soon as possible. We are very proud of our pack and their breeding. The role would suit an experienced Kennel Huntsman who can both hunt the hounds and help train others to do so. The College has a large set of modern kennels in very good condition and provides modern accommodation. We offer a wide range of benefits including pension. A driving licence is essential. Application and enquiries via the email link.
Berwickshire - Kennel Huntsman
After securing new kennels the Berwickshire Hunt require a Kennel Huntsman for the coming season to manage the pack and undertake all kennel duties. Very limited flesh work. Newly renovated spacious accommodation. Mounted and non-mounted candidates considered. Trailer, C1 and gun licence useful but not essential. Please send CV to Tim Culham via the email link.
East Sussex and Romney Marsh - Kennel Huntsman
The East Sussex and Romney Marsh require a Kennel Huntsman for the coming season, to manage the pack and undertake all kennel duties, and work on the upkeep of the country. This will be in a kennel share arrangement. The role will involve relatively light duties, with no flesh round. May therefore suit an older applicant. Start date to be confirmed. Excellent mobile home as accommodation, driving licence essential and vehicle provided. Enquiries and applications to Rob Williams MFH.
Wilton - Whipper In
The Wilton Hunt requires a Trainee Whipper In for the 2022/2023 season. Great opportunity to be involved and learn from experienced staff. All kennel duties, including flesh round and helping with horses. Competent rider preferred, although help can be provided to improve. Accommodation available. Support provided should the candidate wish to join the Hunting Apprenticeship Scheme. Enquiries and applications to Mikey Francis MFH via the email link.
Severn Vale Beagles - Huntsman
The Severn Vale Beagles are looking to appoint a Huntsman (Amateur) for the season starting 1 May 2022. Experience in kennel management is desirable but not essential. Driving licence essential. Magnificent country in the Severn Vale and in the SW Cotswolds. For an initial confidential discussion and or if you wish to apply, please contact the Hunt Chairman, via the email link.
Fife - Countryman
The Fife Hunt require a Countryman for the 22/23 season (or immediate start). Job will entail preparation of country, jump maintenance and help will also be required in kennels on a regular basis. Accommodation provided. Clean driving licence and firearms licence required. Applications with a CV and enquiries via the email link to Mrs Clarinda Foster MFH
Isle of Wight – Huntsman
The Isle of Wight Hunt requires a Professional Huntsman for the season commencing 1 May 2022. 3 bedroom stone cottage adjacent to Kennels and jeep for clearing country provided . No livestock round. C1 Category 7.5 tonne licence preferred. Experienced amateur 1st and 2nd whippers-in on board. Enquiries and applications to Joint Masters via email link.
Tynedale - Kennelman
The Tynedale Hunt require a Kennelman for the season starting 1st May 2022. Accommodation provided. Applications and enquiries via the email link.
Surrey Union - Whip / Kennelman
The Surrey Union Hunt require a positive Kennelman-Whip. Role to include the usual kennel-work including; care of Hounds (mucking out, feeding, hound welfare), Knackering and Skinning and ground maintenance work at the Kennels. Candidate will also be required to Whip-In on the field on a hunting day. Experience of this is preferred. Candidate must be able to ride and have a current driving and firearms licence. We are a well-financed Hunt with exciting country and new Kennels facilities. Accommodation and salary on application. Please apply via the email link.