Casual Work Recruitment Open Days

If you have great personal skills and love variety we’d love to speak to you.

If you’re interested in part-time or casual work at a range of different events and/or racedays, email [email protected]

Groundsperson

Full Time

Newbury Racecourse is an award-winning sporting venue with a multi-functional site playing host to c. 30 racedays per year, plus a wide range of other exciting non-racing events including: concerts, weddings, conferences, on-site hotel and our award-winning Rocking Horse Nursery.

We are seeking an individual with suitable skills and experience to report to the Head Groundsperson, assisting them in all aspects of maintenance, preparation and repair of the racetrack and surrounding estate. You will become an integral part of the groundstaff team, taking part in vital projects which will contribute to the future development of the racecourse estate.

The ideal applicant will be able to demonstrate:
• Experience of sports ground management or equivalent
• A full valid driving licence
• Relevant machinery skills

The successful applicant will have an appreciation for the high standards expected by Newbury Racecourse and our customers. There will be elements of working unsupervised, so you must be reliable, enthusiastic, able to use your initiative and to exercise sound judgment.

In return, we can offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits scheme including:
• 25 days holiday per year (plus public holidays)
• Free annual membership to the Racecourse
• Discounted Health Club membership
• Reduced-rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
• Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
• Private healthcare scheme
• Life assurance scheme
• Free parking
• Opportunities for training and career growth

To apply please email your CV and covering letter including remuneration details to Hugh Nickerson at Conundrum Consulting Ltd.

[email protected] 

All direct and third party responses will be forwarded to Conundrum.

Early Years Educator (Nursery Practitioner)

Full Time

We’re hiring! If you have nursery experience and love working with children, we have the perfect opportunity for you at the Rocking Horse Nursery.

Based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse, we’re proud to provide exceptional childcare in our ultramodern facilities, (the most advanced in the area). We’re committed to supporting and developing our fantastic team through training opportunities and internal promotions, as well as a competitive salary and exceptional benefits including:

  1. 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
  2. Free annual membership to the Racecourse
  3. Discounted Health Club membership
  4. Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
  5. Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
  6. Private healthcare scheme
  7. Life assurance scheme
  8. Opportunities for training and career growth

We’re particularly looking for level 2 or 3 qualified Nursery Nurses or Practitioners who are dedicated to providing the highest possible care. If this is you, we want to hear from you!

This post is subject to background checks including: enhanced DBS (previously CRB), criminal record checks in all countries lived or worked in, and at least two independent references.

To apply for this opportunity, please email your CV to our Nursery Manager, Richard Colbourne – [email protected]

Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum

Newbury Racecourse is an equal opportunities employer, and the Rocking Horse Nursery abides by Safer Recruitment procedures.

Apprentice Nursery Assistant

Full Time

Are you friendly, dedicated, and love working with children? If so, and you’re aged 17 or over, we have the perfect Level 2 or 3 Apprenticeship opportunity at the Rocking Horse Nursery.

Based in the unique setting of Newbury Racecourse, we’re proud to provide exceptional childcare in our ultramodern facilities, (the most advanced in the area). We’re committed to supporting and developing our fantastic team through training opportunities and internal promotions, as well as a competitive salary and exceptional benefits including:

  • 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays)
  • Free annual membership to the Racecourse
  • Discounted Health Club membership
  • Reduced rate childcare at the Rocking Horse Nursery on-site
  • Contributory pension scheme matched up to 5%
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Opportunities for training and career growth

Previous childcare experience isn’t necessary, as you’ll receive full training and support from our experienced team members. You’ll be working hard to develop your career in childcare while gaining your Level 2 or 3 Children and Young People’s Workforce qualification.

This post is subject to background checks including: enhanced DBS (previously CRB), criminal record checks in all countries lived or worked in, and at least two independent references.

To apply for this opportunity, please email your CV to our Nursery Manager, Richard Colbourne – [email protected]

Strictly no agencies, all enquiries will be forwarded to Conundrum

Newbury Racecourse is an equal opportunities employer, and the Rocking Horse Nursery abides by Safer Recruitment procedures.