Salary:
£8.91 Per Hour
Location:
Romford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
26 Jun 2021
Brand:
06 (Coral)
About The Role

Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities:

To assist with the paddock services for the Stadium to maintain the effective delivery of the greyhound racing product whilst implementing procedures and operate to standards which ensure the integrity and safety of greyhounds and handlers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that no unlicensed person is allowed access to the paddock;
  • Ensure all greyhounds are checked by a veterinary surgeon prior to racing or trialing;
  • Ensure all Greyhounds are placed and locked in correct kennels;
  • Ensure all greyhounds are presented in the correct racing jackets for each race;
  • Check all greyhounds earmarks, muzzles and jackets before parade leaves paddock;
  • On instruction from racing manager take a urine sample from specific greyhound;
  • On Instruction from Racing Manager notify the Veterinary surgeon of any Greyhound to be checked for injury;
  • Ensure Greyhounds are sent out to parade in good time before the “off”;
  • Check identity books for Greyhounds which require inoculation booster and notify Veterinary surgeon of any which are overdue;

Health & Safety and Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all equipment in the paddock area is working safely and is compliant with manufacturer’s guidelines for operation, reporting any concerns to the Paddock Supervisor.
Additional Information
Accountabilities 
  • You are required to follow the Work Instruction Notices (WIN), or Stadia Operating Procedures (SOP) that are relevant to your role. These can be found on the company Intranet. 
  • The company may also communicate ad hoc notifications through line managers and notices boards - these will also form a part of your health and safety responsibilities.
Qualifications and Training Requirements
  • NVQ animal welfare is preferred but not essential
Specialist Skills and Experience:
  • Experience working directly with greyhounds
  • Strong knowledge of the greyhound industry
  • Ability to operate within a fast paced environment
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.