Salary:
£9.13 Per Hour
Location:
Romford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
25 Dec 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. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together. Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world 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.

Wellbeing at Entain

We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That's why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.
 

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.