We are setting off to the Game Fair in almost record heat but in typical “can do” attitude for everyone attending. Those of us who live and work in the countryside are used to working with nature, the weather and plan accordingly. There is a huge amount of work involved in just a few days […]
2018 began with sadness and tragedy, and we remember those we have lost within the Gamekeeping Community. We have risen to the challenge, coming together in “Raising the Game” to address mental health problems and make a difference. As part of this initiative we began “Stag Training”, which continues around the country in 2019, with […]
Christmas night is a time of reflection after a hectic day of family celebrations or perhaps a solitary day or perhaps a working day – there are certainly always jobs to do whether feeding round, seeing to the dogs or indoors with a lunch to prepare. For the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust it is a time […]
We provide support and assistance on a range of issues which affect your employment or for those who are retiring, have been redundant, have any issue regarding their employment and for those who wish to make gamekeeping their career. Information is also available on contracts, benefits and salaries and if we don’t know we will point you in the direction of someone who does.
Our service is changing and we are now advertising through Rural Recruits though the basic system will remain. Please continue to contact us through either site to be added to the database.
One important service we provide is the Gamekeepers’ Job Register which matches prospective employer with employee/trainee in as confidential a manner as possible. Download the form and please return by post or contact us directly on Tel: 01677 470180 e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is now available on our related website Rural Recruits but please note not all positions are advertised.
We are in the process of changing the forms but meantime please continue to use the forms available on downloads under employment and your details will be added to our database.
If you are looking for something just a bit different try the following link for warden / ranger / field officer type posts with organisations such as RSPB, National Trust, Scottish Natural Heritage and various wildlife trusts etc. www.countryside-jobs.com/cjsdailyonline/main.htm
Looking for Beating and/or Picking Up???? An excellent way to gain an insight for those considering a career in keepering. See www.gunsonpegs.com/shooting/classified/wanted/beaters.php Alternatively try the National Organisation of Beaters and Pickers Up. For a small annual fee join their register and benefit from liability insurance too. www.nobs.org.uk
Welcome to the new look monthly newsletter STAG Training Update We have received excellent feedback from the STAG training, which isdelivered on behalf of and in collaboration with the GamekeepersWelfare Trust. The course has been designed by Ex-Marines to tackledifficult issues such as leadership, communication, coping mechanismsand health and well being. The comments we have received are all […]
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