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The Environment and Me Project Officer

Salary: £20,000 (Grade 2b)

Closing date: Tuesday 7th February 2017

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Coventry. Some time at Coventry and Warwickshire Mind’s HQ

Job ref: TEam_PO-17

We are looking for an engaging, enthusiastic individual to deliver practical gardening and wildlife conservation work on a broad range of sites as part of our Big Lottery Funded project – The Environment and Me (TEaM).

This project, which is a partnership with Coventry and Warwickshire Mind, is a new project for Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, but builds on our growing experience of supporting people experiencing mental ill health to feel better using the outdoors. The TEaM project will support 300 people over three years who are experiencing mental ill health to use the outdoors as a means of coping and managing their mental health and ultimately to support them to feel better. TEaM will work across a broad range of sites in Coventry from allotments to community gardens and woodlands. 

The Project Officer will work alongside the The Environment and Me project team, which will include Mental Health workers, to offer engaging outdoor activities for clients from hedge laying and woodland work to river improvements and planting activities. They will be skilled and experienced in leading practical conservation work, have experience of working with people experiencing mental ill health and have a true enthusiasm for working outdoors.


Contract: 3 year Fixed Term Contract (April 2017 – 31.01.20)

Hours: Full time: 35 hours (5 days a week). 25 days leave per annum. with occasional evening and weekend work as required

Interviews: Currently planned for Wednesday 22nd February 2017 (subject to change, successful shortlisted candidates will be informed of the date).



 

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The Environment and Me_Project Officer Role description.docx104.55 KB
JOB APPLICATION FORM_15.doc127 KB
Equal Opps 2017 (2).pdf91.45 KB

Contact details:

To apply:

Please complete the application form and equal opportunities form available via the links above.

Send your completed forms via email to clare.juland@wkwt.org.uk

Or by post marked “Private and confidential” to:

TEaM Project Officer Role, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 3GW.

Applications must reach us by 5.00pm Tuesday 7th February 2017.  

Tagged with: Community, Environment, Mental health, MIND, Outdoors, Project officer