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Skills for the Future Trainees

Salary: £9,000

Closing date: Monday 14th December 2015

Location: Various

Job ref: SFF-16

Trainee opportunities across the Midlands

We are looking for ten trainees to make a Wilder Career Choice. The project will give you the skills required by today’s nature conservationists – practical habitat management, ecological surveying, environmental education and the ability to engage with volunteers and the public.

Each traineeship will last for one year and trainees will receive a bursary of £9000. As well as the in-house training you will receive, you will be allocated a significant budget for external training which can be tailored to your needs. Positions are available with Wildlife Trusts in Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Birmingham and Leicestershire & Rutland and Wyre Community Land Trust.

Trainees will work towards a Certificate in Work-based Environmental Conservation.

Placements will begin on 29th February 2016.
Deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 14th December 2015.
Interviews will take place on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th January 2016. 

Please email completed forms to Sarah Devenport.



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Role description 2016.doc366 KB
Application Form Page 1 2016.doc119 KB
Application Form 2016.doc136 KB
Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form.docx43.74 KB

Contact details:

For further details, an application form and to arrange an interview please contact:
Sarah Devenport
Finance and Administration Officer
Skills for the Future (Heritage Lottery Fund)
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre
Brandon Lane
Coventry, CV3 3GW

t: 024 76 302912

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