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Your Wildlife Engagement Officer (Dunsmore)

Salary: £20,000 (Grade 2b)

Closing date: Monday 17th December 2018

Location: CV3 3GW

Job ref: YWEO18

Can you encourage and support people, local communities and organisations with their local wildlife and within local greenspaces?

We are seeking a committed individual with a strong background in community engagement to deliver the Dunsmore Living Landscape (DLL) scheme activity plan.

With main funding of over £1 million raised by The National Lottery and awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the DLL scheme aims to restore the most significant area of ancient woodland in Warwickshire, increase landscape connectivity through the restoration of hedgerows, grasslands, ponds and heritage sites and engage local communities in a programme of natural heritage-related activities.

Could you deliver a range of community engagement projects for the scheme and seek challenging new opportunities to develop our community work? You'd be a key part of the Dunsmore Living Landscape team working to deliver landscape-scale enhancements.

Your role would identify innovative ways to encourage more practical volunteering and participation across the Dunsmore Living Landscape including use of the health and wellbeing agenda and local skills agendas. You would be working with local communities, volunteers and Trust staff to support local groups to maintain and develop the Living Landscape and partners’ green space sites.

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Coventry CV3 3GW and travel across Living Landscape area

Salary: £20,000 per annum (WWT Grade 2b)

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term Contract finishing Dec 31st 2020

Application deadline: Monday 17th December 2018 at 1pm.

Interviews: Held at the Trust headquarters at Brandon Marsh and are planned for Thursday 10th January 2019 


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Application pack DLL Your WEO 18.doc523 KB
Guidance for applicants YWEO 2018.docx58.22 KB

Contact details:

To apply:

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

To apply send your completed forms (CVs not accepted) to:
Please quote job reference number YWEO18.

Or by post marked “Private and confidential” to:

Lucy Hawker, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust, Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV3 3GW. 

Applications must reach us by Monday 17th December 2018 at 1pm.

Tagged with: Community, Engagement, Wildlife