Location: Colne Valley Visitor Centre

22.5 Hours per week

 

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £14,400 – £15,600 per annum (FTE £24,000 – £26,000 FTE)
Hours: 8.00am – 4.00pm for 22.5 hours per week (3 days per week)

An exciting opportunity to join our friendly team at Groundwork South and help carry out a wide range of green spaces projects across the Colne Valley Regional Park and in surrounding areas.

Summary of role: You will deliver green spaces enhancement and community & corporate volunteering days in and around the Colne Valley Regional Park. You will gain experience of practical delivery of a wide range of conservation tasks from invasive species removal to habitat management and path maintenance as well as opportunities to pass on your skills and enthusiasm to volunteers and trainees.

We are a creative, committed and enthusiastic organisation with a great track record of project development, fundraising and delivery, so there are always opportunities to grow and develop your role within our friendly team. We will offer work-based learning and training.

 For key requirements of the role please see the personal specification attached to the Job Description on our website.

In return we offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous holiday entitlement of 25 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Health Cash Plan and 24-hour online access to a GP
  • PERKS scheme – such as discounted gym membership and shopping discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme – including mental health helpline and face to face counselling
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work and pension contributions
  • Family friendly policies to support work/life balance with time off in lieu for out of hours activities
  • Business travel expenses

We are a creative, committed and enthusiastic organisation with a great track record of project development, fundraising and delivery, so there are always opportunities to grow and develop your role within our friendly team.

 Groundwork South

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.

Apply now!

Job Description – Project Officer (Conservation & Green Skills) JD

How_To_Apply-CV

To apply, please read the Job Description and send your CV and covering letter (explaining how you meet the requirements of the JD) to: [email protected] please quote the reference number ‘POCGS24’  on your covering letter and email communication.

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Jess at [email protected].

Closing date for applications: 28/01/2024
Interview date: 02/02/2024 in person

 Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Groundwork South is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.