Engaging with Nature Project Officer

Closing date:
Salary: £10,743.50 per annum (FTE £21,487)
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Nature Discovery Centre, Muddy Lane, Lower Way, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 3FU
We are looking for an experienced and dynamic project officer to deliver an exciting new health and wellbeing project.

Contact details

BBOWT Head Office, The Lodge, 1 Armstrong Road, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4XT

recruitment@bbowt.org.uk 

Engaging with Nature Project Officer

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic project officer to deliver an exciting new health and wellbeing project: Engaging with Nature. As the Engaging with Nature Project Officer you will work within the Nature Discovery Centre Community Wildlife team and manage the planning and delivery of outdoor sessions designed to improve the mental wellbeing of individuals from our partner organisations.

The successful applicant will have a track record of community engagement and building productive relationships with partners. You will have experience of working with a wide variety of people including community groups, volunteers, and demonstrate an understanding of mental health issues. You will also have an obvious passion for the natural environment and good general knowledge of wildlife and habitats.

About Us

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 

Find out more.

Salary

£10,743.50 per annum (FTE £21,487)

Contract

Fixed Term (2 years), 17.5 hours per week

Based

The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire

How to apply

To apply to the post please fill in the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form below and email to recruitment@bbowt.org.uk or phone 01865 775476.

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 1 July 2019.

Interviews will be held at the Nature Discovery Centre on Monday 8 July 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.