Project Officer (Conservation & Green Skills)

Job Vacancy | Groundwork South

 Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, UB9 5PG.

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Circa. £25,000 (we are willing to consider full-time, part-time, hybrid working, and flexible hours)

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: This is a varied role which will see the successful applicant working outside on practical conservation tasks in some of the most beautiful parts of the Colne Valley alongside an admin role that will keep this friendly team organised and efficient. This role will have a particular emphasis on working with our corporate partners to deliver corporate volunteering days across the Colne Valley and to develop new corporate partnerships.

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.

Person specification: This role is available as a full-time permanent position, a part-time position, or as a job share opportunity. We are also willing to consider flexible working hours for the right candidate. This role is comprised of an administrative component and a practical conservation element. Individuals who apply for a full-time position will fulfil both sides of this role whereas part-time applicants will be expected to fulfil either an administrative role, or a practical conservation role. We encourage applications from any person who feels that they may fulfil all or part of this role.

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 neighborhood 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: recruitment.south@groundwork.org.uk please quote the reference number ‘POCGS0324’  on your covering letter and email communication.

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Jess at jessica.bampton@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 7th April at midnight
Interview date: 11th & 12th April

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.