South West Peak Wildchild Officer

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

£20,501 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Salary : £20,501.99 pro rata plus 10% pension contribution
Hours : 17.5 hours per week
Tenure : Up to 5 years

The post aims to deliver a variety of exciting Wildplay, Wildlings and Nature Tots sessions with children and young people across the South West Peak Landscape Partnership area funded by Heritage Lottery Fund. Wildplay is the Wildlife Trust’s own brand of innovative natural, outdoor and adventurous play work, Nature Tots and Wildlings our focused work with under 5s and their families.

The nature of the post, involving frequent contact with young people, means that the post holder must be prepared to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally CRB) and provide appropriate references in relation to his or her suitability to work with children.

We are looking for someone to :

  • Promote, plan and deliver exciting, inspiring activities for children and families across the whole LPS area.
  • Project manage the funding and delivery of Wildchild, to include monitoring and evaluation of the project.
  • Balance the strategic aims of SWT, the Landscape Partnership scheme and the project outcomes.

Therefore, if you are educated to degree level in an environmental discipline or have a level 3 in Play work, Forest Schools or Youth Work, with two years (or more) experience of working with children and young people in an informal setting (youth/play/early years work) please contact us to request an application pack.

Closing Date: 9 am on Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Interviews: Thursday 11th May 2017

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