Training Officer


£26,500 - £30,000 pa pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: water & hydrology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Thursday, 26th July 2018   6 days left

Training Officer

Salary Range £26, 500 - £30,000 per annum pro rata

28 hours per week – Fixed Term Contract for 1 year

Thames21 is the leading environmental charity for London’s waterways, We connect people with rivers by putting healthy rivers back at the heart of everyday life. We improve and restore rivers, educate and empower the community and campaign for positive change for the good of people and the environment.

This small, dynamic charity is looking for a key member of the team. This role requires an enthusiastic and committed individual to deliver the Thames21 Training, Accreditation and Monitoring programme to encourage, enable and qualify communities and other groups to run safe waterway volunteering activities..

Applicants should have:

  • A qualification in a relevant subject or relevant experience
  • A training qualification (such as PTLLS)
  • Experience of either formal or informal coaching or teaching
  • Ability to lead and teach groups
  • Knowledge of supervising and co-ordinating volunteers
  • A good knowledge of water and local environmental quality issues
  • Demonstrable knowledge of environmental enhancement activity, including implementation and community involvement and the ability to work with a broad range of community groups and partners
  • Willing to undertake practical, outside work with volunteers in all weathers, especially in and around water
  • Experience of preparing and reporting outputs
  • Excellent verbal communication and confident IT skills
  • Ability to rapidly assimilate and retain up-to-date knowledge of Thames21, its projects and programmes

In return we offer:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata; in addition the Thames21 office is closed between Christmas and New Year
  • Flexi-time working and TOIL system
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Non stakeholder Pension provision
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • Mobile phone for company use

Closing date for completed application forms: Thursday 26th July 2018

Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 16th August 2018.

Completed application forms (we do not accept CVs) should be sent by email to:

Or posted to: Michael Heath, Personnel Manager, Thames21, Walbrook Wharf,

78-83 Upper Thames Street, London EC4R 3TD

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