Nature Recovery Assistant

Avon Wildlife Trust

Mendip Hills, Somerset
£18,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract [email protected]

Reference: NR

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Tuesday, 9th March 2021  

Are you looking to build your skills and experience in the conservation sector? Avon Wildlife Trust, as part of the ‘Level Up’ Project Partnership, is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Nature Recovery Assistant to support project delivery and volunteer activities in partnership with Somerset Wildlife Trust and the Mendip Hills AONB

Funded through the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, the Level Up Project will work in partnership with environmental organisations across the Mendip Hills, Blackdown Hills and Quantock Hills Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in Somerset to deliver nature recovery and engagement projects that enhance habitats and connections for wildlife between the Hills and the Levels.

If you’re passionate about working in partnership for nature then we’d love to hear from you!

Avon Wildlife Trust is one of 46 Wildlife Trusts working across the UK. With the invaluable support of our volunteers, members and corporate supporters we manage 30 nature reserves for wildlife and people across the West of England. We also work with other organisations and landowners to protect and connect wildlife sites across the region and inspire local communities and people of all ages to care for wildlife where they live.

The Wildlife Trusts value diversity. We are committed to creating a movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities. We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

This is a fixed-term role until 31st March 2022.

If you are interested in this position the job description and details on how to apply can be found at

Please return completed applications and equal opportunities monitoring forms to [email protected]. Alternatively, post your application to HR, Avon Wildlife Trust, 32 Jacobs Wells Road, Bristol, BS8 1DR.

Closing date: 9am, Tuesday 9th March 2021.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview anticipated to be on Wednesday 17th March 2021. 

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please email [email protected] and a conversation can be arranged.

No CV's or agencies please.

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