Farm Advisor

Trent Rivers Trust

Home-based, Trent Catchment
£21,358 - £23,790 FT depending on experience

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: water & hydrology, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Monday, 8th March 2021   7 days left

We are looking for an enthusiastic farm advisor to work on behalf of the Trent Rivers Trust (TRT) to deliver a programme of works funded by the Defra Green Recovery Fund, which is aimed at reducing diffuse pollution on farms in the River Eye SSSI catchment around Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.

The post-holder will deliver a programme of one to one farm visits to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture. The post-holder will aim to raise awareness, improve understanding amongst farmers and land managers of diffuse pollution from agriculture and its impact on water quality and the wider water environment.

The role will be home based, but the candidate will be expected to work across the catchment and hot-desk at the Trust office, or partner’s offices when appropriate. The role will also entail a high degree of practical work, project monitoring and evaluation, the coordination of volunteers and working with contractors whilst out on site.

Ideally full-time, but would consider part-time for the right candidate – Permanent

Salary, subject to funding availability. £21,358 to £23,790 FT depending on experience

For more information and how to apply for the post please visit the Trent Rivers Trust website:

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 8th March 2021

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