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Family Engagement Officer – Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum and Bodenham Lake Nature Reserve

Salary: Salary: £20,000 - 21,630 subject to experience pro rata (plus pension)

Closing date: Wednesday 27th February 2019

Location: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum, Dinmore Hill, Nr. Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0PY

The Queenswood and Bodenham Lake Partnership are seeking a dynamic engagement officer for the Queenswood and Bodenham Lake partnership, to lead on the development and delivery of an exicting programme of events and activities to connect all ages to nature (via conservation and sustainable development) at Queenswood Country Park and Arboretum, and Bodenham Lake nature reserve. The role will be employed by Herefordshire Wildlife Trust (HWT), with responsibility for delivery on behalf the Queenwood & Bodenham Parnership between HWT and local co-operative New Leaf Sustainable Development Ltd.

  • Permanent contract subject to a successful probationary period
  • Status: This is a part time position (22.5 hours). Please note that subject to appropriate experience we are open to applicants who would consider this role at reduced hours or as a job share employment contract.

Essential requirements are: a love of the outdoors and a passion for UK wildlife and natural heritage; understanding of, and support for, the principles of sustainable development; demonstrable experience of successful event management, two years minimum experience of nature play and environmental education; the ability to communicate effectively with and relate to people of all ages, capabilities and backgrounds; the availability to work outside standard office hours - especially at weekends; and a full current driving licence. 

As this post involves significant contact with children, employment will be subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check

Deadline for applications: 27th February 2019
Interviews: 6th March 2019



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Contact details:

Katrina Preston

01432 356872