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We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Conservation Delivery Officer to join our organisation, delivering an exciting new project across the City of Stoke on Trent. The Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project is funded by the Government’s Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund was developed by Defra and its Arm’s-Length Bodies. It is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England, the Environment Agency and Forestry Commission.
With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire others to love the beautiful places as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.
So whether you’re delivering volunteer work parties on project sites, assisting with guided visitor walks, or overseeing contractors, no two days will be the same. This role will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken. After all, your passion and dedication could fire the imagination that makes a visitor become a member for the rest of their life
About the Role.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone working in conservation land management to work for Staffordshire’s leading wildlife conservation organisation. The role will deliver key elements of the Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project, an exciting new project to reconnect and restore habitats in the city and mobilise the community to support Natures Recovery,
The post holder will deliver a range of habitat improvements and restoration works with local communities and volunteers that will help us create a Nature Recovery Network in the City of Stoke on Trent.
While the role will be line managed by the Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project manager, the work will involve very close working with our Conservation Delivery & People Engagement departments
“Staffordshire Wildlife Trust protects and enhances the wildlife and wild places of Staffordshire and promotes understanding, enjoyment and involvement in the natural world.”
A registered charity established in 1969 we are one of 46 county Wildlife Trusts throughout the UK and are supported by over 18,500 members.
The Trust owns or manages 32 nature reserves covering an area of over 1804 hectares. Our 160 staff are based in six locations around the county including our Headquarters at Wolseley Bridge, Stafford, with our work divided up into five departments: Resources, People Engagement, Conservation Delivery, Fundraising, Communication and Membership & Commercial. The Trust has a diverse workforce of including site wardens, wildlife surveyors, community and education officers, catering, retail and administration.
In addition, we have the trading company which looks after the trading side of our business. This includes cafés at The Wolseley Centre and Westport Lake Visitor Centre, charity shops in Leek, Penkridge and Codsall and a retail shop in the Wolseley Centre.
We are welcoming. One of the core values of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is that we nurture a culture of equality, inclusivity and diversity.
We are welcoming to those underrepresented in our communities and we strive to listen learn and share from each other.