Reporting to: Youth Education and Wellbeing (YEW) Team Leader

Salary: £12.96 per hour (starting salary)

Based: Combined working from Elm Tree Court, Devizes SN10 1NJ & remote working

Hours: Variable hours

The YEW Team has grown in recent years due to the success of the Forest School and Education and Wellbeing programmes being offered by Wiltshire Wildlife Trust. This post supports the Trust’s aim of helping people to live more sustainably and engage with the benefits of the natural world. 

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is a national leader in the use of green prescription and Forest School techniques to support children, young people and adults with a range of needs and abilities.  This role will continue to develop and progress this work. Applicants must be have at least two years’ experience working with young people aged 11 – 18 with a variety of needs and challenging behaviour, and must have their own means of transport to get to sites.

The Education and Wellbeing Officer will work closely with other members of the YEW Team including Team Leaders and Support Workers. The role will also need to engage with conservation staff and volunteers who manage and support reserves where forest school activities take place.

In addition, the post holder will develop working relationships with education providers and other partners who work with children and young people throughout Wiltshire.

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is an exemplary employer with high staff satisfaction and multiple benefits for employees.  These benefits include:

  • Pension up to 7.5% non-contributory
  • Group risk insurance – death in service and income protection
  • Staff discount at WWT cafes, retail workshops and classes
  • Office in central town location
  • Free Parking

If you would like to discuss this opportunity informally, please contact Gail Grimes on 07736 457649 or [email protected]

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Closing Date for applications: not applicable

Please submit your application to [email protected]

(Please note we are only able to accept applications via our application form and when completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to evidence how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description.  This information will be used in our short-listing process.)

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