Are you aged 18-24 with a passion for nature conservation? If the answer is yes, a 6-month Kickstart Practical Conservation placement may be just for you.

Our Kickstart Practical Conservation placement offers the opportunity to work on our nature reserves across Wiltshire, supporting our Senior Estates Worker and working with our Reserves Team to deliver practical management and maintenance activities.  Our nature reserves support a range of habitats, including unimproved flower-rich grassland, ancient woodland, lakes and wetlands. This placement would provide the ideal background for progression into the conservation sector, working as an Assistant Warden or Ranger. 

More information is included in the Job Description but if you would like to know more about the placement please contact [email protected] 

Closing Date: Monday 24th May 

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Please note the following criteria before applying for this position: 

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding for employers to create placements for people aged between 18-24. Kickstart applications can only be accepted from applicants who are registered with a Job Centre and who are claiming Universal Credit.  

If you are already registered with your local Job Centre contact your Work Coach and apply straightaway using the application form. 

If you are not currently registered for Universal Credit visit The process is quick and you could be applying for jobs through this scheme within 24 hours. 

If you would like to know more about the Kick Start programme please contact your local Job Centre. 

Please not we are unable to accept direct applications.