Salary: £24,187.28 pa  

Hours: 37.5 Hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Based: Blakehill reserve, Cricklade. Swindon

Contract: Fixed term for a maximum period of 3 years.

Your role will be wide and diverse but focussed on networking with target audiences, developing project strategies, supervising participants, delivering training and practical conservation tasks, monitoring progress, ensuring reports are delivered and managing budgets.

You will become a member of the Business and Commercial service team, but work very closely with the Conservation and Land management team. You will work across our key nature reserves in North Wiltshire and Swindon to benefit those aged 50 plus who are unemployed or economically inactive to help them back into a work routine through conservation skills and work.

This is a role that requires a high level of management competence and leadership qualities. It also carries responsibility for a wide range of functions including people engagement, land management, health and safety and effective management of participants working with our partners to achieve the objectives laid down in the Building Bridges plan.

Together with a conservation worker (0.6 Full time equivalent) you will lead and champion the delivery of conservation work and resilience training to the target audiences. This post requires active engagement with volunteers, target groups, Building Bridges partners, and the local community.

Please use the application and equal opportunities forms below to apply for this position.

Closing Date: Midnight – Friday 2nd September 2016. Successful candidates will be notified by 7pm on Monday 5th September 2016. If you have not heard from us by this time then unfortunately you will have been unsuccessful.

Interview Date: Wednesday 7th September 2016. Please ensure when applying for this position, that you can be available for interview on this date.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Derek Gard on 01380 736078 or 07872117388.  




Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire, led by Community First.. The project has received up to £3.9M of funding from the Big ottery Fund and European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.