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Logo: Allerdale Borough CouncilWorkington Nature Partnership Officer

Temporary Maternity Cover (up to 1 year)

37 hours per week, Flexi policy applies

Grade G- £22,401-£25,463

A job share may be considered for this post


The Workington Nature Partnership is a joint venture between Allerdale Borough Council and Workington Town Council which aims to improve the natural environment in and around Workington. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate to deliver effective management of Workington’s two local nature reserves (Harrington and Siddick Ponds) and other open spaces in partnership with local communities and user groups. You will have a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience in nature reserve and countryside management and an ability to inspire others with your passion for nature and urban green spaces. You will be required to motivate and supervise volunteers, engage with the public and deliver a programme of environmental education activities and events. The job is hands-on rather than desk-bound, but some computer and email work will be required.


This role offers competitive benefits as follows:-

  • Annual leave entitlement of 23 days   
  • Paid time off for the 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Option to purchase additional annual leave
  • Flexi time working arrangements - no set start or finish times.An excellent benefit that allows our employees to have a good work/life balance.
  • Additional flexi leave days can be accrued through the flexi working arrangement up to a maximum of 13 days per year        
  • Logo: Workington Town CouncilGenerous occupational sick pay scheme   Access to Occupational Health and counselling services   
  • Free parking
  • Employee wellbeing room provided for our staff to use.
  • We run a range of activities such as craft classes and mindfulness
  • Various employee engagement activities


Please visit our website to download a job description and to find details of how to apply.


Closing date: 12 noon 8 April 2019 




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