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Logo: Groundwork Changing Places Changing LivesBright Water Training and Community Project Manager

Location: Newton Aycliffe

Hours: 37.5 hours per week - this may include some evening and weekend work for which an equal amount of Time Off in Lieu will be available

Salary: £25,000 per annum rising by annual increments to £28,000 per annum, paid monthly in arrears. A golden handshake of £1,000 will be available at the end of this period subject to satisfactory delivery of the HLF contract.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced teaching/training professional to lead on the delivery of a suite of training and community projects designed by Groundwork NE & Cumbria for the Bright Water Partnership.

 

These projects will comprise of a Heritage Skills training programme delivering specialist traineeships as well as short training courses and Illuminating the Past and Village Atlas projects providing a range of opportunities for the local community to be involved in cultural and local research projects with the Bright Water area.

 

You will be working with colleagues to develop a programme of community events which promote the project aims, manage community projects to provide a pool of enthusiastic volunteers who can participate in Bright Water’s build and natural heritage projects and ensure integration of these community projects into the wider programme enabling participants to benefit from a wide range of activities. 

 

Employed by Groundwork NE & Cumbria you will be seconded to work with Durham Wildlife Trust on the Bright Water Landscape Partnership Programme (funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund).

 

You will need to work closely with land owners and managers, the Environment Agency, Natural England, Durham Wildlife Trust, Tees Rivers Trust, Durham and Darlington Councils and local communities to deliver natural environment restoration projects for the Bright Water Landscape Partnership programme (funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund).

 

The Training and Community Project Manager role will report to the Bright Water Partnership Manager and will liaise closely with partner staff and bodies such as Visit Durham.

 

You will be educated to degree level with a teaching or training qualification and have experience of managing a range of community focussed training programmes and courses.

 

This role may involve some evening and weekend work and a driving licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes is essential to support delivery.

 

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 17th September 2018

Interview Date: To be confirmed

 

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