Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Red Squirrel Project Officer

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic person with good wildlife conservation and project development and management skills to join our red squirrel project team. The post-holder will work for the Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) project which is managed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Northumberland Wildlife Trust and its trading subsidiary employ 60 staff and work from premises in Gosforth and at a number of outposts around Northumberland. As an organisation we strongly value our personnel and are committed to continuous improvement in our conservation work.

We are looking for an individual with a variety of skills who can work with volunteer groups and landowners to coordinate and deliver effective conservation work with high levels of competency. The successful candidate will possess great people skills, will be a strong communicator and have a passion for wildlife and the environment.

The role is for 21 hours per week and the contract is for a 12 month period at the outset with opportunities for continuation. The salary starts at £20,970 per annum (pro rata for part time). The post will be based in Newcastle, with considerable travel around Northumberland and areas of Cumbria. A full job pack and application for can be found on our website

The closing date is 24 February 2020. Please complete the application form in full and return to Paula Turner (HR and Payroll Officer) by email to or to Northumberland Wildlife Trust, St Nicholas Park, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3XT.

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