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Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Seasonal Warden (Testwood Lakes)

Variable Hours (14 – 21 hours on average each week) to include weekends and bank holidays.

Fixed-term Contract (until September 2024)

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Location: Testwood Lakes, SO40 3YD

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature.

‘Our vision for a wilder future is beautiful and vital!’

Our future has to be wilder!

We are seeking a Seasonal Warden (Testwood Lakes) to join our cause.

As part of the Test Valley Team, the posts provide an important visual presence at one of the Trust’s flagship reserves. Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve is a popular destination for the public and provides an important countryside destination in close proximity to Totton and Southampton. Part of the reserve is a multifunctional site providing access and use for angling, recreation and dog walkers. The Education Centre is a busy destination for visiting school groups and at weekend hosts a multitude of children and family groups.

The post holder will assist the Reserve and Education team by providing a visual presence at the reserve during weekends and bank holidays. Positive & confident engagement with the public is a necessity to promote the importance of the reserve for wildlife and Trust’s interests while reinforcing responsible use of the site. The post holder will act as a point of contact for any weekend volunteers.

Wild About Inclusion!

As an inclusive employer we recognise that our workforce needs to better reflect the communities in which we live and work. We encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly those underrepresented within our sector, including people from black, Asian, minority Ethnic backgrounds and people with disabilities. We are committed to creating a Movement that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

Closing date: 22 May 2024

Interviews: We will be reviewing applications as and when they come in, with interviews being held on a rolling basis

To apply for the role, please visit our website

Closing Date: 22/05/2024  Location: Testwood Lakes, SO40 3YD

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