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Ribble Rivers Trust

Assistant Project Officer

Earlier this year we secured funding from DEFRA;s Green Recovery Challenge Fund. Health and Environmental Action Lancashire - (HEAL) will deliver environmental improvements across Lancashire. Additionally, there will be a range of active volunteering events that promote and support improved health and wellbeing. Ribble Rivers Trust are working with numerous partners including Lune Rivers Trust, Wyre Rivers Trust, Prospects Foundation, Lancaster University, Freshwater Biological Association, Forest of Bowland AONB, Pendle Borough Council and Hyndburn Borough Council. Together, we are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Now, as part of this project, Ribble Rivers Trust have a new job vacancy for a full time Assistant Project Officer. This persons role will be to support the delivery of woodlands and capital works through the HEAL project.

Our ideal candidate will be a conscientious, dynamic, and enthusiastic person with a passion for improving the environment and working with communities. The successful candidate will join a vibrant and talented team who are delivering a huge variety of projects improving rivers in the Ribble Catchment.

The successful candidate will be a confident and clear communicator with experience in delivering projects, working within a team, and alongside volunteers. Additionally, they will also have knowledge of ecology and landscape-scale conservation. Ideally, they will also have an understanding of Catchment Management

  • Application deadline: 5pm on Friday 15th October 2021
  • Interviews: week commencing Monday 25th October 2021
  • Start date: as soon as possible

To view the full job description and application form please visit our website

This project is funded by the Government's Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund was developed by Defra and its Arm's-Length Bodies. It is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England, the Environment Agency and Forestry Commission.

Closing Date: 15/10/2021  Location: Clitheroe

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