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National Specialist - Wildlife Management Adviser

£48,680 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Swindon

We are looking for a National Specialist - Wildlife Management to ensure our teams are supported to deal with the difficult and complex issues sometimes raised by the conservation of our special places. You’ll assist teams across the National Trust who are involved with wildlife management, including deer and other wild/feral large herbivores, birds including game birds, fish and other wild species managed for any reason. You’ll establish standards, develop guidance and ensure our teams have access to high quality advice, including the ethical treatment of wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 28/04/2019
  • Location: Swindon
  • Posted: 12/04/2019
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National Specialist - Trees & Woodland Adviser

£50,000 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Swindon

As a part of an ongoing investment into our Land and Nature objectives we are now looking for a National Specialist - Trees and Woodland Adviser to take on this new role, to help us deliver on our huge ambitions for revitalising the role that Trees and Woodlands have in the National Trust. As the 2nd largest Woodland owner in the UK, the National Trust cares for over 26,000 hectares of varied and predominantly native woodlands. The Trust also has millions of trees in its gardens, parks and wider countryside including more ancient, veteran and notable trees than any other owner.


  • Closing Date: 28/04/2019
  • Location: Swindon
  • Posted: 09/04/2019
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Ranger

£19,928 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Bridport, Dorset

The role of Ranger will be to work with the Area Ranger and Ranger (2 days a week) to deliver nature conservation, access, heritage and visitor experience work across the Golden Cap estate and the nearby sites of Hardown Hill, Lambert’s Castle, Coney’s Castle, Pilsdon Pen, Lewesdon Hill and land near Lyme Regis. The majority of the land is permanent pasture grazed by mixed livestock, but other habitats here include wildflower meadows, heathland, woodlands, orchards, mires, soft cliffs and arable farmland. The sites are nationally and internationally important for their nature conservation, archaeological and geological value with designations including SSSI, SAC, WHS and SAM.


  • Closing Date: 24/04/2019
  • Location: Bridport, Dorset
  • Posted: 09/04/2019
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Lead Ranger

£27,735 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 01/07/21)

Morpeth

Rangers play an important role at the National Trust, and through thinking about the long term help us to look after our special places forever, for everyone. You'll be leading the Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.

This is a 2 year fixed-term opportunity and could be an ideal secondment opportunity for the right candidate.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Morpeth
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Area Ranger

£14,445 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 25/02/22)

Helston

This is a great opportunity for someone wishing to take the next step in countryside management. You will be an important part of the Penrose Ranger team, working within the larger Lizard and Penrose Countryside team. Based out of the Ranger Office and workshops at Penrose and report to the Lead Ranger, Penrose, you will help deliver our in-hand coast project at Penrose & Porkellis.

The focus of this new role has two parts; firstly, to deliver our management of the in – hand coast at Penrose and to take forward our Land, Outdoors and Nature (LON) ambition. Secondly to lead on our in-hand management of Porkellis, an important site 4 miles north of Helston comprising a diverse mix of wildlife habitats (including an area of SSSI) and rich mining remains (and within the Cornwall World Heritage Site).


  • Closing Date: 26/04/2019
  • Location: Helston, Cornwall
  • Posted: 04/04/2019
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Volunteer Roles

JOB: Park Explorers Leaders

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: National Trust Morden Hall Park, South London

PAY: 0

FOR: National Trust

Mondays during school term times. You will help to lead an innovative programme of weekly activities for children aged from 18 months to 4 years and their parents / carers. Bring Morden Hall Park to life for families as they learn through outdoor activities, storytelling, crafts & songs.   Friendly & enjoy working with families; enthusiastic about being outdoors, developing & leading activities that get young children hands on to explore & learn about the natural world. Enjoys storytelling, leading songs, creating & leading craft activities. Strong communicator with good customer service skills, enjoys being part of a team & comfortable leading & giving directions to others. Suitable for somebody looking to improve their CV & gain hands-on early years exp. ASK: For more information visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/volunteer or contact the Learning Assistant on 0208 5456853 or mordenhallparklearning@nationaltrust.org.uk with any enquiries.

JOB: Partnerships volunteer

BE4: 1/6/19

LOC: Gibside

PAY: Travel expenses and on the job training

FOR: National Trust

1 day per week. Want to assist with behind the scenes event planning at Gibside? We’re setting up a new team with a specific focus on liaising with third parties. Gibside couldn’t deliver its huge programme of events without the support of partners, third parties, bands and food traders. Now we’re in need of volunteers to help us with planning these events. You'll be booking food traders and bands to attend Gibside’s Beer and a bite nights and approaching partners who may be able to offer sport and creative learning opportunities at Gibside. This role will suit someone who is organised and creative but enjoys building new relationships. You'll need to be cheerful, positive, willing to get stuck in and able to commit to 1 day a week of volunteering.   ASK: Apply: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/volunteer

JOB: Events and Activities Volunteer

BE4: 1/8/19

LOC: Gibside

PAY: Travel expenses / training

FOR: National Trust

1 day a week. Love talking to people and getting stuck in? Events and activities volunteers help deliver the fantastic events, activities and sport that help bring Gibside to life for over 300,000 visitors every year. You'll be running our brand new activity station on green close field which is stocked with loads of kit plus delivering family activities at weekends and during the school holidays. Our school holiday programme is really varied so be open to learning new things. There’ll be everything from making epic mud pies, helping children get creative making wild art and becoming a pro at building a den to simply enjoying a game of rounders or football on the field. This role will suit someone who loves meeting new people and enjoys working with people of all ages. Cheerful, positive and willing to get stuck in with anything on a busy day. Able to commit to volunteering at weekends and during the school holidays. ASK: Apply here: https://c-js.co.uk/2u857Ua

JOB: Murlough Volunteer Boardwalk Ranger

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Murlough National Nature Reserve, County Down

PAY: Training

FOR: National Trust

Working with the Boardwalk Ranger, you will carry out formal inspections of all parts of the boardwalk network including way marking, signage, interpretation and the boardwalks themselves and will look at sustainable ways to repair / replace boardwalk. You will be working with a broader team of countryside staff and volunteers on the property and delivering an excellent service to visitors. If you have a friendly and enthusiastic manner and enjoy working outside in particular, this role may suit you. This role can be physically demanding and you may be on your feet all day in all types of weather. Why not become part of a friendly and dedicated team and gain invaluable experience working on a Nature Reserve? ASK: There may be other activities where we could use your help, have a look on our ‘Join In’ web page for more information: https://c-js.co.uk/2AsPpai or email murlough@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Murlough Volunteer Ranger

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Murlough National Nature Reserve

PAY: In-house Training

FOR: National Trust

The volunteer positions here at Murlough are essentially practical conservation based but there are opportunities to get involved in environmental education, flora / fauna surveys & guided walks. You would be involved in scrub clearance, habitat management, path maintenance, litter clearing. You will learn outdoor practical skills, gain an understanding of how habitats are managed, improve your communication skills & get your hands dirty while enjoying the great outdoors. If you have a friendly & enthusiastic manner & enjoy working outside in particular, this role may suit you. This role can be physically demanding & you may be on your feet all day in all types of weather. Why not become part of a friendly & dedicated team & gain invaluable exp working on a nature reserve. ASK: There may be other activities where we could use your help, have a look on our Join In web page for more information: https://c-js.co.uk/2AsPpai or email murlough@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Education Guides

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Murlough National Nature Reserve

PAY: 0

FOR: National Trust

Volunteer Learning Guides help with and / or lead guided schools visits in the magnificent setting of Murlough. The team will also help with Wildlife Educational Events run on the property. Our Education programmes are linked to the aims of the National Curriculum. Nature, the Environment and Conservation are all given inspiration through our enhanced learning programmes and workshops which help children understand more about the world around them. You could be taking children on a mini-beast hunt and finding out all about the habitats of our indigenous animals. If you are outgoing, flexible and passionate about education and are happy to work outdoors, or if you enjoy a variety of work, like meeting people, working with children, having a friendly, helpful nature, please join our small team. ASK: There may be other activities where we could use your help, have a look on our Join In web page at https://c-js.co.uk/2AsPpai or email murlough@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Mountain Ranger

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Murlough National Nature Reserve

PAY: Accommodation

FOR: National Trust

Work as part of our dedicated ranger & volunteer team on the breathtaking Mourne Mountains which covers approx 526 hectares & forms a very important part of the Eastern Mournes ASSI & SAC. You will be providing much needed support for our existing mountain rangers in our exciting Mournes Path Improvement Project. You will be working with contractors & getting involved with the repair &, where necessary, replacement of the c7km path on Slieve Donard, Northern Ireland's highest peak & Slieve Commedagh. If you are interested in working outside in mountainous terrain, & would like to be part of a small friendly team, please apply.  ASK: There may be other activities where we could use your help, have a look on our Join In web page for more information: https://c-js.co.uk/2AsPpai or email murlough@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Park Explorers Volunteer

BE4: N / A

LOC: National Trust Morden Hall Park

PAY: 0

FOR: National Trust

Monday mornings during school term times. Help to lead an innovative programme of weekly activities for children aged from 18 months to 4 years and their parents/carers. Set up for sessions, using and maintaining resources and equipment appropriately, and ensuring that it is returned to its proper storage place after use. Monitor the quality of the work through evaluation and informal feedback. Manage the daily finance of the activities including taking money, recording and following financial procedures. Work with the Learning Assistant and the rest of the team to ensure that all sessions are adequately resourced and staffed in advance. Act as a good ambassador for the National Trust, providing a warm, friendly welcome to all visitors. Learn about Morden Hall Park as a whole so you can tell our visitors about it. ASK: To apply for this role, please complete the online application form on the National Trust Volunteering web page, or alternatively contact the Learning Assistant for more details at mordenhallparklearning@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Volunteer Ranger

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Crom Estate, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, BT92 8AJ

PAY: Accommodation*

FOR: National Trust Fermanagh

25 - 30 hpw for up to 1 year. Assist in the management of Crom Estate, working on a wide range of practical conservation skills. Monitoring work including compilation of fauna surveys & botanical quadrats / transects. Invasive species control. Environmental education & interpretation work including website articles & press releases. Maintaining good working relationships with tenants, farmers, neighbours, other voluntary organisations, local communities & local authorities. Welcoming & liaising with visitors by providing information & guidance, which may include public speaking & guided walks. Undertaking such other appropriate practical & administrative tasks. This role will suit you if you: enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions; work well as part of a team; have an appreciation & enthusiasm for the wildlife & the outdoors; prepared to undertake physical work; full driving licence essential. *Various household bills, travelling expenses, on the job training, & potential certified training (as & when needed by property). ASK: Email jade.blair@nationaltrust.org.uk for more info.

JOB: Large Blue Butterfly Volunteer Ranger

BE4: 21/4/19

IV: 21/04/2019

LOC: Collard Hill, Somerset

PAY: Accommodation & subsistence costs

FOR: National Trust

We are offering a great opportunity to be the lead person responsible for visitor management and biological recording during the busy flight season of the rare Large Blue butterfly. The role will ensure that visitors to Collard Hill have a safe but enjoyable time, and that the butterfly is protected. The Ranger will also be responsible for conducting important research into the butterfly’s population and distribution as well as the visitor experience and for summarising findings in an end of season report. Collard Hill is the only UK open access site to see this rare butterfly & attracts hundreds of enthusiasts from right across the country. This high profile role offers a unique chance to work with some of the country’s leading butterfly experts. You will provide a friendly welcome to all visitors offering information and guidance, orientation; questions about the location of butterflies in flight and their ecology. 1/6/19 – 12/7/19, five days a week. ASK: Applications / more information: thomas.matchet@nationaltrust.org.uk

JOB: Full Time Volunteer Ranger

BE4: 25/4/19

IV: 1/5/19

LOC: North Cornwall - Tintagel to Holywell

PAY: Training & accommodation

FOR: National Trust

Want to be a Ranger but need to increase your skills & knowledge first?  Working 4 days a week alongside staff & volunteers, gaining the knowledge, skills & experience to help you get that perfect job. Live in shared accommodation which is walking distance from the rangers’ base & the South West Coast Path. Three bedroom house rent free just money towards bills to pay. The work is predominantly hands-on practical estate management work, access work & habitat conservation work. You will also assist with events & surveys. As your experience increases, so too will your opportunities & responsibilities. You will use a wide variety of tools, machinery & equipment.  A full driving licence is essential. This will suit those of a very practical, friendly nature, are good communicators, physically fit, enjoy working outdoors & looking for a career in nature conservation. 6-12 months’ time commitment required. ASK: Contact Sarah Stevens sarahe.stevens@nationaltrust.org.uk.

JOB: Windpump Welcome Volunteer

BE4: Ongoing

LOC: Horsey Windpump, Horsey, Norfolk

PAY: Training and travel expenses

FOR: National Trust

Min 3.5 hours a fortnight. In 2019 National Trust reopened Horsey Windpump to paying visitors and to members following an extensive restoration project. This is your chance to get involved with this historic building share its dramatic story and engage visitors with our local industrial heritage. This is an exciting, flexible role in which no two days will be the same. ASK: Please contact Horsey Windpump on horseywindpump@nationaltrust.org.uk or phone 01263 740241 or visit https://c-js.co.uk/2P0sRDq

JOB: Volunteer Trainee Ranger

BE4: 8/5/19

LOC: Gibside

PAY: Training budget / expenses

FOR: National Trust

30 hpw, some evening and weekend support may also be involved. As a Volunteer Trainee Ranger (VTR) at Gibside you will get the opportunity to develop and learn the skills needed to work outdoors. Alongside the guidance of the conservation ranger team you will help deliver volunteer tasks and events, learning about heritage and landscape conservation. You will have a mentor who will guide you through your journey and help you to get to where you want to be. The role requires both practical skills and excellent people skills. You must be willing to work outdoors whatever the weather, up for a challenge and able to commit to the year duration on the traineeship. ASK: Please send a CV and covering letter outlining why you thing you are suitable for the role to Jodie Peachey: jodie.peachey@nationaltrust.org.uk or for an informal chat call 01207 541 225





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