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Passionate about nature, dedicated to saving it. Since we started on our mission in 1889, the threats to nature have continued to grow, but we've grown to meet them too.

We’re now the largest nature conservation charity in the country, consistently delivering successful conservation, forging powerful new partnerships with other organisations and inspiring others to stand up and give nature the home it deserves.

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Project Officer - Species on the Edge - Orkney - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - Orkney
Salary: £23,939.00 - £26,558.00 Per Annum

This post is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and is a full-time, fixed-term contract for 4 years.

Scotland’s coast and islands are among the most biodiverse areas in the UK and Orkney is no exception. The islands in Orkney are a very special place for wildlife and home to a great variety of species from Scottish primrose and great yellow bumblebee to Arctic tern and curlew.

The post will lead on the local delivery of the Species on the Edge project in Orkney. 

Assistant Warden - North West Norfolk Reserves - RSPB

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Would you like to be part of something special?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and motivated person to join the team in North West Norfolk on contract from December 2022 to June 2023 (to cover an internal secondment), caring for four nature reserves including the famous wildlife watching destinations of RSPB Titchwell Marsh and RSPB Snettisham.

Location: Titchwell Marsh, PE31

Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time

Duration: Fixed Term Contract until June 2023

Curlew LIFE Project Officer - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Cymru – Bangor

Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week

Duration: Fixed Term for 2 years until December 2024

Curlew are under threat in Wales with predicted extinction in Wales by 2033 without conservation action. Curlews in Crisis is a LIFE project which works across the UK implementing conservation measures to help halt the decline in breeding curlew. This is your chance to be part of a team delivering urgent conservation actions.

Turtle Dove Conservation Advisor - RSPB

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Salary: £28,420-£31,529 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Location: Flexible in South East England

We're seeking a confident and proactive Turtle Dove Conservation Advisor to work across the landscape with a focus on species recovery. You'll actively seek opportunities to create and enhance turtle dove feeding and nesting areas. Using your advocacy and influence skills, you will work with farmers and landowners/ managers to provide advice on how they can enhance their land for turtle doves. Ensuring existing relationships are maintained as well as seeking out new opportunities. Managing a team of volunteers to monitor and assess current and potential sites.

Assistant Warden - Northward Hill - RSPB

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Are you looking to enhance and develop your skills and knowledge to progress your career in conservation?

Location: Northward Hill, Rochester ME3
Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum
Hours: Full time
Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 5 months

The RSPB's North Kent Marshes team are looking for an enthusiastic conservationist with a passion for wildlife to help deliver for nature across four reserves on the Hoo Peninsula; Northward Hill, Cliffe Pools, Higham Marshes and Shorne Marshes.

Conservation Officer - RSPB

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Location: Lough Neagh

Salary: £28,420.00 - £31,529.00

Duration: Full Time, 2 Years Fixed Term

Do you have excellent ecological skills and knowledge, particularly of wet grassland and raised bog habitats and their conservation. A background in landscape scale conservation, farm advisory and nature conservation delivery mechanisms is desirable, as is an in-depth knowledge of breeding waders (curlews, redshanks, lapwings and snipe), their habitat requirements and relevant survey techniques.

ELP Manager - Cumbria - RSPB

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Salary: £38,000.00 - £42,156.00 Per Annum
Duration: 5 years

Location: Lowther Estate, Cumbria

Working on behalf of core project partners - RSPB, United Utilities, Lowther Estates and Natural England, and as part of an ambitious Europe wide suite of ELP funded restoration projects, Cumbria Landscape Partnership seeks to inspire a co-developed vision of a restored 33,000ha English upland landscape. To support this critical work, we are seeking an inspiring and dynamic leader to head up this programme of exciting and ambitious landscape scale recovery. Working with local partners and stakeholders, this work will enable core nature sites and the wider agricultural landscapes to become better for nature and deliver benefits for local communities. With support from a dedicated project team and project partners, you will lead all stages of the project through your team.

Warden - Sunart Reserves - RSPB

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Salary: £26,180 - £29,043 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Location: Glenborrodale, Fort William, PH36

We're looking for an enthusiastic and practical person with land management, survey/monitoring and people skills to play a key role in our Sunart Reserves team. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of managing our two nature reserves. Responsibilities are varied and include habitat management, survey/monitoring a range of species and habitats, infrastructure maintenance, record keeping and report writing, leading volunteer work groups and guided walks. The RSPB’s work in the area goes beyond our two reserves. You'll be part of a much wider vision for landscape-scale rainforest conservation.

Project Officer - Hydes Heath - RSPB

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Location: Arne, Wareham, BH20
Salary: £23,939-£26,558 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time / Duration: Until 31st December 2023

If you’re looking for a job where you'll be surrounded by nature and natural beauty and have the opportunity to work with a wide range of people then this could be the role for you. Based at RSPB Arne, a stunning nature reserve covering the Arne peninsula in Poole Harbour, Dorset, you'll engage with visitors, volunteers, health professionals and partners to deliver the wide-ranging activity programme of our National Lottery Heritage Funded “Protecting Hydes Heath” Project.

Senior Site Manager - RSPB

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Salary: £38,000.00 - £46,313.00 Per Annum
Duration: Permanent, Full-Time (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Forsinard Flows Reserve, Caithness & Sutherland

We are looking for an organised, dynamic and passionate person to lead the team and work programme delivery on the RSPB’s largest nature reserve, Forsinard Flows. This is an exciting and varied role that presents a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference for nature, at scale! You will be able to apply your strong programme and people management skills in a pragmatic and focused way, to enable the reserve team to deliver the best possible outcomes for our priority habitats and species.

Volunteer Posts

Pin Badge Volunteer, RSPB

Residential on Reserve, RSPB

Work Party Leader (Trainee, Cornwall Reserves), RSPB

Work Party Leader (Litter Picks, Hayle Estuary), RSPB

Assistant Leader Ashplorers Wildlife Group, RSPB

Assistant Leader Sandy Wildlife Explorer Group, RSPB

Main Leader Conwy Wildlife Explorers Group, RSPB

Assistant Leader Conwy Wildlife Explorer Group, RSPB

Community Project Officer, RSPB

Residential Volunteer 6 months, RSPB

Social Media Volunteer - Education and Learning, RSPB

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