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Creating Natural Connections – Trainee

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Sectors Nature Conservation, Ecology, GIS
Town/City Edinburgh EH6 6NF
Salary Additional Information Full-time (35 hours per week) for 9 months £9.30 per hour (Real Living Wage)
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Deadline 13/10/2020
Company Name Scottish Wildlife Trust
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Directory Entry : The Scottish Wildlife Trust has over 36,000 members throughout the country, and aims to protect Scotland's wildlife for the benefit of present and future generations.
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Based Cumbernauld.

The Creating Natural Connections project has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated person to take up a traineeship through this inspiring community project.  Here you will learn how to work with young people in schools and the local community, helping them to engage with their local natural environment that can support their health, wellbeing and enjoyment of their local surroundings.

With the Project Officer, the Trainee will promote and deliver exciting and creative environmental workshops, and lead practical outdoor activities such as tree and hedge-planting, creating wildflower meadows and removing invasive species.

We’re looking for applications from candidates educated to NAT4/5 level, and who have a passion for the natural environment.  They will have excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate and inspire young people.  An understanding of health and safety, safeguarding and the local environment will be an advantage.

Also, as our Trainee you will have the opportunity to be trained in a variety of valuable conservation skills such as woodland creation and management and gain accredited certificates in activities such as brushcutter and chainsaw use.

If this you… we’d love to hear from you so please have a look at the full job description and application format https://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/job/cumbernauld-living-landscape-creating-natural-connections-trainee/

Alternatively, call 0131 312 7765 for more information.

The closing date for applications is :

12 noon, Tuesday 13 October 2020


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