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5 Oct 2021

Part-Time Wellbeing Programmes Leader

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust – Posted by Debbie Chambers Devizes, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

As a member of the Business Development and Community Engagement Team the post-holder will lead the delivery of the Trust’s Adult Wellbeing Programmes.  The post holder will contribute directly to the delivery of Strategic Plan Objective 2 – ‘Lead and support the transition of society towards more sustainable living’.   The post-holder will represent the Trust externally in the course of their work.

You will be part of a team with years of experience and you will have the chance to genuinely help people by leading programmes that put people with a range of issues back in touch with nature, and work in a holistic way to engage and support them to better mental and physical health.

You will lead multiple externally-funded programmes that increase nature connectedness, to enable participants to make changes to their environment whilst improving their mental health. Practical conservation and other nature-based activities provide opportunities for individuals to learn new skills, develop confidence and self-esteem, increase social inclusion and improve wellbeing.

To be a successful Wellbeing Programmes Leader, you will develop and maintain close links and partnerships with a range of referral agencies and be able to build meaningful relationships with people from diverse backgrounds. You will have an understanding of community health and mental health issues and experience of delivering outdoor activities is essential. You will lead a team of project delivery staff and volunteers.  Most importantly, you will be an excellent communicator with a positive attitude who is able who think on their feet and enjoys a challenge. Some evening and weekend working will be required.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented throughout our organisation. We also welcome applications from LGB and Trans and non binary candidates. The more diverse our workforce is the more we will all benefit. We have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the role profile.

We want our staff base to reflect the community we serve so whatever your background we look forward to hearing from you about what you can bring to the organisation.

 

     

How to Apply

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Damian Haasjes on 01380 7360936/ 07793 251558 or email damianh@wiltshirewildlife.org To apply for this position please complete our Application Form which can be found, with a full Job Description, on our website https://www.wiltshirewildlife.org/wellbeing-programmes-leader-part-time (Please note we are only able to accept applications via our application form and when completing the form please ensure you use the ‘supporting statement’ section to evidence how you believe you meet the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Job Description. This information will be used in our short-listing process). Closing Date:           9am Monday 18th October 2021 Interview Date:       Thursday 4th November 2021 This project is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 25 days.

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