Local recruitment: Wetlands for Life (Community Action Manager)

Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

London, UK 🇬🇧

Wetlands for Life – Community Action Manager
Ref: WFL-CAM/FTC(2022)Con(R3)

LocationWWT London Wetland Centre (Barnes)DepartmentConservationSalary£32,512 to £38,000 depending on experiencePosition typeFull TimeWorking pattern37.5 hours per week – but we are happy to consider part time working

This is a fixed term contract for 3 years

Are you passionate about people, wildlife and climate change? Do you want to play a key role in helping people shape the future of their own neighbourhoods; to adapt to climate change and increase their resilience to flooding?

WWT is recruiting for an outstanding Wetlands for Life Community Action Manager to join our team.

You will play a pivotal role in co-producing and co-delivering with local people community solutions which will transform lives and the environment. This innovative programme will use nature-based solutions including urban wetlands to help reduce flood risk, fight climate change, improve health and well-being and make space for urban wildlife. We need you to help local people get involved in their own back yard, using nature to improve their lives, building their community and safeguarding their future. You’ll be on site most of the week, having big community conversations, working out solutions together, creating urban wetlands and showing how with a little help, people and communities can do this for themselves.

WWT fully supports hybrid working and flexible working including 9 day fortnights; the successful candidate will be able to discuss a suitable working pattern to ensure the work-life balance is sustainable. We will consider flexible working down to 3 days per week or equivalent.

In return for your hard work and dedication you’ll enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service
  • Contributory pension scheme (conditions apply)
  • Life assurance
  • Free car parking and secure bike storage areas
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free entry to all our centres

Appointment to this position is subject to the successful candidate receiving an enhanced disclosure and barred list check (child).

Closing date:  16th May 2022

Interview date: 25th May 2022

WWT is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be considered solely on merit.Job descriptionCommunity_Action_Manager_Vacancy_2022.pdfClosing Date16/05/2022

Unless specifically stated, we do not accept CVs for job applications