Job Vacancies

The Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is looking for committed and talented people for three job opportunities: 

Birdfair Office Assistant

20 hours per week

Fixed term contract from 1st March to 16th September

Salary £16,696 per annum pro rata

Exciting opportunity to assist with the annual Birdfair at Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Working as part of a small friendly team, the successful candidate will be well organised and have excellent IT skills. The ability to maintain and build good relationships with both internal team members and external contacts is essential.


Application pack

Contact: Carole Allen callen@birdfair.org.uk or 01572 771079

Closing date: Friday 19th February 2016

Interviews: Wednesday 24th or Friday 26th February 2016


Sessional Education Officer

Beginning of March to 16th December 2016 with possible extension

£10 / hour

Likely to be around 7 hours a week, with possible extra hours, worked flexibly to include weekends and school holidays

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Sessional Education Officer at Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust to develop and deliver activities and initiatives for children and young people. The aim is to engage them with the natural environment and the issues affecting it.

This will principally involve the delivery of the Trust’s EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Environmental Education Programme, running a Wild Tots pre-school group and planning, preparing for and delivering Wild Play events for children and their families.

Applicants should have experience of delivering informal environmental education, organising events, child welfare and safety and working in schools plus supervising and motivating volunteers. Forest School Leader – Level 3 qualification is desirable.

Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust is part of the national network of 47 Wildlife Trusts, with over 30 staff it plays a key role in conserving and enhancing the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland.

Closing date: Monday 15th February 2016

Interviews: Thursday 25th February 2016 


Job Description

Notes to Applicants

Application Form

Contact Martha Rose – mrose@lrwt.org.uk  or 0116 248 7356

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact:

Martha Rose on 0116 248 7356 or

Rachel Ibbotson on 0116 248 7355


Face-to-Face Membership Recruiters 

Interested in your local wildlife? 

Looking for flexibility at work?

Closing date:       29th February 2016

Location:              Leicestershire and Rutland

The role: We need enthusiastic and dedicated people, with a passion for wildlife and flair for communication, to recruit new members to the Wildlife Trust at pre-booked venues, shows and organised events.

Pay: Good income potential (up to £15/hour) with a bonus scheme and daily expense allowance.

Hours: Flexible working arrangements (from 3 to 5 days per week) with some weekend working

Requirements: This role is ideal for someone looking for flexibility in their working life, a change of pace and lifestyle or wanting to supplement their existing income.  Access to your own transport is essential, but no experience is necessary as training will be provided




Phone: 0333 3207273

Photograph: Aerial view of the Birdfair (LRWT)

Related categories: General

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