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Project Assistant
(2 Roles Available)

Vacancy: Project Assistant X2 (fixed-term, 2 years).
Salary: £23k - £26k p/a depending on experience, plus 9% employer’s pension contribution.
Employer: Wessex Rivers Trust
Closing date: Friday 12th July 2024
Interviews: Friday 19th July 2024

Wessex Rivers Trust is a growing and dynamic environmental charity dedicated to the protection and conservation of rivers and their catchments in Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

The Trust has an exciting portfolio of river conservation and restoration projects, and we are looking for two Project Assistants to help us develop, prepare, and deliver them. The roles will operate from the heart of the Projects Team, supporting staff with all aspects of river conservation project delivery. The roles may also involve providing occasional support to the Catchments Team, helping with water quality monitoring and non-native plant species control.
The suitable candidate will be educated to at least degree level, or with equivalent work experience in the aquatic environment sector, and a good working knowledge of freshwater conservation.

This post will be based at the Wessex Rivers Trust office near Salisbury, with hybrid home working.

Please see the full job description here.

To apply, email your CV (not more than 3 pages) and a cover letter (1000 words maximum) describing your suitability for the role with explicit reference to the Person Specification to: recruitment@wessexrt.org.uk by 12 noon on Friday 12th July 2024. Interviews will take place on Friday 19th July 2024. 


Finance and Resources Manager

Vacancy: Finance & Resources Manager (0.4 - 0.6FTE).
Salary: £35k - £40k p/a depending on experience, plus 9% employer’s pension contribution.
Employer: Wessex Rivers Trust
Closing date: Monday 22nd July 2024
Interviews: Monday 29th July 2024

Wessex Rivers Trust is a growing and dynamic environmental charity dedicated to the protection and conservation of rivers and their catchments in Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

The Trust’s growth and development in recent years has created the need for a new role of Finance & Resources Manager to oversee and manage our financial processes as well as key business resources.

The suitable candidate will be educated to degree level or have equivalent work experience, a proven track record in financial management which is relevant to a small / medium organisation, and a good eye for detail.

This post will be based at the Wessex Rivers Trust office near Salisbury, with hybrid home working.

Please see the full job description here

To apply, email your CV (not more than 3 pages) and a cover letter (1000 words maximum) describing your suitability for the role with explicit reference to the Person Specification to: recruitment@wessexrt.org.uk by 12 noon on Wednesday 10th July 2024. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17th July 2024 (face-to-face or online).



Education Volunteer

Vacancy: Education Volunteer
Organisation: Wessex Rivers Trust
Closing date: Ongoing

Do you have a passion for the environment and education? Are you interested in helping Wessex Rivers Trust deliver river education sessions? Apply to be an Education Volunteer today!
Wessex Rivers Trust is looking for a group of dedicated volunteers to support the Education and Engagement team deliver sessions to school groups, home education groups, youth groups (e.g. Scouting and Guiding) and at public events.

The role will be mostly site-based working, either by a river or in-school, with occasional visits to our Head Office in Salisbury.

View the Role Description.
 
To apply for this position please email the following to recruitment@wessexrt.org.uk:
• Your CV (3 pages maximum)
• A brief covering letter (500 words maximum)
We will then arrange an informal chat, either face-to-face or online, depending on your availability.

All successful candidates will be subject to at least one reference and an enhanced DBS check.