Assistant Ranger - Education, Community and Health

Location
Warwick, Warwickshire
Salary
£19,264 - £19,650 per annum (Pro rata for part time)
Posted
20 Apr 2022
Closes
23 May 2022
Job Ref
RA0003499
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Part-Time

About Us

The Country Parks Service has a portfolio of 5 Country Parks and 3 Greenways across Warwickshire serving in excess of 900,000 visitors a year.

Ryton Pools Country Park is a 100 acre country park and is great to explore.  There are many different habitats that are home to a wide range of birds and other wildlife. The excellent surfaced paths enable easy walking around the site, and provide access to adjoining ancient woodland Ryton Wood, the two new Play Areas and Pirate Trail.

We’re looking for an Assistant Ranger to join us to focus on Education, Communities and Health.

The Role

As our Assistant Education, Communities and Health Ranger you’ll be assisting with the delivery of a wide range of activities based in Country Parks, which support all-age education, community development and physical and mental health and wellbeing. Working as part of a team and on your own initiative, you’ll be involved with school programmes, holiday events, and have the opportunity to support practical volunteer programmes in the maintenance of our Country Parks and Greenways.  

You will need to be flexible: working some weekends and bank holidays, working across sites in all weathers and sometimes changing shifts as necessary.  

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

With previous experience of working in a country park or leisure environment you’ll need to be an able communicator with an ability to provide first class customer service. As an all-rounder, it’s essential you have practical countryside skills, a working knowledge of native flora and fauna and an interest in wildlife, conservation, and sustainability issues.  

Experience of delivering educational activities and events, coupled with the administration and organisational needs of running programmes of school visits is desirable.  

For further details please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Additional Information

For further information about the role please contact Jennifer Hughes via: jenniferhughes@warwickshire.gov.uk 

Closing date: Monday 23rd May

Interviews anticipated: 8th June at Ryton Pools

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button. 

Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
 

You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.   

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.   

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.  

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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