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Paignton, Torbay
£25,000.00 - £27,000 per year, FTE (Actual salary £10,200 to £10,800)
Contract, Part-time
Job description

Do you have an entrepreneurial flair, like a challenge, work at pace and have a passion for enhancing community greenspaces, with the ability to bring together a wide range of organisations to make things happen? If so, we have the right job for you.

We are looking for a Part-time Sustainable Development Officer to work with our Countryside Development Manager at Westerland Valley Country Park in Paignton, Devon, funded through section 106.

Sustainable Development Officer
£25,500 to £27,000 per Annum FTE (Actual salary £10,200 to £10,800)
Hours: 15hrs per week
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 1 year and 5 months with the possibility of an extension.
Location: Paignton, Devon
Region: South East of England, South West of England

Over the duration of the post, the Sustainable Development Officer, working alongside numerous partners and stakeholders, will identify and explore avenues for sustainable income generation to safeguard the maintenance and management of the country park

We are looking for someone who has the following skills;

  • Fantastic engagement and communication skills, to facilitate a Steering Group to drive the Sustainable Development Plan.
  • An Entrepreneurial Flair: to work with a wide variety of Stakeholders to create a shared vision and drive success.
  • Someone with a strong community focus, to understand the local area and meet the needs of the local community of Great Parks, Torbay and surrounding areas.
  • To work at a fast pace, exploring, planning and ensuring financial and sustainable viability.
  • Full UK driving licence and access to your own vehicle for which you will need to be insured for business use. Employees are able to claim back mileage rates as per our Expenses Policy.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the beginning of a new Torbay Park, which will leave a legacy for the people of Torbay to enjoy for many years to come

In return we offer:

  • 25 days per annum plus English Bank Holidays
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Scope to develop your professional skills

Closing Date: September 26, 2019
Interview Date: 3rd October 2019
Start Date: November 2019


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply' button to be directed to our site. There you can download the application pack.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies please.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that we reserve the right to close applications early in the event of a large response.

We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. To demonstrate our commitment we have been awarded the Disability Confident Scheme Symbol, which is awarded by the Employment Service. We guarantee an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the post. If you consider yourself to have a disability and would like to apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme please complete the Guaranteed Interview Scheme form (at the top of our current vacancies page) and submit this with your application. We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery.

Groundwork South is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age. A copy of our Equality and Diversity policy may also be made available to candidates on request.

No agencies please.

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Posted on: 17 September 2019
Closing date: 17 October 2019
Job ref: 154438_GS
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