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Urban Heaths Project Support Officer

Salary details: £19945 - £22462

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Dorset Council
Bere Regis
Occupational group
Natural Environment
Salary details
£19,945 - £22,462
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
Paul Attwell
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Closing Date
25 August 2020 11:30 PM
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Urban Heaths Project Support Officer

Fixed term until 31.03.2022 - Full time 37 hours per week

£19,945 - £22,462

Urban Wildlife Centre, Corfe Mullen, BH21 3RX

The Urban Heaths Partnership (UHP) is looking for a Project Support Officer to support and promote the work of the partnership. The multi-disciplined team comprising of 9 staff is hosted by Dorset Council delivering heathland mitigation against residential development across south east Dorset on behalf of its 10 partner organisations. further information about the work of the partnership can be found at: www.dorsetheaths.org.uk

What you will be doing

Based at the Urban Wildlife Centre, Corfe Mullen BH21 3RX the Support Officer will play a key role in supporting the work of the team which includes delivering visitor monitoring, education programmes, projects and individual campaigns. This support will involve providing administrative support and promoting the work through existing and new communication channels including: website, social media accounts, newsletters, etc.

About you

You need to be an enthusiastic, well organised team player with experience in providing administrative support possessing excellent written and verbal communication skills. A working knowledge and interest in using modern technologies for promotion is essential while experience of working in a partnership setting would be beneficial.

Working at Dorset Council

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset – home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity. 

 On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services.  

 You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join – at the start of our journey together. 

 For more information about our new council visit www.DorsetCouncil.gov.uk/about 

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Additional Information

This is a full-time fixed term position until March 31st 2022 in line with existing funding.

Occasional weekend and evening work may be required.

Closing Date: Tuesday 25 August

Interview date: 8th & 9th September

Please read the context statement for detailed information about the role before applying.
For an informal conversation about the role please contact Paul Attwell 07748 636115, paul.attwell@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

There will be a requirement to travel to partner's sites for meetings and events therefore a full driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle is required.

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