Working for Nature Conservation Traineeship

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Salary: Funded traineeship including £10, 857 training bursary
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire & Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trusts, Middleton, Attenborough, Idle Valley & Sheffield

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We have six, full-time, funded traineeships based at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust and Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to get professional training at our nature reserves and gain a City and Guild Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Environmental Conservation.

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To apply, please complete the form below. Please note, you cannot save this form as you go along.  You may wish to write your answers in another application (e.g. Microsoft Word) so you can edit and save your answers, then copy and paste them onto this form.

The closing date for applications is 12noon on Friday 19th July.  If you are successful in applying for this traineeship, you will be invited to interview. 

Interviews are planned for the weeks commencing 29th July and 5th August. 

If you would like to discuss the traineeship, please call Laura Jones on 01773 881188 or email ljones@derbyshirewt.co.uk.

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We have six, full-time, funded traineeships based at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust and Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (Attenborough & Idle Valley) to get professional training at our nature reserves and gain a City and Guild Level 2 Diploma in Work-based Environmental Conservation. 

We are looking for people with a real passion for wildlife and nature, a love of the outdoors and a willingness to learn new skills. 

Traineeships are 35 hours per week and include a training bursary of £10, 857.

* Please note *

  • you must be 18 or over on 9th September 2019 to apply
  • this traineeship is not open to graduates of an environmental subject

Supporting documents

Working for Nature Trainee Role Description

Diversity Monitoring Form

Working for Nature Conservation Traineeship Application Form

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If you are successful in applying for this traineeship, you will be invited to interview. At the interview stage, you will be asked for details of two referees who can vouch for you and are not related to you, one of whom should be your present or most recent employer (if applicable) or teacher or tutor. Please have these ready (preferably the referees’ email addresses) to speed up processing. We are committed to giving fair opportunities for people with criminal records to compete for roles. This traineeship is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. As such, we will only ask you about any unspent offences at interview / if your application is successful. Your information will be treated fairly and confidentially and will not automatically exclude you from the traineeship.