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London Catchment Officer

Are you a natural leader and communicator with a passion for the water environment? Come and join our friendly team at the South East Rivers Trust (SERT) working to achieve healthy river ecosystems for all across the South East of England. We are looking for a new London Catchment Officer to join our dynamic team. The role is at the heart of being able to achieve our vision as it brings together groups of stakeholders and members of the community to take a catchment based approach in understanding their local river, identifying issues that are impacting rivers and catchments, and working together to find and implement solutions that will improve the health of the water environment. The Trust is recruiting a new London Catchment Officer, to join our growing team of six officers, within a wider team of more than 25 staff, to become the face of the Trust’s work along its urban rivers as the London Catchment Officer. The role will be focussed on two south London urban rivers which the Trust has been working on for many years; the Hogsmill and Beverley Brook. The South East Rivers Trust is a member of the national Rivers Trust, a movement which is comprised of over 60 local trusts, who concentrate their efforts on practical environmental enhancement works on the ground. The Trust’s core values are central to all we strive to achieve, including bringing positive energy, expertise and specialist knowledge to develop good relationships and to deliver to a high standard making a real difference to rivers and their catchment areas. For details of how to apply and full job description visit our job opportunities page here: https://​www​.south​east​river​strust​.org/​j​o​b​-​o​p​p​o​r​t​u​n​i​ties/ If you would like to discuss the position please email [email protected]​southeastriverstrust.​org, with your enquiry and we will arrange to call you back. 

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We would like to appoint new Trustees to expand our Board, who will work together with the CEO and Management Team to guide our organisation to achieve its vision of healthy, thriving rivers for people and wildlife in the south east of England. As our organisation grows, we are seeking candidates who will challenge, support and amplify the work that we do. Trustees will assist the Chair in ensuring the good governance and financial sustainability of the charity; they will contribute to its strategic development, and share their specific areas of knowledge, experience and expertise to enhance all that we do. We are particularly interested to hear from people who: Have significant experience and understanding of farming, and the opportunities available for landowners and environmental organisations to work together to bring positive impacts for allHave experience of leading and managing growth and changeHave experience of working within the water industry in any capacityHave experience in any of the following areas: legal, financial, education, community engagement, HR, research, fundraising, engineering, strategic planning, marcomms and ecologyCan broaden and deepen the diversity of thought and experience represented in our organisation. We aim to represent and reflect the diverse communities that our rivers serve It would also be ideal if you had: A passion for protecting the water environmentA track record of successfully working within or managing a senior teamExperience in writing funding bids and a good understanding of what makes them successfulGood knowledge of the funding streams available to an environmental charityUnderstanding of the environment of the south east of England​.An ability to think strategically and discern how to prioritise opportunities that will ensure growth and sustainabilityExperience in developing successful corporate funding relationshipsAn environmental qualificationA flexible and growth mindset If you wish to join our team, then please apply by visiting the Trust’s website for a full role description and application form. There is no deadline for applications as we shall organise interviews on an ongoing basis starting interviews in June 2022. No agencies please. If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact us on the above email, either directly with any queries or arrange a phone conversation.

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Volunteer and Engagement Officer

Reports to: Evidence & Engagement Coordinator Purpose: Delivering programmes of education and volunteer engagement across a diverse group of communities andcorporate partners in Norfolk, as well as supporting the Trust’s communications work. Location: Office-based, or a mixture of office and home-working Contract: Full time, permanent position This role is a great opportunity to join our growing team in a newly created Volunteer and Engagement’ officer post. The successful applicant will establish, promote and deliver a programme of education and engagement activities for community groups, schools and corporate businesses – focusing on the importance of water quality, river and habitat restoration and enhancing biodiversity. The Volunteer and Engagement officer will work closely with key colleagues across Norfolk Rivers Trust, as well as our external project partners, to develop a coordinated volunteer programme. The officer will have full responsibility of leading practical conservation team-based activities, ranging from tree and wetland planting days to Himalayan balsam removal, as well as meadow management and river clean-ups. Additional work will involve supporting our Comms Coordinator with general communications outputs across Norfolk Rivers Trust such as social media and blog posts, newsletters, press releases and other forms of publicity as required. The successful applicant will be responsible for: Planning and delivering a programme of engagement opportunities and events for a diverse audienceincluding corporate work groupsHelping to recruit and coordinate a group of volunteers, work placements and training opportunitiesSupporting the communication and promotion of events and activitiesCollecting, analysing and presenting data pertaining to outreach and engagement activity for evaluationpurposesMaintaining a volunteer information database in compliance with GDPREnsuring engagement activities comply with the Trust’s Health and Safety policies and proceduresSupporting the wider NRT team with communications outputsAny other duties as reasonably required by NRTThe successful applicant will be required to travel frequently across Norfolk for visits and meetings. Travelexpenses will be reimbursed at 0.45p per mile when not travelling to NRT Head Office Full job description and application form here. To apply, please send your completed job application form and covering letter to [email protected]​norfolkriverstrust.​org Contact: Ed Bramham-Jones on 07788377617 Interview date: Thursday 23rd June 2022

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Office and Admin Assistant

Purpose: To assist with office administration and basic finance activities Location: NRT office, Bayfield, Holt Reporting to: Finance Manager and working closely with the Senior management team Salary details: £21,000 — £22,500 (Pro rata) Contract: Permanent, 24 hours per week We are an environmental charity based in Norfolk whose mission is to restore, protect and enhance the water environment for wildlife and people. Due to a significant growth in the trust, we are now seeking an exciting new addition to the team to support the day-to-day running and administration of the office and finance systems. The role will work across Norfolk Rivers Trust and Rivers Ecology, the commercial arm of the Trust. The successful applicant will be responsible for: Supporting the Finance Manager with admin and basic finance activitiesAdministration of Health and Safety procedures and paperwork Procuring office supplies, contracts and staff equipmentAnswering general queries through phone messages and emails, and signposting to relevant departments. Booking meeting and training venuesAssisting with the administration of recruitment and interviewsOrganise staff training coursesDay-to-day filing and updating of personnel recordsAny other duties as reasonably required by NRT Person description: The role requires someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, highly organised, with a strong team ethic. Essential criteria Reliable with excellent organisational skills and attention to detailIT skills/​maintaining a filing systemKeeping records of work undertakenKeeping up-to-date timesheets and records of expenses incurredAwareness of the need for confidentiality and sensitivity Outstanding interpersonal skills including face-to-face and over the phoneA high degree of organisation and attention to detail Strong admin skills and use of databasesAbility to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlinesExperience of engaging with key stakeholders and working collaboratively with partner organisationsAbility to work on a range of tasks as identified in the Job Description at the same time Desirable criteria Full Driving LicenceKnowledge of bookkeepingKnowledge of HR systemsKnowledge of the work undertaken by the Norfolk Rivers Trust Experience of the charitable sectorA passion for wildlife and the water environment Full job description and applications here. Applications To apply, please send your completed job application form and covering letter to [email protected]​norfolkriverstrust.​org by 5pm on Tuesday 14th June 2022. Contact: [email protected]​norfolkriverstrust.​org or 01263 711299 Interview date: Wednesday 22nd June 2022 

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