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Senior Project Officer : EPIC project - Clackmannanshire

  • Full time
  • £19,500 – £21,500
  • Stirling
  • Closing 25th September 2020


  • Advertised from 9th September 2020
  • 35 hours per week (5 days)

Role

TCV is the UK’s leading practical conservation charity working with people from all sectors of the community in positive action to improve the environment.

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people’s health, prospects and outdoor places.

This role, offered at 35 hours per week, is a fixed term contracted position until October 2021 supported by TCV, EPIC, Clackmannanshire Council and EDF Energy.

The requirements of the role will primarily be to coordinate and deliver the EPIC project in the Hillfoots area of Clackmannanshire. This will involve;

  • Maintenance of projects undertaken previously by TCV and EPIC in the area, including, upgrade and maintenance of access paths, Kirkyards and education activity with Hillfoots Primary Schools. An objective within this is to train and utilise community volunteers who can then give support to new projects.
  • Restoration works improving the local natural environment, water and land to assist biodiversity action plans whilst improving interest and understanding for residents and visitors.
  • Improving the path network to advance access for recreational purposes including where appropriate disabled people.
  • Providing opportunities to access and learn about cultural and historic heritage.
  • Provide an opportunity for children and young people to learn about the local environment and assist in its conservation.
  • Support the development and need for community hubs within the Clackmannanshire communities.
  • Support and enable community groups to undertake projects serving specific interest of their residents where appropriate to the aims and objects of EPIC and TCV.

Other elements of the role will include, but not be limited to -

  • Health and safety management, including producing risk assessments
  • Managing and supporting Volunteer Officers
  • Managing TCV’s local resources, including the office and tool store
  • Assisting with controlling the project budget
  • Engaging with appropriate local groups
  • Using online and offline materials to promote TCV’s work to new partners and individuals

A bit more about us:

We recognise that each community and the people living there have different needs. Whether improving wellbeing, conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion and combat loneliness, TCV works together with communities to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face.

For over 50 years we have adapted our work with volunteers to reflect the changing needs of communities in the UK and, by giving people a sense of purpose and belonging, we have empowered them to take control of their lives and outdoor spaces for the benefit of all.

Whilst our activities vary, our inclusive approach has remained consistent; bringing people and places together to create happy, healthy and connected communities for everyone.

Application notes

For further information and to apply, please visit tcv.org.uk

Closing date for completed applications: 17:00 on FRIDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 2020

Interview date: WEDNESDAY 30th SEPTEMBER 2020


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