Apprenticeship Woodland Creation Assistant

This post has been identified as being suitable for Nottinghamshire County Council’s Apprenticeship Scheme.

In order to apply for this post you must be willing to undertake training against an appropriate Apprenticeship Standard that will be delivered by an approved training provider.

Apprenticeships are open to all ages and abilities and are designed to encourage people who may not have the necessary experience or qualifications to access employment.

19 September 2021
Fixed Term
Full Time
2 Years with a potential extension until 31 March 2025 (subject to the continued availability of funding)
County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP
27 September 2021
£20,493 - £23,080 per annum

Could you help us to meet the challenge of creating at least 250ha of new, multi-purpose woodland in Nottinghamshire, home of the legendary Sherwood Forest?

This post offers an exciting opportunity to work with Greenwood Community Forest and partners to help deliver the England’s Community Forests’ Trees for Climate programme in Nottinghamshire. With practical experience of tree planting you will work with volunteers, conservation organisations and landowners to deliver planting schemes that bring benefits for both people and wildlife.

The post is offered as an Apprenticeship (Countryside Ranger, Level 4). Training is provided via Bishop Burton college and the post holder will be expected to attend block weeks at the college (expenses will be paid). Eligibility for the apprenticeship will be checked prior to a formal offer being made.

Using the person specification, outline with examples any relevant experience, competencies, skills or knowledge not covered in previous answers, to support your application.

Disabled applicants who meet the essential shortlisting requirements will be guaranteed an interview. A job share scheme is available for all full-time posts: both permanent and temporary, unless otherwise stated. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

Nottinghamshire County Council strives to ensure that it goes beyond the requirements of the Equalities Act and prides itself on being  accredited as a Disability Confident Organisation. Therefore, the County Council encourages applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

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