PLANT MANAGER

Ready mix concrete plant manger, Based in Witney, Oxfordshire, Plant manager to run the day to day operations of a Ready mix concrete plant. good communication skills needed and reasonably computer literate. Full training given to the right person.

Contact: Peter.hawker@cemex.com

SCAFFOLDER AND A LABOURER REQUIRED

SCAFFOLDER TO HOLD A PART 1 OR PART 2 TICKET, SELF EMPLOYED BASIS. MUST HAVE DRIVERS LICENCE. BE REIABLE AND PREPARED FOR HARD WORK, FOR A VERY BUSY COMPANY.
PLEASE CALL 01989 566547 FOR DEATAILS

Community Cycling Officer

Organisation: CTC
Salary: £23,000 pa pro rata
Location: Manchester
Hours: Full Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: Mon 04 August 14
Website: www.ctc.org.uk
Contact email:

CTC are recruiting a Cycling Development Officer to provide community development services to Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) in support of the Travel Choices sustainable transport programme.

The position is full time for a fixed-term contract until 31st March, 2015 and is hosted at the offices of TfGM in Piccadilly Place, central Manchester, and will involve work across the ten local authority districts of Greater Manchester.

For further details please see the Job Description and Person Specification, by following the ‘More information’ link below.

Anyone wishing to apply should email a current CV together with a covering letter demonstrating their suitability for this role to sue.cherry@ctc.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 12.00 on Monday 4th August 2014. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 11th August in Manchester. Due to the requirement to start the project as soon as possible and the duration of this post, candidates with a notice period greater than one month or unavailable w/c Aug 11th should not apply.


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Soanes Centre Intern

Setpoint London East at the Soanes Centre – an educational charity based at a nature reserve in Tower Hamlets- is looking for a motivated individual to volunteer with our small team.

The intern would work 3 days (usually Mon, Wed and Fri) per week, during school term time only, usual working hours 9.30am to 4pm.
This internship is unpaid, but travel expenses will be covered.

Duties will be varied but will include:

  • Inputting on computer monitoring, booking and financial data
  • Assisting with various office task (filing, typing, answering phone calls, mail outs, ordering supplies etc)
  • Looking after workshop supplies (ordering, organising Workshop boxes, organising store room, filing in correct place)
  • Assisting workshop leader in looking after our classroom
  • Assisting in designing and keeping displays in Foyer and Notice board up to date
  • Assisting with fundraising applications.
  • Supporting and promoting the objectives and aims of the charity

This is a good opportunity to learn and practice all element of administering a small charity.

People we have in mind will have:

  • Good knowledge of office software (Word, Excel, Access, email etc.)
  • Good literacy and organisational skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of people
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to do repetitive and monotonous tasks
  • Willingness to pitch in with a variety of tasks within a small team

Having experience in using Ebay for selling would be desirable.

The minimum length of the internship is 3 months.
This post is subject to a satisfactory CRB check.

Background:

Setpoint London East at the Soanes Centre is an educational charity based at the Soanes Centre in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Nature Reserve. Our main activity is teaching hands-on environmental and science workshops to schoolchildren from Tower Hamlets and neighbouring boroughs. The workshops take part in our classroom at the centre and in the nature reserve. We also take science and technology workshops into schools in the Northeast of London. We work closely with another charity, also based at the Soanes Centre, the Friends of TH Cemetery Park, who look after the nature reserve and work with the local community, educating them about nature and sustainability and history.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining how your meet the person specification and why you want to work with an educational charity to soanes.centre@btopenworld.com or to Sigrid Werner , SETPOINT London East, Soanes Centre, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, Southern Grove, Bow, London, E3 4PX .

CV’s should be two pages in length, covering letter one.

Contact email: soanes.centre@btopenworld.com (for questions after 22 July: sigridwer@aol.com)

Closing date for application: Tuesday 2nd September 2014, 23.55

Interviews: Friday 12th September 2014

Intern Start date: as soon after the interview/offer as possible

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Volunteer Coordinator

Organisation: RSPB
Location: Hampstead Heath
Hours: Part Time
Position type: Volunteer
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Website: www.wildhampsteadheath.org.uk
Contact name: Rachel Evans
Contact telephone: 020 7433 1463
Contact email:

About the opportunity

We need your help to manage and grow our team of volunteers!
You don’t need to know anything about nature, just enjoy talking to people and sharing stories!

The opportunity will involve:

  • Co-ordinating a team of volunteers and overseeing volunteering activities
  • Compiling volunteer rotas and co-ordinating data on volunteer hours.
  • Organising taster days for potential volunteers and supporting the recruitment of new volunteers.
  • Registering volunteers on our volunteer management system and ensuring checks are carried out.
  • Ongoing catch ups with volunteers.
  • A programme of training to support you.

We are setting up a new volunteering programme, so you will also help us to: Promote volunteering opportunities, and target a new audience to volunteering on the Heath Identify, research and develop training sessions and activities for volunteers to deliver. Work with project partners on Hampstead Heath to coordinate volunteering across the Heath.

By joining our community of volunteers you will gain: Training to help you to carry out the role. Experience to support you in your future work. Expenses to cover your travel costs, and refreshments during activities

About RSPB – Wild About Hampstead Heath Project

Our current, main volunteering opportunity in Camden is: Wild about Hampstead Heath is a 3 year project to encourage local people to explore Hampstead Heath and discover more about its amazing wildlife. We are looking for volunteers to help encourage visitors to the Heath to explore wildlife. Other volunteering opportunities are available in the project.

The project is delivered by a partnership between RSPB, City of London, Camden Community Consortium, Heath Hands and English Heritage.

For more information, please contact the project team on 0207 433 1463 or rachel.evans@rspb.org.uk.

What are we looking for?

This is a flexible opportunity and would suit someone who:

  • Likes to talk to others, and is friendly and approachable
  • Is organised and has good time management skills
  • Is computer literate and comfortable using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Likes working in an office as part of a team and supporting others
  • Wants to learn about wildlife and managing volunteers

Working hours?

Part time Basis – general office hours from Monday to Friday from 9-5pm. We would love if you could come in twice a week for a 4 hour shift each of the 2 days. But the working hours are flexible and can be arranged by you.

Getting there?

Link for how to get to the Hive – our wonderful base on the beautiful Heath.
www.wildhampsteadheath.org.uk/p/directions-to-hive.html

Bus: C11, 24, 46, 168
Tube: Kentish Town
Overground: Gospel Oak or Hampstead Heath stations


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Head of Education

CAT is entering an exciting phase in its development and the Chief Executive in conjunction with the Board of Trustees will be responsible for leadership during a period of unprecedented change, embracing the achievements over the past 40 years and focusing on a refreshed mission relating to sustainable futures and climate change adaptation. To support this, the Head of Education role has been created to facilitate the development and delivery of a range of educational activities encompassing post-graduate courses, skills courses, consultancy, school, university and other educational activities.

Main purpose of the job – an overview:

1. To lead and develop the education and learning programme to enable the organisation to promote the long-term development of professional knowledge and skills for an environmentally and economically sustainable future – providing distinctive, relevant, employment-led learning opportunities concerning sustainable and low-carbon living through mitigation and adaptation, based on a suite of post-graduate courses, skills courses, school visits, consultancy and other educational activities.

2. To facilitate the provision of inspirational learning experiences on sustainability themes with potential to effect behaviour change, aiming to reach the widest audience, including children, adults and teachers, and other learners through disseminating and promoting learning about sustainability.

3. The post of Head of Education is primarily concerned with the development of educational and research activities at CAT. The role will focus on identifying and developing new market opportunities for CAT’s educational work, including developing relationships with existing and potential partners.

4. The post holder will also have oversight of the management of curriculum delivery, quality assurance and the effective and efficient usage of physical and human resources.

5. The post holder will have strategic responsibility for all educational activities ensuring cohesive learning and qualification programmes across all areas within the division.

6. The post holder will liaise effectively with members of the Senior Management Team and staff in the education division in contributing to the Centre’s strategic objectives and business plan, leading on the educational learning, teaching, research and commercial (from educational perspective) strategies.

For more information, closing date, job description and application form, please visit the CAT website by following the ‘More information’ link below.

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Oasis Community Farm Waterloo Site Manager

Organisation: Oasis Charitable Trust
Salary: £29,430 inclusive of London Allowance
Location: London SE1
Hours: Full Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Fri 08 August 14
Website: www.oasisuk.org
Contact telephone: 0207 921 4259
Contact email:

OASIS COMMUNITY FARM WATERLOO SITE MANAGER
Full Time
Grade D Salary £29,430 inclusive of London Allowance

Oasis Hub Waterloo, comprising a Primary and Secondary school, Church, Foodbank, Debt Advice Centre and Coffee shop, is preparing to add a Community Farm to its portfolio of community activities. The Farm will be run in partnership with Jamie’s Farm, a charity that exists to transform the lives of vulnerable children in challenging urban schools by providing a unique combination of farming, family and therapy.

To ensure Oasis Community Farm Waterloo is effectively developed and utilised to its greatest potential, we are seeking to recruit a driven and independent individual with outstanding leadership abilities to manage the site. This is a unique opportunity to create an environment in the heart of the city that provides disadvantaged people, young and old, with a chance to flourish. We need an individual with all the necessary skills and passion to make this vision a reality.

To be successful in this role you will need

  • A strong interest in horticulture and/or farming with a relevant professional qualification or proven experience
  • Knowledge/experience of financial management, including budgeting and basic business planning
  • Proven experience in professional community work, including working in an outdoor setting
  • Excellent organisational, entrepreneurial, communication and inter-personal skills
  • Experience of building a team and managing others
  • A ‘can-do’ approach, be self-motivated and flexible

Applicants will be committed to the ethos and values of Oasis and Jamie’s Farm

If you are interested in this position, please email recruitment@oasisuk.org to request a job information/application pack.

Closing date for completed applications
NOON Friday 8th August 2014
Interviews will be held Wednesday 27th August 2014

An Enhanced DBS is required for this role


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Administration Assistant

Organisation: Plantlife Scotland
Salary: £20,000 pro rata
Location: Stirling
Hours: Part Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: Thu 14 August 14
Website: www.plantlife.org.uk
Contact name: Deborah Long
Contact telephone: 01786 478509
Contact email:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT PLANTLIFE SCOTLAND
£20,000 per annum pro rata

Plantlife Scotland, the Wild Plant Conservation Charity, seeks an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support the team in delivering our aims to conserve Scotland’s native plants and fungi.

This is a new post to energise and organise delivery from our Stirling office through efficient office management and event coordination. The post holder will have at least one year’s administrative support experience, excellent IT and time management skills. They will be energetic and enthusiastic and keen to be part of a small team delivering a wide remit.

For a job description and an application form, contact the address below. The closing date for applications is Thursday 14 August. Interviews will be held in Stirling on Tuesday 19 August.

Recruitment, Plantlife Scotland,
Balallan House, Allan Park, Stirling
FK8 2QG
Email: jobs@plantlife.org.uk
www.plantlife.org.uk
Tel: 01786 478509


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Qualified Bricklayer

i need a qualified bricklayer to make up a gang the job is at bourne lincolnshire . Working on a site new builds , must have cscs card and own ppe . This job starts on 28 june . Good rates of pay . please call kev on 07739209794 . you will also need public liabillity insurance cover 5,000,000

Project Officer, Connecting Wiltshire, Schools

Organisation: Sustrans
Salary: £21,321 – £23,864 pa pro rata
Reference: SUS1240
Location: Trowbridge
Hours: Part Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Website: www.sustrans.org.uk

Sustrans, the charity that’s enabling people to travel by foot, bike or public transport for more of the journeys we make every day, is seeking an inspirational person to join our team in the south west:

Project Officer, Connecting Wiltshire, Schools
£21,321 – £23,864 pro rata per annum
(depending on relevant skills and experience)
33.75 hours (4.5 days) per week – contract to 31 March 2015 – based in Trowbridge

This is a new exciting role to promote active and sustainable travel – cycling, walking, scooting, car sharing and the use of public transport – to pupils, parents and teachers at selected schools in Wiltshire and to organise and deliver Personalised Travel Planning (PTP) sessions to parents / carers and students aged 16 and over.

Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have experience of working with children and young people and have the proven ability to delivery engagement activities and promotional events. With experience of working with a wide range of schools and of successful partnership working, you will have excellent written and verbal communications skills, the ability to motivate and enthuse others and be an effective organiser. You will have the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload, have good report writing skills and be IT literate. You will also have knowledge and experience of active travel and be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Please visit our website www.sustrans.org.uk for further information and application details. Alternatively, email jobs@sustrans.org.uk or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Monday 4 August 2014. Interviews will take place in Trowbridge on Friday 15 August 2014.

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