Daily Archives: October 26, 2014

Training Officer

Organisation: Thames21
Salary: £26,500 – £30,000 pa
Location: London
Hours: Full Time
Position type: Paid
Contract: Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: Fri 14 November 14
Website: www.thames21.org.uk
Contact email:

Full time – Fixed Term Contract until 31st May 2016

Thames21 is the leading environmental charity for London’s waterways, working with communities to transform their local rivers and canals. This small, dynamic charity is looking for a key member of the team. This role, supported by The City of London Corporation’s charity, City Bridge Trust, requires an enthusiastic and committed individual to deliver the Thames21 Training, Accreditation and Monitoring programme to encourage and enable communities and other groups to run safe waterway volunteering activities at locations across Greater London.

Applicants should have:

• A qualification in a relevant subject or relevant experience
• A training qualification (such as PTLLS)
• Experience of either formal or informal coaching or teaching
• Ability to lead and teach groups
• Knowledge of supervising and co-ordinating volunteers
• A good knowledge of water and local environmental quality issues
• Demonstrable knowledge of environmental enhancement activity, including implementation and community involvement and the ability to work with a broad range of community groups and partners
• Willing to undertake practical, outside work with volunteers in all weathers, especially in and around water
• Experience of preparing and reporting outputs
• Excellent verbal communication and confident IT skills
• Ability to rapidly assimilate and retain up-to-date knowledge of Thames21, its projects and programmes

In return we offer:

• 25 days annual leave; in addition the Thames21 office is closed between Christmas and New Year
• Flexi-time working and TOIL system
• Interest free season ticket loan
• Non stakeholder Pension provision
• Healthcare scheme
• Childcare voucher scheme
• Mobile phone for company use

A full job description and application forms can be found by clicking on ‘More information’ below.

Closing date for completed application forms: 5pm Friday 14th November 2014

Completed applications should be sent by email to: adrian.spalding@thames21.org.uk

Or posted to: Adrian Spalding, Administration and Personnel Manager, Thames21, Walbrook Wharf, 78-83 Upper Thames Street, London EC4R 3TD

Please mention environmentjob.co.uk when responding to this ad.

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