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Education Intern (Supported Role) - New to Nature placement

New to Nature is an exciting programme of paid work placements in nature-focused roles. This 12-month placement is one of 70 roles that will be created across the UK to encourage young and diverse talent into the Natural Environment sector.

£10.90 per hour (£22,672 p/a)
40 per week – Monday to Friday between 08.00 to 17.00 with approximately 2 weekend days a month (for which hours can be accrued as Time Off In Lieu (TOIL) or equivalent time taken off in the week
Middle Spernal Farm, Spernal Lane, Nr Studley, B49 6JE
Closing date:
Friday 17th February 2023 - 12:00pm
Interview date:
Wednesday 1st March 2023

About the role

This is a supported role, suitable for an individual with a diagnosed special educational need or disability who would benefit from being able to access support from a job coach & workplace mentor to enable them to overcome the barriers to employment that they face as a result of their condition.

The successful candidate will work with the learning and skills team to help them deliver our Forest learning programmes to schools, families, teenagers and adults from lots of different backgrounds. 

The Forest is as important for people as it is for wildlife, so we want to help as many people as possible to enjoy the Forest regularly. This will improve their physical and mental health. We also hope that if people learn to love the Forest they will be more likely to want to care for the environment.

This role is suitable for somebody who loves working with children and other groups of people and working outdoors in all weathers. In this role you will be responsible for helping us to prepare the resources and get everything we need ready for learning and skills sessions, keeping the areas used for education clean and tidy and helping the learning and skills team with the delivery of sessions.

The Heart of England Forest is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS disclosure.


You can apply for this placement by clicking here

This is hosted by Groundwork UK who will check the suitability of applicants, before passing the application on to the placement organisation, who will shortlist applicants to an informal interview process.

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