Wilder Wellbeing Programme Officer

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Zero-hours, casual contract

Closing Date: Sunday 3rd March 2024

Interview Date: WC 11th March 2024

The Job: To deliver the Wilder Wellbeing Programmes as part of our growing Green Social Prescribing offer at Kent Wildlife Trust, enabling programme attendees to make a meaningful connection with nature in order to aid their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

You: You will play a key part in ensuring that the programme delivery remains at a high standard offering engaging activities, and providing a safe environment for participants through empathy and compassion. You will have a responsible and reliable attitude, and confidently be able to run sessions independently. You will be willing to travel throughout Kent, and have access to your own mode of transport. You will be able to demonstrate skills and experience such as:

  • Experience of running activities of a similar nature, within the community engagement or social prescribing sector
  • An awareness of physical and mental health conditions and accessibility needs.
  • Able to adapt sessions to work in an inclusive manner
  • Health and Safety procedures and risk assessments, especially with regard to working with vulnerable adults
  • The ability to work as part of a team but also independently to deliver programmes

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Join our team and help us create a Wilder Kent! In return we will inspire you, listen to you, value you, treat you equally and fairly, look after your health and wellbeing and encourage flexibility from day one, enabling you to draw on these benefits to be a better, happier and more productive you.

The Kent Wildlife Trust Group is Wild About Inclusion. To us, this means inspiring, empowering and engaging people from all backgrounds, cultures, identities and abilities, to change the natural world for the better.

It also means cultivating inclusive workspaces that are free from discrimination, where differences are celebrated, everyone can be themselves and flourish, just like nature!