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If you have always been looking for an opportunity to play a role in nature’s recovery but wondered how and if the right opportunity would come along, then this traineeship may be for you. This traineeship is ideal for career changers and starters.

We’re looking for a Wilder Delivery Trainee to rewild and restore nature across Derbyshire.

In this role, you’ll be out on site, kickstarting nature’s recovery, delivering practical land management to restore habitats.

To be successful you will need to be passionate about nature and be a reliable team member.

It is an exciting opportunity to develop your practical nature recovery skills and work for an exciting and an ambitious nature recovery organisation.

What will you gain:

  • knowledge and experience of UK nature, habitats, and species.
  • knowledge and experience of working with a team.
  • wider training opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

About you

This role might be right for you if:

  • You are passionate about nature
  • You want to help combat the biodiversity and climate crises
  • You are a reliable team player
  • You want to learn new skills
  • You want a career in the environment sector

The job description attached also includes a person specification, this outlines some skills that would be advantageous – not every skill is essential as we don’t expect you to know everything in advance.

In your application, please outline the skills and experience you have that would make you a good candidate for this role. Use the person specification attached to this advert to help you write your application.

You can consider referring to any of the following as examples of your skills: paid work; your education history; societies; sports; volunteering; hobbies or interests; support you provide to family or friends, etc. We want to hear about you as an individual. Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn play a crucial part in being successful in this trainee role.

We are happy to talk flexible working!

This role will be based at our office in Middleton although a balance of home and office working will be allowed. We are a local charity so applicants should be easily able to access our office and other locations around the county.

If you have any questions about the role which are not answered in the attached Job Description and Terms, please either email or call 01773 881188

Interviews are planned for 30th May

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe that everyone should have access to nature. We expect people to work harmoniously with each other and with volunteers, and to provide help and guidance to others when needed. As a small charity, our employees need to be willing to be flexible about working arrangements and willing to provide occasional cover for absent staff. We want people to develop professionally and personally while working with us and employees are encouraged to participate in the range of opportunities available to enable this.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer that strives to be a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone is valued. We welcome applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We recognise that our workforce needs to represent the communities and people we work with. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups within Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and the wider charity and conservation sector, such as people from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTQ+.

our workforce needs. As a member of the scheme we interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role. You can request this and adjustments including accessible formats of this vacancy by emailing