Centre Assistant at Thameside Nature Discovery Park

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Stanford-le-Hope, United Kingdom

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Posted today

Closing date: Monday 5 December 2022
Salary: £5,090.80 per annum (FTE £19,090.50)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Part time
Location:

Thameside Nature Discovery Park,

Mucking Wharf Road,
Mucking, Stanford-Le-Hope, SS17 0RN
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We are looking for a team player who has a passion for providing a welcoming visitor experience to join our friendly team at Thameside Nature Discovery Park.

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Situated on the Thames Estuary, our friendly and passionate team at Thameside Nature Discovery Park provide fantastic customer service through retail, engagement and food and beverage provisions.

The 120 acres site that was once landfill and has been given back to nature. It is a tremendous habitat for coastal and wetland wildlife and important grassland flora and fauna species. The reserve is home to many species including barn owls, short eared owls, water voles, harvest mouse, skylark, cuckoo and shrill carder bee in addition to local cattle that graze the grassland during the year.

We are looking for a team player who has a passion for providing a welcoming visitor experience. The post holder will work across both our café preparing food & beverage orders and in retail - ensuring excellent customer service always at the forefront. Our profits from the Nature Discovery Centre’s are used to fund the conservation, educational and other work key of the Trust.

The is a permanent, part-time role working 10 hours per week between Monday and Sunday on a rota basis with a starting salary of £5,090.80 per annum (FTE £19,090.50). For further information about our Thameside Nature Discovery Park, please our website essexwt.org.uk/nature-reserves/thurrock-thameside.

Benefits include free life assurance, branded uniform, parking and enhanced annual leave and sick pay provisions increasing with length of service. More information on our rewards package can be found in the ‘Role Information Pack’ on our website.

Essex Wildlife Trust are the county’s leading conservation charity, committed to protecting wildlife and inspiring a lifelong love of nature; and we would love you to join our committed and enthusiastic team. Our values are Inspiring, Collaborative, United and Professional.

The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 05 December 2022 at 9:00am with interviews arranged for Thursday 15 December 2022.

Supporting Documents

  • Role Information Pack
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