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Discoveries on Your Doorstep Project Officer

Leading the Discoveries on Your Doorstep project, this role will involve managing the existing programme of walk trails and activities in Scarborough and Selby, and rolling these out in the Harrogate district, to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for local communities.

Location
Northallerton, LA2 8DP

About Discoveries on Your Doorstep Project Officer

Interested in improving health and access to nature for communities in North Yorkshire?

Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust looking for a motivated individual to join North Yorkshire County Council to help deliver an exciting health and nature project.

Part-time - 21 hours per week | Fixed term for 15 months to 31st March 2022. Secondment welcome.

£28,474 - £30,426 (pro rata and dependent on experience), 8% pension contribution, Paycare Health Plan

Northallerton based with occasional base elsewhere across the project area. During COVID-19 restrictions the position will be home based and access to a place to work and broadband will be required.

We're looking for someone with a background in health and wellbeing and a passion for the natural environment to inspire communities in North Yorkshire to get outdoors and discover nature on their doorstep.

Leading the Discoveries on Your Doorstep project, this role will involve managing the existing programme of walk trails and activities in Scarborough and Selby, and rolling these out in the Harrogate district, to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for local communities.

An interest in addressing the wider determinants of health, an enthusiasm for physical activity, active travel and the natural environment are all important in this role.

You will also need to foster strong networks and partnerships, working effectively as part of the public health team at North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) and with members of the North Yorkshire and York Local Nature Partnership to deliver the project.

The post will be hosted by Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) on behalf of NYCC and the North Yorkshire and York Local Nature Partnership.

Please go to https://www.ydmt.org/community-project-officer for an information pack and application form.

The closing date for applications is midday, Friday 27th November 2020. Interviews will be held remotely on Monday 7th December 2020.

CV's will not be accepted.

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