Vacancy for Allotments Project Officer, Barnsley
Employment and Skills
Groundworks Dearne Valley
The Trust’s operational area covers Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster in South Yorkshire and is in easy reach of Sheffield, local national parks and numerous leisure opportunities. Based within the grounds of Elsecar Heritage Centre, our offices are easily accessible by public transport and are in close proximity to all major road networks. Predominantly working in and around ex-coal mining
areas to promote environmental regeneration, the Trust has a 16 year proven track record of success in creating vibrant communities where people are proud to live, work and play.
ALLOTMENTS PROJECT OFFICER
Salary Scale £21,237 - £31,204 p.a. (Appointment normally at £22,936 p.a.)
+ contributory pension scheme
We are delivering an exciting programme of work based around the improvement of Allotment sites within
the Borough of Barnsley in South Yorkshire. We are looking to recruit an ambitious, enthusiastic and
motivated individual to project manage and oversee the development and delivery of this area of work on
a day to day basis.
You will be required to lead on the programme, which will consist of community engagement, physical
project delivery and some practical work based around the Allotments theme. You will work closely with
partners to identify, develop and deliver projects to budget and programme. You will have experience of
working with communities, identifying, planning and managing projects, grant funding, regeneration and
horticultural issues, particularly pertaining to Allotments.
You will need to be a confident self-starter able to plan and deliver complex workloads. An ability to
communicate with all people and to motivate and inspire others is essential. Flexibility is a requirement
along with an ability to work as part of a team.
Closing date for completed applications - 12 noon 15 August 2011
Interviews to be held week commencing - 22 August 2011
Further details and an application pack can be obtained by visiting groundwork-dearnevalley.org.uk or by
contacting Gemma Hardwick at the Trust office at:
Groundwork Dearne Valley, Elsecar Heritage Centre, Wath Road, Elsecar, Barnsley. S74 8HJ
Tel: (01226) 740077 Fax: (01226) 740088 E-mail: GHardwick@groundwork.org.uk
Groundwork strives to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.