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Potted History Sessional

Based at: Centre for Wildlife and Gardening (SE15) as well as third party sites

Fixed term zero hours (sessional) contract until 31 December 2017

£11.11 per hour

The Potted History project aims to deliver nature based activity sessions for older people providing physical, cognitive and social benefits to participants. The sessional post will be responsible for running sessions, supervising volunteers, carrying out site and activity risk assessments and completing workday records. They will be the first point of contact for partners, family members and carers as well as dealing with enquiries generated at sessions. 

The ideal candidate will have experience planning, organising and delivering environmental activities. They should have experience of the use of reminiscence, creating resources for group activities with community groups, families, children or adults. Experience of wildlife gardening, food growing and working with older adults or adults with learning or physical disabilities is essential as is a strong understanding of safeguarding issues. For full details see the Job Description.

London Wildlife Trust manages over forty nature reserve sites across the capital that are exemplars of urban conservation land management and which engage the local communities that use the sites. The Trust delivers projects focusing on protecting priority habitats and species in London and works to influence policy makers. The Trust engages London’s diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, volunteering programmes and education and outreach work. To understand more about our plans ahead, read our strategic plan: For a Wilder City 2015 – 2020.  

To apply, please send a completed Candidate Details Form and Application Form to

Closing date: Sunday 9th July 2017, midnight

Interview date: Friday 14th July 2017

A basic DBS Check is required for this role.

London Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer.