Job vacancy: Nature’s Tonic Project Officer sought for North Devon AONB

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Nature’s Tonic Project Officer

o Location: Barnstaple. 
o Salary: £21,589 pro rata (actual £10,794).
o Job term: Fixed Term Appointment (Part TimeHours18.5 hours per week).
o Closing Date: Monday 21 October 2019.
o Interview date: Tuesday 29 October 2019.

This post is on a 12-month fixed term contract.

Are you passionate about North Devon’s nature, coast and countryside and could help more adults to get outdoors to enjoy it and connect with nature?

We need an experienced and enthusiastic project officer to work across Barnstaple, Braunton and Ilfracombe to matchmake local groups with the green and blue spaces around them for low key activities.

Whether a picnic in the park, a stroll at the beach or photographing birds in the woods, this is all about improving people’s health and wellbeing.

This is a partnership project between North Devon Voluntary Services, North Devon Coast AONB, North Devon Biosphere Reserve and the National Trust.

The role requires excellent organisational, outdoor and people skills. We offer flexible hours and mobile working, with travel required across the North Devon area.

For an informal discussion please contact Jenny Carey-Wood, AONB Manager on 01271 388758.

An application form and further details are available from

A job description, person specification and application form is also available on the “Related Information” section of the Devon Jobs website.

Applications should be made by 9am on the closing date of Monday 21 October 2019.” 

Images: North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Coombe Martin.