We're hiring! Nature Recovery Ranger at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Monday, 11 July, 2022
  • Full time: August 2022 to April 2023
  • Salary: £28,000 pa (plus contributory pension)
  • Location: Aintree, Broadgreen and Royal Liverpool University Hospitals
  • Closing date: midnight on Sunday, 24 July 2022

In 2021, we began embedding Nature Recovery Rangers to develop programmes of green space activities and community engagement at specific NHS sites. This position builds on work carried out at NHS sites in Liverpool, with new funding provided by NHS Liverpool University Hospitals Charity, and the Liverpool City Region’s Community Environment Fund.

The Role

The appointed ranger will work with the Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, acting as the lead specialist for conservation and improvement of green spaces across the estate. They will maintain and extend a bespoke programme of nature related activities, designed to engage patients, health staff and local residents. This may include managing food growing projects, supervising tree-planting, conducting habitat and species surveys, running community events to support biodiversity, for example through creation of ‘hedgehog highways’ and wildlife homes, and leading on other green space enhancements such as the creation of meadow areas, green walking routes and pollinator-friendly planting schemes.

Learn more about our Nature Recovery Rangers

We are looking for an outdoor conservation professional, with excellent skills in community engagement. You will have a good background knowledge about wildlife and habitat management in the context of urban sites, practical technical and horticultural skills, and experience in the safe use of tools and machinery. You will be a passionate advocate for biodiversity and nature recovery and an engaging communicator, with the ability to manage and inspire volunteers and to involve them safely in a wide variety of exciting outdoor projects. You will be well organised and able to plan, promote and deliver a programme of conservation-focused activities, in consultation with our NHS partners.

How to apply:

Please see the full job description attached below. To apply please email your CV and a cover letter, explaining how your skills and experience match this role, and including the details of two referees, to info@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk

  • Closing date: midnight on Sunday, 24 July 2022
  • Interviews: w/c Monday, 1 August 2022
  • Proposed start date: w/c Monday, 22 August 2022 (or asap thereafter)

For any questions, please contact info@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk