We're Hiring! Green Space for Health Programme Director (Maternity Cover)

Thursday, 25 April, 2024

This is an exciting senior role for an environmentally committed leader to cover maternity leave. We are looking for someone who can take strategic oversight of our Green Space for Health programme and provide effective management of the project and its staff.

  • Home-based with monthly travel to Oxford (expenses covered)
  •  Full time (37.5 hours per week)
  • Salary: £42,230 per annum (plus contributory pension)
  • Fixed term for 8 months (with potential to extend to 12 months subject to funding)
  • Apply by midnight 19th May 2024, interviews will take place w/c 3rd June

About the role

Our Green Space for Health programme helps to realise the value of green space for physical and mental health, both at healthcare sites and in the wider community. Our flagship project, the NHS Forest, promotes tree planting and woodland creation at NHS sites, supporting and encouraging sites to plant and maintain trees through offering free trees and advice.

The Green Space for Health Director will oversee the development of the NHS Forest and other Green Space for Health projects, delivering the programme strategy. This will include managing the Green Space for Health team, overseeing the delivery of our funded projects including budget management, coordinating reports to funders and trustees, and taking a strategic lead on the development and funding of the Green Space for Health programme in consultation with other stakeholders. See the full roles and responsibilities below.

For more information, please see the full job description and person specification attached.

How to apply

Please email a cover letter and CV to info@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk

Your cover letter should detail how you fit the Person Specification and be no longer than two pages long. Your application will be assessed solely by how well you fit these requirements and to what extent you demonstrate your experience and/or knowledge of the tasks you will be required to complete.

  • Closing date: 19th May 2024
  • Interviews: w/c 3rd June 2024

Please contact us if you have any other accessibility needs or if you would like help with applying. For any questions, please contact info@sustainablehealthcare.org.uk