Wellbeing & Communities Ranger

Job Ref
WCR NC 0524 (08)
Location
Aldern House, Bakewell
Function
Engagement
Salary
£30,296 to £32,076 pro rata per annum
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
18.5 hours per week
Expiry Date
02/06/2024

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The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the Engagement team within the Peak District National Park Authority. We are looking to appoint a motivated person to deliver Health and Wellbeing initiatives that support the delivery of the National Park Management Plan. The Engagement Team promote opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of the special qualities of the National Park and the health and wellbeing benefits it offers.

This will be achieved through a programme of targeted partnerships, networks, project activity such as health walk programmes, Nature Prescription training,

In the role you will be responsible for:
• Developing and deliver opportunities for underserved communities to connect with and enjoy the National Park and for all to benefit from the improvement of physical and mental wellbeing.
• Managing staff and volunteers responsible for delivery of Communities and Wellbeing work programmes connected to the service objectives and the National Park Management Plan.

This role will operate across the Peak District National Park working with communities and partners and other Peak District National Park teams. The main office base for this role will be in Bakewell, Aldern House.

Provisional Interview date: Wed 19 June

Post-holder must have the ability to travel as required by the duties of the post.

About You
The successful applicant will be involved in many networking events, building relationships and partners, signposting, delivering training and acting as a voice for PDNP opportunities.

You should enjoy working with people from all sections of society. Happy to work outdoors and have a passion for connecting people with nature for the benefits of physical and mental wellbeing. Be organised, self-motivated and an advocate for improving access for all.

About Us
The Peak District National Park was the first of Britain’s 15 national parks and is still enjoyed by millions, looking for both adventure and a breathing space to escape. It is also the most accessible due its proximity to four major cities of the UK and its 38,000 residents. We recognise the importance of our national park and our job is to speak up and care for the Peak District National Park for all to enjoy forever.

Our Values
• Care – We care for the Peak District National Park, the people we work with and all those we serve. It’s at the heart of everything we do.
• Enjoy – We take pride in what we do and feel good about our contribution.
• Pioneer – We were born of pioneers. We will continue to explore opportunities to inspire future generations.

Further Information
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Racheal Lyon - Young People & Communities Team Leader (rachael.lyon@peakdistrict.gov.uk) . No agencies at this time please.

Benefits
We offer a range of staff benefits including flexi-time, a great pension with employer contribution of 19.57%, 25-30 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and free parking at most of our offices. Please look at our Total Reward Brochure to see what we offer.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
The Peak District National Park Authority is committed to equal opportunities. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.

We are a Disability Confident employer and guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role.

Background image showing silhouette of a mountain biker, hiker and dog heading down a Peak District gritstone path