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Are you enthusiastic about providing ecological advice to communities and individuals to support community-led action to create, restore and enhance wildlife habitats? Do you have the skills to deliver training for a range of audiences, both in person and online? Do you have experience in ecological surveying and a passion for UK wildlife? Then we would like to hear from you.


Avon Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced Ecologist to join the Wildlife Champions team and provide ecological advice to communities and individuals in Avon (Bristol, BANES, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset) through our Team Wilder Ecological Advisory Service (TWEAS).


Funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, TWEAS has been set up to support residents who want to improve their land for nature. You will need to be a clear and effective communicator and be passionate about using your knowledge and skills to inform a diverse programme of practical works on small sites across the region.


Avon Wildlife Trust is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse organisation where everyone feels supported, valued, and able to be their full selves. To achieve our vision of seeing nature restored on a grand scale across the Avon region, we need talented and more diverse people on nature’s side.


Avon Wildlife Trust provides a range of benefits for employees including;

· Employer pension contribution 5%

· Life assurance – death in service

· 25 days annual leave plus public holidays

· Hybrid working

· Pay Progression

· One day a year to volunteer for a charity of your choice

· Cycle to work

· Employee assistance programme


If you are interested in this position, the job description and details on how to apply can be found at


The completed application and equal opportunities monitoring form can be returned to , submitted through the website,or posted to HR, 17 Great George Street, Bristol BS1 5QT


Closing date: 23:59 on Monday, November 13th 2023


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a first interview to take place in Bristol on Thursday 23 November. Applicants may then be asked to attend a second interview to take place in Bristol, on Friday 1 December.

If you would like to discuss this role or have any questions, please email and a conversation can be arranged.


No CVs or agencies please. Charity No: 280422


For an informal chat about the role please contact

Team Wilder Community Ecologist


Salary band: £28,939 - £29,829 per annum


37 hours per week

Contract Type:

Full time, Fixed term to March 2025


Location: Great George Street, Bristol (AWT Head Office), flexible working at various community locations across Avon, and from home. Occasional out of hours support for events.

Close Date:

Monday, 13 November 2023

Email Contact:

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