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Partnership and Development Officer (9-12 month maternity cover)

Helmsley

Job Ref
CS275
Location
Helmsley

Partnership and Development Officer (9 – 12 month maternity cover)
£20,903 - £23,541

• Are you a natural communicator?
• Do you have a real flair for working with people?
• Are you passionate about the North York Moors National Park?

We have a fantastic record of working with volunteers and being creative to develop opportunities for everybody to help care for their National Park.

To help us do this, we need an enthusiastic person to work with small organisations and community groups around the National Park area. .

You will work with our talented team of volunteer Task Day Leaders and also be responsible for developing our existing training programmed to train TDLs, enabling them to lead tasks efficiently and safely.

As well as being great with people, you’ll need an eye for detail and a positive attitude to health and safety. You will be working in a small supportive team, but you will need to be able to work independently as well.

Further information about the Volunteers can be found on our website https://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/looking-after/volunteering

Function
Volunteering Team
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37


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Park Services

Centre Manager (Moors National Park Centre, Danby)

Danby

Job Ref
PS222
Location
Danby
Salary
£27,041 - £30,451 per annum

Centre Manager
The Moors National Park Centre, Danby

About us

North York Moors National Park Authority looks after one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with picture postcard towns and villages, hideaways, beautiful moorlands, 26 miles of coastline and breath-taking scenery.

We are now looking for an outstanding Manager for The Moors National Park Centre in Danby.

The benefits

- Starting salary is £27,041 - £30,451 per annum, dependent on qualifications and experience
- Local government pension scheme
- 24 days’ annual leave plus eight public holidays (rising annually by one day, to 29 days after five years’ service)

This is an incredible opportunity for a hardworking, talented and ambitious leisure and tourism professional with retail management experience and great leadership skills to advance their career with our amazing national park.

You’ll be playing a vital role in promoting our outstanding national park and supporting income generation that will ensure we can continue to develop and manage the incredible space.

We are committed to ensuring ongoing professional development and training that will help you to ensure the National Park Centre remains a flagship destination.

The role

As the National Park Centre Manager, you will ensure that our centre is managed effectively to provide an amazing experience for all our visitors.

You will be responsible for the retail operation and associated income targets and margins.

You will make sure that the centre, the grounds and the staff are all presented to a high standard and our brand and values are delivered.

Your role will also involve:

- Supporting the delivery of gallery services, exhibitions and events
- Ensuring the building, fixtures and fittings are all well maintained and managed within budget
- Reconciling daily income and taking responsibility for the security and banking of cash
- Acting as a key holder for the centre
- Working with the Head of Education and Youth Engagement to support education visits
- Developing the annual staff and volunteer training programme based on defined needs
- Building and maintaining an excellent relationship with the café provider at The Moors National Park Centre
- Developing short and medium term plans for the Centre alongside the Head of Marketing & Communications
- Liaising regularly with the Manager and staff at the National Park Centre at Sutton Bank

About you

To be considered as the National Park Centre Manager, you will need:

- Enthusiasm for providing a high-quality visitor information service to people with a wide range of requirements
- Experience of leading, delegating to and motivating a team of paid staff and volunteers
- Experience of managing a retail operation, including buying, merchandising, display and stock control
- Experience of using tills and managing an electronic point of sale system to provide data to be used to maximise sales and profits
- A track record of using performance indicators to help improve sales, refine targets and service delivery
- The ability to maintain excellent standards of presentation of a site (both indoor and outside) that is on-brand
- The ability to plan and manage budgets and presenting financial information

A track record of working with other business and activities across a range of disciplines would also be an advantage.

Knowledge of the countryside and outdoor environment, in particular the North York Moors, would be equally favourable.

Other organisations may call this role Centre Manager, Information Centre Manager, Tourist Centre Manager, Visitor Centre Manager, Visitor Information Centre Manager, Tourism Manager, or Leisure and Tourism Manager.

Webrecruit and North York Moors National Park Authority are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Centre Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Function
Visitor Centres
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Trainee Caretaker - Sutton Bank National Park Centre (Kickstart Scheme)

Sutton Bank

Job Ref
KS701
Location
Sutton Bank

Trainee Caretaker (Kickstart Scheme)
Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Thirsk, York

This vacancy is part of the Kickstart Scheme and is for people aged 18 – 24 claiming Universal Credit only.

Are you looking to join a forward-thinking organisation dedicated to protecting our national history? Do you love the idea of working within the stunning surroundings of the North York Moors? If so, read on.

About Us
North York Moors National Park Authority looks after one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with picture book towns and villages, hideaways, beautiful moorlands and breath-taking scenery, the North York Moors is a unique area with diversity and ecosystems that are found nowhere else in the UK.
We now have an opportunity for a Trainee Caretaker to join us at our Sutton Bank Visitor Centre.

The Benefits
- Full time work at national minimum wage for age
- Excellent training and development opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a National Park rich in heritage and take on a key role in preserving this incredible part of the world for generations to come.

You will receive all the support you need to succeed in your role, including superb on-the-job training, a dedicated mentor and the chance to learn from an experienced team.

What’s more, with full access to our online training platform (ELMS), you will be able to increase your knowledge of Health & Safety, data protection, equality and wellbeing, as well as a wide range of other personal and professional development courses.

The Role
As a Trainee Caretaker, you will learn how to monitor, maintain and manage the Authority’s buildings and car park at Sutton Bank.
With the support of the Caretaking team, you will carry out essential maintenance, caretaking and cleaning duties, and ensure our sites and buildings are safe, secure, clean and presentable.

What’s more, by working alongside our experienced team, you will also gain excellent knowledge and skills in Health & Safety, risk assessments, site and buildings checks, and the use of tools and equipment.

Other duties will include:
- Supporting the general upkeep of sites through maintenance and caretaking duties
- Assisting with grounds maintenance (e.g. grass cutting) and practical estates tasks
- Working on projects with volunteers and third-party contractors

Please note, this role will involve lifting and carrying items and carrying out practical estates work for extended periods of time.

About You
To be considered as a Trainee Caretaker, you will need:
- A keen interest in facilities management
- A reasonable level of physical fitness to undertake practical estate work
- To be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions
- A general interest in the work of the National Parks
- To be claiming Universal Credit
- A full valid driving licence
This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week, including occasional weekends and Bank Holidays.

So, if you’re looking for your next challenge as a Trainee Caretaker, please apply via the button shown. This advert has been created by Webrecruit.


Function
Kick Start Scheme
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37


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Trainee Caretaker - Sutton Bank National Park Centre (Kickstart Scheme)

Sutton Bank

Job Ref
KS701
Location
Sutton Bank

Trainee Caretaker (Kickstart Scheme)
Sutton Bank Visitor Centre, Thirsk, York

This vacancy is part of the Kickstart Scheme and is for people aged 18 – 24 claiming Universal Credit only.

Are you looking to join a forward-thinking organisation dedicated to protecting our national history? Do you love the idea of working within the stunning surroundings of the North York Moors? If so, read on.

About Us
North York Moors National Park Authority looks after one of the most phenomenal parts of the British Isles. Filled with picture book towns and villages, hideaways, beautiful moorlands and breath-taking scenery, the North York Moors is a unique area with diversity and ecosystems that are found nowhere else in the UK.
We now have an opportunity for a Trainee Caretaker to join us at our Sutton Bank Visitor Centre.

The Benefits
- Full time work at national minimum wage for age
- Excellent training and development opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a National Park rich in heritage and take on a key role in preserving this incredible part of the world for generations to come.

You will receive all the support you need to succeed in your role, including superb on-the-job training, a dedicated mentor and the chance to learn from an experienced team.

What’s more, with full access to our online training platform (ELMS), you will be able to increase your knowledge of Health & Safety, data protection, equality and wellbeing, as well as a wide range of other personal and professional development courses.

The Role
As a Trainee Caretaker, you will learn how to monitor, maintain and manage the Authority’s buildings and car park at Sutton Bank.
With the support of the Caretaking team, you will carry out essential maintenance, caretaking and cleaning duties, and ensure our sites and buildings are safe, secure, clean and presentable.

What’s more, by working alongside our experienced team, you will also gain excellent knowledge and skills in Health & Safety, risk assessments, site and buildings checks, and the use of tools and equipment.

Other duties will include:
- Supporting the general upkeep of sites through maintenance and caretaking duties
- Assisting with grounds maintenance (e.g. grass cutting) and practical estates tasks
- Working on projects with volunteers and third-party contractors

Please note, this role will involve lifting and carrying items and carrying out practical estates work for extended periods of time.

About You
To be considered as a Trainee Caretaker, you will need:
- A keen interest in facilities management
- A reasonable level of physical fitness to undertake practical estate work
- To be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions
- A general interest in the work of the National Parks
- To be claiming Universal Credit
- A full valid driving licence
This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week, including occasional weekends and Bank Holidays.

So, if you’re looking for your next challenge as a Trainee Caretaker, please apply via the button shown. This advert has been created by Webrecruit.


Function
Kick Start Scheme
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
37


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