Farm Advisers: Catchment Sensitive Farming Officers

Location
South Of England
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
18 May 2021
Closes
07 Jun 2021
Ref
3312, Lead Adviser
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Farm Advisers: Catchment Sensitive Farming Officers

(South of England)

  • Passionate about sustainable farming and want to contribute significantly to nature’s recovery? 
  • Want to work with farmers to improve water, air and soil quality and help mitigate flooding through nature-based solutions?
  • Want to support farm businesses through once in a lifetime change in agricultural policy?

Then we would love to hear from you.

Natural England (NE) delivers Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) in partnership with Defra and the Environment Agency, as a part of NE’s farm advice service, to achieve Defra’s 25-year plan ambitions.

We are now seeking people who enjoy working with farmers and their communities. You will thrive on being out of the office delivering individual farm visits, tailored advice, training events and support for agri-environment applications. We are interested in applicants who have a variety of experience: farmers, farm advisers and those wishing to develop their career. An extensive training programme will be provided to support your professional development.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Build trusted relationships with local priority farms
  • Secure voluntary action on farm to improve environmental outcomes
  • Develop local collaborative partnerships to deliver joined-up solutions
  • Communicate and promote best practice in your catchment, regionally and nationally

Apply now

If you would like to make a positive difference and be part of a successful partnership and an ambitious, inclusive, motivated and welcoming team, please apply now at: Civil Service Jobs - GOV.UK and search job reference 3312, Lead Adviser.

Closing date for applications: 7th June 2021

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