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RECRUITING: Farm Advisor

The Trent Rivers Trust

is looking for a

Farm Advisor

We are looking for an enthusiastic farm advisor to work on behalf of the Trent Rivers Trust (TRT) to deliver a programme of works funded by the Defra Green Recovery Fund, which is aimed at reducing diffuse pollution on farms in the River Eye SSSI catchment around Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire.

The post-holder will deliver a programme of one to one farm visits to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture. The post-holder will aim to raise awareness, improve understanding amongst farmers and land managers of diffuse pollution from agriculture and its impact on water quality and the wider water environment.

The role will be home based, but the candidate will be expected to work across the catchment and hot-desk at the Trust office, or partner’s offices when appropriate. The role will also entail a high degree of practical work, project monitoring and evaluation, the coordination of volunteers and working with contractors whilst out on site.

For more information about the role please see the job description HERE.

Ideally full-time, but would consider part-time for the right candidate – Permanent

Salary, subject to funding availability. £23,790 FT depending on experience

Applicants wishing to apply for the post must complete the application form HERE and forward this to before the closing date

Closing date for applications: midnight, Monday 12th April 2021

CVs and other forms of application will not be accepted.

No agency applications, please.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact


TRT Welcomes New Chief Executive, Matt Easter

Matt Easter is the new Chief Executive of The Trent Rivers Trust. He takes up the role on 6 May 2020.

Joining the Trust Matt continues a career of over 20 years working in environmental sustainability. Most recently Sustrans’ Midlands and East Director he has considerable experience working and leading in the charitable sector.

The appointment of The Trent Rivers Trust’s first full time CEO reflects our recent growth and successes. Outgoing CEO Chloe Palmer led the Trust for nearly 8 years, expanding our work, impact and team, bringing huge benefits for the Trent’s rivers, streams and wetlands.


TRT welcomes Gail Pickles as Engagement Officer

The Trent Rivers Trust has appointed Gail Pickles to a newly-created role of Engagement Officer.

Gail, a water ecologist and health and wellbeing practitioner, will support TRT’s work to improve water quality by working with local people and businesses to think and engage with their rivers differently.

The aim is to help foster valuable connections with the urban river environment to ultimately improve the rivers and bring wellbeing benefits too.