Farming Advisor – Wear Rivers Trust

Location North East England
Salary £25,000 to £32,000
Closes March 1, 2021

Farming Advisor

Full time post. Permanent, subject to funding.

Salary: £25,000-£32,000 pa, plus contributory pension

The Wear Rivers Trust is seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Farming Advisor whose primary role will be to work with farmers and landowners to promote and implement practical measures to promote and improve integrated soil, surface water and groundwater management which will jointly benefit farms, business and the environment.

You will develop effective relationships with farmers and landowners to jointly identify and develop schemes to reduce sources of pollution and protect surface and groundwater quality. You will offer advice on improvements in soil management in relation to arable, livestock and mixed farming operations.

In order to do this effectively, you will have appropriate professional and practical knowledge and experience to ensure effective communication with farmers as well those with non-farming perspectives.

This is a great opportunity to further develop your experience of working in the agri-environment sector and join a small enthusiastic team committed to managing climate change, water quality and restoring biodiversity in the River Wear catchment and regionally.

For further information, please read the Farming Advisor job description, which can be downloaded from our web page, which also gives further information about the Wear Rivers Trust:

To apply for this role please submit a CV and covering letter demonstrating how you can fulfil the job description and meet the person specification to

Deadline for applications is Monday 1st March 2021 with virtual interviews held via Microsoft TEAMS on Thursday 11 March 2021.

Interviews will last in the region of 50 minutes and will include a 10 minute presentation, with short Q&A, on a relevant topic, to be advised to shortlisted candidates by Friday 5 March.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Peter Nailon, Trust Director on 07880189230.

Please e-mail CV and covering letter to

Farming Advisor – Wear Rivers Trust

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