logo Burngreave Messenger Issue 28 February 2003






The Burngreave Green Environment Programme

In 2003, as part of a Green Audit the local community will be consulted on how they currently view and use their local open space and what ideas they have for improvements. The Programme therefore offers the following posts.

2 Community Researchers (casual). Pay: £130 per week, part time. Approx 21–26 hours per week over four days Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday for a 5 month period, beginning April.

An exciting opportunity for two people to work together to undertake a user survey of Burngreave’s green spaces and consult the community about their views on what is needed in the parks and green areas of Burngreave.

The following positions within the programme are excellent work experience opportunities that aim to provide a high level of education and training, increasing the skills, knowledge and qualifications of the post holders.

Trainee Survey Assistant
Pay: £8171, Full time for 1 year
To support and assist the project ecologist with the ecological survey and assessment of the green and open spaces in Burngreave.

Trainee Administration Assistant
Pay: £8171, Full time for 1 year
To work with the Environmental Regeneration Officer and assist in providing administrative, finance and secretarial support to the project.

To receive a full job description and application details please contact:

Chris Catchpole, Sheffield Wildlife Trust Headquarters, 37 Stafford Rd, Sheffield, S2 2SF.

Email sheffieldwt@cix.co.uk

Tel: 0114 263 4335, Fax 0114 263 4345.

Closing date for all applications is Friday 28th February. Interviews will take place on week beginning 10th March.

Community Safety Department

To reduce local problems of crime and disorder utilising the powers designated under Schedule 4 of the Police Reform Act we are looking for a number of staff to provide a high profile Community Support service within the South Yorkshire Police area to carry out duties in accordance with legislation.

Police Community Support Officers
Fixed Term until April 2004
£15,831–£17,931 pa plus shift and weekend working allowances

You will undertake high visibility uniformed patrols to provide reassurance to the community as well as gathering community and crime intelligence to support the activities of South Yorkshire Police.

To be eligible to apply you must be a British Citizen or a Commonwealth Citizen without residency restrictions, at least 18 years of age and possess a minimum of one years’ previous experience of dealing with the public. In addition you must hold a current, clean driving licence. Excellent communication skills are essential combined with a sympathetic and tolerant approach to members of the public and an ability to relate to a diverse range of people. You must be a confident decision-maker and be capable of responding to unexpected events. You will be required to work outdoors and will be expected to work a shift pattern including weekends.

An application form and job description are available from Janet Wells, Recruiting Department, South Yorkshire Police, Snig Hill S3 8LY. Please write enclosing an A4 stamped addressed envelope (41p postage required).

Applications must be via the South Yorkshire Police application form, CVs will only be accepted as supplementary information.

Closing date: 12th February

We are an equal opportunities employer. South Yorkshire Police operates a no smoking policy except in designated areas.


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