We are seeking applicants for a full-time, one-year contract for the post of Assistant Farm Conservation Adviser, based from home for 4 days per week and based in our offices in Wellington, Somerset for one day per week. It is hoped that after the year further funding will be available to extend this post for a further year, but this is not guaranteed.

This post will combine assisting in the delivery of the Woods 4 Water Project, delivery of Countryside Stewardship applications, woodland advice and other advice to deliver the charitable aims and objectives of FWAG SW.

You will also be assisting the FWAG SW team, our East Devon Senior Farm Conservation Adviser and partner organisations to bring together groups of farmers to deliver training under Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund group events

We are seeking an enthusiastic team member who is looking to develop their skills and knowledge whilst working with East Devon’s farmers to deliver environmental objectives within their businesses.

Closing Date: 28/10/2019

Interview Date: week commencing 04/11/2019

Salary: £19,500 pro rata

Location: Home based 4 days per week / Wellington Somerset 1 day per week

The Job Description can be downloaded here Assistant Farm Conservation Adviser – East Devon

Download, complete and submit the Job Application (details on the form)


Please email [email protected] if you wish to arrange to speak to someone regarding any enquiries you have about the post.

Please complete the application form in full and post or email to:
FWAG SouthWest
Hawkridge House
Summerfield Way
Chelston Business Park
TA21 8YA

Email: [email protected]

Applications via email are encouraged.
Receipt of applications will be acknowledged by email only.
Candidates must cover their own travel expenses to attend the interview.
Due to the large number of applications we receive it is not possible to give individual feedback on unsuccessful applications.
Applications must be made by application form to be considered. You may submit a CV to support your application if you wish.

Closing date for applications:
Monday 28th October 2019, 5pm (BST)