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There are all sorts of roles in our team, from conservation and bird care to catering and administration. Our team is made up of a core of permanent staff, seasonal staff, volunteers and work experience students.

The Hawk Conservancy Trust has enjoyed considerable success over the last 53 years, as an award-winning visitor attraction and conservation charity dedicated to the conservation of birds of prey. We are fortunate to be situated on a stunning 22-acre park with a range of facilities, including three flying arenas. Our reputation for a warm welcome, passion for our birds and dedication to our visitors is central to our success and has led us to become highly ranked in England according to TripAdvisor.

We are currently looking to hire candidates for the following roles:

Reception and Administration Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Reception and Administration Assistant with the Hawk Conservancy Trust, working with an already well established and brilliant team, reporting to the Office Manager. Your role will be to ensure the high standard of the Trust’s customer service is sustained throughout all communications with visitors, partners, suppliers and the general public.

Job type: Part-time including weekends and school holidays. Some evening hours may be offered for a few events. Initially a 2-year contract.

Salary Range: £17,000 to £18,500 pro rata , depending on experience

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18 October 2018

First Interviews: Tuesday 23 and 25 October 2018

Please Note: the position is subject to DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check

Click here to download full job description and person specification.

To apply: Submit a CV together with a covering letter, noting the position for which you are applying, to hr@hawkconservancy.org or by post to Hawk Conservancy Trust, Sarson Lane, Weyhill, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8DY.  You may also be required to complete an application form.

Admissions and Retail Manager

An exciting opportunity for an experienced, confident retail manager who will have the drive and determination to continue our outstanding track record in delighting customers. The Trust has already enjoyed considerable success over the last 50 years and is ranked as the top attraction in Hampshire according to TripAdvisor.

Your role will be to ensure the high standard of the Trust’s visitor welcome is sustained and to grow the business further. You will work in partnership with senior managers and staff across the organisation to ensure the smooth running of our admissions and retail function and the visitor attraction as a whole.

Job type: Full-time including weekends and school holidays. Some evening hours are required for a few events each year. Initially a 2-year contract

Salary Range: Up to £25,000, depending on experience

Please Note: the position is subject to DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check

Click here to download full job description and person specification.

To apply: Submit a CV together with a covering letter, noting the position for which you are applying, to hr@hawkconservancy.org or by post to Hawk Conservancy Trust, Sarson Lane, Weyhill, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8DY.  You may also be required to complete an application form.

Front of House Senior Catering Assistants

We are increasing our team in Feathers Restaurant and are looking for Front of House Senior Catering Assistants (aged 18+). This role is part time (approximately four days per week with the aim of having one full weekend off each month, depending on events) and will include, weekdays, school holidays, bank holidays and weekends. It may also include occasional evening work for special events.

You will need to be/have:

The ideal candidate will be expected to:

References and a DBS (formerly CRB) check will be required.

Due to the location of Feathers Restaurant, it is important to have your own transport.

Job Type: Part-time / Seasonal (with potential for full employment, excluding January when the Trust closes for a month)

Salary Range: dependent on age and experience

Work experience
A number of opportunities are available for students (aged 16 or over) seeking work experience. Applications should be made 8 – 10 months in advance and should be for a minimum of 2 weeks.
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Pound for pound a European Buzzard has eyes roughly 50 to 80 times larger than an average human’s.
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