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Grange Pavilion is a partnership project between residents’ group Grange Pavilion Project, Grangetown Community Action, Cardiff University and Cardiff Council to redevelop a previously-vacant bowls pavilion into a top quality community facility.

Grange Pavilion is a resident-led community centre in the heart of Cardiff’s most diverse ward that provides affordable space-for-hire, a community-focused café offering employment and training opportunities to local young people, biodiverse outdoor space for gardening, seasonal growing and environmental education programmes and much-needed accessible public amenities in a popular inner-city park.

Grange Pavilion is governed by Grange Pavilion Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and supports many different groups of people in Grangetown.

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Grangetown Place Ranger


Full Time post up to 6 months (37 hours per week) January 2022-June 2022. This post can be offered as a Secondment or as a Job-Share


Pro-rata equivalent of £25,481 annual salary plus shift allowances of £2548

(equivalency of Grade 5 Cardiff Council Community Ranger)


Closing date: 15 December 2022

Start date – flexible, can start from 3 January 2022

 Fixed end date: 30 June 2022


Connecting and Caring for Grangetown’s Green Spaces is a 6-month project starting in January 2022, funded by the UK Government UK Community Renewal Fund, and managed by the Grange Pavilion Charitable Incorporated Organisation in the Grange Pavilion, Grange Gardens, Grangetown, Cardiff CF11 7LJ.

The Grangetown Place Ranger will lead a pilot neighbourhood programme of assessing, enhancing and linking green and growing spaces throughout Grangetown, connecting residents, voluntary organisations, local businesses, Higher and Further Education partners and Cardiff Council to collaboratively improve, care for and expand green spaces in Grangetown in agreement with Cardiff Council and community groups.

Supported by the Grange Pavilion CIO and liaising with Cardiff Council, you will plan and lead horticulture event days and walking workshops around Grangetown’s green spaces and will develop a plan with community groups to support regular grounds maintenance and enhancement of Grange Pavilion gardens and community-led activities in green spaces in Grangetown as identified by resident groups and agreed with Cardiff Council Parks department. You will be responsible for training two paid apprentices.

You will be employed by the Grange Pavilion CIO and will be based from the Grange Pavilion, but will work across the electoral ward of Grangetown.

Confirmed pilot project partners are: Cardiff Council, Social Farms and Gardens – Edible Cardiff, Grow Cardiff, Cardiff Salad Garden, Grangetown Play lanes project and Egg Seeds.

The project will seek to strengthen links with Friends of Grange Gardens, Friends of Pentre Gardens, Growing Street Talk, Green Squirrel, Greening Riverside and Greener Grangetown.

You will need to be passionate, flexible and adaptable in what will be a challenging role where priorities can change quickly. You will need experience of working in an environmental field in an outdoor environment. You will need to be confident in engaging with people from a wide range of backgrounds, be able to able to lead events, environmental education and other conservation activities in all weathers. You will also require excellent organisational skills, and an ability to communicate with people at all levels. You must be IT literate. Above all, you must have a responsive and listening attitude, be able to solve problems through dialogue and collaboration.

Owing to the nature of the role, you will be required to work a shift pattern including evenings and weekends as required.

To review the job description, click here: Job Description and Person Specification- Grangetown Place Ranger

For and informal discussion about this varied and rewarding position please contact Ali Abdi at, Deborah Jones, deborahaguirrejones@gmail or

Please submit a cv and a cover letter describing your interest in this position.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh.

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