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Growth and Development Officer-Duke of Edinburgh Awards

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Overview of the role

Through working with volunteers, the County and District Commissioners and Senior Growth and Development Officer, encourage more young people from disadvantaged communities to aspire to take part in The Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award and The Scouts top awards for Explorer Scouts and Scout Network (14-25 year olds). This will be across the North East and North West Regions of England.

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Nicky Stanley-Dower at or 0345 300 1818.

If you are unable to apply using the link below, please post your application to:
Human Resources, The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London E4 7QW.

Applicants are advised to read the full application pack before applying.

Growth And Development Officer Dofe Applicant Pack Feb 2020
PDF – 780.0KB

The closing date for applications is 23.59 on Thursday 27th February 2020.

The interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th March 2020 in Leeds.

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£28,188 per annum, Band E, Level 3

Homebased, covering Northumberland, Humberside, East Lancashire and Greater Manchester North Scout Counties

12 month fixed term contract

35 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Thu, February 27, 2020, 11:59 PM

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