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Development Team Assistant-Greater London Middlesex West

Come and help Scouts inspire and develop Scouting Units in the local area of Greater London Middlesex West.

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, in particular, Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.

Core Purpose

The purpose of the role is to support new and existing Scout sections and deliver an exciting and engaging programme of activities and games to groups of young people aged 4-18 as well as recruiting and mentoring new adult volunteers to create sustainable Scouting provisions.

Your key role would be to attract more volunteers to enable growth within the community. To help deliver the project objectives and targets working in partnership with the Development Team Lead Officer, The County Commissioner, District Commissioners, Group Scout Leaders and Leaders to realise agreed sustainable growth targets.

The role will involve working directly with both adults and young people to increase the number of volunteers which in turn will lead to an increase in the numbers of young people who will benefit from Scouting in our County.

The induction programme and ongoing support for the role will provide a range of training in the following areas: communication skills, project planning and organisation, presenting and training delivery, working with young people, working in a team, creative thinking and problem-solving methods as well as support with IT knowledge.

Because of the nature of the role, evening and some weekend working will be a key feature of the role whilst operating from a home-based office located within the geographical location

What we're looking for

  • Hold a full driving licence
  • Experience of working with adults and young people
  • Ability to engage and build rapport with under 18s
  • Experience of working with young people in a group setting

Person specifications

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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.

Please read the full application pack before applying.

Closing date for applications is Monday 25 October 2021, 23:59

Interviews will be held online Tuesday 9 November 2021.

£6957.60 (Band A, Level 3) FTE Equivalent £20,293 per annum. (Inclusive of outer-London weighting allowance)

Home Based with some travel in Middlesex West

12 Month Fixed Term Contract

12 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays (Pro Rota)

Closing date:
Mon, October 25, 2021, 11:59 PM

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