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Development Team Assistant - Harrow

Core Purpose

The purpose of the role is to support and deliver increased and sustainable Scouting Provision across Harrow District as part of a team.

To attract more volunteers to enable growth within the District by engaging with parents of Beavers, Cubs and Scouts and others within the community. To help deliver the project objectives and targets, working in partnership with the Senior Growth and Development Officer, Harrow 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 in Harrow District which in turn will lead to an increase in the numbers of young people who will benefit from Scouting provision 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 a large amount of evening and some weekend working will be a key feature of the role.

Person specification

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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

Please read the full application pack before applying.

Closing date for applications is 23:59, 29 June 2021.

Interviews will be held week commencing 05 July 2021.

£6,218, Band A Level 3 (Pro rata)

Home Based - in Harrow area to allow support


12 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Tue, June 29, 2021, 11:59 PM

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