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Development Team Leader Bristol Area, Avon

Come and help Scouts inspire, develop and lead Scouting Units in the local area of Bristol, Avon.

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 lead a team to support and deliver new Scouting Provision across the project area (Avon). To help deliver the project objectives and targets, working in partnership with Regional, County and District Commissioners, Project Working Group, Three Counties Team Lead Officer, and development team members to realise agreed sustainable growth targets.

The role will be a fundamental part of taking scouting to new and under-represented communities and will involve working directly with both adults and young people to run and support youth provision.

The induction programme and ongoing support for the role will provide a range of training in the following areas: leadership, 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 you will need to be self-motivated and able to work remotely from home with a regular daytime and evening work out in communities supporting them to create Scouting provision.

Person specifications

You will be motivated with a determination to make things happen. Passionate about Scouting Values and bringing positive activities to new communities.

Possess a high level of communication skills to build effective relationships with a wide range of people including; young people, potential adult volunteers, existing volunteers, community representatives.

Have a willingness and potential to learn and develop from the experience. Be able to work as part of a team but also be motivated enough to work independently of direct supervision.

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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.

Complete the Application Form 

Application Form for Development Team Leader.

Please read the full application pack before applying.


Closing date for applications is the 31 December 2021, 23:59

Interviews will be held during the application process

£20,517 Pro Rota. Band B, Level 3

Home Based with some travel

Fixed Term Contract until February 2023

30 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays (Pro Rota)

Closing date:
Fri, December 31, 2021, 11:59 PM

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