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Development Team Leader Gloucestershire

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

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer. We are 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 Gloucestershire. To help deliver the project objectives and targets, working in partnership with Regional, County and District Commissioners, Project Working Group, Three Counties Team Lead and development team members to realise agreed sustainable growth targets.

The role will be a fundamental part of taking scouting to new 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, 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 working will be a key feature of the role.

What we're looking for

You'll be motivated with a determination to make things happen. Passionate about Scouting Values and bringing positive activites 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.

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 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 Thursday 23 September 2021 (midnight).

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 27 September 2021

£20,115 per annum, £11,494.29 Pro Rota. Band B, Level 3

Home Based with some travel on Gloucestershire

Fixed Term Contract until February 2023

20 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays (Pro Rota)

Closing date:
Thu, September 23, 2021, 11:59 PM

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