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Programme Design Officer

Come and join The Scouts as a Programme Design Officer and make a difference today.

Core Purpose

It’s an exciting time at Scouts. You will be part of a creative and collaborative team, working with volunteers and young people to create fun, practical programme ideas that develop skills for life. We use the expertise in our own team – and in others – to make sure that the Scout programme, activities and badges are inclusive, accessible, relevant, engaging and leaders feel confident in delivering it.

We want to support leaders to plan the best programme for their young people, so that they have the best chance at developing:

  • Skills for life,
  • Adventure,
  • Connectedness,
  • Leadership,
  • Wellbeing,
  • and Citizenship.

We do this by developing the programme in new ways, and also how to encourage leaders to engage with our website and digital activity finder. We take pride in working in a flexible way, sharing current ideas and testing new ones – not just on what we do, but how we do it. We are keen to learn from different backgrounds and learn together on new experiences, and we are looking forward to seeing what we can learn from you!

Person specification

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Please include a covering statement when you apply for this role.

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 Monday 9 August 2021, 23:59.

Interviews will be held Tuesday 17 August 2021.

£29,948 per annum, Band E, Level 3 – inclusive of Outer London Weighting

Gilwell Park, Chingford, London

Fixed Term Contract - Until March 2023

35 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Mon, August 9, 2021, 11:59 PM

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