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BushScout UK National Scout Active Support Unit Team Leader

Overview of the role

BushScout started as the Practical Skills Alliance SASU within the Scout Association, and is responsible for supporting Leaders in developing their skills in a safe manner that allows the skills to be shared with Young People within Scouting. 

BushScout UK is one of our National Scout Active Support Units (NSASUs). You can find out more about all the NSASUs here

We’re looking for a fantastic leader to support a national team of volunteers who help local leaders develop their skills. 

As the Team Leader, you’ll;

  • Provide inspirational leadership and line management for the team
  • Delegate responsibilities effectively and to ensure that there is clarity around what everyone is and should be doing 
  • Support BushScout Members with queries, and respond in a positive and engaging manner
  • Continue to develop the structure of BushScout to support fundraising activities that will allow a sustainable and effective future for the BushScout Sub-Team.

Application process

You can apply for the role yourself using the application form, or nominate someone else using the nomination form.

Nominated people are under no commitment to apply unless they wish to. 

A search group has been put together to oversee this process and will review all applications and nominations in order to make decisions as to who to invite to attend the selection stage of this process.

At the end of the application form, we also ask applicants to please fill out our Diversity Monitoring Form. You will be automatically directed to this. 

Key dates

Closing date: 09:00 on Monday 17th June 2024

Interview date: TBC

For more information

For more information, or for an informal chat about this vacancy, please contact: 

Robert Sidley (Sid), UK Programme Support Team Leader

Email: Robert.Sidley@scouts.org.uk 

Closing date:
Mon, June 17, 2024, 9:00 AM

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