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Please note that due to the high volume of applications if you do not receive a response from the Recruitment Team within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.  Please note that if you have not been successful at this point and have not been invited to interview then we will unable to give feedback on your application.


Casual Assistants

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work within a fantastic team to support the Conference Operations Manager in terms of managing the operational delivery of the conference department. The conference department offers a wide range of business activity; from meetings, seminars and conferences to corporate activity days. The emphasis is on ensuring that all bookings are delivered to a high standard, all catering needs are met and that customer service is maintained. This is a casual role to provide support during busy times.

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Casual Distribution Centre Assistants

We are looking for a casual distribution centre assistant to work in our busy team responsible for the smotth running of the warehouse and the movement of merchadise. You will be able to show initiative whilst doing the role and be able to communicate effecitvely within your team. This is a casual role to provide support during busy times.

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Developing Activity Instructors (Ref: 17/61, 17/62, 17/63)

We believe that amazing things happen in the great outdoors.  Our Developing Instructors inspire, coach and teach hundreds of young people each year in the art of Adventure.  Working in some of the country’s most inspirational locations this is an opportunity to join the Scout Adventures Developing Activity Instructor programme.  Learning by doing is at the heart of the Scouting and that’s exactly what you’ll be doing – gaining NGB qualifications, a recognised Level 2 apprenticeship, and bags of experience in a range of adventurous activities from Kayaking to Climbing and Archery to Tomahawk Throwing. Former instructors have gone on to work in colleges, work as free-lance paddle sport coaches, and work as fully fledged instructors both in our centres, and in the wider industry.

Closing Date: 29 September 2017
Interview Date: 12 October 2017


Adventure Experience Manager (Ref: 17/63)

This role is a key part of the centre management team at Gilwell Park; helping to ensure that over 100,000 young people can have an adventure with us every year. The key responsibilities of this role include; keeping oversight of our safety/compliance systems, providing duty management for the site and during our events as well as supporting our volunteer team to be the best that they can be. This is no insignificant role.  Working as part of the Scout Adventures team at Gilwell, the Adventure Manager has a wide reaching impact; from day to day management to strategic thinking about how we develop the centre in the future. It’s an exciting time for Scout Adventures; we’re delivering more adventures than ever before, growing our network as well as continuing to re-define who we are and what we’re here to do. We can guarantee that this role isn’t your normal 9-5. This is a live-in role based at Gilwell Park.

Closing Date: Midnight 26 September 2017
Interview date: 6 October 2017


Development Interns: (Ref: 17/66)

A Job with a difference - The Scout Association, with support from other funders including the Pears Foundation have come together to provide a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop skills whilst working as part of a project team.  The project aims to open new Scouting provisions across parts of Somerset, North Somerset, BAINES, Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire Scout County (youth sections for young people aged 6 -18yrs). The development interns will be lead by a Senior intern and will work with local volunteers to provide hands on practical support engaging with schools, the community, partnership organisations and parents of the new youth members. The project aims to enable and deliver the recruitment of adults and young people and to open new sustainable Scout provisions.
The induction programme and ongoing support 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.

Closing date: 28 September 2017
Interview date: 5 October 2017


Expenditure Team Leader (Ref: 17/51)

The expenditure team leader will be responsible for the recording, reviewing, reconciliation, processing and payment of supplier invoices. They will also be responsible for payment of expense claims, credit cards and other payments. They will supervise the administration of the purchase order system and provide support, training and advice to all users of the purchase order and online expense claim systems. The expenditure team leader will have line management responsibility for members of the expenditure team and co-ordinating interfaced data: Webex to SUN, Barclaycard to Webex. Administrator for all expense systems, providing support to the users of the various systems.

Closing Date: 29 September 2017
Interview Date: W/C 9 October 2017

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