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Each of our roles are based on Competency Framework.  To view these competencies, please click here.

In order to apply for any of our roles, please download and complete an application form here

Please submit all applications to recruitment@scouts.org.uk and download the job packs in the 'for more information' for more details.

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.

Please download an application form here and submit to recruitment@scouts.org.uk

 

Lead Instructor - Great Tower (Ref: 17/74)

We believe that amazing things happen in the great outdoors.  We inspire, coach and teach thousands of young people each year in the art of Adventure.    Our Lead Instructors are our front line in training, managing and supporting our volunteers and instructors.  They manage our activities, equipment, and timetables, help coordinate our day to day operations and generally keep the cogs turning in the right direction!  Working in one of the country’s most inspirational locations this is an opportunity to join the Scout Adventures team at Great Tower, working with the Centre Manager and one other lead instructor you’ll make sure our team are prepared, and manged to deliver life changing adventures to young people – as well as occasionally putting your own skills into use on the water or mountain.

Closing Date: 20th November 2017
Interview date: W/C 27th November 2017

 

Lead Instructor - Woodhouse Park (Ref: 17/75)

We believe that amazing things happen in the great outdoors.  We inspire, coach and teach thousands of young people each year in the art of Adventure.    Our Lead Instructors are our front line in training, managing and supporting our volunteers and instructors.  They manage our activities, equipment, and timetables, help coordinate our day to day operations and generally keep the cogs turning in the right direction!  This is an opportunity to join the Scout Adventures team at Woodhouse Park, working with the Centre Manager and one other lead instructor you’ll make sure our team are prepared, and manged to deliver life changing adventures to young people – as well as occasionally putting your own skills into on the High Ropes course or Archery range!

Closing Date: 20th November 2017

 

Communications Officer (Ref: 17/80)

We’re looking for a super-talented communicator to be a part of our award-winning team. We speak to diverse audiences of adult volunteers and young people across the UK, and it’s our job to ensure that all of our communications are tailored to their needs. As our Communications Officer you’ll help coordinate our communications campaigns, pull different teams together and come up with innovative ways to engage our young people, volunteers and staff. From supporting our digital communications and print publications, to face-to-face interaction with our frontline volunteers and senior management team, you’ll be at the forefront of our communications work.

Closing Date: Friay 17th November 2017
Interview date: TBC

 

Scouting Information Advisor (Ref: 17/81)

The Scout Information Centre is the first point of contact for the Scout Association.  We provide support, advice and guidance to members of the Movement and the public by telephone, email face to face and live chat. You need to be confident to deal with enquires covering a broad spectrum of topics and be able to take responsibility for your own learning, with support from the whole team.

Closing Date: 9am 20th November 2017
Interview Date: 29th November 2017

 

Scouting Information Advisor (Ref: 17/82)

The Scout Information Centre is the first point of contact for the Scout Association.  We provide support, advice and guidance to members of the Movement and the public by telephone, email face to face and live chat. You need to be confident to deal with enquires covering a broad spectrum of topics and be able to take responsibility for your own learning, with support from the whole team

Closing Date: 9am 20th November 2017
Interview Date: 29th November 2017

 

Seasonal Instructor (Downe or Youlbury Scout Adventures)

We believe that amazing things happen in the great outdoors.  Our 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 team.  Learning by doing is at the heart of Scouting and that’s exactly what you’ll be helping young people to do – using your NGBs and experience in a range of adventurous activities to instruct and inspire school pupils, Scouts, Guides, students and adults to learn skills for life in the great outdoors.

Closing date: 9am Wednesay 22nd November 2017
Interview Date: Week of 27th November 2017

 

Seasonal Instructor (Great Tower or Hawkhirst Scout Adventures)

We believe that amazing things happen in the great outdoors.  Our 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 team.  Learning by doing is at the heart of Scouting and that’s exactly what you’ll be helping young people to do – using your NGBs and experience in a range of adventurous activities to instruct and inspire school pupils, Scouts, Guides, students and adults to learn skills for life in the great outdoors.

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Interview Date: Week of 27th November 2017

 

Senior HR Advisor (Maternity Cover) - (Ref: 17/87)

As Senior HR Advisor you’ll be integral to driving through change at the Association on an operational level. Focussing on projects and practices ensuring that these work in line with our values and reflect best practice in current HR thinking. Aligning working practices with our values of; Respect, Belief, Care, Cooperation and Integrity, and assisting with developing the culture at The Scout Association. You will be an important role model for the operational HR team.

Closing date: 1 December 2017
Interview date: TBC

 

Safeguarding Administrator (Ref: 17/88)

Working on own initiative and under support of members of the Safeguarding Case Review Team in delivering administrative support. Regular contact with external agencies and internal contacts is a feature of the role.

Closing date: 5 December 2017
Interview date:  W/C 11 December 2017

 

Safeguarding Support Officer (Ref: 17/89)

As a Safeguarding Support Officer you will support the Safeguarding Officers in the case review team, to help progress safeguarding cases, receiving information and making enquiries to other agencies about specific cases as directed by the Safeguarding Officers.

Closing Date: 5 December 2017
Interview date: 11 December 2017

 

Safeguarding Officer (Ref: 17/90)

As a Safeguarding Officer you will join a small dedicated team and have experience of safeguarding case management. You may have gained that experience as a: social worker, police officer or within a youth organisation.  

Closing date: 5 December 2017
Interview date:  11 December 2017

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