National Scout Active Support Unit Manager - National Catholic Scout Fellowship

We are recruiting for a Manager for the National Catholic Scout Fellowship, one of our faith-based National Scout Active Support Units. A Scout Active Support Unit is a resource for adult volunteers to develop Scouting and is focused on a particular area of need or interest.

This role involves being responsible for the management, leadership and day to day running of the Unit and its members. You will work closely with the Manager of the National Scout Active Support Units. You will complete an annual review of the Unit’s Service Agreement, to ensure that the purpose and direction of the Unit is clearly defined, and that the Unit is accomplishing the targets set. 

The National Catholic Scout Fellowship is one of the faith-based NSASU’s, which supports and furthers the aims of Scouting in a Catholic context. More information about this Unit can be found on their website.

Person specification

We are looking for someone who...

  • Can effectively manage a team of adult volunteers
  • Is an effective communicator
  • Takes a proactive approach
  • Is keen to support the spiritual development aspect of Scouting
  • Is committed to supporting The Scout Association’s Fundamentals and its Vision of Scouting for All via the work of the unit
  • Can maintain a relationship between The Scout Association and the Roman Catholic Church

Given the close working relationship between the Unit and the Roman Catholic Church, the successful candidate, whilst not necessarily a Roman Catholic themselves, will need to be of good standing with the Roman Catholic Church.

More detailed information on the role can be found here

If you have any questions about the role, please email adult.support@scouts.org.uk. The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 13th February 2017.

This role is open to those making an applications on a flexible or role share basis.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a telephone interview and possibly attend a panel interview. Interviews are expected to be held within the week beginning 6th March 2017. The application form for this role can be found here