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Casual Assistant:

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work within a 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, school residential and large Scouting events. The emphasis is on ensuring that all bookings are delivered to a high standard. This is a casual role to provide support during busy times.

Closing Date:    N/A
Interview date: TBC

If you are interested in the above role, please submit an application form to and a member of the recruitment team will contact you.


Safeguarding Support Officer (Ref: 16/071)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to provide significant administration support to an established team of Safeguarding Advisors. The post holder will ensure that the Safeguarding Advisers are supported in the effective management of their casework; this will involve a considerable amount of liaison work with statutory agencies, volunteers and staff. When required, and under supervision, you will be required to provide advice and guidance. In addition, the post holder will be responsible for the Safeguarding Team diary and the collation of paperwork for meetings and case reviews. On occasions, the post holder will be expected to provide cover for the Safeguarding Team administrator.

Closing Date: 12pm 12th December 2016
Interview Date: 20th December 2016


Safeguarding Support Team Co-ordinator (Ref: 16/070)

This is an exciting opportunity to  manage and co-ordinate the work of the Safeguarding Support Officers and Safeguarding Communications Officer in conjunction with the needs of the safeguarding team.  A key part of the role will involve liaising with appropriate staff, volunteers and statutory agencies (with guidance from the Safeguarding Officers as appropriate) to support the delivery of the Safeguarding team’s work. The role involves a significant amount of organisation and planning, with support provided to the National Operations Manager and Head of Safeguarding, including the preparation and collation of reports and papers, and taking responsibility for the appeals process. The role involves a significant amount of contact with both internal stakeholders and external agencies, in particular managing the first referrals into the safeguarding team and co-ordinating these with the support team.  

Closing date: 12pm 12th December 2016
Interview date:  20th December 2016


Seasonal Instructors x 7 - Scout Adventures Centres Gilwell Park (Chingford) (Ref: 16/074), Youlbury (Oxford) (Ref: 16/075), Downe (Kent) (Ref: 16/076) and Hawkhirst (Northumberland) (Ref: 16/077)

The successful candidates will join us at an exciting time as we really drive forward in delivering range of activities based on the Scouting method of learning by doing, small group work and character education. You will need a real passion for working with young people in the great outdoors to provide fun, educational and safe adventurous experiences, and will have a good knowledge of the outdoor industry with particular experience in delivering training activities.

Closing date: 4th January 2017
Interview date:
18th – 19th January 2017


Centre Assistant - Downe Adventure Centre (Ref: 16/073)

We’re looking for someone to join our team as a Centre Assistant to help us to take care of our buildings and campsites.  Throughout the summer year, thousands of young people come to our centres to have an adventure in the outdoors.  With so many young people we need to ensure that all of our buildings are maintained to a good standard and any issues rectified as quickly as possible.  Not just this, but keeping on top of cleaning, statutory compliance and looking after our customers is also important. Although this role is based at Downe, you may be required to travel and support some of our other centres.

Closing Date: 16th Januray 2017
Interview Date: 3rd February 2017 at Downe Scout Adventure Centre


Growth and Development Officer - Surrey (Ref: 16/078)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Growth and Development Officer to join the Regional Services Team in the South, for a home based position covering the county of Surrey. The role is a 3 year funded fixed term contract position offering a salary of £24,289 per annum plus fantastic benefits. You will support the delivery of the county’s growth and development plans; delivering focussed growth projects working closely with volunteers in Surrey as agreed by the Senior Growth and Development Officer and Area Growth and Development Manager.

Closing date:     Tuesday 10th January 2017
Interview date: Monday 23rd January 2017

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