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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

 

 

Senior Growth and Development Officer Midlands (Ref: 17/68)

We have an opportunity for a Senior Growth and Development Officer to join the Midlands team for a home based position covering the East and West Midlands Regions including the counties of Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Coventry, Birmingham, Solihull, Staffordshire, Shropshire, West Mercia and Warwickshire. This permanent position offers a salary of £30,679 per annum including access to a company vehicle and fantastic benefits. This exciting opportunity includes the management, support and implementation of short term funded projects, including the support of Growth and Development Officers to deliver their identified objectives and targets. You will work in partnership with Regional, County and District Commissioners, Project Steering Groups and funders to realise agreed sustainable growth targets. In addition it is expected that this role will carry a smaller portfolio of work relating to growth, development and support for key line managers.
This role is a supervisory/management role as well as a role which makes a direct contribution to the work of the Association’s agreed Growth Strategy and involves frequent evening and weekend work.

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 1 November 2017
Interview date: 16 November 2017 in Leicester or Coventry TBC

 

Assistant Buyer (Ref: 17/64)

To source a profitable and high quality range of core Scouting merchandise and accessories for both the UK and Worldwide Scouting audience. To negotiate favourable cost prices and purchase terms to achieve target margins and liaise with merchandising to determine order levels which constantly meet anticipated consumer demand whilst achieving stock turn and stock holding objectives.

Closing Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Buying Team Administrator (Ref: 17/65)

The Buying Team Administrator will manage the ordering of personalised products, source programme badges and publications for TSA and provide the Buyer, Assistant Buyer and buying team with administrative support. The post holder will also be required to liaise with the Merchandising team from time to time to provide additional support.

Closing Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

Buyer - Maternity Cover (Ref: 17/69)

To source a profitable and high quality range of core Scouting merchandise and accessories for both the UK and Worldwide Scouting audience. To negotiate favourable cost prices and purchase terms to achieve target margins and liaise with merchandising to determine order levels which constantly meet anticipated consumer demand whilst achieving stock turn and stock holding objectives.

Closing Date: Friday 27 October 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Development Intern (Ref: 17/70)

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 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: 9am 2nd November 2017
Interview Date: 13th November 2017

 

Senior Development Intern (Ref: 17/71)

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 North Somerset, Bristol and Gloucestershire. The senior development interns will be led by a project manager and will work with local volunteers and a team of interns 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: 9am 2nd November 2017
Interview Date: 13th November 2017

 

Developing Activity Instructor (Ref: 17/76, 17/77)

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: 10th November 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Apprentice Activity Instructor (Ref: 17/76, 17/77)

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: 10th November 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

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
Interview date: W/C 27th November 2017

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