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Senior Growth and Development Officer - Midlands

Overview of the role

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage any funded growth and development officers in the East Midlands  and West Midlands (Currently a team of 4 which is likely to grow further) ensuring that funded projects reach their objectives and contribute to the organisations growth goals for 2023.

This post will directly contribute towards ensuring we meet our growth goals and are able to respond to supporting programmes of work in the new strategy, in particular those that link with growth such as reaching new communities. The role ensures there is adequate levels of effective management in place for all growth and development staff in the Midlands Region.

Person specification

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Sam Booth the Area Growth and Development Manager on 07983 581 485 or the Recruitment Team at

If you are unable to apply using the link below, please post your application to:
Human Resources, The Scout Association, Gilwell Park, Chingford, London, E4 7QW.

Applicants are advised to read the full application pack before applying.

Senior GDO Applicant Pack Oct 2019
PDF – 731.9KB

Closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 25th November 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 12th December 2019 at Leicestershire Scout County Headquarters.

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£33,594 per annum, Band F, Level 3

Homebased, covering Midlands


35 hours per week

25 days per annum pro-rata plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Mon, November 25, 2019, 12:00 PM

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