Growth and Development Officer

The Scout Association
£25,741 per annum
15 Apr 2017
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At The Scout Association we are currently looking for a Growth and Development Officer to join the Regional Services Team in the South, for a home based position covering the South East and South West regions of the UK. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis working 35 hours per week and will receive a competitive salary of £25,741 per annum with car allowance or a car provided plus fantastic benefits.

About the Growth and Development Officer role

You will support the delivery of the county's growth and development plans; delivering focussed growth projects and supporting Scout Groups and District with focussed support as agreed by the Senior Growth and Development Officer and Area Growth and Development Manager.

What we're looking for in our Growth and Development Officer

You will be a creative and innovative thinker with a determination to make things happen. Possess a high level of communication skills to build effective relationships with a wide range of people including; young people, potential adult volunteers, existing volunteers, community representatives, external bodies and funders. Previous experience of working collaboratively in communities and hard to reach areas of significant deprivation would be desirable.

You will have a willingness and potential to learn and develop from the experience and be able to work as part of a team but also be motivated and driven to work independently of direct supervision. You must live within easy travelling distance of the advertised area, and have a full driving licence with access to a vehicle for business use. Be a self-starter and be willing and able to work frequent evenings and some weekends. You will be passionate and understand the potential of positive activities to have a transformative effect on people's lives and share the values and fundamentals of the Scout Association in developing young people and volunteers.

What we can offer you as our Growth and Development Officer

- Subsidised Lunch

- Pension Scheme

- Simply Health medical plan

- Company car/allowance

- Free parking

- Interest free season ticket loan

About Us

Young people are our future and the Scout Association plays a vital role in developing them for adult life. The Association has developed a vision and strategy to take Scouting forward to 2018 and beyond. The Scout Association Regional Services Team will be an important element in achieving the vision by supporting the opening of new scouting provisions and enabling volunteers to support and make these provisions sustainable. The Association is currently looking for a new Growth and Development Officer for Berkshire and Hampshire to join the existing Team

So if you would like to join the team as our new Growth and Development Officer then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you!

Details of closing and Interview date

Closing date: Tuesday 2 May 2017

Interview date: TBC

The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.