Development Team Assistant

4 days left

Recruiter
The Scout Association
Location
Taunton, Somerset, United Kingdom
Salary
£17077/annum
Posted
22 Jan 2020
Closes
21 Feb 2020
Hours
Part Time
Flexibility
Set hours
Contract Type
Permanent
We have an exciting opportunity for a Development Team Assistant to join our team. You will be homebased covering the Somerset area. You will join us on a part time, fixed term contract for 12 months and in return for your hard work we will offer you a competitive salary of £17,077 per annum pro rata (£5,855 per annum exact) plus excellent benefits. Although this job is fixed term, we do offer all our employees great learning and development at Scouts and support fixed term contactors in trying to secure further job opportunities during their time working with us. As Scouts, we believe in empowering young people with skills for life. We encourage our young people to do more, learn more and be more. We believe in bringing people together. We celebrate diversity and stand against intolerance, always. We’re a worldwide movement, creating stronger communities and inspiring positive futures. About the Development Team Assistant - Somerset role: The purpose of the role is to support and deliver the creation of more Scouting places in every community across the project area as part of a development team. The role will be a fundamental part of taking Scouting to new and under represented communities and will involve working directly with both adults and young people to run and support youth provision. The role will focus on your personal development with an induction and training programme building your skills 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 core employment skills such as time management, CV writing, First aid and IT. Because of the nature of the role you will need to be self motivated and able to work remotely from home with a regular daytime and evening work out in communities supporting them to create Scouting provision. What will you be doing as a Development Team Assistant? With the Development Team Lead Officer and District Commissioner: - Support the opening of Scout sections in new communities. - Ensure the good and safe running of the youth sections in accordance with POR responding to the current needs of the Group. - Work together to ensure problems and challenges are overcome. - Welcoming and induct new adults and young people to Scouting. Be part of a Development Team to: - Undertaking events to attract young people such as school assemblies. - Promoting Scouting through different mediums in the area where the new section is opening. - Supporting and running open evenings and taster sessions for adults and young people. - Recruiting adults and converting parents into volunteers. - Mentoring and inducting new adults in partnership with the Appointments Advisory Committee and Training Team. - Assisting groups to write and implement programme plans. - Running the new section alongside the new adults for a period of time, enabling sustainability following ‘handover’. - Any other duties as may reasonably be required by the Pears Project Manager. What we can offer you as our Development Team Assistant: - 25 days holiday per annum + bank holidays - Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year - Life Assurance - Simply Health Scheme - Generous Pension Scheme What we are looking for in our Development Team Assistant: - Motivated with a determination to make things happen - Passionate about Scouting Values and bringing positive activities to new communities - 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 - Have a willingness and potential to learn and develop from the experience - Be able to work as part of a team but also be motivated enough to work independently of direct supervision Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now to become our Development Team Assistant - Somerset. Term: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months Hours: 12 hours per week Location: Home worker covering the Somerset area Salary: £17,077 per annum pro rata (£5,855 per annum exact) Closing date: Friday 7 February 2020, 23:59

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