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Growth and Development Officer
Liverpool, Merseyside - 6 days ago

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Contract Type Contract
Salary £28188/annum


We have an exciting opportunity for a Growth and Development Officer – Merseyside to join our team. This is a homebased role covering Merseyside. 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 Growth and Development Officer role: The purpose of the role is to instigate, support and deliver focused growth projects and volunteer development across the project area, to deliver the project objectives and targets. Working in partnership with County and District Commissioners, Project Working Group and Senior Growth and Development Officer to realise agreed sustainable growth targets. What will you be doing as a Growth and Development Officer? - Open new scouting provision in line with the project plan and using local knowledge, contribute to the ongoing development of the project plan as needed. - Support and work in partnership with local volunteers, staff and local communities to achieve organisational growth. - Delivery of recruitment and growth workshops to support volunteers within the organisation. - Provide regular reporting on projects which meets the needs of staff and volunteer colleagues, including the Project Working Group. - Advise, support and encourage the volunteers in the project area to search for new opportunities to open new scouting provision. - Advise, support and encourage local Scouting on the retention and recruitment of adult volunteers. - Advise, support and encourage local scouting to engage with communities currently under-represented in Scouting. - Help identify, create and design new tools and resources to support growth and development across the Region(s) and more widely. - Liaise with staff across headquarters, particularly concerning development and volunteering issues. - Represent Headquarters and its Departments in the County/District. - Administer and maintain an effective home based office and budget. What we can offer you as our Growth and Development Officer: - 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 Growth and Development Officer: - An enthusiastic self-starter who can get things done - Ideally be located in Merseyside to most effectively assist with the current project. - You will be engaging and have passion for delivering excellent customer service - The ability to ensure that your projects are delivered on time - Excellent communication skills and enjoy working with people - Thrive whilst managing a diverse workload and reaching targets. - Able to carry out your own administration and be conversant with a suite of IT products Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now to become our Growth and Development Officer - Merseyside. Term: 18 months fixed term contract Hours: 35 hours per week (including weekend work) Salary: £28,188 per annum Location: Homebased, covering Merseyside Closing date: 5th June 2019 at 9am The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds. Strictly no agencies

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