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Centre Manager - The Scouts Association (Oxford) - £27,500

Centre Manager

The Scouts Association


Salary: £27,500 per annum (excluding Outer London waiting, payable if accommodation not taken)

Location:  Youlbury, Oxford

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 40 hours a week

Closing date: Friday 18th January 2019 at 23.59

Interview date: 28th – 29th January (you will be required for both days)


Summary of Job

You will lead a team of staff and volunteers to deliver life changing experiences to all our visitors. This role is incredibly varied with no two days the same as you work with and lead the centre team to ensure every aspect of the centre runs smoothly.  Making sure everything is safe, clean and compliant with current regulations and Scout Adventures Policy.


About You

Most importantly you will be an excellent leader.  This role requires getting the best from the team of staff and volunteers around you.  You will be hands on, leading from the front when necessary and directing from afar as you empower members of the team to take responsibility for executing their ideas and projects. 

You will also have an understanding and passion for the benefits gained from learning outside and residential experiences both in the context of its part in the Scout programme but also within education. You will be able to build relationships with or customers and key influencers locally so your ability to display this knowledge and passion will be truly out to the test.

This is a big team so you will have a desire to learn from those around you as well as share the knowledge and experience you have with colleagues from around the UK as we all work together to grow and improve Scout Adventures


About Us

Here at Scout Adventures we believe that amazing things can happen in the great outdoors. Scout Adventures offers inspiring outdoor learning experiences for both young people and adults. Drawing on over 100 years of Scouting heritage and expertise, we specialise in creating tailor-made packages that are fun, challenging and deliver specific skills and learning outcomes.

Based in stunning rural locations across the UK we offer a wide range of activities from canoeing and high ropes to orienteering and traditional Scouting skills. We are open to Scouts, schools and youth groups.

Working with teachers and youth leaders, we have inspired generations of young people to reach their potential and learn skills for life.


What we can offer you as our Centre Manager:

- Subsidised lunch

- Free parking

- Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year

- Life Assurance

- Simply Health Scheme

- Generous Pension Scheme


The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

To apply please click on the following link to the Scouts website:

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