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From the County Office…..

Following a formal search within Staffordshire County, there were a number of nominations from which the search committee short-listed candidates who were invited to interview. Following interviews, it has been decided that no appointment will be made at this time and we are relaunching the CC search and welcome nominations from interested parties.

So what is the role?

In a nutshell, the County Commissioner needs to:

inspire and enthuse people
apply strategic thinking to a challenge
build and lead a team of key volunteers
be resourceful and energetic
believe passionately about developing young people and volunteers

What support is there?

The County Commissioner is supported by the County Team, County Trustees, the Regional Commissioner, other County Commissioners in the Region, and the HQ team based in the Region and at Gilwell Park. A full induction to the role is available including a visit to Gilwell Park to meet with various HQ staff and volunteers.

What do I need to do?

We need you to nominate someone, or some people, who you think would make a great contribution to the role of County Commissioner. You may wish to apply for the role yourself that would be great! We would also consider a ‘team’ nomination or other opportunities to share the role. Any nomination you make will be kept in the strictest confidence. Previous applicants are welcome to self-nominate again.

There are a number of different ways to nominate yourself or someone else:

If you would like to discuss the role, or to make a nomination, please contact Sam Booth, Interim Area Growth and Development Manager,

Download the vacancy pack (http://scouts-news.org.uk/31ME-IEM9-3D5D0B-9IYR8-1/c.aspx) which unpacks the role in more detail.

Apply or nominate someone online now at the link here (http://scouts-news.org.uk/31ME-IEM9-3D5D0B-9IYR9-1/c.aspx)

The closing date for receiving applications is Monday 4 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to consider the role carefully, if you have any questions please do get in touch!