NCS Team Leaders (Delivery Workers)

To lead a Team of young people aged 15-17 with the support of another Delivery Worker through the NCS programme. The Delivery Worker facilitates and encourages young people’s achievements, while guiding each NCS member on an individual learning journey. Full training will be provided.

What are you going to do

National Citizen Service (NCS)

The National Citizen Service is a youth programme for 16 and 17 year olds launched nationwide in 2013. Participants experience residential activities away from home and team-based skill building sessions, before developing their own Social Action Project (SAP) designed to benefit their local communities. NCS aims to create a more cohesive, engaged and responsible society.

Taking part will result in young people:

  • Learning some new skills
  • Meeting new people
  • Making a real difference to the community or an issue they care about

National Citizen Service will take place during the summer at the end of Year 11 and 12. It will run for four weeks full-time, including two weeks away from home. After that, participants complete 2 weeks of Social Action in their community.

Working in a team, young people will have the chance to take part in exciting outdoor activities like coasteering, canoeing and abseiling.

Participants also get the opportunity to design and deliver their own project in their local community. This could mean working with other young people to improve the area where they live, benefiting everyone who lives there.

National Citizen Programme (NCS)

NCS is a 4-week personal development programme for 16-17 year olds in Year 11/12. Teams of up to 15 young people take part in a challenging and action-packed programme, a major part of which involves a social action project in the community.

NCS Teams are made up of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. This Team 'mix' is a unique ingredient, which contributes to the development of all Team members.

The NCS Team develops confidence, motivation and skills and offers young people the opportunity to gain qualifications. Taking part will result in young people learning some new skills, meeting new people, making a real difference to the community or an issue they care about.

NCS activities are carried out under the guidance of the Delivery Workers who ensures a supportive learning environment, which is vital to successful personal development.

Context of Work

NCS is delivered nationally by a network of 'Delivery Partners', organisations from the public, private and voluntary sectors who are committed to the development of young people. Delivery Partners work within the NCS Trust guidelines to deliver a programme of the highest quality in partnership with a regional delivery partner.

Purpose of Job

To lead a Team of individuals with support of another Delivery Worker through the NCS programme. The Delivery Worker facilitates and encourages young people's achievements, while guiding each NCS member on an individual learning journey.

Delivery Worker Person Specification

Skills,Knowledge and Abilities

Essential

  • The ability to provide leadership in a challenging environment
  • The ability to provide a positive role model for young people
  • Enthusiasm, stamina and a willingness to work unsociable hours when necessary
  • The capacity to engage with people at all levels
  • Commitment to motivate and inspire disaffected young people to achieve their potential
  • Experience of working with groups of young people
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • Ability to maintain appropriate personal boundaries with young people

 

EMPLOYMENT DATES AVAILABLE:

There are a number of options for Summer 2019:

1st July - 26th July - Gloucestershire

8th July – 2nd August - Gloucestershire

15th July - 9th August – Gloucestershire

22nd July – 16th August – Gloucestershire

29th July – 23rd August – Gloucestershire

5th August – 30th August - Gloucestershire

And/or:

1st July – 26th July - Worcestershire

15th July – 9th August - Worcestershire

29th July – 23rd August – Worcestershire

And/or

8th July – 2nd August - Hereford

5th August – 30th August - Hereford

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and mandatory pre programme training.

What we offer:

  • Training
  • FREE First Aid Qualification
  • Competitive Salary

What we ask:

  • No minimum education required
  • DBS will be required to be completed
  • Applicants must be 18 or over

Extra information

Education Level
Other
Location
South West
Working hours per week
30 - 40
Type of Contract
Temporary Full Time
Salary indication
Between £6.15 and £8.21 per hour
Responsible for
Young People
Published at
15-05-2019
Type of Job
Sport / Adventure, Teaching / Instructors / Guides
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Yes
Cover Letter Required
No
Languages
English

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