SWFCCP is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated Team Leaders for our Summer 2020 NCS Programme.
NCS is a voluntary four – week programme for 16-17-year old’s that promote:
- A more cohesive society by mixing participants of different backgrounds
- A more responsible society by supporting the transition into adulthood for young people
- A more engaged society by enabling young people to work together to create social action projects in their communities. (For more information visit www.wearencs.com)
- To Implement a high quality NCS experience to a team of up to 16 Young People.
- To Implement the NCS operational guidance towards delivering a successful quality programme.
- Engagement with local volunteer center, community groups and charities for social action project opportunities.
- To safeguard Young People during NCS reporting and concerns or incidents to the NCS Manager.
- To help create signposting links to other education and volunteering provisions for young people.
- Keep accurate up to date filing systems, data and records relating to NCS projects throughout employment in line with GDPR.
- To undertake project evaluation and monitoring as required
- To ensure equality of opportunity is afforded to all persons both internal and external, actively seeking to eliminate any direct or indirect discriminatory practices/behaviour.
- To maintain Continuous Personal Development (CPD) and training specific to role.
- To undertake other duties and responsibilities as required from time to time commensurate with the grade of the post.
- To work evening and weekends as the requirements of the job demands.
- Graduate or Graduate Calibre or a relevant Youth Work qualification.
- First Aid Certificate (willingness to update)
- In date safeguarding (willingness to update)
- Previous success in managing and motivating people in challenging environments.
- Experience working with or for a charitable cause/fundraising
- Full UK driving licence and a car available for work use or have access to regular and reliable public transport.
Skills & Experience
- To have at least one years’ experience working with young people either in a youth or sport environment.
- A proven record of demonstrating problem solving skills and using initiative.
- Experience of engaging with and delivering activities to people with Disabilities would be an advantage.
- Practical and demonstratable ability to build rapport and maintain effective relationships with young people.
- A sound working knowledge of the barriers people face and the practical means in which these can be overcome and signpost to the relevant agencies, which can support.
- Experience of delivering projects that involve young people aged 15-17 years old.
- A proven record of accomplishment of working with external partners.
- Examples of self-motivation and the ability to work on own initiative.
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to lead a team of up to 16 young people.
- Good organisational skills.