SWFCCP is seeking to appoint enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated Assistant Team Leaders for our Summer 2021 NCS Programme.

NCS is a voluntary programme for 15-17-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)

Main Roles and Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Support Team Leader in engaging 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 support the team leader in signposting links to other education and volunteering provisions for young people.
  • Support the team Leader in keeping accurate up to date filing systems, data and records relating to NCS projects throughout employment in line with GDPR.
  • 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.

Qualifications 

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 30th March 2021

Interview dates to be held throughout March & April.

Please click here to download the application.