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National Citizen Service (NCS) is a government-funded programme that brings together young people aged 15-17 and this year engages them in a unique 2-3 week programme.

We are recruiting Team Leaders and Team Assistants to efficiently support teams of up to 15 young people over our 2/3 week NCS summer programmes. As a Team Leader you will have a direct impact upon participant experience and you will be expected to guide, inspire and help to develop your team of young people. You will be supported by a Team Assistant and together you will ensure the successful delivery of our NCS summer programme whilst maintaining participant enjoyment, respect and safety throughout.

What the programme looks like:

Phase 1: The young people take part in exhilarating challenges and team building activities. **Please note that the 3 week programme entails a 5 day residential for Phase 1.

Phase 2: Based in Rotherham/Sheffield, these activities and workshops are designed for the young people to learn life skills and plan their social action project for the following week.

Phase 3: The last week is comprised of 5 days delivering their planned community project within Rotherham.

Phase 4: The Graduation ceremony for young people to receive their NCS certificate takes place the following month after all programmes finish.

NCS is designed to empower young people as they transition into young adults, engaging them in activities that challenge, build confidence and develop skills. More details can be found at www.wearencs.com  

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust Programme/Wave dates: (Applicants may apply to work on more than one date – 1&3, 2&4)

Wave 1: 2 week programme

Start Date – 12th July

End Date – 23rd July

Location – Rotherham/Sheffield (venue TBC)

Wave 2: 3 week programme

Start Date – 19th July

End Date – 6th July

Location – Hope Valley, Castleton (transport provided), Rotherham/Sheffield (venue TBC)

Wave 3: 2 week programme

Start Date – 2nd August

End Date – 13th August

Location – Rotherham/Sheffield (venue TBC)

Wave 4: 3 week programme

Start Date – 9th August

End Date – 27th August

Location – Hope Valley, Castleton (transport provided), Rotherham/Sheffield (venue TBC)

We are looking to build a diverse staff team and welcome applicants with a range of skill-sets and life-experience. Applicants should be passionate about working with young people and have relevant experience and knowledge.

Successful candidates will be required to complete online training modules and attend a 2/3 day compulsory training assessment programme ( 25th, 26th & 27th June) to equip you with specialist knowledge and relevant skills regarding working on NCS. This will include NCS Ethos, First Aid, Youth Mental Health First Aid and residential training.

In return you can earn up to £1500 (TL) per wave worked, subject to the successful completion of the training assessment programme, age and experience.

**Please note this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and validation of references.

Safeguarding: We believe that children and young people should never experience abuse of any kind. We have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children young people, to keep them safe and to practise in a way that protects them.

For further information please email: cwhitehead@rotherhamunited.net

To apply in the first instance please visit https://wearencs.com/work-with-us/on-programme and fill in your details to receive an application pack.

Closing date for applications:

Friday 16th April 2021- Successful applicants will be invited to an interview

Team Leader Job Description

Team Assistant Job Description