National Citizen Service Team Leader

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is recruiting for National Citizen Service Team Leaders.

As part of a larger NCS cohort, you will lead, inspire and guide a team of 16 young people through a four and eight-week programme (including two residential weeks), to help them to develop as a group, overcome challenges and successfully plan and run their own social action projects.

There are two programmes running on the following dates: 8-Week Programme: 29th June – 24th July 27th July – 21st August 4-Week Programme: 13th July – 7th August

You will:

  • Mentor, supervise and deliver a variety of different activities to a group of 16 young people including team-building exercises, teaching life skills and supporting the planning and delivery of a Social Action Project
  • Provide pastoral care for the young people, overseeing the health, safety, and well-being of the group at all times across the entirety of the programme
  • Inspire and motivate young people in your group to remain fully committed to the NCS programme throughout
  • Be a positive role model and an inspiration for your team to help them succeed and achieve their goals throughout their NCS experience
  • Empower each individual young person to develop a range of new skills, encourage them to reflect upon their own progress and development

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a Level 3 qualification in sport or youth and community development (or equivalent)
  • Have previous experience in youth work, teaching, instructing or coaching
  • Work directly with teams of young people, including some with challenging behaviour
  • Display excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Be able to lead a group of young people

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The trust recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.

Wigan Athletic Community Trust

  • Wigan
  • £8.62 per hour
  • 12 February 2020
  • Fixed Term Contract

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