Vacancy – NCS Operations Lead

By July 12, 2019News


JOB ADVERT – NCS Operations Lead


Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic, and target driven person to effectively recruit, develop and deliver the NCS project through Summer and Autumn delivery programmes to meet the aims of the Foundation and wider NCS region.


About the role:

The successful candidate will have a proven record of successful communication with young people in educational and non-traditional settings and should also have experience in data management, office based organisational skills and effective non-verbal communication with young people to support the success of the NCS programme. Prior experience of NCS and/or community outreach work as well as prior use of the CRM system Salesforce is desirable.

Applicants should have a good knowledge and understanding of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, a proven record of successfully recruiting young people, a secure understanding of monitoring and evaluation processes, and experience of delivering a range of initiatives to support improvements to the NCS experience.

As an employed member of staff at Sheffield United Community Foundation you will be entitled to statutory holidays that include bank holidays as well as adopting a flexible working policy. You will be required to attend regular NCS and Foundation meetings and manage your own time and performance.


About Sheffield United Community Foundation:

Sheffield United Community Foundation is the official registered charity of Sheffield United Football Club, working in the areas of Sports Participation, Education & Training, Health & Wellbeing, Community Cohesion and NCS.


Our Mission –

Our goal is to build links between the football club and the community using the appeal of football and sport in general to encourage, motivate and inspire all individuals, regardless of background, to achieve their potential.

The community programmes are aimed at strengthening self-esteem, developing personal skills, promoting health and wellbeing, improving academic achievement and generally empowering people in the local area.


NCS Strand –

NCS is a 3-week project designed to engaged young people, aged 15 – 17. The 3-week programme will equip young people with valuable skills for work and life. The project is devised into 4 stages; Adventure – week of adventure, enjoying some adrenaline-fuelled activities including rock-climbing, canoeing, hiking, and archery. Discovery – stay in uni-style accommodation, learn how to cook, live independently, and learn huge skills that make for a killer CV. Action – change the world around, that’s why this week is dedicated to delivering their very own social action project. Graduation – celebrate after the programme, all the NCS graduates are rewarded with a memorable celebration after doing inspirational work in their community.


High level summary:


Term: 12-month fixed term

Salary: £16,000 – £18,000 (dependant on experience)

Closing date: 5pm, Friday 19th July 2019

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 22nd July 2019

To apply: please email CV and a covering letter to marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

A job description and guidance on how to apply can be found on our website here: NCS Operations Lead – Job Description

Sheffield United Community Foundation promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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