NCS Team Leader // Summer 2021

Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to employ several enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated individuals to deliver our successful NCS programme. All of our community programmes are aimed at strengthening self-esteem, developing personal skills, promoting healthy behaviours and lifestyles, and in doing so improve academic achievement, enhance employability and increase the feeling of self-worth and wellbeing.

Team Leaders are responsible for the management of an NCS team consisting of up to 16 young people aged 15-17. There will be 2x Team Leaders per team of up to 16 young people. Team Leaders should be driven, passionate and have the ability to coach, motivate, lead and support a group of young people.

For an informal conversation about the role please call Adam Ledger on 07940 546 757.

 

High Level Summary:

Term: Seasonal – July and August programmes with additional training dates in June.

Salary:

Per 3 week programme – from £788.64* to £1036.64*

Per 2 week programme – from £393.60* to £501.60*

*(National Minimum Wage age dependant)

Start Dates:

Wave 1 – 3 weeks (residential) – 5th July to 23rd July

Wave 2 – 2 weeks (non-residential) – 19th July to 31st July

Wave 3 – 3 weeks (residential) – 2nd August to 20th August

Wave 4 – 2 weeks (non-residential) – 16th August to 27th August

Closing Date: 16th May 2021

Interviews: Interviews will be conducted and arranged once the application form is received. The last interview date will be 21st May 2021.

 

To Apply: please complete the application form (link at the bottom of the page) and send to adam.ledger@sufc-community.co.uk

 

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

 

About the role:

 NCS is a government funded programme which aims to bring 15-17-year olds together from different backgrounds, embarking on a journey that builds life skills for work and life whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new people.  During the three-week residential programme, or two-week non-residential programme, the young people get the opportunity to take part in a range of outdoor activities as well as making a difference in their local community.

The role may require overnight stay on a residential (3-week programme) and the potential to work some evenings and weekends, to achieve the outcomes of the NCS programme and the group’s goals.

Applicants should have a good knowledge and understanding of youth engagement, knowledge and experience of working with groups of young people, experience of planning and coordinating inclusive social action projects for young people and a desire to support the personal development of individuals.

 

About Sheffield United Community Foundation:

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

Please note that all suitable candidates will be subject to satisfactory references and Enhanced DBS procedures. We welcome applications from applicants with disabilities, groups of minority, and don’t discriminate against any age groups.

NCS Staff Application Form

NCS Team Leader Job Specification 2021