YOUTH PROGRAMME LEADER
Top up your salary, boost your CV and make a difference this summer! Flexible paid roles throughout June-September with NCS The Challenge.
Salary: £1,300 - £1,790
Role length: 10- 14 days per placement
Location: Greater London, parts of Kent, Bucks & Berks, Surrey, West Midlands, Yorkshire, Greater Manchester & Lancashire.
About the role
Join The Challenge, the UK’s largest provider of NCS, this summer as a Youth Programme Leader and play an integral role in our pastoral seasonal staff team.
NCS (National Citizen Service) is a government-backed initiative with a mission to equip 15-17 year olds with the confidence, skills and support they need to make a real difference in their local communities.
Working closely with the core staff team at The Challenge, Youth Programme Leaders act as the ‘face’ of NCS on-site. Our leaders oversee the smooth day-to-day running of the programme, taking on responsibility for the safety and well-being of up to 84 young people, and line-managing a team of seasonal staff through the NCS programme.
Other responsibilities include:
- Working with the Pastoral Care Lead to manage and support challenging behaviour
- Providing performance feedback to your seasonal staff team
- Liaise with core The Challenge staff to ensure the programme runs to schedule
- Hold all sensitive information about participants in line with The Challenge’s data protection policies.
- Experience of working with young people
- Experience of line-managing a team of staff or volunteers
- Experience of motivating large groups
- Ability to manage and support challenging behaviour
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, make decisions under pressure and adapt working styles for different groups
- Understanding of safeguarding and health & safety guidelines
- Positive and motivated attitude, with a passion for building stronger communities
This partly residential role is perfect for an experienced professional with a background in the education or youth work sector.
Find out more about our 2019 seasonal roles, and the NCS programme, at ncs.the-challenge.org/jobs.
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£1,300 - £1,790 per 10-14 day placement