NCS Team Assistant

West Sussex, Chichester
Up to £8.35 per hour
09 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Manpower UK
Job Type
This is your chance to support 15-17 year olds in your local community next summer. Join West Sussex County Council as a Team Assistant, and you'll help to deliver their National Citizenship Service programme. In your role, you'll lead a group of 15-17 year olds for a 20 day period (plus training) for selected dates during July and August 2018.

As a Team Assistant, your main responsibilities will be to:
* Assist in delivering an innovative National Citizenship Service programme, which supports the participant's personal and social development
* Ensure the safety and wellbeing of a group of 15-17 year olds, alongside the Team Leader
* Attend and participate in the planning and delivery of events and related meetings and assist with any related administration as required
* Ensure the requirements of West Sussex County Council's equal opportunities policies are met
* Ensure policies and procedures for health and safety are adhered to by undertaking risk assessments, record and report incidents, and carrying out any other duties as required

The ideal candidate will have:
* The ability to develop programmes and activities that respond to the group's interests
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* The ability to pull together a variety of sources of information in order to answer queries
* The ability to work as part of a team as well as motivate and support team members
* The ability to work on your own initiative
* Previous experience working with children/teenagers, either voluntarily or within paid employment
* A satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) certificate

The hourly pay rate for this role will be £8.35. Candidates may be eligible for a bonus upon successful completion of the project.

The dates of the programme are*:

Wave 1 - 2nd July 2018 - 27th July 2018
Wave 2 - 16th July 2018 - 10th August 2018
Wave 3 - 30th July 2018 - 24th August 2018

* Successful candidates will be able to choose from one of the above dates most suited to them, which includes 2 x 5 day residentials and 2 x 5 days blocks within the local community (non-residential)

Selection days will be held in Spring 2018

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