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(NCS) Youth Support Worker

  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/19/87322
  • Published: Mon 28/01/2019, 13:48 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 11/03/2019, 14:08 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £9.40 ph
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Countywide

NCS & The Role of the Youth Support Worker
National Citizen Service with YC Hertfordshire is a fantastic opportunity for 16 and 17 year-olds. It brings together young people from diverse backgrounds, providing them with an amazing once-in-a-lifetime experience and the prospect of making a real difference in the world.

We are looking for seasonal team members to be NCS Youth Support Workers, willing to help guide young people every step of the way as they take on the NCS challenge, gain new skills and make new friends.

The NCS programme for a Youth Support Workers consists of a 4 week “Wave”:

Week 1 – Adventure – a 5 day/4 night residential camping trip supporting young people as they take part in team-building and outdoor activities such as raft-building and high-ropes.

Week 2 – Skills Building – a 5 day/4 night residential stay in university-style accommodation helping young people develop life skills through bespoke workshops such as first aid and mental health awareness.

Weeks 3 & 4 – Social Action – Assisting young people at local venues while they plan, develop and deliver a community-based project that focuses on making a difference in their local area. These 2 weeks are non-residential so workers need to be able to independently travel to the relevant base location.

To be considered for this role you must be available to work Monday to Friday for 4 consecutive weeks over the summer. The dates and locations we are looking to recruit for are listed below:

Hemel Hempstead Area:

  • Monday 1st July to Friday 26th July
  • Monday 15th July to Friday 9th August
  • Monday 29th July to Friday 23rd August
  • Monday 5th August to Friday 30th August

Kings Langley Area:

  • Monday 8th July to Friday 2nd August
  • Monday 29th July to Friday 23rd August

St Albans Area:

  • Monday 1st July to Friday 26th July
  • Monday 8th July to Friday 2nd August
  • Monday 22nd July to Friday 16th August
  • Monday 5th August to Friday 30th August

Harpenden Area:

  • Monday 1st July to Friday 26th July
  • Monday 29th July to Friday 23rd August

Tring Area:

  • Monday 8th July to Friday 2nd August
  • Monday 22nd July to Friday 16th August

What can we offer you?
Skills and experience which will enhance your CV
Paid training, which will take place on a set Saturday in May / June and online
Competitive pay where you can earn approx. £1400 per wave (paid at the end of Sept 2019).
Coach travel, accommodation and meals are provided during the residential weeks.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for highly motivated and energetic individuals with experience of working with young people and feel confident guiding small groups in activities.  Youth Support Workers need to be able to use their own initiative to get tasks done (particularly at the end of a long residential day) and strive at all times to be a positive role-model.

If your application is successfully shortlisted you will be asked to attend one of our Recruitment Days being held on:

  • Saturday 9th March at County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DF
  • Saturday 13th April at County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DF

This is an on-going recruitment process and applications are reviewed on a weekly basis. Places on our recruitment days are limited so apply now for a summer job that can lead to a better CV and a brighter career!

Or to find out more please visit https://jobs.hertfordshire.gov.uk/sectors/working-with-children/work-in-the-national-citizen-service-ncs.aspx

Please ensure you demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification when submitting your application. This can be included in your CV or via a supporting statement

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How to Apply

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  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/19/87322
  • Published: Mon 28/01/2019, 13:48 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 11/03/2019, 14:08 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £9.40 ph
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Countywide

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