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Vacancy: NCS Recruitment and Engagement Officer

11 September 2018

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Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic, and target driven person to effectively recruit, engage 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 engagement with young people in educational, residential and non-traditional settings and should also have experience in providing motivational and engaging activities for young people to increase a range of skills. Prior experience of NCS and/or community outreach work is desirable.

Applicants should have a good knowledge and understanding of youth engagement, a proven record of successful engagement with 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, Monday 15th October 2018
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 22nd October 2018

To apply: please email CV and a covering letter to levi.ashton@sufc-community.co.uk marked PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL

Click here to download a full job description and guidance on how to apply, also available on www.sufc-community.com

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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