Top Job NCS Programme Support Worker (2 posts)

NCS Programme Support Worker (2 posts)

  • Employer - Catch22
  • Reference number - R0001814
  • Sector - Charity
  • Department - The National Citizen Service (NCS)
  • Location - Newcastle & Northumberland
  • Salary - £18,368.23 per annum including benefits
  • Duration - Contract
  • Hours - Full time | 37 hours per week. Fixed term to September 30th 2018.
  • Closing date - Thursday, 23 November 2017


As a NCS Programme Support Worker - National Citizen Service (NCS), you will play a big part in helping to implement a vital programme aimed at empowering young people from different backgrounds to make a positive contribution to society.

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a flagship programme at the heart of the coalition Government'svision for buildinga Big Society. After a successful pilot period, the programme continues to bring together 16 and 17year olds from different backgrounds. 

The NCS aims to support participants' personal and social development and help them develop the confidence; skills and attitudes they need to take on active roles in their communities and develop themselves for their own future. Our aim is to be at the forefront of formulating and delivering this essential programme.

This is a key role within our Catch22 North East team and reports directly to the NCS Co-ordinator. As a NCS Programme Support Worker, you will:

Assist in the recruitment and keep warm of young people from a diverse range of backgrounds and enable them to engage, participate and develop within the NCS programme

Help organise the delivery of the NCS programme and act as an ambassador for Catch22

Devise and deliver six full-time residential weeks to ensure that NCS aims and objectives are met and provide participants with a challenging experience that fuels personal andsocial development

Will work directly with teams of young people to support their development and progression through each phase of the NCS programme

Engage and build positive relationships with young people and their parents/carers in order to provide effective support on a one-to-one or group basis

Ensure good working relationships are maintained with colleagues and partners in your region andother Catch22 employees

Ensure programme content is relevant to the local community and builds on existing relationships with partner individuals and organisations

With your team deliver residential courses that provide participants with a challenging experience that fuels personal and social development

Catch22 is a forward looking social business; a not-for-profit business with a social mission. We have been at the heart of public service delivery for over 200 years, designing and delivering services that transform disadvantaged lives and build stronger communities.

No agencies please.

If you're successful you may be required to consent to relevant checks by the Disclosure Barring Service and the young people you'll be working with may have a say in your appointment. Equal and diverse, we see the potential in everyone.

Please see attached job description for full details of the role. If you would like to discuss this vacancy in more detail please contact Katie Richardson.

Interview information

If shortlisted, you will be notified by email, interviews week beginning 27/11/17. 

Unfortunately we will not be able to contact unsuccessful applicants.

How to apply

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