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£22,000 to £24,000

At The EBP we are passionate about putting our Young People at the heart of all we do, helping them to build skills for work and life.

We are seeking two exceptional individuals to be part of our NCS (National Citizen Service) Team facilitating the delivery of NCS programmes in Northampton and Norfolk. As an NCS Relationship Partner you will be expected to deliver presentations and attend recruitment events designed to encourage young people to express an interest and sign up to the National Citizen Service Programme.

NCS is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for 16 and 17 year olds, helping young people build skills for work and life, whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new friends.

This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals with a hunger for success who have a real passion for exceeding targets and inspiring young people. In return you’ll join a supportive team, with real potential to learn new skills and develop a successful career with a commercially focussed social enterprise.

A driving licence and use of a car for business is essential for this role.

Interested? You are welcome to email Matthew McKeown, Head of Contracts, for further information regarding the role matthew.mckeown@the-ebp.co.uk  

Download a full Job Description for the role here.

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Completed application forms can be emailed to recruitment@the-ebp.co.uk

Closing date for applications:  Wednesday 18th December 2019

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National Minimum Wage + Additional Hourly Rate

As an NCS Team Leader, you will lead a team of up to 16 participants through their NCS experience. You will ensure the safety and engagement of young people in your team, offering pastoral support where appropriate and leading on sessions of guided reflection. You will also take part in all of the activities that your team members undertake, acting as a role model for their development.

Experience working or volunteering with young people is an essential criterion for this role. You will need to be available for the entirety of at least one of the waves listed below. Transport, food & accommodation are provided during residential phases.

Available programme dates:

  • Thurs 25th June –Fri 17th July
  • Thurs 2nd July – Fri 24th July
  • Tues 9th July – Fri 31st July
  • Tues 16th July – Fri 7th Aug

Aim of the role:

  • To safely lead a team of up to 16 young people through each of the 3 phases of the NCS programme and plan/deliver activities where appropriate (depending on model of programme delivery).
  • To supervise the Assistant Team Leader and co-ordinate the workload with them considering their development in the process

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure young people are engaging in activities and manage behaviour issues
  • Responsibility for the health, safety, wellbeing and engagement of young people on a wave
  • Engage with Young People and offer pastoral support
  • Lead Guided Reflection
  • Complete key admin tasks including submitting registers and attendance documents to Wave Leader
  • Feed key information to Wave Leader by set deadlines
  • Follow Safeguarding, incident, information governance, health and safety and risk assessment protocol
  • Ensure activities are inclusive
  • Positively engage with community partners and manage the relationship.

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National Minimum Wage + Additional Hourly Rate

As an NCS Assistant Wave Leader, you will help to lead a wave made up of at least 7 teams each consisting of up to 16 participants, and the associated staff members. You will support the Wave Leader with their responsibility for the health, safety, wellbeing, safeguarding and engagement of staff & young people on the wave. Working with multiple other seasonal staff members you will ensure the smooth running of your chosen programme, assist with the set-up of the programme and provide leadership for other

Experience working or volunteering with young people in a residential capacity is an essential criterion for this role, as is having a full driving licence with access to a car insured for business purposes. You will need to be available for the entirety of at least one of the waves listed below.

Available programme dates:

  • Thurs 25th June –Fri 17th July
  • Thurs 2nd July – Fri 24th July
  • Tues 9th July – Fri 31st July
  • Tues 16th July – Fri 7th Aug

Aim of the role:

  • To provide line management support to Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders and support the Wave Leader in carrying out their main responsibilities.
  • This role may include supporting programme staff with subject matter specialisms as part of its main aim and provide extended pastoral care

Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the health, safety, wellbeing and engagement of staff and young people on a wave
  • Provide specialist support to young people as appropriate and provide advice to Wave/Team/Assistant Team Leader (where appropriate)
  • Be main point of contact between the phase 1 and 2 venue/accommodation partner
  • Facilitate contact with external partners in phase 3
  • Be the main point of contact for teams and provide advice where needed

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National Minimum Wage

 As an NCS Assistant Team Leader, you will support the Team Leader in leading a team of up to 16 participants through their NCS experience. You will help to ensure the safety and engagement of young people in your team, offering pastoral support where appropriate and leading on sessions of guided reflection. You will also take part in all the activities that your team members undertake, acting as a role model for their development.

Experience working or volunteering with young people is an essential criterion for this role. You will need to be available for the entirety of at least one of the waves listed below. Transport, food & accommodation are provided during residential phases.

Available programme dates:

  • Thurs 25th June –Fri 17th July
  • Thurs 2nd July – Fri 24th July
  • Tues 9th July – Fri 31st July
  • Tues 16th July – Fri 7th Aug

Aim of the Role:

  • To safely support a team of up to 16 young people through each of the 3 phases of the NCS programme and deliver activities where appropriate (depending on model of programme delivery).
  • To support the Team Leader in carrying out their main responsibilities

Main Responsibilities

  • Deliver Reflection sessions and develop rapport with young people
  • Responsibility for the health, safety, wellbeing and engagement of young people on a wave
  • Take part in activities with young people as appropriate
  • Provide additional support to young people to enable them to engage fully in each stage of the programme
  • Support Wave/Team Leader with management of boundaries and behavioural issues
  • Support Team Leader in following Policy and procedure in relation to key admin
  • tasks (i.e. reporting, recording, risk assessing)
  • Develop rapport with young people and support positive engagement with external partners

See what's possible when you become an NCS Mentor

National Minimum Wage + Additional Hourly Rate

As an NCS Wave Leader, you will lead a wave made up of at least 7 teams each consisting of up to 16 participants, and the associated staff members. You will have ultimate responsibility for the health, safety, wellbeing, safeguarding and engagement of staff & young people on the wave. Working with multiple other seasonal staff members you will ensure the smooth running of your chosen programme, assist with the set-up and close-down of the programme and line manage at least one other member of staff.

Experience working or volunteering with young people in a residential capacity is an essential criterion for this role, as is having a full driving licence with access to a car insured for business purposes. You will need to be available for the entirety of at least one of the waves listed below.

Available programme dates:

  • Tues 23rd June – Tues 21st July
  • Tues 30th June – Tues 28th July
  • Tues 7th July – Tues 4th Aug
  • Tues 14th July – Tues 11th Aug

Aims of the role:

  • To lead a wave, made up of multiple teams, each having two members of staff and up to 16 participants, through the NCS programme.
  • To provide a point of contact and support for programme staff
  • To be the main point of contact between the wave and the core staff in the delivery partner as well as other outside agencies and stakeholders.

Core Responsibilities:

Pre-Programme

  • Assist operations staff with pre & post programme administration
  • Ensure key planning has been completed for the effective deployment of each phase

On Programme

  • Ultimate responsibility for the health, safety, well-being, safeguarding and engagement of staff and young people on a wave
  • Behaviour management of young people, in conjunction with the Assistant Wave Leader and Team Leaders
  • Provide regular support to staff including appropriate shadowing and deputisation opportunities
  • Ensure key policies and procedures are followed and admin is completed accurately throughout the wave. ‘Key admin’ may include but is not limited to: turn up numbers throughout the programme, incident reporting, safeguarding reporting, risk assessments, staff management.
  • Ensure programme components and activities are properly delivered using appropriate resources as made available and directed through OPG to delivery partners each year.
  • Relationship management with residential partners
  • Ultimate disciplinary authority on the wave
  • Line management responsibility for the Assistant Wave Leader(s) and/or Team Leaders if there is no Assistant Wave Leader.
  • Quality assurance for both programme and wave staff

Post-Programme

  • Assist operations staff with wave close-down activities

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We know that a job is not just about the money. It’s about learning new skills, developing yourself and pushing your comfort zones. This is why we invest in career development.

We understand that our people operate best when they are well rested and are able to enjoy downtime away from work.

As well as paying market rate salaries, we offer some fantastic financial benefits.

A healthy work/life balance is important, but we recognise that you will spend a large proportion of your waking hours at work. This is why we look after you when you are with us.

We believe it’s the little things that help make The EBP a great place to work.

Safeguarding

At The EBP children and young people are at the heart of everything we do, therefore our top priority is the protection and safeguarding of children and young people. The EBP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff, partners and volunteers to share this commitment.

We ensure staff are recruited under our robust safer recruitment processes, which includes checking references and enhanced DBS checks where applicable. All staff and volunteers are required to complete mandatory safeguarding training regardless of whether they work with children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We have a suite of safeguarding procedures, policies and guidance for all of our managers, staff and volunteers to ensure we actively promote children and young people’s welfare and safety in all activities.

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