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NCS Leader

Department: Education and Employability

Reporting to: NCS Programme Lead

Hours: Various (Seasonal – Full time during programme delivery)

Salary: £ Various dependent on Role and Age

Location: Burton and Residential

Contract Type: Seasonal

Closing Date: Sunday 18th  April

Interview Date: Friday 23rd  April or Monday 26th April (evening interviews)

Summary of your role:

Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) is the independent charitable arm of Burton Albion FC and is looking to recruit NCS Leaders. As a leader you will be a positive role model that will coach and motivate a team of 15/16 diverse Young People. Your role will require you to support, stretch and maximize the learning for all the participants throughout the NCS Programme. We are looking for leaders who can commit to working with their team of 15/16 Young People, for the entire length of the programme.

All successfully appointed leaders will be expected to attend compulsory two/three days training programme that will be held on weekends in June.

There will also be a requirement to attend and work at one keep warm event per month prior to the residential. In addition, you will be expected to assist with the delivery of the Graduation ceremony which will be scheduled for around three/four weeks after completion of the programme this will be for approximately four hours.

This position requires flexibility as the role requires occasional evening and weekend work and some residential work.

Your key responsibilities, but not limited to:

  • -Actively attend the Keep warm and Parent Information evenings as requested by the NCS Programme Lead.
  • -Support your group of Young People through a structured programme of activities at each phase of the programme.
  • -Support the team with shared night duty responsibilities.
  • -Inspire and motivate the Young People in your group to remain fully committed to the NCS program throughout.
  • -Be a positive role model to Young People.
  • -Provide pastoral care, guided reflection, and discipline of Young People especially those within your team.
  • -Support in the delivery of guided reflection sessions with your team of Young People.
  • -Supervise Young People on coach journeys.
  • -Provide first aid to Young People when required and complete relevant paperwork.
  • -Safeguarding of Young People is paramount, and you must report any issues to the Safeguarding officer.
  • -Report any concerns/ incidents to the NCS Programme Lead as soon as possible. 
  • -Help keep your team on task and punctual to each and all activities.
  • -Work alongside and support any volunteers allocated to your team.
  • -Ensure the participants remain safe and adhere to Health and Safety guidelines, throughout the programme and during their social action project phase.
  • -Complete the incident report form within 48 hours of any incident taking place.
  • -Be proactive and decisive.
  • -Support the NCS Programme Lead, to make sure all paperwork is completed, including registers and risk assessments.
  • -Live with and support participants in residential activities in the residential aspects of the programme. This will include supervision of evening activities and dorms.
  • -Undertake monitoring and evaluation were required.
  • -Support and maintain contact, meet face to face and be available to support your team during the planning and delivery of the ‘Social Action’ project.
  • -Support and maintain contact, meet face to face and be available to support your team during the planning and delivery of the ‘Social Action’ project.
  • -When dealing with customers, clients or general public uphold high standards of customer care and attention at all times, promoting the image of Burton Albion Football Club and Burton Albion Community Trust.

You Must Have:

  • -Must be over 18 years of age to apply for this role.
  • -Successful candidates will have experience in youth work, teaching, instructing, coaching, or working on NCS.
  • -Experience of working directly with teams of Young People (either in voluntary or paid capacity), including some with challenging behaviour.
  • -Experience of facilitating small group discussions and reflecting on learning.
  • -A knowledge and understanding of Safeguarding procedures.
  • -An understanding of the NCS programme.
  • -Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety procedures.
  • -Able to lead and work as part of a team.

Equal Opportunities:

We are dedicated to fostering a diverse and dynamic working environment by building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more wide-ranging we are, the better our work will be.

We are committed to Safeguarding children and adults at risk. The necessary Disclosure and Barring Service check will apply to this post

Application process:

  1. If you would like to work at Burton Albion Community Trust as an NCS Leader download an application form and a copy of the full job profile located on the Burton Albion Community website

  2. Please send a fully completed application form for the role via email to:
  • If you require any further information or wish to discuss the opportunity, please contact Louise Allman at