Support Worker

Hertford, Hertfordshire
£8.94 - £9.89 per hour
03 May 2017
30 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

NCS Youth Support Worker - HCC07272

Job Number: HCC07272

Location: Countywide

Directorate: Education and Early Intervention

Contract Type: Fixed Term


Salary Range: £8.94 - £9.89 per hour

Hours: 37 (on average) per week

Contract: Fixed Term (min of 4 weeks)

Are you over 20 years old and looking for a job during the summer?

Do you have an interest in helping young people to develop their skills and confidence?

You could earn on average £1400 per 4-week wave by working as a Youth Support Worker (NCS) with YC Hertfordshire!

YC Hertfordshire is delivering the National Citizen Service (NCS) during summer 2017 across the county.

NCS offers young people aged 16-17 (to 24 for those with a learning disability) the opportunity to develop the skills, confidence and attitudes to support them in engaging with their local community and volunteer in a social action project.

We require youth support workers who are aged over 20 to assist in the delivery of the programme who are able to commit to a minimum of 4 consecutive weeks. The first 2 weeks of the programme are residential and you must stay at the venue for the two consecutive Monday – Fridays. Accommodation and meals are provided free of charge during this time.

We are looking for highly motivated and energetic individuals with experience of working with young people. The role will involve supporting young people to develop personal and social skills through residential and social action programmes, enabling them to grow in confidence and gain resilience.

The programme for 2017 will be running from 26 June until 25 August.

Mandatory 2-day training will be provided in May and June. All training sessions will take place on weekends.

This is an on-going recruitment process and applications are reviewed on a weekly basis with frequent interview dates so we strongly advise that you submit your application as soon as possible!

If you have any queries regarding the role please contact Nick Greenwood via the apply button

Closing date: 31 July 2017.

Additional Information

Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information click here

We provide services to the general public, customers and service users; therefore you will be able to communicate fluently in the English language both verbally and in writing.

As part of the application you will be prompted to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the PERSON SPECIFICATION area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application may be rejected.