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Job Vacancy: NCS Assistant Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity to join Bristol City Robins Foundation as our NCS Assistant Co-Ordinator.

Do you have?

  • Experience of working with young people, particularly 15-17 year olds?
  • An understanding of the issues faced by young people?
  • Knowledge and understanding of delivering the NCS programme?

If so, we want to talk to you...

Bristol City Robins Foundation is a registered charity, which strives to make a positive difference for all through sport and learning. We recognise the positive impact we have on the community, but are continually looking to develop and expand our reach.

We require a full time NCS Assistant Co-Ordinator to deliver the programme

Main Responsibilities:

  • To promote NCS in schools, college and other settings across the local area as agreed in the organisational recruitment plan 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with schools, colleges, local authorities and other key stakeholders to promote the NCS opportunity 

  • Identify and engage with key contacts in schools/colleges who are in a position to arrange NCS recruitment events 

  • Liaise with school/college key contacts to ensure an academic year round suite of NCS recruitment and engagement events are agreed in 100% of allocated mainstream schools 

  • Liaise with school/college key contacts to ensure school support with parent/guardian engagement 

  • Arrange and deliver events which engage with parents/guardians during the recruitment period of NCS to ensure they have a full understanding of the NCS programme and the benefits of the programme to their child 

  • Deliver presentations and other agreed recruitment events to all allocated secondary schools, non- mainstream schools, colleges, and other organisations that engage with the 15-17 age group 

  • Process documentation from recruitment events timely and accurate manner 

  • Engage, support and encourage young people who have expressed an interest in the NCS programme to convert from expression of interest to full sign up
  • To achieve weekly and monthly recruitment targets as set out by the NCS Co-Ordinator
  • To report key information to the NCS Co-Ordinator following each recruitment event, including volume of EOIs generated, audience size, conversion rates and recruitment volumes at individual recruitment sites 

  • Monitor volume of sign ups generate at each recruitment event and adjust recruitment plans accordingly to maximise participation in the NCS programme 

  • Attend regular team and organisation meetings reporting key performance achievements/areas for
  • Embed the Programme Quality Framework into all recruitment and engagement activities
  • Effectively engage with and manage relationships with schools, colleges, training/community providers and key delivery partners in order to plan, facilitate and deliver recruitment and promotional activities to maximise NCS programme participation
  • To act as Wave Leader during the delivery of NCS programmes, adhering to the Wave Leader roles and responsibilities at all times when acting in this role
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested by the line manager/organisation

You will have:

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with the ability to influence, persuade and listen to others effectively 

  • Experience of delivering presentations to large audiences 

  • Experience and/or knowledge of secondary and higher education sector or youth engagement / local authority sector 

  • Ability to relate well to young people from a wide range of backgrounds, engage them in activities which support their development and relate sensitively and confidentially to the needs of young people, parents and their families

  • Experience of working to quantitative and qualitative targets 

  • Excellent time management, administration and problem solving skills 
  • A commitment to supporting young people and the principles of equality and diversity 

  • An understanding of safeguarding and health and safety in a youth work setting
  • Ability to work on independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills including written, telephone and interpersonal skills
  • Proven planning and organisation skills
  • A clean driving licence and access to a car
  • Strong administrative and IT skills, in particular Microsoft Office and Google packages

We would also like you to have:

  • Experience with the NCS programme and a sound understanding of the programme and its objectives
  • Experience of working of data inputting and working with a CRM system
  • Knowledge of adhering to GDPR 

We will give you:

  • A holiday allowance of 25 days. 
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • Generous continuous personal development budget.
  • The opportunity to be part of an incredible journey.

This position is full time (37.5 hours per week)from September 2nd 2019, but candidates will be expected to put time into self-development immediately. Candidates must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and email to;

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7thAugust 2019 at 5pm.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday, 14thAugust 2019.

We would be looking for the successful candidate to start as soon as possible.

Safeguarding Statement:

Bristol City Robins Foundation are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to endorse this commitment.

Equality Statement:

The successful candidate must ensure a positive commitment towards equality and diversity by treating others fairly and not committing any form of direct or indirect discrimination, victimisation or harassment of any description and to promote positive working relationships between all internal and external stakeholders.



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