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NCS Team Leader

The main function of this role is to successfully lead a group of up to 16 young people (aged 15-17) through the NCS Summer programme during each 2-week programme. This includes being a Team Leader on a 4-night, 5-day residential trip and then support the successful completion of Social Action Projects in your local community during the 2nd week.

Contact Name
Rachel Hildreth
Contact Email
Yorkshire Cricket Foundation

About NCS Team Leader

Key Responsibilities:

  1. To successfully Lead, Inspire and Motivate a team of up to 16 young people, aged between 15-17 years old, through the NCS programme ensuring a positive experience.
  2. To facilitate team building & reflection activities during the programme and offer guidance to the young people to ensure maximum development throughout.
  3. To work alongside the Wave Leader to deal with challenging behaviour and any additional support needed.
  4. To facilitate the delivery of the teams Social Action Projects during phase 3 of the programme.
  5. To demonstrate all NCS Core Components given by the NCS Manager and Wave Leader.
  6. To safeguard young people during the NCS programme and report concern / issues to the Wave Leader or NCS Manager.
  7. To follow all policies and procedures provided by the NCS Manager and in some cases the Wave Leader.
  8. To ensure all logistics and administration tasks are complete to a high standard in accordance with Yorkshire Cricket Foundation's policies and procedures.
  9. Be responsible for representing Yorkshire Cricket Foundation during NCS in a professional manner.
  10. To undertake the NCS training weekend.

Skills and Experience required:

  1. Experience working with young people in either a youth or sport setting is essential
  2. Ability to Inspire, Motivate and Empower a team of young people with a passion and enjoyment for working with young people
  3. Proven ability to problem-solve and work using own initiative
  4. Ability to build rapport and maintain effective relationships with young people and to have confidence in developing the respect of young people
  5. Strong leadership and communication skills
  6. Proven ability to work with young people from diverse communities and to implement equal and inclusive practices
  7. A strong understanding of safeguarding practices and the ability to sign post to relevant agencies
  8. To constantly listen to the needs of the young people, and report to the NCS Wave Leader assigned to your wave with any issues.
  9. A proven ability to effectively resolve potential or existing conflict
  10. Experience with project planning and delivery to ensure good quality social action projects during phase 3.
  11. Strong administrative and organisational skills
  12. Experience building relationships with external partners

Note: The role does involve training, supervising, working with and/or being in sole charge of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Check. A disclosure is an impartial and confidential document that details an individual's criminal record and where appropriate gives details of those who are banned from working with children.

The role is also subject to the completion of reference checks and the successful completion of NCS training.

Training dates will be Saturday 25th June – Sunday 26th June.

Dates and locations:


Wave 1 – Monday 4th July – Friday 15th July

Wave 2 – Monday 18th July – Friday 29th July


Monday 11th July – Friday 22nd July


Monday 1st August – Friday 12th August


Monday 1st August – Friday 12th August

Please note – multiple waves are possible across different areas so please make us aware of the location(s) you are applying to.

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