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Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £17,267 - £18,556   Working Pattern:Zero hours- permanent
Location: Various   Reference: 17538

Closing date:

18 March 2019 at midday
Cambridgeshire County Council are looking to appoint relief youth support staff to facilitate the delivery of our 10 National Citizenship Service (NCS) programmes across Cambridgeshire during summer 2019. We are recruiting to the following roles in Cambridge, Huntingdon, St Neots and the Fenland area.

Our summer NCS programmes run for four weeks, two of which are residential based. You will be required to be available throughout the whole programme, however you will have your weekends free.

Youth Support Workers – JNC Pay Point 2 (unqualified) Salary£16,757 pro rata or 3-6 Salary £17,267-£18,556 pro rata. (Dependent on experience and qualifications). This means you can expect to earn between £1705.11 and £1856.70 gross per 4 week programme. Hours worked will need to be claimed for and are paid one month in arrears.

As a youth support worker you will need to be confident and have the ability to inspire and motivate a team of young people on the NCS programme while supporting the lead youth support worker with daily tasks as needed.

Below are the programme dates in each of the three areas:

Huntingdonshire: July 8th – Aug 2th AND July 22nd – August 16th

Fenland: July 29th – August 23rd

Cambridge: July 8th – August 2nd AND July 22nd – August 16th

A (JNC) qualification in youth and community work or other relevant youth work qualifications are desirable but not essential. Experience of working with young people, energy and enthusiasm is essential. Safeguarding and residential experience is desirable for this role, however full training will be given prior to the programme. Ability to drive a minibus is a preference but again not essential.

All staff are required to attend a non-paid residential training weekend from 7pm on Friday 26th April 2019 until midday on Sunday 28th April 2019 at Grafham Water Centre to enable you to deliver our NCS programme. The successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For an informal discussion or to ask questions about the roles and NCS please contact Kim Jeffries County NCS Manager on 01480 810521 or email Kim.Jeffries@cambridgeshire.gov.uk or visit http://www.ncsyes.co.uk/

Interviews will take place on 4th April in Cambridge



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