Careers at HCT

NCS Team Leader (Seasonal)

Temporary

Job Summary 

NCS require quality team leaders to take charge of young people during our four weekly programmes (minimum requirement is 4 consecutive weeks – 8 weeks employment is available depending on your level of commitment)

Week 1: Away residential (Mon-Fri at an outdoor adventure centre in the UK)

Week 2: Home residential – Life skills week (Based at the Storthes Hall complex)

Week 3: University planning week (Mon-Fri 9-5)

Week 4: Social action delivery (Mon – Fri – 30 hours) Partnered with a local charity/community group delivering fundraising and a social action project.

Experience of working with young people in a supervisory capacity

Experience of good safe-guarding practice(s)

Ability to use own initiative.

Ability to plan and manage time effectively to ensure the young people remain focussed throughout.

Resolve minor behavioural challenges

The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of helping young people to progress, encourage teamwork, leadership and communication whilst being happy working in and outdoors.

Salary: £1,605.00 /month

Please apply by sending a CV and Covering Letter to katy.stockdale@huddersfieldcommunitytrust.co.uk 

 

NCS Assistant Team Leader (Seasonal) 

Huddersfield Community Trust – Huddersfield

£1,509 a month – Temporary
Job Summary 

NCS require quality assistant team leaders to assist a group of young people during our four weekly programmes (minimum requirement is 4 consecutive weeks – 8 weeks employment is available depending on your level of commitment)

Week 1: Away residential (Mon-Fri at an outdoor adventure centre in the UK)

Week 2: Home residential – Life skills week (Based at the Storthes Hall complex)

Week 3: University planning week (Mon-Fri 9-5)

Week 4: Social action delivery (Mon – Fri – 30 hours) Partnered with a local charity/community group delivering fundraising and a social action project.

Experience of working with young people in a supervisory capacity

Ability to use own initiative.

Ability to plan and manage time effectively to ensure the young people remain focussed throughout.

The ideal candidate will enjoy the challenge of helping young people to progress, encourage teamwork, leadership and communication whilst being happy working in and outdoors.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £1,508.70 /month

Please apply by sending a CV and Covering Letter to katy.stockdale@huddersfieldcommunitytrust.co.uk 

NCS Programmes Coordinator 

Overall Purpose of The Role

Huddersfield Community Trust based at The Zone in Huddersfield have been commissioned to expand the delivery of The National Citizen Service (NCS) programme and will now be the prime delivery partner in Huddersfield.  The NCS programme offers 16 and 17 year-olds from different backgrounds the opportunity to build skills for future work and life. The scheme aims to bring young people from different backgrounds together to develop greater confidence, self-awareness and responsibility. It encourages personal and social development by working on skills like leadership, teamwork and communication. The skills learned through voluntary social action are widely documented to have a positive impact on the employability skills of a young person.

 

Main Responsibilities

 

Knowledge Skills and Experience Required

  • Manage the setup of high quality and locally grounded programs delivering throughout summer and autumn seasons
  • Ensure quality community projects are in place to allow young people to make a difference in their local communities
  • Plan key logistics for delivery, including liaising with transport providers, food delivery and accommodation venues
  • Responsibility for monitoring all seasonal staff recruitment and enrolment in support of our staffing coordinator
  • Build key stake holder partnerships within the local community to provide further opportunities with phase 3A and B of programme delivery
  • Support all delivery programs, working with programme managers closely to ensure best practice at all times
  • Oversee staff training and seasonal staff development
  • Attend regional meetings, national conferences and YH2 forum meetings
  • Support on the national innovation pilot with Kirklees council

Essential Attributes

  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Experience in management
  • Experience of project development
  • Experience of working with diverse community groups and generating partnerships
  • Experience of managing critical incidents effectively
  • Good knowledge of NCS
  • Good organisational skills

Desirable Attributes

  • Able to work collaboratively with people on projects across various departments and locations
  • Advanced excel skills to determine and produce statistical data
  • NCS experience
  • Experience with local community organisations and charities
  • Salesforce and MI reporting experience
  • Skills of HR and recruitment of staff.

Contacts and Relationships

To be able to work effectively with colleagues and be a team player and uphold a professional image

towards parents, young people and other members of the public.

As the work will involve substantial access to young people all successful applicants will have to provide

satisfactory CRB disclosure at the enhanced level of their suitability to work with children before an

appointment.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work Demands:

  • Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week.
  • Salary £18,000-£21,000
  • To arrive at the designated premises in time to prepare for the commencement of the activities.

 

Additional Demands

  • Office Based in Huddersfield at the Zone
  • Travel will be required
  • Programme delivery/support will be required
  • Admin support will be required

Post holders will be expected to be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to their post and may be asked to perform other duties, which reasonably correspond to the general character of the post and are commensurate with its level of responsibility. This job description is provided for guidance only and does not form part of the contract of employment.

The deadline for applications is Friday 9th February 2018.

 

Please apply through submission of a CV and covering letter to:

Gemma Nichols
Finance & HR Assistant
The Zone
St Andrews Rd
Huddersfield
HD1 6PT
Email address: gemma.nichols@huddersfieldcommunitytrust.co.uk

Dance Zone 

Part Time Cheer/Gym/Dance Instructor

Overall Purpose of the role

To deliver cheerleading both within The Zone and in schools/communities across Kirklees, and provide high customer service at all times.

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan and deliver structured Cheerleading and Gymnastics training sessions in line with The Zone safety policy.
  • To be responsible for the correct use, and safe keeping of equipment allocated to the Dance department (including all safety mats, kits, poms, and music equipment).
  • To be responsible for the safety, health and welfare of all staff and others in accordance with the Safety at Work Act 1974 and related legislation and the Trust’s Safety Policy, including any Codes of Practice produced and accepted by Huddersfield Community Trust, (The Zone).
  • To ensure a high standard of service to both external and internal users of The Zone, in order to sustain and enhance the image of The Dance Zone

Essential Attributes

  • Level 2 Gymnastics
  • Level 5 Tumbling
  • Experience of working with children
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm, energy and creativity
  • Experience of working in a team
  • Proven commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • Experience of working on own initiative
  • Be able to work within clearly defined rules and under the supervision of Huddersfield Community Trust
  • Experience coaching all age levels in a range of settings
  • Prepared to continuously develop the project and networks
  • Basic Cheer/Gymnastics Qualification

Salary: £7.50-£15 per hour

Please apply through submission of a CV to: 

Dan Wilczynski
Sports Zone Manager
The Zone
St Andrews Rd
Huddersfield
HD1 6PT

Email address:dan.wilczynski@huddersfieldcommunitytrust.co.uk

 

Sports Zone

Casual Coach

Overall Purpose of the role

To assist and support the Sports coaches in the delivery and implementation of a programme for Football and Multi Sports development within Kirklees Schools and surrounding areas. To run schools unaided and build good links and relationships with the community. To deliver practical Football and/or Multi Sports sessions for community programmes IE. PPA cover, after school clubs, Saturday morning JUST PLAY, Soccer/Multi Sports Camps throughout the holidays. (Increased hours available throughout holiday periods)

Main Responsibilities

·   Delivering coaching sessions in school settings – these may include breakfast, lunch time or after school clubs, Saturday mornings JUST PLAY and school holidays camps.

·   To raise the profile of football and multi sports within Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield and to encourage maximum participation for both boys and girls.

Essential Attributes

·   Minimum Level 2 Certificate in specific Sport or Multi Sport

·   A recognised FA First Aid Qualification

·   Knowledge and understanding of child protection issues including holding a current Safeguarding Children certificate

·   Willingness to work flexible hours in line with our programme delivery.

·   An accepted FA Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure (previously known as an FA CRB Disclosure)

·   Good communication skills

·   Enthusiasm, energy and creativity

·   Be able to work within clearly defined rules and under the supervision of Huddersfield Community Trust

 Full UK Driving Licence / Own transport is essential

 Salary dependant on experience

 Job Type: Part-time

Please apply through submission of a CV and covering letter to:

Dan Wilczynski
The Zone
Off St Andrews Rd,
Huddersfield
HD1 6PT
Email address: dan.wilczynski@huddersfieldcommunitytrust.co.uk

Don’t worry if this role isn’t for you, we’re always keen to hear from talented and motivated individuals, so please complete the contact form at the bottom of the page to express your interest in working for us.[/vc_column_text]

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