NCS Assistant

Inspire Suffolk is looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals who can support a team of 15 young people through NCS in Autumn 2020, in Ipswich, Leiston and Halesworth.

If you are confident, full of energy and enthusiasm and looking to gain further experience in working with young people, then this role is for you.

Previous experience of working with young people desirable but not essential.

National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a-lifetime experience open to all 15 to 17-year-olds across England and Northern Ireland that helps fast track their future. It is the largest youth development programme in the country and is a key part of the governments Step Up to Serve campaign.


There are many options for Autumn 2020: we have several programmes being delivered between October and December and each programme will be delivered over 7 days.  Ideally, we are looking for talented individuals who can work on more than one programme.

Programme One – IPSWICH – Saturday 24th October – Friday 30th October (including weekend dates)

Programme Two – LEISTON – Thursday 5th November, Friday 6th November, (Does not include weekend dates) then Monday 9th November – 13th November

Programme Three – HALESWORTH – Thursday 19th November, Friday 20th November (Does not include weekend dates), then Monday 23rd November – Friday 27th November

Potential of additional programme being delivered in December and all programmes operate daytime only from approx. 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Please state your availability when submitting your CV (noting the dates you are available for and what location the programme is in).

If you are willing to travel outside of where you live to work on a programme, we will support with mileage claims (proving you have the correct level of car insurance) or public transport costs. Please state if you can drive and have access to a car. This will not affect your application but will enable us to allocate you to a suitable role. In order to claim mileage, you will need to have business insurance on your insurance policy.

Wage: £9 per hour

AIM OF THE ROLE: To support your NCS Team Leader to support young people to create a meaningful social action project by the end of the 7-day experience.

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All job offers are conditional to the successful completion of this training and an Enhanced DBS Check.

To apply for this position please complete an application form and covering letter clearly stating how you meet the requirements of the role.  Please also include the dates you are available, your willingness to travel and that you have access to transport.

Please send to Garry Mills, Education Manager [email protected]