We have a vacancy for a full-time NCS/Women & Girls Assistant

Job Title: NCS/Women & Girls Assistant 

Reports to: NCS/Women & Girls Manager (jenna.lusk@theposh.com)

Type of Position: Full-time

Hours: Daytime, Evening and/or weekend sessions, including residential stays

Job Purpose:

To lead in the delivery, monitoring and evaluation of high-quality football and sports coaching sessions within our schools, school holiday camps and development centres.

To lead and assist with the operational aspects and delivery of the NCS programme

Key Skills and Experience Required: ESSENTIAL

To hold a minimum FA Coaching Football Level 2 Qualification

Hold a full clean driving license and have access to a vehicle to enable service delivery at different venues.

Experience of coaching within a school/club environment

Have an understanding of Safeguarding issues

Have the ability to assist in supervising and managing a group of young people.

Good understanding of the NCS programme

Proven planning and organisational skills.

To hold a current Safeguarding and protecting children certificate

Emergency First Aid Certificate

FA Coaching License Coaches Club Member

Key Skills and Experience Required: DESIRABLE

Level 3 Coaching Football – (UEFA B)

FA Youth Module 1, 2 and 3 + Assessment

Experience of coaching within a professional football/futsal club environment

First Aid at Work Qualification

Mental Health Training

Specific Responsibilities

To lead in the delivery of high-quality sports sessions to girls aged 5+

To provide a supporting role at a range of events and competitions as required.

To support the marketing and promotion of NCS related activities

Keep accurate up to date filing systems, data and records relating to the programme

To undertake project evaluation and monitoring as required.

To plan, implement and assist on the National Citizen Service (NCS) project and lead on the residential and social action elements of the project.

To book all necessary venues, activities and arrange other resources needs – for example Residential Centres, transportation and equipment/kit.

To adopt a flexible approach to ensure all sessions are innovative and provide each individual person with the opportunity to develop.

Implement the Community administrative procedures and safeguarding policies.

To attend related networks, meetings and NCS events, supporting partnership and sharing good practice.

To be able to use your own initiative and work as part of a team.

Ensure health and safety procedures are implemented, and recorded as required.

Attend any relevant training requirements for example, first aid, safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.

To apply Equal Opportunities and Fairness policies and the staff code of conduct to all work that you undertake.

Dealing with enquiries in an effective and courteous manner.

Person Specification: ESSENTIAL

Good communication skills including telephone manner

High professional standards.

Excellent IT skills including experience of utilising word, excel and outlook email

Good timekeeper.

Team player.

Good organisational skills.

Knowledge and qualifications within the sports industry.

Ability to deal with a diverse range of issues and people.



Person Specification: DESIRABLE

Be a strong problem solver.

Be open to new ideas.

A positive and pro-active attitude.

Smart appearance.

To apply, please email C.V with a covering letter to Gill Wignall at the address below:


Closing date for applications: Friday 8th February 2019