Wave Manager - Walsall

Activate NCS
Walsall, West Midlands
Earn between £305.10 and £420.75 a week dependent on your experience and role
01 Apr 2021
29 Apr 2021

NCS Wave Manager

Do you want to work with and inspire young people?

Join us on the NCS Programme this summer!

NCS is a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity for 15 – 17 year olds to build skills for work and life. You’ll be responsible for multiple NCS teams at a time throughout their NCS journey (2 – 3 weeks).  

Activate is looking to hire Seasonal Wave Managers for work in July/August this year. Multiple dates of work are available!

During the programme you will…

  • Responsible for the smooth running of the NCS programme
  • Lead and organise all staff who are managing their individual teams of young people
  • Be available for any support or guidance needed for the young people or staff in your teams
  • Maintain high levels of care and safety
  • Respond to any issues / emergencies effectively and quickly
  • Ensure the maximum achievement and performance of the NCS groups
  • Support the NCS’ objectives of Social Cohesion, Engagement and Integration
  • Manage and organise multiple teams whilst they take part in a variety of activities such as water sports, outdoor adventure, team building and life skills
  • Oversee your teams whilst they plan and deliver a social action project within their local area

Why work for us…

  • Receive full support and training before the NCS programme starts 
  • Work with like-minded people to support young people and make a difference
  • Gain fantastic, nationally recognised experience working with young people
  • Flexible start dates to choose from

Earn between £305.10 and £420.75 a week dependent on your experience and role

We’re looking for…

  • Strong organisation, motivation and presentation skills
  • Experience of managing and inspiring a team of staff
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced in and enjoys working with young people
  • Experience of health and safety, and safeguarding procedures
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCS
  • Previous experience in a residential setting is desirable
  • Valid Driving Licence and use of own vehicle 

Please note - Every candidate will be submitted for an Enhanced DBS Check once offered a role.