Wakefield Trinity Community Foundation

Job Vacancy: NCS Coordinator

Job Description

Closing Date: Friday 8th January 2021

How to Apply: Please send CV and Cover Letter titled NCS Manager by email to kate.hansell@wakefieldtrintiy.com

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview week commencing 11th January.

Main purpose of the role:


WTFC is the award-winning, official charity of Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Club and is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated NCS Co-oridnator to recruit young people to take part in our NCS programmes.

NCS is a voluntary personal and social development programme for 15–17 year olds in England and Northern Ireland.


To achieve commitment to the programme  you will work to raise the profile, and encourage participation in NCS within schools, colleges, key local organisations and with young people and parents directly within a defined geographical area in order to achieve defined KPIs.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • To encourage participation from young people by promoting the NCS programme in schools and colleges; taking assemblies, running workshops and other innovative events, such as our school support programme.
  • To be responsible for the recruitment of target numbers of suitable participants, planning, attending and running events to promote the programme, visiting schools and other organisations and contacting young people and their parent/guardians.
  • To maintain contact with the educational establishments and young people, following up expressions of interest and converting suitable participants onto the programme.
  • To ensure the CRM (Salesforce) and monitoring systems are accurate, up to date and effectively maintained and all locally generated documentation is updated in a timely manner that adhere to GDPR guidelines.
  • To build and maintain effective professional relationships with colleagues, partner organisations and schools.
  • To offer a high standard of service to both internal and external customers, providing appropriate, accurate information and demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive manner. 
  • To carry out such other duties as are within the scope and spirit of the job purpose, the title of the post and level of responsibility and offer support to others when required.
  • You will be responsible for the safety and wellbeing of those under your supervision involved with the programme including staff, volunteers and participants. You may require to work on our NCS programme in a residential capacity.


Person Specification


  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to build a quick rapport with a variety of different stakeholders
  • Clean driving license and access to a car
  • Ability to manage your own workload
  • Experience in working with young people in educational environments



  • Knowledge of the NCS programme
  • Public speaking experience
  • Sales experience within a target environment
  • Safeguarding Qualification
  • First Aid Qualification


Special Conditions

The post holder will be expected to undertake duties outside normal school hours, during school holidays, at weekends and in the evenings.


Safeguarding Statement and Requirements

WTFC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people taking part in the programme.  We expect all staff to share this commitment.


As part of this commitment to providing a safe environment for our young people, we require all candidates to return a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate.  WTFC will assist the application and for the processing of a new DBS.


We also require two satisfactory references, including your current or last employer. Referees can be employers or anyone to whom you are known in a professional or academic context.


Criminal Record Disclosures

We recognise the contribution that former or ex-offenders can make as an employee; a person’s criminal record will not in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post.  Candidates will be given an opportunity to provide us with information on their criminal record.  This information will be handled sensitively.

If you think this could be you, please send us a CV and cover letter (max 1 side of A4) to the above email.


Please note the closing date is 8th January 2021, however, we may close applications early subject volume, so please apply ASAP. 

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