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Lead and Assistant Sessional worker

Vacancy Details

Salary: £9.81 to £10.41
Location: Conway Building
Job Type: Casual
Vacancy Group: Non Teaching (in schools)
Category: Authority
Closing Date: 05/15/2019
Date Posted: 05/13/2019
Reference: 0000025976



Band C £9.81 per hour

Band D £10.41 per hour


39 Casual posts


NCS Wirral Council Summer 2019 Staff recruitment

Are you a people person who's passionate about making a difference? The life-changing NCS experience wouldn't be possible without the hard work of our amazing delivery staff. You can be a part of this incredible youth movement.

A vacancy has arisen to recruit 3 Lead Seasonal Workers and 36 Assistant Sessional Workers to deliver the National Citizens Service based within the Wirral Sports Development Unit.

You will need to have experience leading a group of young people and demonstrate the ability to plan, deliver and evaluate activities. Working to deadlines will be a key feature of this role.

The majority of the delivery of NCS takes place during June, July & August. There will be 'keep warm' activities and training prior to the actual programme. Social action will form a major element during phase three.

Successful Assistant candidates will work as part of a team to supervise a group of 15 young people and assistant staff to plan and deliver social action projects based at a local community venue. The programme ends with a celebration event where you will be required to assist in the planning and delivery.

Successful Lead candidates support six teams of assistant staff and 15 young people, one Lead worker will support the away residential, One Lead worker will support the Home residential and one Lead worker the Social action element of the programme.


Lead worker: Working pattern: 1 x 3 weeks full-time (away residential activity) 1 x 3 weeks full-time (home residential activity) and 2 x 3 weeks 30hrs Social Action.


Assistant worker: Working pattern: 2 weeks full-time (away residential activity) and 2 weeks part-time


This post is subject to Enhanced Child Level DBS check.


We want people who are driven and ready to deliver. It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit. We are an employer who supports, who is flexible but who demands the very best.

No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral.

Bring it on.


Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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Contact Name: Paula Baker
Telephone: 0151 666 4367

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