Thursday’s Featured Vacancy – 17/04/2014

So because of the Easter bank holiday, this week’s featured vacancy is being published on Thursday instead of Friday – ooo, living on the edge!!


National Citizen Service (NCS) Summer Staff 2014

2 or 3 consecutive weeks between 30/06/2014 & 29/08/2014
£750 – £1,250 + food and accommodation during residential weeks
[Timescales and salaries are dependent upon role and responsibilities]

Riverside Recruitment are looking to recruit temporary Summer Staff to work on the NCS contract, working with a group of approximately 12 young people of different abilities and backgrounds both residentially and in the local community in North, West and South Cumbria.

Working alongside staff you will be responsible for the pastoral care, behaviour management and support needs of your allocated group of young people.  You will facilitate and support activities for NCS participants, inspiring and assisting in their personal development through the residential and community focused elements of the NCS programme.  You will accompany your group on visits to local businesses and charities and lead planning sessions to allow young people to develop voluntary projects for their own community.

This role is suitable for dynamic and confident people who are passionate about working with young people and supporting their personal development.  We would love to hear from people who can demonstrate an interest in working with young people and community action.

We are looking to recruit a large number of staff therefore before applying please ensure you would be available to attend on the following mandatory dates which are fixed:

30/06/2014 – 18/07/2014 OR
07/07/2014 – 25/07/2014 OR
21/07/2014 – 08/08/2014 OR
04/08/2014 – 18/08/2014 OR
11/08/2014 – 29/08/2014

There will also be the requirement to attend an assessment day (Saturday May 17th 2014) and a training day (Saturday May 31st 2014)

Applications can be made by contacting Jennifer Thompson by phoning 01228-590800 or by emailing

These posts are subject to an enhanced DBS Check (paid for) and 2 references