Title REF: 014 – NCS Area Coordinators
Salary £19,054 to £22,754 plus additional on target Earnings of up to £3,000 payable upon achievement of set targets.
Location North, West and South of County
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The people we work with inspire us everyday

If you are passionate about personal development and enjoy working with young people then we want you in our team delivering the National Citizen Service. If you can encourage and inspire young people to become more involved and integrated into their local community, enjoy the excitement of team work, have the skills to plan events and the get-up-and-go to achieve ambitious growth targets, there may be an opportunity to join our team here at Inspira.

Inspira delivers an exciting range of diverse contracts which provide Personal Development and Career Management programmes for Young People and Adults in Cumbria and Lancashire.

Job Ref: (014)

Job Title: NCS Area Coordinators

Reporting to: NCS Contract Manager

Job type: Fixed Term Contract initially until 30th September 2018

Salary: £19,054 to £22,754 plus additional on target Earnings of up to £3,000 payable upon achievement of set targets.

Location: Carlisle, Workington, Barrow and Kendal/Lancaster

Inspira is looking to recruit six NCS Area Coordinators, with two based in each of our area teams. Area Coordinators will take responsibility for the overall planning and delivery of the NCS contract in their area, in accordance with the NCS ethos and principles.

Reporting to the NCS Contract Manager, the post holders will ensure the contract specification is understood and adhered to at all times and will oversee all elements of the programme from recruitment, to ongoing engagement post graduation.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A passion for working with young people and an ability to motivate and inspire.
  • Knowledge of the NCS programme and a belief in the ethos.
  • Experience of high impact group work with young people and a knowledge and understanding of current issues they may face.
  • An ability to think creatively and provide solutions to complex problems.
  • Confidence and ambition to achieve success.
  • A flexible approach to working hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary. This post will include overnight residential work. (Please note post holders may not be permitted to take annual holiday during peak NCS delivery times).
  • Appropriate I.T. skills including social media

Sales experience and knowledge of local area may be advantageous but not essential.

Further details can be found by clicking here or for an informal chat regarding this role please contact Claire Willett, NCS Contract Manager, on 07795 977 499 or 01931 711 300.


Candidates should submit a letter of application to elinor.tredgett@inspira.org.uk detailing their qualifications, experience and suitability for the role.

**Please note, CVs will not be accepted**

Closing date for applications is on Sunday 11th October 2015.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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As our posts have the potential for substantial access to young people, they are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Order 1975). Therefore you must declare all convictions, any pending convictions or prosecutions, and all cautions or bindovers, even if they would otherwise by considered as “spent” under the Act. Please note:- Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of your offence(s). From 12th October 2009 if you yourself are barred from regulated activity, you must not work, or seek to work, in regulated activity from which you are barred.