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NCS Youth Engagement Officer Northamptonshire

East of England, East MidlandsFull Time / Permanent
£20750 - £24500

Our sector specialist for delivering Youth Services programmes for young person’s in line with the government led NCS programme. Currently operating nationally with a geographical spread within three locations. The service offers a unique opportunity for participants to build life skills such as effective communication, team building and independence in preparation for their next stages of adulthood. You must hold a full clean driving license and be prepared to travel as required with possible overnight stays. 


  • Accountability for driving consistent strong performance via recruitment events such as school assemblies and youth groups.
  • Ability to present to large audiences of young people creating enthusiasm and a passion to take part in NCS via schools, colleges & youth group events.
  • Ability to deliver strong sales pitches when working on recruitment stalls to sell the NCS experience to young people.
  • Build and maintain relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders including teachers, parents/guardians, community leaders, governors etc. to gain support for NCS.
  • Ability to adapt presentation style to a varied audience such as single-gender schools, faith schools, sixth form colleges and alternative education.
  • Manage a caseload of schools and colleges ensuring minimum recruitment events are booked and pre-event research is completed.
  • Lead on the delivery of teacher meetings with a cohort of schools, tailoring recruitment activity and provide feedback within season and post-NCS.
  • Data entry of young person interest forms into CRM system within required timeframes.
  • Participate in at least one residential overnight stay per year with young participants to evaluate and feedback on the live NCS experience.
  • Build strong professional relationships with both internal and external stakeholders which consistently enhance the delivery of business objectives

Knowledge and Experience

  • Sales experience within a target environment, demonstrating top performance
  • Public speaking experience
  • Ability to build quick rapport with people (including young people, stakeholders and parent / guardians)
  • Consistent performance against set KPI’s, demonstrating both passion and drive to exceed expectations
  • Knowledge and experience of safeguarding practice


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