You will:

• Mentor, supervise and deliver a variety of different activities to a group of 16 young people as part of wider NCS programme including team building exercises, teaching life skills and supporting the planning and delivery of a social action project.
• Provide pastoral care for the young people, ensuring that downtime is being appropriately managed during residentials and be first point of contact for any issues that may occur.
• To ensure the health, safety, and well-being of the group is provided at all times across the entirety of the programme.
• Inspire and motivate young people in your group to remain fully committed to the NCS programme throughout.
• Be a positive role model and an inspiration for your team to help them succeed and achieve their goals throughout their NCS experience.
• Empower each individual young person to develop a range of new skills, encourage them to reflect upon their own progress and development.

The successful candidate will have:

• Relevant qualification in coaching, teaching, youth work or equivalent life experience
• Previous experience in youth work, teaching, instructing or coaching
• Experience of working directly with teams of young people, including some with challenging behaviour
• Strong communication skills both written and verbal
• Be able to lead a group of young people

To apply for the position please complete the application form available detailing how you meet the criteria for the role. Please return your completed application to [email protected]m or by post to HR, Wigan Athletic, DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Wigan, WN5 0UZ

Closing date: 25th April 2022 5pm

Wigan Athletic Community Trust is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

The trust is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk involved in its activities and events. The trust recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The trust expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.