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Recruiter - National Citizen Service - Watford

Job Title: Recruiter - National Citizen Service - Watford
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Watford
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Salary: £18500 - £22500/annum Benefits
Reference: 204936220
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: November 11, 2016 05:22

Job Description

Are you passionate about working with young people? Are you sales orientated and target driven? Do you have experience of programmes targeted at 16-17 year old's Are you looking for a regional role? The Job: One of the UK's largest and leading training providers of Employability and Apprenticeships are expanding their team and are looking for a Recruiter to work on the National Citizen Service based in Watford and covering the Hertfordshire region. The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity open to all 16 and 17 year olds across England. It is a unique programme mixing fun, discovery and challenge, designed to build confidence and prepare young people for their journey into adulthood. Groups of young people spend time away from home, doing challenging physical outdoor activity, before returning to their communities to explore some of the social issues in their local area. Through this they will also learn more about themselves, and develop new skills. In their teams they then plan and deliver a social action project that benefits their community. There is a celebration event for graduates of the programme, and a range of opportunities to support them in their future development. The programme aims to create: - A more cohesive society by mixing participants from very different backgrounds - A more responsible society by supporting the transition into adulthood and the development of essential skills for employment (teamwork, leadership, communication) - A more engaged society by enabling young people to work together to create social action projects in their local communities. The main purpose of the role is to engage with a socially diverse mix of young 16-17 year olds and encourage them up to take part in NCS. Reporting into the Marketing and Recruitment Manager, who will generate leads with schools, colleges and specialist providers, the Recruiter will follow up by actively promoting NCS throughout the community assemblies, events, taster days and information sessions. To manage the pre-programme relationship with the participants and maintaining their commitment to join the programme. This role is being offered on a F/T permanent basis where you will be attached to a local office, but working predominantly out in the field across the region. The ideal candidate will have experience of working directly with teams of young people (either in voluntary or paid capacity). Have good sales experience within a target environment and good knowledge of the local area. In addition you will have an energetic, enthusiastic and persuasive personality with a 'can do' attitude, strong communication skills both at 1-1 and group situations and the ability to build rapport with young people. In return you will be offered: - a starting salary between £18,500 - £22,500pa - a fuel car to cover business mileage - annual leave plus Bank Holidays - comprehensive benefits package