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Team Leader (Summer Scheme, temporary)

Location: Craigavon, County Armagh

Industry: Public Sector

Salary: Up to £14.16 per hour

Contacts: David McClure,

Job Ref: BBBH52507

Expiry date: 2024-07-29

Honeycomb Jobs is delighted to be working with a Public Sector client, to recruit for a temporary Team Leader for a Summer Scheme based in the Craigavon catchment area.

The Client - The Public Sector organisation is situated in the Craigavon catchment area.

The Role - Credible role sits within the Health and Recreation Department and reports to the Sports Development Officer. The post holder will have responsibility for the overall management and day to day running of the scheme. This will include management of employees, liaising with parents, completing accurate records, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all young people participating in the scheme and ensuring the adherence to the organisations policies and procedures.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Responsible for the overall management of the scheme including employee management and development.
  • After initial consultations with the Sports Development Officer/Sports Development Assistant, produce a draft programme of activities and after further consultation, produce agreed programme of suitable activities.
  • Co-ordinate and maintain a cohesive scheme of activities throughout the duration of the scheme.
  • Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of the young people participating in the scheme.
  • Liaise with parents as necessary.
  • Be aware of and keep team members informed of any issues relating to the young people on the scheme.
  • Supervision and caring duties including toileting and changing as required.
  • Administer medication in accordance with Trust guidelines and the Medication Log.
  • Compile reports of accidents/incidents which may occur.
  • Monitor employee performance.
  • Maintain accurate financial and administrative records including timesheets for employees.
  • Review and evaluate the scheme's programme of activities at the end of each day.
  • Liaise with Community Centre Management and Sports Development Officer/Sports Development Assistant about requirements.
  • Responsible for the delegation of duties to Assistant Leaders and Care Attendants.
  • Undertake the completion of Risk Assessments for each young person.
  • Accompany young people during the scheme on private transport as required.
  • Undertake any other relevant duties that may be required and are commensurate with the nature and grade of the post.

The Person

As the successful candidate you will have the following background and experience:


  • Currently undertaking or have completed teacher training or other relevant third level qualification e.g. sports, leisure, arts, youth work.
  • Experience of supervising young people between the ages of 7-17 years.
  • Supervising a team of employees or volunteers.
  • Organising and managing an activity programme for young people.
  • Working with people with a disability.
  • Maintaining administrative records.
  • Applicants must be available for the entire duration of the training and the Scheme:-
    • Training: 22nd July 2024 - 26th July 2024 (inclusive) AND
    • Scheme Weeks: 29th July 2024 - 16th August 2024 inclusive (excluding Saturdays and Sundays)

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact David McClure, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Honeycomb on 02896 207050.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.

Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs

** Please note, we are receiving an exceptionally high number of applications and present and will be unable to shortlist candidates who are not meeting the specific requirements for this role. Due to the high volume of applications, we may be unable to provide individual feedback. We thank you in advance for your understanding. **

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