AROUND

THE SITE

AROUND

THE SITE

Buggy Driver

The buggy driving team provide a service to blue badge holders enabling them to gain access to the various parts of the site through transporting them in golf buggies.

Responsibilities

  • As a first priority, driving a buggy around a designated route or to specific locations, picking up and dropping off less able delegates as required.
  • Giving assistance to delegates getting in and out of the buggy as necessary.
  • As a second priority, giving asssistance with any other duties that may be required.

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • A full clean driving licence.
  • To be over the age of 18.
  • A responsible attitude.
  • Ability to interact well with the less able.
  • Ability to handle confrontation well.

Expectations

  • Part of a rota fulfilling 4 shifts across the event.

Cleaning

The cleaning team keep the site facilities clean and well stocked for the duration of the event.

Responsibilities

  • Keeping the external toilet and shower units clean, tidy and stocked.

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • An enthusiasm for teamwork.
  • A servant heart that is eager to maintain a clean environment for delegates to enjoy.
  • An eye for detail.

Expectations

  • Part of a rota fulfilling 4 shifts across the event.

Facilities

The Facilities team are responsible for ensuring the facilities and services on site remain available and functional for the duration of the event.

Responsibilities

  • To liaise with; and assist the hired onsite facilities support personnel to ensure maximum availability of shower and toilet units.
  • To respond to reports of failures/malfunctions in a timely fashion.
  • To liaise with the West Point site team in matters regarding the venue and site facilities.
  • To carry out repairs where safe and appropriate to do so.

£100 Off

On call as and when, assisting with set-up and break-down

Requirements

  • Clothing and footwear suitable for working outdoors in all weathers and conditions.
  • Willingness to get involved in messy/unpleasant jobs.
  • Proactive approach to prevent problems escalating.
  • Practical skills, ability to handle basic tools.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Enthusiasm, people skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Ability to take initiative.

Expectations

  • On site during setup and break down.
  • On call during the event.

Festival

The festival team is responsible for running the afternoon and evening activities in the Westpoint Festival area. This may include, but is not limited to, seminars and workshops, a bookstall, market and exhibition and café.

Responsibilities

  • Putting together a programme of activities for the Festival.
  • Running the Festival programme at the event.
  • Stewarding any events, seminars or other activities run in the Festival.
  • Keeping the Festival area clean and tidy.
  • Moving chairs in venues when required for venue change of use.
  • Welcoming and generally serving in the Festival area.
  • Set-up of the Festival area.
  • Manning of any activities run in the Festival area.

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Confidence to talk to delegates with a customer-focused mind-set.
  • Enthusiasm for team work.
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training provided).
  • Appropriate physical resilience to cope with being on their feet during shifts.

Expectations

  • On a rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

First Aid

The First Aid team provide a first response for accidents, injuries and other medical situations during the course of the event.

Responsibilities

  • Responding to medical incidents according to Westpoint’s policies and procedures.
  • Liaising with the Medical Team and, if necessary, local health and emergency services in more serious cases.
  • Ensuring records are kept of incidents, accidents, first aid and medical emergencies attended as part of the team’s duties at Westpoint.

£50 Off

3 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • An enhanced DBS to work with children and vulnerable adults through Commission with barred list check (available from Commission).
  • A current valid First Aid at Work certificate or evidence of equivalent training/experience- to be authorised by the Medical Team leader.
  • To be able to use basic first aid equipment (all equipment provided).
  • To use a two-way radio (training provided).

Expectations

  • On a rota covering 3 x 4.5hr shifts over the course of the event.

First Aid (Medical Team)

The Medical Team support the First Aid team in responding to accidents, injuries and other medical situations during the course of the event.

Responsibilities

  • Responding to medical incidents according to Westpoint’s policies and procedures.
  • Providing a second tier service to support the First Aid team with more complicated injuries/illnesses or in medical emergencies.
  • Being on-call overnight (on a rota basis) for any serious incidents/medical emergencies.
  • Liaising with local health and emergency services when required.
  • Ensuring records are kept of incidents, accidents, first aid and medical emergencies attended as part of the team’s duties at Westpoint.

£50 Off

3 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • An enhanced DBS to work with children and vulnerable adults through Commission with barred list check (available from Commission)
  • Currently working in one of the following clinical roles with appropriate professional registration: medical doctor, paramedic, nurse (with experience of independent assessment/diagnosis in an acute care setting)
  • To be able to use basic and advanced first aid equipment, including bag-valve mask and automated defibrillator (training provided)
  • To be confident in supporting and supervising members of the First Aid team
  • To use a two-way radio (training provided).

Expectations

  • On a rota covering 3 x 4.5hr shifts, or 2 x 4.5hr shifts and one overnight on-call, over the course of the event

Info Point

The Info Point team man the Info Point for the duration of the event, answering delegate’s questions and queries on practical aspects of the event.

Responsibilities

  • Giving information to delegates when required
  • Dealing with site and programme enquiries
  • Providing a friendly welcome to delegates

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • A friendly and welcoming disposition
  • Ability to deal gracefully with confrontation
  • Enthusiasm for team work
  • Ability to answer people’s questions clearly
  • General knowledge of the programme and site (information provided)
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training provided)
  • Good personal skills
  • Good communications skills

Expectations

  • On a rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

Parent Child Area (0-2s)

The Parent Child Area Team manages and facilitates the Parent Child Area. Within the area, parents are expected to remain with, and are responsible for, their children and so the practical running of the venue is all that is required.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the venue is kept clean and tidy
  • Ensure the venue does not become overcrowded
  • Give general, practical assistance where necessary
  • Radio to First Aid team should first aid assistance be required
  • Facilitating evacuation of the venue in the event of an emergency
  • General monitoring of the venue to ensure delegates are safe e.g. looking out for fire or medical emergencies
  • Ensure the venue is used only by those it is designed for i.e. 0-2 year olds inclusive along with their parents

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Appropriate physical resilience to move chairs and play equipment
  • A friendly demeanour
  • An enjoyment of being around young children
  • Ability to use a two way radio (training provided)

Expectations

  • On rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

Production and Technical

The Production and Technical Team are responsible for helping the speakers and worship teams deliver the meeting by ensuring the continuity of the adult meetings, operating the visuals, generating content prior to the event and artistic design of the space.

Responsibilities

  • Arriving on site early, to liaise with the Venues Manager and AV contractor to become familiar with the system and assist in set-up where necessary
  • Delivering technical assistance to the AV contractor to ensure PowerPoint, song words, videos, live feeds etc. are availabe in the relevent venues
  • Being available for worship rehearsals as required

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Technical ability to operate current AV equipment
  • Enthusiasm for teamwork
  • An ability to follow directions of the AV contractor
  • Appropriate physical resilience to cope with handling the equipment
  • Ability to respond quickly to the unexpected and a problem solving mentality
  • Creativity to help shape the visual aspects of the meeting

Expectations

  • 4 meetings across the event or prior to the event.

Safeguarding

The safeguarding team operate to ensure the safety of children and vulnerable adults for the duration of the event by ensuring the Westpoint Safeguarding Policy is implemented.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that relevant teams are aware of Westpoint Safeguarding guidelines and policies. This will include attending relevant team briefings to explain guidelines and give training where necessary.
  • Gain a familiarity with the Westpoint Safeguarding guidelines and policies prior to the event which are available from the Safeguarding Coordinator or Westpoint Office
  • Provide cover throughout the event should any safeguarding concerns arise.
  • Team leader to conduct a site walk with the Risk Manager prior to delegates’ arrival to ensure all areas of the site meet safeguarding standards

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • A working knowledge of Safeguarding guidelines and policies
  • An ability to firmly adhere to safeguarding policies with an attitude of grace in order to meet legal requirements and ensure delegate and server safety
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training provided)

Expectations

  • On rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

BSL Interpreting

The BSL interpreting team members are responsible for providing interpretation for the deaf at Westpoint’s adult meetings and main seminars. There will be a dedicated area for this in the main meeting and appropriate equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Providing British Sign language to those delegates that may require this in all parts of Westpoint’s adult meetings and main seminars

£50 Off

On rota during the meetings

Requirements

  • An ability to respond quickly to the unexpected
  • An ability to provide sign interpretation in a large meeting

Expectations

  • On rota during the main meetings and seminars.

Site Office

The Site Office team are responsible for running the onsite office in the run-up, during and after the event. They are responsible for the practical administration of the event whilst on site.

Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the smooth running of the event at an administrative level
  • General office tasks
  • Dealing with team enquiries
  • Dealing with site and programme enquiries
  • Managing team radios
  • Dealing quickly and efficiently with phone/verbal messages
  • General administration tasks

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Enthusiasm for teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • A positive and flexible attitude in a busy office atmosphere
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer
  • Ability to use the Westpoint booking system (training provided)
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training provided)

Expectations

  • On rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

Site Support

The Site Support Team gives general help around the site, moving chairs, tables and other items where required.

Responsibilities

  • Being on call during the event in case their services are needed
  • Moving items around the site such as tables and chairs when required

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Appropriate physical resilience for various Site Support roles
  • Common sense
  • Good sense of humour!
  • Ability to use a two-way radio (training provided)
  • To be able to work as part of a team
  • To be able to follow instructions
  • To wear appropriate clothing (including gloves and footwear)

Expectations

Either:

  • Pre Event – arriving in time to start Tuesday Morning – duty to end late Wednesday, no serving during the event.
  • During the event, set shifts across the weekend.

Sports

The Sports Team run sports activities and competitions throughout the event. None of these clash with the main meetings.

Responsibilities

  • Setting up the relevant sports activities. Note: this may involve moving chairs and other equipment to set up indoor sports areas.
  • Running sports competitions

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Reliability and good time keeping
  • A knowledge of the rules for any game they are refereeing!
  • Appropriate physical resilience and stamina
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • To be able to deal with confrontation if refereeing

Expectations

  • 4 shifts across the event.

Stewarding

The Stewarding team are responsible for stewarding the venues for the meetings and seminars across the event..

Responsibilities

  • Manning the doors to the venues during meetings to ensure only those who should be at the meeting enter
  • Helping direct people during a meeting if required, e.g. for communion or offerings etc.
  • Helping direct and evacuate venues in case of an emergency
  • Providing general assistance to delegates where needed during the meetings
  • Occasional moving of chairs or equipment where required
  • Collecting up lost property at the end of each meeting and taking it to the lost property area
  • Providing assistance to the speaker where required, this would be particularly in seminars
  • Facilitating evacuation of the venue in the event of an emergency
  • Radio to First Aid team should first aid assistance be required
  • General monitoring of the venue to ensure delegates are safe e.g. looking out for fire or medical emergencies

£100 Off

Shifts stated in Expectations section

Requirements

  • nthusiasm for team work
  • Good personal skills
  • To be calm and organised
  • To be able to give clear direction
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training will be provided)
  • To handle confrontation well

Expectations

To serve in one of the following teams:

  • Team A
    Thu Evening 18:00 – 23:00
    Fri Afternoon 13:00 – 18:00
    Sat Morning 09:00 – 13:00
    Sat Evening 18:00 – 23:00
    Sun Afternoon 13:00 – 18:00
  • Team B
Fri Morning 09:00 – 13:00
Fri Evening 18:00 – 23:00
Sat Afternoon 13:00 – 18:00
Sun Morning 09:00 – 13:00
Sun Evening 18:00 – 23:00

Note: each steward will be guaranteed to only miss two of the adult meetings.

  • Because of the amount of serving required for this role, stewards will receive £100 off their ticket.
  • On rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

Traffic Management

The Traffic Management team set up the car-parks and manage the traffic to and from the site and in the site car park during arrival and departure.

Responsibilities

  • Laying out the carpark on the Wednesday before the event
  • Directing of traffic safely around the site on arrival and departure
  • Monitoring of car parking areas furring arrival and depature
  • Direct cars in the car park to ensure maximum use of space

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • Ability to arive Wednesday before the event.
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training provided)
  • Good communication skills and an ability to direct
  • Ability to handle confrontation in a gracious manner
  • Warm clothes and waterproofs, sun cream
  • Appropriate physical resilience to cope with working in any weather and being on their feet for much of the time

Expectations

  • 4 shifts across Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday..

Welcome and Bookings

The welcome and bookings team are responsible for welcoming delegates arriving on site. This includes checking in those who have pre-booked and manning the bookings office for those who have not.

Responsibilities

  • Giving a friendly welcome to delegates as they arrive at the site.
  • Handing first time arrivals a delegate pack and pointing them in the right direction for their site.
  • Manning Green Gate at all times whilst the site is open to a reasonable level so that a long queue does not build up.
  • Manning the bookings office to enable unregistered delegates to book in.
  • Handle cash payments where necessary.
  • Issue wristbands to delegates who have lost theirs.

£50 Off

4 shifts across the event

Requirements

  • MUST have good computer literacy
  • MUST be able to work well under pressure
  • A friendly and welcoming disposition
  • Ability to deal gracefully with confrontation
  • Enthusiasm for team work
  • Ability to give clear directions
  • To be able to use a two-way radio (training provided)
  • Good personal skills
  • Ability to use the Westpoint booking system (training provided)
  • Ability to handle cash and give change correctly

Expectations

  • On rota covering 4 shifts over the course of the event.

WESTPOINT dates

23rd - 27th August 2018

WESTPOINT location

Westpoint Arena,
Exeter,
EX15 1DJ.

 

Enquiries

If you need help or other information, please phone 01202 612130, email events@commission-together.org or contact us here.

Commission,
Citygate Centre,
138a Holdenhurst Road,
Bournemouth, BH8 8AS.

 

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