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Organisation: Break Charity 
Job Title: Operations Manager 
Location: East Anglia (Ref: HO1575)
Salary: £38,560 to £47,129 per annum dependant on qualifications and experience and associated benefits
Hours: 35 hours per week

Break delivers a wide range of outstanding services providing exceptional outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families, and is looking to develop and diversify those services to increase our support and geographical spread while always striving for constant improvement. Break is changing young lives across East Anglia by supporting children, young people and families in four key areas as we continue to grow and diversify to meet changing needs: 

Young people in care and who are moving on

Children and young people with disabilities

Families in need of support

Children at risk 

We are seeking a qualified, highly motivated and experienced Operations Manager to manage our existing services and to develop new projects as and when required. The successful applicant will have a proven track record in delivering services to children, young people and their families, ideally with experience of a range of client groups within both residential and community based settings. This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and vibrant voluntary organisation with services located in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and make a positive impact on young lives as a member of our senior management team. 

For more information about this vacancy, please contact Hilary Richards: hilary.richards@break-charity.org 

To apply online please click here 

For more information about Break please visit: www.break-charity.org

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 14 May 2015 
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 2nd June and Wednesday 3rd June 2015. 


Organisation: Task Squad
Graduate Sales Officer, £18,000 pa  Kick-start your career in sales with this  great opportunity to join a successful team. This role offers tons of training and progression for someone who's ambitious and business minded and with the opportunity to earn up to £27,000 pa in your first year. Tell me more      

Initial Sales Consultant £16,000 pa  Love a chat? Your role will be to chat to potential customers to assess if the company can their needs. We're looking for someone who's efficient, credible and friendly, and who is excited about the opportunity to hit targets and earn up to £20,000 pa.
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Customer Service Executive £14,000 pa Love your iPhone? Mad about technology? We're looking for a great communicator, who's interested in people and technology, to play an instrumental role in offering phone support to clients in this fantastic Customer Service opportunity. Great incentives and work environment available! Tell me more 

To apply: please send your most up-to-date CV with the job your applying for in the subject title to: stephanie.sowersby@vInspired.com


 Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation

Job Title: Bids & Proposals Fundraiser
Location: Head Office, St Andrews, Norwich
Salary: £22,390 - £26,504 p.a.
Hours: Full Time

The Benjamin Foundation is recruiting a Bids & Proposals Fundraiser to identify, develop and secure sustainable financial support from funding bodies and grant making trusts to support the activities of The Benjamin Foundation county wide. The role is based at our new Head Office, 23-27 St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4TP and you will be required to travel county wide. The ideal candidate will have a strong affinity with the work of the Foundation and a proven record in this field. If you are an energetic and organised starter-finisher, able to work in a fast-paced environment, we look forward to hearing from you. 

The Benjamin Foundation fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all that it does and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their practice. Information and training about this Approach will be provided. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups. 

To apply visit our website 

Telephone HR Department on 01603 886925 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th April at Noon

Interview date:  Friday 8th May (Norwich) 


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: Relief Worker X2
Location: County Wide
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £9.25/hr + mileage
Hours: 1 x 37.5 hrs per week and 1 x 22.5 hrs per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking 2 x Relief Workers to provide cover as directed by senior staff for roles that give support to single homeless young people within a safe, supportive and secure environment. The role requires very short notice adjustments to working week and the primary duty is to cover key workers and night workers leave and sickness taking on their role accountabilities. You will also undertake Needs and Risk Assessment, Support Planning and provide progressive support and direction to young people in accordance with their individual support plans in the absence of their key worker as well as assisting young people to move onwards to greater levels of community integration to gain enhanced and enriched independent living through delivery of support planning in the absence of the key worker.

Relief Worker JD

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th April 2015 at 9.00am
Interview date:TBA


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: Property Co-ordinator (Nights)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £7.85/hr
Hours: 35 hrs per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Property Co-ordinators (working Nights) in Norwich to undertake the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives and to also ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the My Place scheme.

Property Co-ordinator (Night) Job Description 2015

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th April 2015 at 9.00am
Interview date: T.B.A


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk 
Job Title: Property Co-ordinator (Days)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £7.85/hr
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking Property Co-ordinators (working days) in Norwich to undertake the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives and to also ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the My Place scheme. 

Property Co-ordinator (Days) Job Description 2015

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th April 2015 at 9.00am
Interview date: T.B.A


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: 
Right Direction Co-ordinator
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term 
Salary: £9.68 an hour
Hours: 22.5 per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Right Direction Co-ordinator to engage with young people within our Norwich services to reduce their antisocial behaviour through participation in a programme of positive activities.

Right Direction Co-ordinator JD

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th April 2015
Interview date: Thursday 7th May 2015


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: Families Team Manager
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £14.63/hr
Hours: 15 hrs per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Families Team Manager to ensure the effective delivery of work with families to improve outcomes for service users, in line with customer requirements and the ethos and values of YMCA Norfolk.

Families Team Manager Job Description 2015 (2)

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for application: Thursday 30th April 2015 at 9.00am
Interview date: Friday 8th May 2015


Organisation: Norfolk Carers Support 
Job Title: 
Locum Staff

We are looking for sessional support workers to join our team. Various hours are available including evening, weekend and school holiday work delivering positive activities for young people aged 6-16 and 16-25 years. You will support regular sessions both in the planning and delivering stages. You will be responsible for recording and evaluating sessions in conjunction with the lead worker and Under 25s Services Manager to monitor the impact of the projects.

ESSENTIAL
Experience of working with children and young people.
Experience or ability to facilitate workshops and presentations with children and young people.
Good communication, listening, presentation and facilitation skills.
Enthusiastic, tactful and realistic.
A positive attitude and a good role model to young people.
Good time management skills and ability to work flexible hours.
A desire to develop and grow as a youth worker. 

DESIRABLE
Level 2/3 qualification in youth work or equivalent.
Good knowledge of legislation regarding children and young people, including safeguarding and child protection.
Knowledge of online networking and digital communication.
Salary is competitive, dependant on experience and qualifications.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. To apply please forward a copy of your CV and a covering letter to admin@norfolkcarerssupport.org

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th May 2015.


Organisation: Norfolk Carers Support 
Job Title: 
Young Adult Carers Support Worker    
Location: Norwich or Great Yarmouth
Salary: £12 an hour
Hours:16 per week 6 month funded contract

We are seeking a support worker to work with NEET 16-24 years across Norwich and Great Yarmouth to assist them back into education, employment and training. You will have a proven experience of working with this age group. Use of own car (mileage allowance paid) is essential. This project is part of the About Time programme which is managed by Carers Trust.

JobDescriptionPerson Spec Take Action and Support April 2015
NCS job application form_April 2015
Equalities Monitoring April 2015

If you have any difficulty downloading and using  the forms then please get in touch on admin@norfolkcarerssupport.org.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th May 2015.


Organisation: Norfolk Carers Support
Job Title: Young Carers Support Worker    
Location: Norwich
Salary: £9 an hour
Hours: 10 per week

We are seeking a motivated team player to join our Young Carers team. Working 2 evenings a week you will help to run our activity groups for 6-16 year olds. You will have a proven experience of working with this age group. Use of own car (mileage allowance paid) is essential.

JD&Spec_YoungCarersSupportWorker
NCS job application form_April 2015
Equalities Monitoring April 2015

If you have any difficulty downloading and using  the forms then please get in touch on admin@norfolkcarerssupport.org.

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th May 2015.


Organisation: Norfolk Carers Support 
Job Title: Affected Others Young Carers Support Worker
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £19,262 pro rata
Hours: 15 per week

We are seeking a motivated team player to join this exciting project working with Young Carers. The post is seconded to the new Unity Service for young people under the age of 19 affected by the substance misuse of others in Norfolk. You will have a proven experience of working with this age group. Use of own car (mileage allowance paid) is essential. 

Affected Others Job Description and Person Specification April 2015 
NCS job application form_April 2015 
Equalities Monitoring April 2015 

If you have any difficulty downloading and using the forms then please get in touch on admin@norfolkcarerssupport.org. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th May 2015.


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: 
Families Team Support Worker 
Location: Norwich, Norfolk 
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £11.22 an hour
Hours: 20 per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Families Team Support Worker  to build relationships of trust with vulnerable and marginalised parents and families within the community.  The aim is to be part of the prevention of care under the Alternatives to Care provision, and/or providing opportunities to enable reunification within the family unit.  You will provide support, advice and build parents confidence and skills.  Empowering families to experience transformation in their lives. 

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For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.


Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th April 2015
Interview Date: Friday 8th May 2015


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: 
Support Worker
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £9.88/hr
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Support Worker to provide a safe, supportive and secure environment for tenants with low to medium level support needs. You will also  provide housing-related support through needs and risk assessment, support planning and provision of positive activities and co-production initiatives, and assist tenants to move onwards to greater levels of community integration to gain enhanced and enriched independent living. 

Support Worker My Place

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th April 2015 at 9.00am
Interview date: Wednesday 29th April 2015


Organisation: Break Charity 
Job Title: 
Training Assessor / Officer - Ref HO1573 
Location: Norwich, Norfolk 
Salary: £18,707 - 19,692 per annum depending on experience and qualifications + associated benefits. 
Hours: 35 hours per week between Monday and Friday

This position is initially a 12 month Fixed Term Contract. We are seeking to appoint a proactive and enthusiastic level 3 Training Assessor / Officer with an energetic approach to fit well into our friendly Workforce Development team. The successful candidate will be committed to Break's values, have experience of assessing level 3 candidates in their place of work and have a 'do what it takes' approach to the work. There is some flexibility around the hours for this position - it can be filled by a full time person or by two part time people.  We would be grateful if you could indicate on your application form how many hours you are interested in. There is free car parking at our Training Centre in Norwich.

For more information regarding this vacancy please email Sarah Hulm: sarah.hulm@break-charity.org

To apply online please click here

Please Note:We cannot accept a CV as a means of application - you will need to complete an application form which can be found on our website.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28th April 2015

The interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 5th May 2015. 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Receptionist Apprentice
Location: Norwich
Contract: Full time (fixed for the duration of the apprenticeship in the first instance)
Salary: £4.00 per hour
Hours: 37.25 hours per week - (Monday - Friday)

The successful applicant will be required to manage the reception desk, meet and greet visitors, handle incoming telephone calls and have the ability to direct these appropriately. Other duties will include, incoming and outgoing post, deliveries, and using an electronic diary system to book rooms and resources. The Benjamin Foundation will develop the applicant's skills and knowledge allowing them to become proficient in a wide and varied range of administration duties whilst completing a Level 3 NVQ in Business & Administration. Applicants need to be enthusiastic about becoming part of a dynamic Administration team helping to contribute to the success of a leading Norfolk Charity. The Benjamin Foundation fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all that it does and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their practice.  Information and training about this Approach will be provided. 

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01603 886925 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th April Noon
Interview date: Thursday 14th May (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 4 x Family Development Workers
Location: Countywide
Contract: Full time (fixed until 31st March 2016 in the first instance)
Salary: £19,200 per annum
Hours: 37.25 hours per week - includes some evenings and weekends

The focus of the Family Development Worker roles will be to ensure that children, young people and their families are able to access the full range of support offered by the project in order to achieve meaningful and sustained change. Staff will provide information, guidance and support to parents and foster carers, carry out direct work with families in the home and liaise with other professionals. The project incorporates therapeutic input from NSFT staff working out of Compass Belton and Compass Norwich and the Family Development Workers will work closely with all those involved. Use of a vehicle is essential for this role and Essential Car Users Allowance (and agreed mileage) will be paid The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. We also embed the Nurtured Heart Approach in our work - full training will be given.

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01603 886925 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk 

Closing date for applications:  Monday 27th April Noon
Interview Dates:  6th, 7th & 8th May (Norwich)


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: 
Research Officer
Location: Norwich
Salary: £21,551 pa pro rata 
Hours: 18.5 per week (3-4 days per week, plus occasional evenings)

MAP has also developed a new key role to support the Partnership Coordinator. The successful post holder will undertake research, and monitor outcomes, to support and promote MAP's work. Candidates will have strong communication and reporting skills, and research and analysis experience.  Having ideally worked in a similar role in the voluntary sector, applicants will have an understanding of social policy and the statutory education system. 

For further information and application pack go to www.map.uk.net or send an A4 SAE (large stamp) to HR, MAP, The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF clearly specifying the role of choice. Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. 

Closing date for applications: 24th April 2015.


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: 
Partnership Coordinator
Location: Norwich
Salary: £26,097 pa 
Hours: 37 per week

MAP has created an exciting new role to coordinate our partnerships work, primarily to support our early action programme of preventative social and emotional wellbeing support in schools. This vital role will require a confident and proactive individual, with an ability to build effective working relationships and to communicate well. Experience and proven success of partnership development, networking and promotions is essential. Applicants should be familiar with the voluntary sector, have current knowledge of social policy and the statutory education system, and understand research and outcomes monitoring.  

For further information and application pack go to www.map.uk.net or send an A4 SAE (large stamp) to HR, MAP, The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF clearly specifying the role of choice. Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. 

Closing date for applications: 24th April 2015.


Organisation: Break Charity
Job Title: Retail Administrator
Location: Norwich, Norfolk - Ref HO1571
Salary: £15,429 - £17,054 per annum depending on experience and qualifications + associated benefits.
Hours: 35 hours per week between Monday and Friday

We are looking for an administrator to support our very successful retail chain by providing administrative support to the Retail Operations Team.

The successful candidate will have experience of running effective administration systems, working within an office environment.

You will need to have an excellent telephone manner and good interpersonal skills and it is essential that you have an attention to detail with excellent IT skills.

There is free car parking at our office in Norwich.

To apply online please click here 

Please Note: We cannot accept a CV as a means of application - you will need to complete an application form which can be found on our website.

Closing Date: Monday, 4th May 2015
The interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday, 14th May 2015


Organisation: The Base Community Trust
Job Title: 1:2:1 Wellbeing - Youth Worker

The base is a youth charity based in Norwich supporting young people to have a positive impact on their lives.

We are looking to recruit a qualified youth worker who has experience of working with young people on a 121 basis. You will be working with vulnerable young people aged 11-18 to support them to gain resilience and the skills they need to progress and make positive life choices.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Must hold a Level 2 or above youth work qualification or equivalent.
  • Must be able to evidence minimum 1 years' experience working directly with young people on a 121 basis.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the challenges faced by young people facing a variety of issues - e.g. disability, family conflict, mental health and loss and react to these in a professional and supportive way.
  • Ensure outcomes are achieved for young people.
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge and the application of Child Safeguarding Procedures.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Good organisation and communication skills are essential as you will need to record data, produce reports and correspond with young people, parents and other agencies.

Salary will be negotiable depending on experience

Contracted hours: 7 per week (more hours may become available in the future)

The Base Community Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

To apply, please send a current CV with a supporting letter outlining why you would be suitable for this position to karen@thebasenorwich.org

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th April 2015 (5pm)


 

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Parent Support Adviser
Location: Norwich
Salary: £5,728.80 - £6,103.68 per annum (£10.85 - £11.56 per hour)
Hours: Part Time - 12 hours per week - Term time only. Fixed term contract for 6 months in the first instance

Use of a vehicle is essential for this role and Essential Car Users Allowance (and agreed mileage) will be paid

The Benjamin Foundation, working in collaboration with Cecil Gowing Infant School, Sparhawk Infant School and Falcon Junior School is seeking to appoint a Parent Support Adviser (PSA). The focus of the PSA role will be to work in partnership with the schools in the cluster to support individual families. Therefore the candidate will have the ability to manage a complex and intensive caseload of families requiring support. Being based in Norwich the candidate will work provide information and support to parents, carry out direct work with families in the home and liaise with school staff, other professionals and agencies.

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Benjamin Foundation fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all that it does and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their practice. Information and training about this Approach will be provided.

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01603 615670 - Option 2 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th April 2015
Interview date: Wednesday 29th/Thursday 30th April (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £15,688.40 per annum (sleep ins will be paid in addition)
Hours: 35 hours plus 2 sleep ins per week (Fixed term contract for 6 months in the first instance)

We are looking to appoint a Support Worker for our innovative service for 7 young people aged 16 and 17 years of age in Kings Lynn. The Hub responds to young peoples needs, provides support, works in accordance with a pathway plan, explores opportunities for reunification with the young person's family and where this is not possible, work with partners to secure the most appropriate accommodation placement for the young person. The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The Benjamin Foundation fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all that it does and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their practice. Information and training about this Approach will be provided.

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01603 615670 - Option 2 or Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th April 2015
Interview date: Wednesday 6th May (King's Lynn)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title:
2 x Support/Project Workers
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £8,128.90 - £8,292.44 per annum
Hours: 18.5 hours plus sleep ins

We are looking to supplement our team of Support/Project Workers in Kings Lynn. Plaxtole House is a supported accommodation offer for vulnerable young people including those with learning disabilities. There are staff on duty at all times to safeguard and support residents and manage the building. We are looking to relocate this service in the next few months (within central Kings Lynn) and need a stable, supportive staff team to reassure residents through this period of change.

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Benjamin Foundation fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all that it does and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their practice. Information and training about this Approach will be provided.

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01603 615670 - Option 2, or Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: 30th April 2015

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