Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 
Youth support Worker
Location: Breckland Area (Thetford, Swaffham & Dereham)
Salary: £8.45 per hour
Hours: 5 hours per week - Term time only Contract: Part time

The Benjamin Foundation, on behalf of Norfolk County Council is looking to recruit a Youth Support Worker to work Wednesdays (term time only) as part of our team of Young Carers, offering a range of early evening activity clubs (for ages 6-12 & 12-18) in the Breckland Area (Thetford, Swaffham & Dereham). The clubs are delivered on a 3 week cycle between 4.30pm & 9.30pm.

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

Contact Details: 01692 502145 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: 4th February 2015
Interview date: Tuesday 10th February (Thetford - 5pm onwards)


Organisation: Break Charity 
Job Title: 
Trust and Foundations Officer
Location: Norwich, Norfolk - Ref: HO1532
Salary: £22,791 - £26,487 per annum pro rata (actual salary £11,396 - £13,244), depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: 17.5 per week - Part Time 

We are currently seeking a Part Time Trust and Foundations Officer who will be based at our administration office in Norwich, Norfolk. The successful candidate needs to be a highly organised person and able to deliver an ambitious charitable trust and foundations strategy that would include the identifying of high net worth individuals. It is essential that you are educated to degree level and be able to demonstrate significant skills in research and analysis. 

We are looking for somebody with excellent communication skills both internally and externally, who would also be able to construct complex funding applications.For more information please contact Michael Rooney on 01603 670466.

Please apply online by clicking 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: 9th February 2015
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 26th February 2015.


Organisation: The Magdalene Group
Job Title: 
Young People's Worker
Location: Office based in Norwich but will require travel across the county with a particular emphasis on West Norfolk
Salary: £21,484 pa plus 5% pension
Hours: 37.5 hours a week. Some work at evening and weekends will be required.

The Magdalene Group is the leading service provider in Norfolk for victims of Child Sexual Exploitation and has been supporting people affected by sexual exploitation and coercion for over 18 years. We are seeking a dynamic and strategic individual to join the ROSE Project Reaching Out on Sexual Exploitation. The purpose of this new specialist role funded by the Office of the Police Crime Commissioner is to deliver a prevention and early intervention service aimed at children and young people who are in care or leaving care within Norfolk. To help identify issues in particular around sexual exploitation and offer on-going support through a range of services including befriending, return home interviews, creative courses and training to young people and professionals.

Job Description
Person Specification
Equal Opportunities Form 
Staff Application Form  

Application pack available at www.magdalenegroup.org
Contact Details: 01603 610256.  

Closing date for applications: Thursday 29th January 2015.  
Interview date: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th February 2015.


Organisation:  Home-Start Swaffham & District
Job Title: Senior Co-ordinator
Location: Swaffham
Salary: £25,440 - £28,746
Hours: 37 per week  

We are looking for a Senior Co-ordinator to manage paid staff and volunteers in delivering support to local families. The successful applicant will have experience in family support work and project management. Qualifications in management, childcare, education, health or social care at level 3 or above is essential for this role. Parenting experience and an understanding of the needs of families are also important requirements. 

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the scheme and have the ability to negotiate funding and deliver training for volunteers. A knowledge of budgets and financial systems is desirable. You will support the Board of Trustees in assuring the quality and effectiveness of service delivered. The post is full time, with occasional requirements to work in the evening and at weekends. Applicants must have use of their own car for which expenses will be paid. A pension scheme is available. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS check and be eligible to work in the UK. 

Main Objectives 
To provide leadership of the staff team and effective management of their performance;
To build the business locally and deliver strong day to day management of the scheme; 
To ensure sound financial performance;
To maintain high standards of practice in supporting families in accordance with the values and ethos of Home-Start.
To be accountable to the Board of Trustees for all aspects of the scheme.  

Job Description

For an application pack, please contact the Home-Start office on 01760 721271 or email admin@homestartswaffham.org.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th January
Interview date: Monday 16th February

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