Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: Break
Job Title: Temporary Social Worker
Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
Salary: £27,585 - £29,037 per annum. (£27,585 at appointment)
Hours: 38 per week

This is a Fixed Term Contract for 9 months to cover maternity.

We are seeking a Temporary Full Time Social Worker to support the busy team at our residential Family Assessment Centre in Lowestoft, Suffolk.

Candidates will need to be able to provide vital assessment and support to families in crisis, many of whom are very young parents with babies.

Applications are required from HCPC registered Social Workers, or from anyone who can demonstrate significant relevant experience of children and family work and take a lead role in the assessment process.

This vacancy is open to men and women as we aim to provide a gender balance in working with our young families.

The ability to work a 38 hour rota/shift pattern including nights and weekends is an essential requirement for this position. Note: An additional £33.93 is paid for each sleep-in duty.


For more information about this vacancy please contact Carole Childs or Lesley Harker on 01502 560344.

Please apply via the following link: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/

Closing date for applications: Monday, 10th October 2016

The Safe care Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday, 20th October 2016 and the Professional/Formal Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday, 21st October 2016.


Organisation: Ormiston Families, Unite Programme
Job Title: Senior Practitioner
Location: Based at the Visitors Centre, HMP Norwich
Salary: £20,253 per annum pro rata
Hours: 21 hours per week (Fixed term for 1 year)

The Unite Programme works with prisoners and their families to minimise the impact of imprisonment on their children. Our services support family relationships to continue developing throughout the sentence, which plays a critical role in helping to reduce reoffending rates.

You will be supporting children and young people affected by imprisonment in schools across Norfolk as well as leading and delivering appropriate and relevant activities and working with professionals and local organisations.

To download an application pack please visit: www.ormiston.org\vacancies.html or telephone 01603 702301.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Tuesday 4th October 2016

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding. We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Organisation: Norfolk Community Foundation
Job Title: Grants Officer
Location: Based in Norwich
Salary: Dependent upon experience the salary will be between £20,000 and £24,000.
Hours: Full Time

In 2015 the Foundation delivered over £2million in grants to benefit good causes in Norfolk, working with a range of donors including local authorities, housing providers and businesses. The Grants Team plays a vital role in developing and delivering this funding, and the Grants Officer will lead on a varied portfolio of grant making programmes to meet donor requirements. As the largest independent grant making organisation in Norfolk, we can offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to make a difference.

Applicants should have excellent assessment/ evaluation, presentation and IT skills, be well organised and efficient, and able to make an immediate contribution to our small busy team.

Download the Job Description

Application is by CV and covering letter to Jenny Bevan, Grants Manager, at the Foundation's office - St James Mill, Whitefriars, Norwich NR3 1TN.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on Monday 3 October
Interviews are planned for week beginning 10 October


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Forward Court - Aylsham
Salary: £8,117.20 per annum
Hours: Part Time - 17.5 hours plus 1 sleep in per week

The Benjamin Foundation work with Victory Housing Trust, Broadland District Council and Norfolk County Council, to ensure young people are supported to live independently. We are looking to appoint a part time Support Worker to join our team at Forward Court, a Young Persons Supported Accommodation Centre in Aylsham, that supports up to 7 young people aged 16-24 at risk of social exclusion and homelessness. The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. The Benjamin Foundation embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® which creates strong and improved relationships by focusing on positive behaviour rather than energising negativity, providing clear rules and consequences, creating an environment in which people thrive.

Application packs can be downloaded here
Telephone: 01603 886922/886925 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 26th September Noon
Interview date: Friday 7th October (Aylsham)


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title:
Senior Youth and Community Worker
Location: Broadland and District Council and YMCA Norfolk Offices
Salary: £19,578 - £22,308 per annum, pro rata for 29 weeks
Hours: 37.5 hours, will involve some evening and weekend work - Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31st March 2017

We are looking for a dynamic Senior Youth and Community Worker to lead the Broadland Youth Advisory board. Ideally you will have a qualification in youth work and experience of working at a strategic level with partners from the statutory, voluntary and business sectors. The successful candidate will empower and support young people in Broadland to commission youth projects and initiates. You will feel confident in organising and coordinating involvement and participation activities. You will be able to work independently and to manage your time effectively. This is a role for someone who has the ability to drive forward new and exciting ways of working within a partnership environment. It is essential that you can drive and have access to your own transport.

YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people, valuing the skills and attributes of every member of our team and personal development plans enabling staff to focus on aspirations and fulfil their potential. Work with us and make every day count, helping young people towards a brighter future.

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For more information on this role, please contact Stephanie Coker on 01603 621263 Ext 161 or stephanie.coker@ymcanorfolk.org
To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward tocareers@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Stephanie Coker, HR/Payroll Administrator, 35-37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP

Closing date for applications: 21st September 2016 at 9.00am
Interview Date: T.B.A


Organisation YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: Families Team Coordinator
Location: Countywide
Pay: £13.39 per hour
Hours per week: 25 hours - Contract Type: Permanent

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. We can provide support and advice, build parents confidence and skills. Empowering families to experience transformation in their lives. To work in partnership with parents to strengthen parental capacity and family relationships. To complete Social Work assessments as required by our stake holders if and when required.

YMCA Norfolk is a great place to work, offering meaningful opportunities to make a difference in the lives of young people, valuing the skills and attributes of every member of our team and personal development plans enabling staff to focus on aspirations and fulfil their potential. Work with us and make every day count, helping young people towards a brighter future.

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For more information on this role, please contact Stephanie Coker on 01603 621263 Ext 161 or stephanie.coker@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to careers@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Stephanie Coker, HR/Payroll Administrator, 35-37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th October 2016 at 9am
Interview date: 18th October 2016


Organisation: MAP
Job Title:
Advice Worker
Location: Norwich
Salary: £21,982 pa
Hours: 37

MAP is a charity providing free and independent advice, counselling, youth work and education for young people. MAP has a vacancy for a full-time Advice Worker to join our team offering regular advice drop-in services to young people. Applicants will be able to demonstrate:

* experience of working with young people
* relevant qualifications, experience or training in advice work or similar/related practice
* knowledge of social issues, policy and practice, as they affect young people
* one to one and group work skills
* communication skills
* IT and reporting skills
* MAP values
* an interest in debt and financial capability advice.

The successful candidate will receive a range of benefits including:
* competitive salary
* generous pension contributions
* excellent on-going training and development opportunities
* support from an established and reputable team, including regular line management and supervision
* flexible working 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)access to benefits including child care vouchers and cycle to work scheme

Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. For more information and to make an application please click here

The closing date for completed applications is 26th September 2016


Organisation: Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services
Job Title:
Fundraising and Events Officer
Salary: £19,995 pro rata
Hours: 21 hours per week

* To plan & run an annual programme of fundraising activities and events, working flexibly according to organisational need, including evenings and some weekends.
* To secure enhanced funding for ring fenced and un-ring fenced projects within the organisation.
* Source donators, liaise and work with community groups and the general public.
* Generate funds and donations in kind for the organisation.

Requirements:
* Proven track record of fundraising and arranging events and/or a fundraising qualification.
* Imaginative, innovative, self-motivated, professional and personable attitude.
* Ability to form effective partnerships and productive working relationships at all levels.
* A flexible approach to work outside office hours.
* Driving Licence and the ability to travel throughout Norfolk and Suffolk

For an application pack please email admin@leewaynwa.org.uk or alternatively phone: 07748972819 (voice mail), stating clearly your name, address and contact number/e-mail address.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 26th September


Organisation: The Hamlet Charity
Job Title:
Finance and Central Services Manager
Location: St Leonards Road, Norwich
Salary: £32,341.40
Hours: 35 hours per week

The Finance and Central Services Manager will be responsible for the development, planning, operation and accountability of all the charity's financial systems and the provision of financial management information as well overseeing the development of central services (income generation and IT). You will work closely with the Chief Executive in ensuring we maximise ways to generate income. You will also drive value for money across the organisation and seek more efficient ways of working. You will develop long-term vision and action planning to achieve significant positive impact on financial management across the organisation. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the post-holder will contribute to the development and delivery of the charity's development plan through your budget and financial planning. You will be highly organised and a team player who wishes to be part of a charity working to support children and adults with disabilities and complex health needs.

Job description & Person Specification
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Form

To apply please download our application pack and return your completed application form to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk For an informal discussion please contact Pauline Morgan on 01603 765405 or email admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

Closing date for applications: 30th September 2016 at 5pm
Interview dates: 5th and 6th October 2016


Organisation: Ormiston Families' Unite Programme
Job Title:
Senior Family Support Worker, Transforming Rehabilitation
Location: Work base either Norwich or Kings Lynn
Starting salary: £20,253 per annum
Hours: Full time, 35 per week

We are looking for an experienced Senior Family Support Worker to join Ormiston Families' Transforming Rehabilitation Service, delivering family support interventions to adult offenders and their families across the Eastern Region. Working in Norfolk and Suffolk, you will be responsible for delivering one-to-one and group interventions with adult offenders and sometimes their family members. You will have supervisory duties in a small team of family support workers.

Applicants must have a qualification, and/or experience in Probation, criminal justice or family support setting; experience of planning and delivering a range of appropriate activities and possess a good knowledge of effective direct intervention techniques and practice.

For further information about the role please contact Guy Wiseman on 07890 587046 or email guy.wiseman@ormiston.org

For an application pack please visit www.ormiston.org/vacancies.html

Ormiston Families Enterprises Ltd is committed to safeguarding. We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 19th September 2016


Organisation: Cambridgeshire Community Services
Job Title:
Co-Production and Service User Involvement Lead.

Following the unsuccessful recruitment of the above post this job is being re-advertised but with an updated job description.

This is a new post and an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to support Cambridgeshire Community Services as they develop an integrated 0-19 service where children, young people and families can be fully involved in design, delivery and evaluation of all our provision. CCS believe that this approach will support their ambition to deliver the most effective services which support positive outcomes for children and young people and enable CCS to work in partnership with service users and the community to ensure we achieve our aims.

Cambridgeshire Community Services welcome applications from staff with a wide range of experience and backgrounds, particularly those with experience of co-production and engagement with children, young people, families, the public, stakeholders and a proven ability to establish and cultivate cross-organisational working relationships, as well as experience of service development and management of change.

For an informal discussion about the post, contact Sian Larrington, Head of Service, Norfolk Children and Young People's Services Tel: 07342 088848

For more information and to view the job description please click here

Closing date: 18th September 2016
Interviews: 30th September 2016

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