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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


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Position: Performance Officer
Location: Norwich
Pay: £10.04 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 20 hours

To be responsible for monitoring performance and service delivery, and delivering business improvement across YMCA Norfolk.

To ensure compliance and consistency with regard to the implementation of our policies and procedures.

To ensure that service users are engaged in driving quality and business improvements.

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.

YMCAN JD Performance Officer


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:  Thursday 1st September 2016 at 9am


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 click here 

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: 5th September 2016 


Organisation: OPEN Youth Trust
Job Title: Youth Activities Supervisor
Location: Norwich
Salary: £18,000-£20,000 dependant on experience 
Hours: 40 hours per week

OPEN Youth Trust are looking for a passionate, organised and resourceful Youth Activities Supervisor to play a key role in the delivery and development of their positive activities programme.

This successful candidate will be responsible for the daily running of OPEN's activities programme and will line manage all delivery staff. They will also be the safeguarding officer appropriately dealing with issues affecting young people that use our service.

Click here for role profile and here for application form. All applications need to be returned via email to Claire Atkinson - claire.atkinson@opennorwich.org.uk 
Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications: Friday 26th August 2016.  


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Location: Norwich
Salary: £15,980 per annum
Hours: Full Time- 37.25 hours per week

The Benjamin Foundation is looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to work within our busy HR Team. The entry level position will involve a broad range of administrative duties to support the day to day activities of HR. The successful candidate will assist in the delivery of a range of Human Resource activities which are designed to support colleagues working within The Benjamin Foundation and Ben's Social Enterprises Ltd. The main focus of this role is to assist with the day to day administration of our recruitment, training, correspondence, filing, payroll, DBS and HR processes.

Other duties will include record keeping and assisting with volunteer activity within the organisation. The successful applicant will also be trained as a First Aider. Previous HR experience is not essential as full training will be given. Applicants must be able to evidence competency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, including the creation and adaptation of Spreadsheets. The Benjamin Foundation fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all its activities and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their daily working practices.

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01603 886922/886925 or Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd September 5pm
Interview date: Tuesday 13th September (Norwich)


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Position: Property Coordinator (Supported Housing)
Pay: £7.93 per hour
Location: My Place, Norwich
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 37.5 hours (rota shift pattern)

To undertake the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives.

To ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the My Place scheme.

YMCA My Place opened in August 2012. We provide move on accommodation to 40 young people on their journey towards independence. As property coordinator at YMCA My Place, you will be working alongside our amazing team of support workers and property coordinators, providing landlord and support services to the My Place community working in an environment with excellent facilities and providing high quality accommodation to young people.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.

Property Coordinator My Place Job Description

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: 8th September 2016 at 9am


Organisation: Break
Job Title:
Support Workers - NL1753
Location: Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk
Current salary scale: £15,852 - £18,648 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £15,852 and £17,847 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 38 per week

We are seeking Support Workers to join the team at our Short Break Unit in Long Stratton, Norfolk. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm to support our young people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions, focusing on promoting social skills and independence, advocacy and rights to ensure they enjoy life to their full potential. This challenging work requires energy, resilience and thought, but can be extremely rewarding.

The young people who use this service can present a range of challenging behaviour, some of which can be distressing to witness and to manage. It is important to us to develop and maintain close working relationships with the young people's families and carers and to that end; we operate a key worker system. Successful applicants will need to demonstrate excellent communication and liaison skills, along with patience and understanding. The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential for this post, including working regular waking night shifts. We would also consider candidates who only want to work waking night shifts or who were interested in working part time - please indicate this on your application form.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Mel Julier or Pete Willson on 01508 536515. Having read the vacancy details, if you feel this vacancy is not suitable for you but you know someone who would be interested - please share this information.

To apply on-line please click here

Closing Date: Monday 29th August 2016
The Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 12th September 2016


Organisation: Break
Job Title: (Full Time) Support Worker - Ref: TL1754
Location: Long Stratton, Norfolk
Current salary scale: £15,852 - £18,648 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £15,852 and £17,847 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Our home in Long Stratton is a four bedded care home for children and young people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team and support our children and young people to lead fulfilling lives. Creativity and tenacity are essential to enable our children and young people to achieve their aspirations. Experience of supporting children and young people who have learning disabilities is desirable but not essential.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate commitment and flexibility to a challenging yet very rewarding role. Our focus is on providing a high quality residential home whilst helping the young people to develop to the very best of their abilities. The successful candidate will be required to work a rota/shift pattern including nights, weekends and sleep-ins (£33.93 paid per sleep-in duty).

For more information about this vacancy please contact Rachel Watkinson or Lynsey Harley on 01508 536510. Having read the vacancy details, if you feel this vacancy is not suitable for you but you know someone who would be interested - please share this information.

To apply on-line please click here

Closing Date: Monday 29th August 2016
The interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 12th September 2016

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