Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Locum Project/Support Workers
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £8.45 - £8.62 per hour 
Hours: Hours will vary to meet the needs of the service

Locum Project/Support workers are required to cover planned and unplanned staff absence and to meet the needs for additional staff cover on some occasions. The Service will be staffed 24/7 all year round. Locum Project/Support Worker shifts which involve overnight sleep-in duties, will receive an additional sleep-in payment. 

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. 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: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications:  Monday 8th September Noon
Interview Date: Friday 19th September 2014 (King's Lynn)


Organisation: Keystone Development Trust
Job Title: School Work Club Leader
Location: Based in Dereham plus Thetford 
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum pro rata
Hours: 24hrs per week
Fixed term until 30 September 2015

Working with Year 11 students to plan their post-16 options, we seek a confident candidate to build positive relationships with students, schools and local employers. A youth work, teaching or IAG qualification would be beneficial but not essential.  

Details at: www.keystonetrust.org.uk or phone 01842 757352. 

Applications to: innovation@keystonetrust.org.uk or to SWCL applications, Keystone Innovation Centre, Croxton Road, Thetford, IP24 1JD. Appointment subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date for Applications: 1st September 2014


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: Money Advice Worker 
Location: Norwich 
Salary: £21,551 pa
Hours: 37 per week 

As part of the Big Lottery 'Money Wise Home Safe' project, MAP is looking to recruit a Money Advice Worker to deliver money, housing, budgeting and benefits advice to young people in Norwich. Ideal candidates will have experience of helping young people to find employment, improve their financial confidence and develop money management skills. The successful candidate will be genuine, responsive and able to demonstrate an aptitude for working with young people.   

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. 

Closing date for completed applications is 3rd September 2014. 


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: Youth Counsellor 
Location: King's Lynn (covering West Norfolk) 
Salary: £21,551 pa pro rata 
Hours: 18 per week 

MAP is looking for an experienced and engaging Youth Counsellor to deliver counselling sessions to young people aged 11-17 across West Norfolk. Applicants must have a recognised qualification in counselling, and be accredited, or eligible for accreditation, by the BACP, UKCP or an equivalent body. Days of the week and timings are negotiable, although there is a requirement for the successful applicant to work some late afternoons or evenings. 

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. 

The closing date for completed applications is 3rd September 2014. 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Manager
Location: Linden House - Norwich
Salary: £24,668.00 - £26,504.00 plus annual on call allowance
Hours: 37.25 hours per week

The Benjamin Foundation will work in partnership with and on behalf of Norfolk County Council Children's Services to run Linden house, a semi-independent supported accommodation for up to 5 young people (predominanty 16 and 17 year olds) assessed as having high to specialist needs. The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accomodation and support for young people leaving care in Norfolk, and to prepare them for independence. We are looking to appoint a team for this exciting new 16+ Supported Accommodation Service in Norwich. 

The Benjamin 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. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.   

Application packs can be downloaded here 

Telephone: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk


Closing Date for Applications: 26th August 2014

Interview Date:  5th September 2014 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Senior Support Worker
Location: Linden House - Norwich
Salary: £18,036.20 - £19,182.80 plus annual on call allowance
Hours: 35 hours

The Benjamin Foundation will work in partnership with and on behalf of Norfolk County Council Children's Services to run Linden house, a semi-independent supported accommodation for up to 5 young people (predominantly 16 and 17 year olds) assessed as having high to specialist needs. The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accommodation and support for young people leaving care in Norfolk, and to prepare them for independence. We are looking to appoint a team for this exciting new 16+ Supported Accommodation Service in Norwich. 

The Benjamin 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. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.   

Application packs can be downloaded here 

Telephone: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: 8th September 2014

Interview Dates: 16th, 17th, 19th, & 22nd September 2014 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 3 x Support Workers
Location: Linden House - Norwich
Salary: £19,145.24 - £19,855.04 plus annual on call allowance
Hours: 35 hours + 2 sleep ins per week

The Benjamin Foundation will work in partnership with and on behalf of Norfolk County Council Children's Services to run Linden house, a semi-independent supported accommodation for up to 5 young people (predominantly 16 and 17 year olds) assessed as having high to specialist needs. The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accommodation and support for young people leaving care in Norfolk, and to prepare them for independence. We are looking to appoint a team for this exciting new 16+ Supported Accommodation Service in Norwich. 

The Benjamin 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. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.   

Application packs can be downloaded here 

Telephone: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: 8th September 2014

Interview Dates: 16th, 17th, 19th, & 22nd September 2014 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Linden House - Norwich
Salary: £9,802.20 - £10,167.24
Hours: 18 hours + 1 sleep in per week

The Benjamin Foundation will work in partnership with and on behalf of Norfolk County Council Children's Services to run Linden house, a semi-independent supported accommodation for up to 5 young people (predominantly 16 and 17 year olds) assessed as having high to specialist needs. The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accommodation and support for young people leaving care in Norfolk, and to prepare them for independence. We are looking to appoint a team for this exciting new 16+ Supported Accommodation Service in Norwich. 

The Benjamin 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. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. 

Application packs can be downloaded here 

Telephone: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk 

Closing Date for Applications: 8th September 2014 

Interview Dates: 16th, 17th, 19th, & 22nd September 2014 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Placement Coordinator
Location: Based at Walmington Court, Thetford
Salary: £7,953.92 p.a plus car allowance and mileage
Hours: 16 hours per week

As a Placement Coordinator you will be required to work with hosts and young people as part of a multi-disciplinary service. You will also be required to work on your own, showing self-motivation, initiative and flexibility. As a Placement Coordinator you will contribute to the day-to-day processes of the service in supporting hosts to prepare young people with the necessary life skills to live independently. The Benjamin 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. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.    

Application packs can be downloaded here

Telephone: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: 30th September 2014

Interview Date:  9th October 2014 (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Sessional Support Worker
Location: Based at Oak Street, Norwich
Salary: £8.83 per hour
Hours: To meet the needs of the service

As a Support Worker you will be required to work with young people as part of a multi-disciplinary service. You will also be required to work on your own showing self-motivation, initiative and flexibility. As a Support Worker you will contribute to the day-to-day processes of the service in preparing young people with the necessary life skills to live independently. The Benjamin 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. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.  

Application packs can be downloaded here  

Telephone:  01692 502145 Or Email recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk  

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 30th September 2014

Interview Date:  Tuesday 9th October 2014 (Norwich)


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: Senior Youth and Community Worker 
Location: Great Yarmouth 
Salary: £23,660 pa
Hours: 37 per week 

We are looking for an experienced, and preferably JNC qualified, Youth Worker to coordinate some of our expanding youth work projects in Great Yarmouth. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a variety of youth work skills, including community engagement and youth involvement, and will have experience of leading and managing others.Some evening and weekend work will be required, and, as travel may be necessary, a full, clean driving licence and access to a car would be desirable.  

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. 

Closing Date for Applications: 28th August 2014. 


Organisation: Voluntary Norfolk
Job Title: Community Advocate & Befriending Service Coordinator
Location: Gorleston, Norfolk
Salary: £21,067 per annum pro rata
Hours: 22.5 hours per week 

Main relationships: Voluntary Norfolk Staff, HealthEast Director of Engagement and Senior Engagement Manager and Locality Commissioning Manager, Public Health and Social Care Service Staff, Great Yarmouth Neighbourhood Management Teams, including Neighbourhood Development Officers, Family Connectors and Community Advocates, voluntary and statutory organisations, volunteers and members of the public. 

Main Purpose of the Job: 

* To assist the GY Development Manager and neighbourhood teams in developing collaborative, asset based and innovative approaches to address key local concerns around vulnerability to social isolation, improving health and wellbeing and building social capital across our local communities and neighbourhoods.
* To develop and maintain the Befriending service; recruiting, training, matching and supporting volunteers and reporting on the reach and impact of the service. 
* To coordinate Community Advocate activity in accordance with the contract requirements of HealthEast. Providing first line support and guidance to Community Advocate personnel. 

Job Description & Application Form

Closing Date for Applications: 28th August 2014
Interview date: Wednesday 10 September 2014


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation

Job Title: Locum Support Workers
Location:  King's Lynn
Salary:     £8.45 per hour
Hours:     Hours will vary to meet the needs of the service

We are looking to appoint Support Workers for our innovative service for 7 young people aged 16 and 17 years of age in Kings Lynn. The Hub responds to young people's 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 vulnerable adults. An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.

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: 01692 502145 Or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk


Closing Date: 29th August 2014
Interview Date: 16th September 2014 (King's Lynn)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: King's Lynn
Salary:    £13,863.92 per annum (inclusive of sleep-in)
Hours:    27.25 hours plus 1 sleep-in per week

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 people's 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 vulnerable adults. An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.

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

Closing Date: 29th August 2014 
Interview Date: 16th September 2014 (King's Lynn)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Senior Child Care Worker
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £23,120 per annum
Hours:  37.25 per week

Job Role: We are looking to recruit a Senior Child Care Worker to support the Registered Manager and Assistant Manager in all aspects of the running of The Boat House (Children's Home) for 11-16 year olds with emotional and behavioural difficulties based in Great Yarmouth. To also provide an effective link between children and young people, team members and management, to take shift lead and fulfil on call responsibilities. The successful candidate must have experience of working within a Children's Home setting and must have a Level 3 Children and Young Persons Workforce Diploma or equivalent Qualification.  

The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children. An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. 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: 01692 502145 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: Tuesday 9th September 2014

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