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Organisation: Henderson Trust
Job Title: 
Youth Support Worker
Location: West Earlham Community Centre /other locations  
Salary: £19,000 per annum. 

To support the delivery of various interventions aimed at young people aged 11 - 19 to improve their independence and well-being.  

Main Duties/Responsibilities: 

Engagement    

Deliver a range of interventions using a young person centred approach.
Provide easily accessible, non-judgemental, and confidential support to young people.
Work with young people in an holistic way ensuring their needs are met, including areas such as child protection, housing, medical, criminal justice and mental health including referrals to appropriate services
Contribute to the delivery of advice and information regarding positive life style behaviours.
Contribute to the development of action plans with targeted individuals that specify change and improved behaviour.
Use various techniques in one-to-one and group settings to promote engagement in services, encourage self-esteem, well-being, responsibility and enhanced motivation 

Partnership

Work in partnership with relevant statutory and community organisations to ensure flexible and responsive services are offered.

Develop robust partnerships and good working relationships with stakeholders and partners.
Participate in the management and support of young people involved in the criminal justice system where appropriate.Ensure that client confidentiality is compatible with the effective sharing of information with appropriate agencies to achieve the best outcomes for clients.


Job Description & Person Spec

For more information please see the Henderson Trust website 



Organisation: Ormiston Families
Job Role: Independent Parent Support Worker (Child sexual exploitation)
Location: Based in Norwich with the MASH team
Starting salary: £22,212 per annum
Hours: 35 hours per week

We are seeking an experienced support worker to work with multi-agency partners tackling child sexual exploitation as an independent source of support and contact for parents whose children are being sexually exploited. This post will work within the Norwich MASH team. Applicants must be confident communicators with experience of partnership working. It is essential that you hold a relevant qualification, i.e. social care, probation, health, police work or demonstrable experience of work within a related field. You must have experience of working with vulnerable people and a high level of safeguarding practice. 

For further information and an application pack please telephone 01473 724 517, or download from www.ormiston.org/vacancies 

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

Closing date for applications:  9am Monday 29th February 2016


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: 
Night Coordinator - My Place
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Contract: Fixed Term
Pay: £7.85 per hour
Hours: 35 hours per week

YMCA Norfolk are looking to employ a Night Coordinator in Norwich. You will be responsible for undertaking the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives. You will ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the My Place scheme.

For further information, please refer to the job description below:
Night Co-ordinator JD

For more information on this role, please contact Aimee Wild on 01603 621263 Ext. 123 or aimee.wild@ymcanorfolk.org
To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to aimee.wild@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Aimee Wild, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP. Satisfactory references and satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be required.

Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 10th February


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: Key worker x 2 
Location: John Drake House, Norwich
Contract: Fixed term for 6 months
Pay: £9.88 per
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

YMCA Norfolk are looking to employ 2 Key Workers for John Drake House, Norwich.You will provide support to homeless single people within a safe, supportive and secure environment. You will help to plan and provide progressive support and direction to service users in accordance with their individual support plans and self-determined goals. You will also assist the service users to move onward to greater levels of community integration to gain enhanced and enriched independent living.

For further information, please refer to the job description below:
Key Worker 2016

For more information on this role, please contact Aimee Wild on 01603 621263 Ext. 123 or aimee.wild@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to aimee.wild@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Aimee Wild, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP. Satisfactory references and satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be required.

Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 10th February


Organisation: NANSA
Job Title: 
Retail Assistant
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: Minimum Wage
Hours: Part time - Maternity Cover

Post 1: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am-4pm and Saturdays 9am-2pm (primarily based at Thorpe Avenue)
Post 2: Saturdays 9am-4pm (primarily based at Aylsham Road)

Both roles are currently for maternity cover until approximately December 2016 and they may have additional hours available to cover annual leave and sickness. NANSA is an excellent charity providing services for children and adults with disabilities in the county of Norfolk. We have an exciting opportunity to join our organisation as a Retail Assistant. The Retail Assistant is a customer focused role in our NANSA retail outlets. The Retail Assistant is to facilitate with the daily operation of the retail outlet, including meeting sales targets and providing an excellent standard of customer service.

NANSA is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding. All successful candidates will need to undertake enhanced DBS checks. NANSA is also a Mindful Employer.

Email Helen Hart (HR & Training Officer) at helenhart@nansa.org.uk or visit our website www.nansa.org.uk or phone 01603 627662 for more information and an application pack.

Closing Date: 19th February 2016
Interview Date: 3rd March 2016


Organisation: NANSA
Job Title: Finance Administrative Assistant
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £16,034 (pro rata)
Hours: Full time/Part time considered 

NANSA is an excellent charity providing services for children and adults with disabilities in the county of Norfolk. We have an exciting opportunity to join our organisation as a Finance & Administration Assistant. The Finance & Administrative Assistant undertakes day to day financial tasks and general administration to support the Finance Manager. The role involves working within both the sales and purchase ledgers, includes raising invoices, recording payments, banking and reconciliations, and supporting payroll processes. It also includes providing administrative support for the Family Centre on a regular basis, and occasionally for the Adult Centre.We have full time or part time hours available which are negotiable. Please specify your availability on your application form.

NANSA is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding. All successful candidates will need to undertake enhanced DBS checks. NANSA is also a Mindful Employer.

Email Helen Hart (HR & Training Officer) at helenhart@nansa.org.uk or visit our website www.nansa.org.uk or phone 01603 627662 for more information and an application pack.

Closing Date: 19th February 2016
Interview Date: 1st March 2016


Organisation: Break
Job Title: 
Social Worker - (HD1665)
Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk 
Salary: The current salary scale for this post is £27,585 - £29,037 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be £27,585. 
Hours: 38 per week

We are seeking a 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.

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 these vacancies please contact Carole Childs or Lesley Harker on 01502 560344. 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. 

You can apply online here
For more information about Break please visit: www.break-charity.org

Closing Date: Monday 8th February 2016 
The Safe care Interviews are scheduled to take place on Tuesday 1st March 2016 and the Professional/Formal Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 2nd March 2016.

 


Organisation: Break
Job Title: Temporary Part Time Support Worker (Ref: PH1664)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk 
The current salary: scale for this post is £15,852 - £18,648 pro rata per annum (actual salary is £11,677 - £13,745 per annum). At appointment, the salary will be between £15,852 and £17,847 pro rata per annum (actual salary is £11,677 - £13,148 per annum), depending on qualifications and experience.

We are currently looking for a Temporary Part Time Support Worker at our Residential Children's Home in Norwich, Norfolk. The children who live at the home have suffered numerous placement breakdowns, abuse, neglect and trauma in their early years. The staff are there to therapeutically re-parent the young people, and to show them that they can learn to trust the adult world to keep them safe and to give them the love, understanding and nurturing that every child deserves. This is sometimes an arduous and complex task therefore we are looking for individuals with resilience, warmth, commitment and a passion to provide them with opportunities that they will have missed in their early years, and a commitment to stand by them through some challenging times.

This vacancy is open to men and women as we aim to provide a gender balance in caring for our young people. The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential as this post will be mainly evening and weekend work. Note: An additional £33.93 is paid for each sleep-in duty.

For more information about this vacancy please contact the manager, Mark Allen mark.allen@break-charity.org or the deputy manager, Kirstie Page kirstie.page@break-charity.org 

Please Note: we also have a position for a Full Time Senior Support Worker at the same Children's Home - please visit our recruitment site for more information.

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.

Please apply online here
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: 15th February 2016 
The Safe Care Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 24th February 2016 and the formal interviews are scheduled for Friday 26th February 2016. 


Organisation: Break 
Job Title: Full Time Senior Support Worker (Ref: PH1663)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk 
The current salary: scale for this post is £20,705 - £21,795 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £20,705 and £21,795 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 38 per week

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals with relevant qualifications and extensive experience, wanting to contribute to the development and smooth running of our Residential Children's Home in Norwich, Norfolk. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work as part of the management team and alongside our current senior support worker to develop all areas of practice and overall contribute to positive outcomes for children and young people and ensure a high standard of care. You need to be empathetic and energetic with the ability to provide stability through a caring, nurturing, thoughtful and therapeutic approach.

This challenging work requires energy and resilience, but can be extremely rewarding. This vacancy is open to men and women as we aim to provide a gender balance in caring for our young people. The ability to work shift patterns will be essential. Note: An additional £33.93 is paid for each sleep-in duty. 

Please Note: we also have a position for a Temporary Part Time Support Worker at the same Children's Home - please visit our  recruitment site for more information.

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.

Please apply online here 
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: 15th February 2016
The Safe Care Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday 24th February 2016 and the formal interviews are scheduled for Friday 26th February 2016.
 


Organisation: North Lynn Discovery Centre
Positions: Vice Chair, Company Secretary and Members of the Board of Trustees 

The Discovery Centre is a place where young people can have massive amounts of fun, feel totally safe, make great friends and develop themselves for the future. For over 20 years we have provided young people aged 5 - 25 with a range of activities, training and opportunities to develop themselves, prepare for the future and create dreams. During the year we work with hundreds of young people many from disadvantaged backgrounds, through a range of projects such as the BIG Lottery's Talent Match programme, the Youth Advisory Board for King's Lynn and West Norfolk and other funders such as Freebridge Community Housing, the Lawn Tennis Association and Microsoft.

Our Centre offers a range of facilities to include an allotment, stage, IT Hub and various meeting spaces. There is also a purpose built training centre and workshop for those looking to enter the world of work and an outreach double decker bus. We also have a gym, sports hall and MUGA and work with a range of external organisations to provide a range of activities across the borough. The Future: The Discovery Centre is a growing charity and we have exciting plans to develop the centre further to support the needs of young people across West Norfolk. We have embarked on a path of change and require to enhance our Board of Trustees as we drive the organisation to be innovative and collaborative in exploiting technology, developing services and securing funding, seeking to shape local, regional and national debates and ensure the needs of young people are addressed. 

The role of the Trustees The Board of Trustees sets the vision, the strategic direction, and management of the charity. It is responsible for overall governance which includes being guardians of the charity's assets, overseeing operational effectiveness, funding, finance, and human resources. All trustees are unpaid. The Board meets a minimum of 6 times a year and may be required to sit on sub-committees.The Opportunities We are currently seeking a Vice Chair, Company Secretary and up to three Trustees to join the existing Board. There are exciting opportunities (and challenges!) ahead, and we're looking for individuals who can provide leadership and work collaboratively with the other trustees and stakeholders as our organisation continues to grow. 

We are looking for committed and talented individuals with a passion for improving opportunities for young people with a background in any of the following: Law, finance, HR, fundraising and Marketing. We'd be especially keen to hear from applicants with experience of change management and/or service development.

How to apply: Please send your C.V with covering letter to Jess Cunningham Email: jess@thejellyclub.co.uk

If you would like to discuss the position before applying, please either email Jess or tel: 07956 433 975 


Organisation: Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuses Services
Job Title: Positive Behaviour Youth Support Worker  
Location: Norwich 
Salary: £19,741 
Hours: 37 hours per week
Fixed term contract until 31st March 2019.  

Supporting young people who have witnessed or experienced domestic abuse in the home. To develop support and safety packages with young people who are displaying controlling and abusive behaviour towards their parents or carers. To support the young person to understand the impact of the abuse has on their current behaviour and to identify better outcomes for them. 

Requirements: 
- Relevant youth work qualification and experience of working with young people individually and in a group setting.
- Experience of working for a statutory or voluntary agency. 
- Driving Licence and the ability to travel throughout Norfolk is essential.   

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

Women only to apply: S.7(2)(e) SDA applies. 'Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1' 

Closing Date for applications: 8th February 2016




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