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Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: Momentum (Norfolk)
Job Title: DBS Administrator
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (to be worked over 3 days)
Location: Momentum (Norfolk) office, situated close to Norwich Airport.
Some travel within the County will be required.
Salary: £9,945 per annum

We are looking for an organised person with excellent attention to detail to join our team as DBS Administrator. The successful candidate will deal with incoming DBS applications, deal with DBS application queries, provide training to the users of our service and act as countersignatory for Momentum. You must be competent in using Microsoft packages including Outlook, Word and Excel.

This post requires you to complete an enhanced DBS application - applicants without a clear disclosure may be prohibited from acting as countersignatory. Momentum follows the DBS Code of Practice, which can be found on our website under "Disclosure and Barring Service'' along with our policy around the recruitment of ex-offenders.

Job Description
Person Specification
Letter to Applicants
Equal Opportunity Monitoring Form
Statement of Equal Opportunity

Please complete and return the application form by email or by post to:

Cindee Crehan
Chief Executive
Momentum (Norfolk)
Room 11, Diamond House
Vulcan Road North
Norwich NR6 6AQ

Closing date: Friday 18th August 2017 (4pm)

Interviews will be held on Friday 30th August 2017


Organisation: Break
Job Title: Relief Support Workers (PH1959)
Hours: As and when required
Salary: £8.48 - £9.49 per hour

Do you want to:

  • Support young people achieve their full potential?
  • Provide individualised care for all our young people (in some of our services this will include personal care.)
  • Help our young people lead a fulfilling life within the community?

Do you have:

  • A motivation, drive and desire to make a difference to young people
  • Experience of working within the health & social care sector? (not essential as full training will be given)
  • Hold or have a commitment to work towards QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent?
  • The compassion and understanding to respect young people and their rights and dignity at all times?

You will need to:

  • Display a positive, supportive and caring attitude.
  • Be committed towards supporting our young people to maximise their potential.
  • Genuinely believe in equality of opportunity for everyone.
  • Be self - motivated and want to make a difference.

To apply visit website.

For more information send an email, or call 01603 670100

Closing Date: 21 August 2017

Safe Care Interviews are scheduled for Wednesday, 30th August 2017 and the Formal Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, 31st August 2017

Organisation: Leeway
Job Title: Refuge Worker (Breckland)
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Hours of work are on a rota basis & will include some weekend & evening cover. Participation in providing emergency on call for Leeway refuges on a rota basis. Shift cover at other refuges when required.
Salary: £18,995 (per annum pro rata)

You will work as part of a team to ensure women & children experiencing domestic violence are provided with a safe, supportive & effective service. A proactive, flexible approach with the ability to work independently & as part of a team is needed.

Job requires: Relevant qualification/experience of working in a refuge/hostel setting or currently working in the voluntary/statutory sector.

Ability to use Microsoft office is desirable. Driving license & ability to travel is essential.

Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd August (5pm)

For an application pack please email admin@leewaynwa.org.uk


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Young People's Support Worker
Hours: This position is offered in two options:

  • 35 hours plus 2 sleep ins per week to be worked flexibly, or
  • Zero-hour contract
Location: Stowmarket and Ipswich
Salary:
  • £17,272 per annum plus sleep ins
  • £9.31 per hour plus sleep ins

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people?

The Benjamin Foundation was founded in 1994 helps around 2,000 people per year through difficult times by providing them with hope, opportunity, stability and independence. We are expanding our service provision in Suffolk, centring on Ipswich & Stowmarket and are seeking to recruit a number of new colleagues to support this exciting project. The Supervised service is semi-independent supported accommodation (predominantly 16 and 18 year olds) assessed as having high and specialist needs. The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accommodation and support for young people leaving care in Suffolk and to prepare them for independence.

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.

Full Time - Young People's Support Worker Vacancy Pack
Sessional - Young People's Support Worker Vacancy Pack

To apply please return completed application forms to

Human Resources Department
The Benjamin Foundation
23 - 27 St Andrews Streets
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 4TP

or via email

Closing Date: Friday 25th August (Noon)

Interview Date: Wednesday 6th September (Ipswich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Young People's Support Worker
Hours: 2-6 hours per week (possibly leading to more hours)
Contract:Term Time Only
Location: King's Lynn & Surrounding Areas
Salary: £11.17 per hour plus car users allowance & agreed mileage

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people and families?

The Benjamin Foundation was founded in 1994 helps around 2,000 people per year through difficult times by providing them with hope, opportunity, stability and independence.

We are looking to recruit a Family and Young People's Support Worker to deliver our Time for You Service in schools in King's Lynn and the surrounding area.

'Time for You' is a dedicated Early Help service offering support and advocacy to children and young people. Working with children and young people in a one-to-one or small group setting, 'Time for You' provides timely and effective interventions based on emotional wellbeing.

Visiting allocated schools on a weekly basis Support Workers design and deliver individual support programmes for the children and young people who are referred to them.

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.

Vacancy Pack

To apply please return completed application forms to

Human Resources Department
The Benjamin Foundation
23 - 27 St Andrews Streets
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 4TP

or via email

For more information visit website, send an email or call 01603 886925/886922.

Closing Date: Thursday 31st August (noon)

Interview Date: Wednesday 13th September (Queen's Hill Primary School)


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: Volunteer Youth Counsellors
Hours: Voluntary
Location: Norwich (with a county-wide remit)

MAP are currently looking for counsellors who are able to volunteer their services to work within a new team offering counselling to 18 to 25 year olds from our base in Norwich. We would love to hear from those who feel passionately about working with young people.

Successful applicants will be able to use their skills and expertise to help a range of young people, and will gain experience of working in a lively, experienced and committed team of counsellors and therapists. In return, we provide monthly Professional Supervision, undertake regular Peer Supervision and offer CPD training throughout the year.

To be considered, candidates will be working towards, or will have successfully completed, a counselling qualification to a minimum of diploma level and be registered with a professional organisation that works to a professional code of ethics and standards (e.g. BACP or UKCP).

This is a rare opportunity for counsellors who share our values to contribute their ideas, skills and enthusiasm to enhance the lives of young people in Norwich and Norfolk, while continuing to develop, learn and grow.

Find more information here.

A completed application form, clearly specifying the role of choice, should be sent together with a completed Recruitment Monitoring Form to:

HR, MAP, The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF, or by email to .

Closing Date: Thursday 31stAugust 3017


Organisation: Break
Job Title: Catering Assistant
Hours: 15 hours per week Monday and Friday. The three hours worked each day will cover the evening meal for the young people - normally between 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm. Some flexibility is required for occasional weekend working.
Location: Long Stratton
Salary: £7.80 per hour

This vacancy will support the team at our 6 bedded Short Break Service in Long Stratton, Norfolk for school age children with learning disabilities, associated physical needs and challenging behaviours.

We are seeking a Catering Assistant who will have catering experience and be able to plan menus, order food, manage stock rotation and maintain a kitchen cleaning schedule.

The successful candidate will be flexible and reliable. It is essential to have a consistent approach to work, attention to detail, be self motivated and methodical in their approach and they must have Health & Safety awareness.

To apply visit website.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Mel Julier or Pete Willson on 01508 536515.

Closing Date: 3rd September 2017

The interviews will take place week commencing Monday, 11th September 2017.


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Parent Support Advisor
Hours: 18.75 hours per week
Contract: Term Time Only
Location: Queen's Hill Primary School (Norwich)
Salary: £9,825.75 per annum (11.91 per hour) plus car users allowance & agreed mileage

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people and families?

The Benjamin Foundation, working in partnership with Queen's Hill Primary School is seeking to appoint a Parent Support Adviser (PSA). The main focus of the PSA role will be to work from Queen's Hill Primary School to provide tailored support to individual families whose children attend there. Therefore the candidate will have the ability to manage a complex and intensive caseload. Areas of work will include providing pro-active information and support, direct work with families in the home or other suitable venue, liaison with other professionals and agencies.

In addition to the usual PSA role this post also includes delivery of emotional wellbeing support work with children using our 'Time for You' model of service delivery which is a dedicated Early Help service offering support and advocacy to children and young people.

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.

Vacancy Pack

To apply please return completed application forms to

Human Resources Department
The Benjamin Foundation
23 - 27 St Andrews Streets
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 4TP

or via email

For more information visit website, send an email or call 01603 886925/886922.

Closing Date: Monday 4th September (noon)

Interview Date: Thursday 14th September (Queen's Hill Primary School)


Organisation: Break
Job Title: Support Worker (LS1973)
Hours: 38 hours per week
Location: Long Stratton
Salary: £18,025 - £19,541 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Are you caring, enthusiastic and up for a challenge?
Are you looking for a rewarding career working with children with disabilities?

Do you want to:

  • Support young people with disabilities achieve their full potential?
  • Provide individualised care for children and young people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions.
  • Have the opportunity to work across our short breaks unit and our long term four bedded children's home.

Do you have:

  • A motivation, drive and desire to make a difference to young people?
  • Experience of working within the health and social care sector? (not essential as full training will be given)
  • Hold or have a commitment to work towards QCF Level 3 in Residential Childcare or equivalent?
  • The compassion and understanding to respect young people and their rights and dignity at all times?

You will need to:

  • Display a positive, supportive and caring attitude.
  • Be enthusiastic, creative and motivated with a professional and calm approach, able to support our young people with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions.
  • Have energy and resilience to deal with a range of challenging behaviours.
  • Be able to work a rota shift pattern, including waking nights, weekends and sleep-ins.

To apply visit website.

For more information about the vacancies you can contact:

Mel Julier - 01508 536515 (Short Breaks Service)
Rachel Watkinson - 01508 536510 (Children's Home)

Closing date: 4thSeptember 2017

For this position there will be two interviews which will take place on 14th/19th September 2017


Organisation: Break
Job Title: Night Support Worker (TL1970)
Hours: 25 hours per week
Contract: Part Time
Location: Long Stratton
Salary: £11,858 - £12,390 per annum (maximum job rate potential is £12,855 per annum, which is performance related).

We are seeking a Part Time Night Support Worker to join our teamin Long Stratton. The work includes personal care and some of the young people have complex needs and can exhibit challenging behaviour. We aim to enable the young people to be as independent as possible in a fun and caring environment.

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm. This challenging work requires energy, resilience and thought, but can be extremely rewarding.

The ability to work a rota/shift pattern is an essential requirement for this position. (The general rota pattern is 3 shifts one week, followed by 2 shifts the following week - this is subject to change).

To apply visit website.

For more information please contact us via email.

Closing Date: Monday 4thSeptember

TheSafer Warner Interviews will be held on 11th September 2017 and the Formal Interviews will be held on 12th September 2017.


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Administration Assistant
Hours: 20 hours per week over 4/5 days to include a Friday
Contract: Permanent part time
Location: Norwich
Salary: £8,788 per annum (£8.45 per hour)

The Benjamin Foundation is looking to appoint an Administrative Assistant to work within our busy HR Department. The position will involve a broad range of administrative duties to support the HR Team.

Duties will include record keeping, data entry, reception cover (as needed) and assisting with volunteer activity within the organisation.

Applicants must be competent in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

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. All staff must adopt this approach and will be given information and training.

Application Pack

To apply please return completed application forms to

Human Resources Department
The Benjamin Foundation
23 - 27 St Andrews Streets
Norwich
Norfolk
NR2 4TP

or via email

For more information visit website, send an email or call 01603 886925/886922.

Closing Date: Monday 11th September (9am)

Interview Date: Thursday 21st September (Norwich)

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