Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable and experienced worker to work in partnership with our member groups.

Organisation: Momentum (Norfolk) 
Job Title: Supporting Excellence Officer 
Location: Office base - Norwich (countywide role)
Salary: £27,123 - £29,559
Hours: 37 per week (evening and some weekend work will be required) 

Job Purpose:
To be responsible for overseeing the implementation of Ambition Quality with a range of youth organisations and supporting those youth organisations to achieve Ambition Quality through dedicated support and training.

To maintain direct contact with our member groups in order to ensure they are appropriately represented by Momentum (Norfolk).

To promote the role of Momentum (Norfolk) and Ambition Quality in raising the quality of youth work to stakeholder organisations including Children's Services.   

Job Description And Person Specification
Application Form
Covering Letter
Equal Opportunities Statement & Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Or contact us on (01603) 672333 to request a pack in the post.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Friday 10th June 2016
Interviews will take place on Friday 24th June 2016. 
If your application is successful you will be invited to attend for interview by Friday 17th June.


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: 
Tenancy Support Worker
Location: Great Yarmouth
Pay: £9.36/hr
Contract Type: Fixed term for six months (Maternity cover)
Hours per week: 30 hours per week. (Flexible 4 x 7.5 hour shifts)

To provide an effective customer focused tenancy support service through strong partnership working and delivering a range of pro-active solutions. To assist with the safety and security of the dwellings utilised within the service and to manage the impact of the clients on their local community. To assist service users to move towards greater levels of community integration and enhanced independent living. 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.

Tenancy Support Worker Job Description

For more information on this role, please contact Stephanie Coker on 01603 621263 Ext 123 or stephanie.coker@ymcanorfolk.org

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

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th June 2016
Interview Date: TBA


Organisation: Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Services
Job Title: 
IDVA (Independent Domestic Violence Advisor) 
Location: Norwich Based
Salary: £21,500 
Hours: 37  hours per week Fixed Term 12 months 

To provide an effective, safe, supportive and confidential service for women and girls aged 16 plus, assessed as at high risk of/or fleeing domestic violence. To help them engage safely in support from Leeway's Advocacy team and Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs). 

Requirements: This role requires an understanding of domestic abuse risk assessment processes and experience of working with women or girls aged 16 plus, who are, or have, experienced domestic abuse, 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' This role will require an enhanced DBS check and additional Police security checks. 

Closing Date for applications: 13th June 2016


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Secondary Teaching Assistant
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £17,012  per annum
Hours: Full Time- Term time only

Copperfield School is seeking to recruit two Teaching Assistants to join the team. Copperfield School has developed an outstanding reputation for delivery and grown from strength to strength since responding to the need for an alternative education provision for children with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. The successful applicant will join a unique school at an exciting time of growth, expansion and development. Successful applicants may have professional development opportunities including the Level 3 Award in Education and Training (previously PTTLS) and may have the opportunity to work towards Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training (previously DTTLS) and as a result achieving fully Qualified Teacher Status. 

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

Closing date: Friday 27th May Noon
Interview date:: Friday 10th June (Great Yarmouth)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 
Secondary Lead Teacher
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £28,429 - £29,267 pro rata per annum
Hours: Full Time- 37.25 hours per week

Copperfield School is seeking to recruit a Lead Teacher. The successful applicant will join a unique school at an exciting time of growth, expansion and development. Copperfield School has developed an outstanding reputation for delivery and grown from strength to strength since responding to the need for an alternative education provision for children with emotional, social and behavioural difficulties. Copperfield School is an Independent Special Educational Needs school, supporting young people with social and emotional barriers to education alongside other SEN needs. The school is Ofsted related 'Good' and become a lead provider with regards to addressing social, emotional and behavioural issues affecting learning. Working holistically using a child centred approach, we build trust, raise self-esteem and future aspirations. The curriculum is built around celebrating difference, enhancing opportunities, focussing on individual strengths and out of the box creative thinking.

As Copperfield School is an Independent School it is not restricted in the same way as a state school. Copperfield is guided by the Head of School and the curriculum is semi structured allowing flexibility in line with individual learners current needs therefore  we are looking for a good range of subject skills to be represented across the team.  Students are taught on ability not necessarily in age groups and the timetable consists of both one to one and whole classroom teaching. 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 fully embeds the Nurtured Heart Approach ® in all that it does and staff will adopt this approach as a part of their practice.  Training about this Approach will be provided. 

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

Closing date: Friday 27th May
Interview date: Thursday 9th June (Great Yarmouth)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: HR 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 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 will be to assist with the 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 competent in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel. 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: Monday 30th May Noon
Interview date: To be confirmed (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Full Time Support Worker
Location: The Hub - King's Lynn
Salary: £16,944 per annum
Hours: Full Time- 35 hours 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 and explores opportunities for reunification with the young person's family. Where this is not possible, The Hub works with partners to secure the most appropriate accommodation placement for the young person. 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: Monday 6th June
Interview date: Thursday 16th June (King's Lynn)


Organisation: Norfolk Safeguarding Children Board
Job Title: 
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 12514 CHHI 
Location: Norfolk County Council, County Hall, Norwich
Salary: £39,168 - £42,759 per annum (Scale L)
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent 

An exciting opportunity to be part of the Norfolk Safeguarding Children Board Support Team, the post of the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is crucial to evidencing learning and improvement so that the Board can report on its effectiveness. This scrutiny role requires a highly organised, analytical thinker with relevant experience and excellent oral and written presentation skills.

We welcome applications from individuals currently working in other organisations, however we would like to make you aware that priority consideration for this post may be given to current employees who are affected by restructure within the organisation or are in a redeployment position.

To view further information regarding the vacancy please click on the link below:
12514 Information Pack 05-16.pdf

Redeployee closing date: 18 May 2016
All other applicants closing date: 1 June 2016
Interview date: 8 June 2016


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Family Development Worker
Location: Norwich - Covering County Wide
Salary: £21,226
Hours: Full Time

To provide tailored support to families and carers whose children are referred to the Compass Outreach Service The Benjamin Foundation is proud to deliver Compass Outreach Service in partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Norfolk County Council. The focus of the Family Development Worker role is to ensure that children, young people and their families are able to access the full range of support they require to achieve meaningful and sustained change. Therefore the candidate will have the ability to manage a complex and intensive caseload of families requiring support. Working all across Norfolk, staff will provide information, guidance and support to parents, carry out direct work, including therapeutic interventions with families in the home and liaise with other professionals and agencies. 

The Benjamin Foundation 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: 01603 886922/ 886925
Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 6th June
Interview Date: Wednesday 15th June


Exciting new Career Opportunities with The Benjamin Foundation
The Benjamin Foundation founded in 1994 helps around 2,000 people per year through difficult times providing them with hope, opportunity, stability and independence. It delivers work across Norfolk and Suffolk with accommodation centres for homeless young people, providing support and a safe place to live for vulnerable young people, helping them get their lives back on track. Our goal is to enable every young person to become more independent and to support a successful transition into adulthood. We are expanding our service provision in Suffolk centring on Ipswich and the Bury St Edmunds/ Stowmarket areas and are seeking to recruit a number of new colleagues to support this exciting project. 

We are opening supervised and supported accommodation in a number of locations for a number of young people in care aged 16-18. We have opportunities in our team for:  

Senior Support Workers (Full Time) £20,620 per annum, plus benefits Responsible for safeguarding, day to day management, implementation of policy & procedures including health and safety, budgets, service reporting, referrals and communication with external bodies, monitoring individual risk assessments and the young person's housing pathway Support Workers (Full & Part-time) pro- rata £18,035 per annum, plus benefits Responsible for safeguarding, providing advocacy, support and necessary life skills to live independently, attendance at professional meetings - looked after children reviews, placement meetings. Use of outcome tools, including the outcome star to assess progress and well-being of service users. Developing successful housing pathways and planning for move on for young people. Supporting young people to make positive choices 

Locum Workers (Flexible working patterns) pro-rata £17,687 - £18,035 per annum, plus benefits To support the young people in their transition to independence and input into young people's pathway plans, statutory reviews, provide support with practical independent living skills and provide advocacy for young people, ensure effective support and assessment of young people to achieve best outcomes for young people accessing our services. We offer a positive working environment, competitive salaries including pension and training. All colleagues are paid on or above the living wage of £8.25 per hour.  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. 

If you are interested please visit/apply using our website where you will find full job descriptions, person specifications, application form and salary information 

Alternatively email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk  

Closing Date: Monday 30th May 2016 
Interview Date: Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th June (Ipswich)


Organisation: Break
Job Title: 
Young Carer's Project Worker - Ref: FH16
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £21,210 per annum pro rata (actual salary is 13,396 per annum)
Hours: 24 per week

Families' House-part of Break-Charity is based in the centre of Norwich, providing a range of community based services to vulnerable children and their families. We are seeking to recruit an experienced Family Project Worker to provide one-to-one support to children, young people and their families to help reduce the Young Carers caring responsibilities and ensure they meet their full potential. The successful candidate will be familiar with undertaking assessments within the Family support process and confident to advocate for young carers at safeguarding meetings.

For more information about this vacancy please contact Suzanne Bryant or Christine Comacle-Smith on 01603 621702.

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 via our opportunities site

Closing Date: 24th May 2016
Safe Care Interviews will be held on Tuesday 31st May 2016 and the formal interviews will be held on Wednesday 1st June 2016.


Organisation: Terrence Higgins Trust Norfolk
Job Title: 
Health Service Liaison Officer
Salary: £23,538 per annum pro-rata (Grade C32)
Location: Norfolk
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
DBS/PVG: Required
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Reference: 757

We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated individual to engage health services, particularly GP practices and pharmacies, in the Norfolk Chlamydia Screening Programme and Norfolk Your C-Card Scheme, by providing appropriate support and training, enabling them to provide effective chlamydia screening and treatment and condom (C-Card) issuing, in line with contractual expectations. You will help ensure a joined-up and consistent approach to the promotion and delivery of the Chlamydia Screening Programme, C-Card Scheme and other level one sexual health services, in accordance with Norfolk guidance and contractual requirements. Relationships with health service providers will need to be carefully managed to ensure targets are met.

You will work collaboratively with team members, as part of the Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Promotion Service (iCaSH Norfolk) delivered in partnership with Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust. You will have an in-depth knowledge of sexual health in relation to young people, an understanding of the aims of C-Card schemes and the National Chlamydia Screening Programme, experience of delivering training and adding value to the work of partner organisations through collaborative working. You will need to be organised and a good communicator with strong influencing and negotiations skills, particularly with frontline practitioners. Car driver/ability to provide suitable transport for travel and work within Norfolk is essential.

We'll reward your energy and enthusiasm with a great range of benefits including generous annual leave, season ticket loan, family friendly policies and support for flexible working agreements.

In line with recruitment best-practice we encourage all of our candidates to apply via our online application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@tht.org.uk

If you have any questions regarding the vacancy please email: recruitment@tht.org.uk quoting the relevant job title and reference number.

We are committed to equal opportunities and particularly encourage applications from people with HIV and people from black and minority ethnic communities.

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply online and for information on all vacancies go to: www.thtjobs.org.uk

For an informal chat, contact Andy Mazzei or Suki Dell on 01603 226666 Or email andy.mazzei@tht.org.uk or suki.dell@tht.org.uk

Closing date: 26 May 2016


Organisation: Terrence Higgins Trust Norfolk
Job Title: Health Promotion Officer - BME Communities
Salary: £23,538 per annum pro-rata (Grade C32)
Location: Norfolk
Hours: 21 hours per week
DBS/PVG: Required
Contract Type: Permanent
Job reference: 754

We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated individual to design and deliver a culturally appropriate, evidence-based sexual health promotion programme in Norfolk, focusing on improving the sexual health of Black Africans and other Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. You will help provide face to face and digital/online outreach and educational interventions, including HIV testing, one to one information and advice about HIV and sexual health, condom provision and promoting and referring into local sexual health services. Outreach interventions will include working in commercial (e.g.bars), non-commercial (e.g. churches) and other community settings, sometimes during evenings and weekends. Relationships with other organisations will need to be carefully managed to ensure targets are met.

You will work collaboratively with team members, as part of the Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Promotion Service (iCaSH Norfolk) delivered in partnership with Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust. You will have an in-depth knowledge of HIV and sexual health, a good understanding of BAME and Black African communities, demonstrable experience of planning, developing and delivering health promotion initiatives and working in close partnership with other organisations. You will need to be organised, a good communicator and be able to identify partner organisations with whom you will create successful working relationships. Sessional staff will support and assist you in delivery. Car driver/ability to provide suitable transport for travel and work within Norfolk is essential.

We'll reward your energy and enthusiasm with a great range of benefits including generous annual leave, season ticket loan, family friendly policies and support for flexible working agreements.

In line with recruitment best-practice we encourage all of our candidates to apply via our online application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@tht.org.uk

If you have any questions regarding the vacancy please email: recruitment@tht.org.uk quoting the relevant job title and reference number. We are committed to equal opportunities and particularly encourage applications from people with HIV and people from black and minority ethnic communities.

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply online and for information on all vacancies go to: www.thtjobs.org.uk

For an informal chat, contact Andy Mazzei or Neil Kittle on 01603 226666 Or email: andy.mazzei@tht.org.uk or neil.kittle@tht.org.uk

Closing date: 26 May 2016


Organisation: Terrence Higgins Trust Norfolk
Job Title: C-Card and SRE Officer
Salary: £23,538 per annum pro-rata (Grade C32)
Hours: 21 hours per week
DBS/PVG: Required
Contract Type: Permanent
Job reference: 759

We are seeking an enthusiastic, confident and self-motivated individual to increase condom card (C-Card) activity and support the provision of high quality Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) for young people in Norfolk. You will help increase C-Card activity with young people, by supporting and refreshing venues/sites (partner agencies) already established with the Norfolk Your C-Card Scheme and/or the Norfolk Chlamydia Screening Programme and establishing new venues/sites, as required. You will also support SRE for young people, by providing advice and resources, and where appropriate deliver SRE programmes, in partnership with schools and other educational settings. Relationships with other organisations will need to be carefully managed to
ensure targets are met.

You will work collaboratively with team members, as part of the Integrated Contraception and Sexual Health Promotion Service (iCaSH Norfolk) delivered in partnership with Cambridge Community Services NHS Trust. You will have an in-depth knowledge of sexual health in relation to young people, an understanding of the aims of C-Card schemes, the National Chlamydia Screening Programme and experience of facilitating group work and SRE delivery. You will need to be organised and be able to build collaborative working relationships, thereby ensuring a joined-up and consistent approach to promotion and delivery, in accordance with the Norfolk guidance documents. Car driver/ability to provide suitable transport for travel and work within Norfolk
is essential. 

We'll reward your energy and enthusiasm with a great range of benefits including generous annual leave, season ticket loan, family friendly policies and support for flexible working agreements
In line with recruitment best-practice we encourage all of our candidates to apply via our online application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment Team at recruitment@tht.org.uk

If you have any questions regarding the vacancy please email: recruitment@tht.org.uk quoting the relevant job title and reference number. We are committed to equal opportunities and particularly encourage applications from people with HIV and people from black and minority ethnic communities.

Job Description and Person Specification

To apply online and for information on all vacancies go to: www.thtjobs.org.uk

For an informal chat, please contact Andy Mazzei or Kirsti Bartlett on 01603 226666
Or email andy.mazzei@tht.org.uk or Kirsti.bartlett@tht.org.uk

Closing date: 26 May 2016


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Placement Coordinator
Location: Based at St Andrews Norwich, covering county wide (Use of a car is essential for this role)
Contract: Permanent - Part time
Salary: £13,290.20 per annum plus car users allowance and agreed mileage
Hours: 24 per week plus on call responsibilities will be, one in every four weeks (average) on a rota basis 

Heart & Home aims to provide short term accommodation in supported lodgings, for young homeless people aged 16-24. All hosts and young people will be treated as individuals and their individual cultural, religious and sexual diversity will be accepted and respected.  It is expected that young people will be consulted about all aspects of their daily life, including personal care, household tasks, financial and social arrangements. 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. Use of a car is essential for this role. The Benjamin Foundation 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: 01603 886925/886925 
Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th June Noon
Interview Date: Thursday 23rd June (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Night Porter
Location: Aspire Young Persons Centre, Gt Yarmouth
Contract: Permanent - Full time
Salary: £16,230 per annum
Hours: 37.25 per week to be worked flexibly

We are looking for a Night Porter to ensure that the building is secure at night. Duties will also include cleaning and some general maintenance. This position is night work only and includes alternate weekend cover. The Benjamin Foundation 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: 01603 886925/886922
Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday 3rd June
Interview Date: Friday 10th June 2016 (Gt Yarmouth)


Organisation: The Hamlet Trust 
Job Title: Deputy Manager Johnson Place (Early Years Lead)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk 
Salary: £18,419.40 per annum (£11.37 per hour) term time only
Hours: 36 hours a week (term time only) plus training days as required

Purpose of the job: To lead  and develop the Early Explorers in providing high quality care and learning opportunities for children aged 2 years - 5 years, both those with and without disabilities. To lead the team of staff on a day to day basis to ensure that legal and statutory requirements are met. To ensure that records of individual children are maintained and information shared with appropriate staff / parents. 

Management: You are responsible to the Senior Manager and ultimately the Chief Executive Officer. Part of the role will involve liaising with staff members across the Hamlet Centre Trust.

Role: All children and young people attending deserve the best experience that we are able to offer in a warm and safe environment. Children must have a sense of belonging, of being welcome and grow in confidence and self-esteem. The leader will support independence, choice, integration and inclusion in the community.The leader must support the team of workers and carry out regular supervision with the team. The leader must be aware that the team are often young themselves.

Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form 
Equal Opportunities Form 

To apply, please return a completed application form to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 25th May 2016
Interviews: Friday 27th May 2016

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