Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Team Leader (Youth Support)
Location: Norwich & South Norfolk  (Poringland, Diss, South Norwich & North Norwich)
Salary: £10.07 per hour Plus employee benefits 
Hours: 5.5 hours per week - Term time only

The Benjamin Foundation, on behalf of Norfolk County Council is looking to recruit a Team Leader to work Thursdays and every third Tuesday (term time only) as part of our Young Carers team offering a range of early evening activity clubs (for ages 6-12 & 12-18) at Norwich & South Norfolk (Poringland, Diss, South Norwich & North Norwich). The clubs are delivered on a 3 week cycle between 4.00pm & 9.30pm. 

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. Information and training about this Approach will be provided. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups. 

To apply please click here

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

Closing date for applications:  Friday 7th November Noon                 

Interview Date:  Tuesday 18th November (2pm - 7pm, Norwich) 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Youth Support Worker 
Location: West Norfolk (Kings Lynn, Downham Market & Hunstanton)
Salary: £8.45 per hour Plus employee benefits 
Hours: 5 hours per week - Term time only

The Benjamin Foundation, on behalf of Norfolk County Council is looking to recruit a Youth Support Worker to work Thursdays (term time only) as part of our team of Young Carers, offering a range of early evening activity clubs (for ages 6-12 & 12-18) at West Norfolk (Kings Lynn, Downham Market & Hunstanton). The clubs are delivered on a 3 week cycle between 4.00pm & 9.30pm. 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. Information and training about this Approach will be provided. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups. 

To apply please click here

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

Closing date for applications:  Friday 7th November Noon

Interview Date:  Monday 17th November (2pm - 7pm, Kings Lynn)   


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk 
Job Title: Housing Manager
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Hourly Rate: £14.63/hr 
Hours: 30 hours per week - Permanent Contract 

Job Role: To ensure the effective operational delivery of Housing Services to Licence Holders and Tenants towards our mission of transforming young lives.  (Copy of Job Description below).

Download a Full-Time Job Description for this position 
Download an Application Form for this Vacancy 
Download a Job Application Survey 
YMCA Norfolk Recruitment Guidance - Ethos 2013 

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete the above application and return to recruitment@ymca-norfolk.org.uk from where you can also obtain more details, or write to Lisa Xuereb at YMCA Norfolk, 35-37 Exchange Street, Norwich, NR2 1DP.

Closing Date for Applications is Monday 27th October 2014 at 9.00am
Interviews will take place in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Bank of Locum/Relief Child Care Workers
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £8.45 per hour
Hours: Number of hour will vary (includes shift patterns,evenings,weekends)

We are looking to recruit Locum/Relief Child Care Workers with a genuine desire to work with children and young people, to work at The Boat House (Children's Home) for 11-16 year olds with emotional and behavioural difficulties based in Great Yarmouth. To provide an effective link between children and young people, team members and management. 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. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.

Application packs can be downloaded here

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 5pm
Interview date: Thursday 6th November (Great Yarmouth) 


 Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation

Job Title: Child Care Worker
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £22,3900 per annum
Hours: 37.25 hours per week (to be worked flexibly) Includes shift patterns, evenings, weekends

We are looking to recruit a Child Care Worker with a genuine desire to work with children and young people, to work at The Boat House (Children's Home) for 11-16 year olds with emotional and behavioural difficulties based in Great Yarmouth. To provide an effective link between children and young people, team members and management. 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. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.

Application packs can be downloaded here

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 5pm
Interview date: Thursday 6th November (Great Yarmouth)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Thetford
Salary: £9381.52 per annum
Hours: 17.5 hours + 1 sleep in per week Part Time

We are looking to appoint a Support Worker for Walmington Court Young Persons Centre a Supported Housing Service for 14 young people aged 16-24 at risk of social exclusion and homelessness. The successful applicant will be expected to provide effective support and assessment of young people to ensure the very best outcomes are achieved. 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. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.     

Application packs can be downloaded here 

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th October 5pm
Interview date: Wednesday 5th November  (Thetford)  


Organisation: NANSA

Children & Family Services Session Worker 
Supporting children and parents who attend our range of skills development programmes for pre-school and primary-age children with physical and learning disabilities/complex additional needs. 12 hours per week, 9.30am-3.30pm Wednesday, Thursday. 40 weeks p.a. £7.35 per hour 

Youth & Transition Services Session Worker
Supporting young people aged 11-25 with disabilities to access a range of group -based, develop mental learning and leisure activities provided by NANSA Youth & Transition Services. 79 sessions per year, 6 hours per session, 9.30am-3.30pm. During Term Time, Saturdays only. During School Holidays, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.  £8.55 per hour 

Fast Forward Session Worker
Supporting independent young people aged 11-25 with disabilities to access our exciting new Fast Forward project, delivered in partnership with Musical Keys and The OPEN Youth Trust and aimed at helping group members to gain the confidence and skills necessary to begin attending mainstream youth provision. Every Saturday except bank holidays & Christmas, 2.5 hours per week. 10.30 - 1pm. £8.55 per hour 

We also require flexible, reliable Bank Support Workers for both Children & Family Services and Youth & Transition Services. Working on an 'as and when' basis, covering staff absence, holidays etc. £7.35 per hour. 

Additionally we would welcome applications from enthusiastic, supportive Volunteers to work alongside our either of our staff teams in delivering activity sessions. 
Email: gemmadick@nansa.org.uk or visit www.nansa.org.uk for more information or phone 01603 627662 for an application pack 

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th October 2014
Interviews: Monday 3rd, Tuesday 4th or Thursday 6th November 2014


Organisation: NEAD 
Job Title: Session Worker (freelance) 
Location: Aylsham and Thorpe St Andrew 
Salary: £11 per hour 
Hours: Average 7 per week
Start Date: Week beginning 3rd November 2014 

We are looking for an experienced Session Worker to support our senior Youth Worker and young people at risk of NEET or of going into care to design and deliver positive community activities. 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 others and supporting residential activity. 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.nead.org.uk or send an A4 SAE (large stamp) to: Alaine Mukene, NEAD, Charing Cross Centre, 17-19 St John Maddermarket, Norwich, NR2 1DN 

Closing date for completed applications: 27th October 2014. 
Interviews will be held on Thursday 30th October at NEAD's Norwich Office.

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