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. Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications: Close of business Wednesday 29th June 2016
Interviews will take place on Tuesday 19th July 2016.  If your application is successful you will be invited to attend for interview by Monday 4th July.  


Organisation:Evolve East Anglia CIC
Position: Relief support workers for (Sleep in Cover)
Location: Norwich
Salary: Between £45 and £65 per shift depending on experience and skills. Between 2 and 5 shifts per week enhanced rates are payable for bank holidays.
Hours: Shifts will be between 8pm and 8am (sleeping in between 11pm and 7am) according to a rota system covering 365 days a year.

Evolve East Anglia is a community interest company (CIC) we provide a range of accommodation and support to young people sixteen plus. The aim of our work is to support young people to develop the personal skills they need to achieve successful independence, gain self-confidence and build resilience We are currently recruiting relief support workers to work sleep in's. The role is to support 3 young people who live in 3 independent flats located within a large converted Victorian house close to the centre of Norwich. The work will be undertaken on a rota basis. The post holders will be required to work according to the individual support plans for each of the young people. The sleep in worker provides reassurance and contributes to a sense of security overnight, whilst also being available to respond to whatever issues might occur. Sleeping in workers have access to 24 hour on call management support should circumstances require this.

The post is subject to a disclosure and barring service check.

For an application and further details please contact info@evolveeastanglia.com or call 01603 510435.


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Position: Property Co-ordinator
Pay: £7.93 per hour
Location: Great Yarmouth
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 3rd January 2017
Hours per week:  30 hours

To undertake the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives. To ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the Great Yarmouth scheme. 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.

Property Co-ordinator GY

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 4th July 2016 at 9am



Organisation: YMCA Norfolk 
Position: 
Detached Youth Worker
Pay: £9.94 per hour
Location: Caister
Contract Type: Fixed Term until 19th August 2016
Hours per week: 3.5 hours (Friday evenings)

Front line delivery of detached youth work project. To support young people who are taking part in the programme, ensuring their views are respected and listened to. To encourage and empower young people to move from the status of recipients towards that of contributors. To ensure that young people are treated with respect and dignity, and are empowered to make informed decisions about their own lives. To develop the use of and support of volunteers in the Programme. In particular, ensuring that successful young people, who are involved the programme, have the opportunity to become Peer Mentors.

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.

Detached Youth 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:  30th June 2016 at 5pm


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Position: 
Families Team Worker (Bank)
Pay: £9.98 per hour + 12.069% uplift to cover holiday and bank holidays
Location:  Families Team Countywide
Contract Type: Bank
Hours per week: As and when required

To build relationships of trust with vulnerable and marginalised parents and families within the community. The aim is to be part of the prevention of care under the Alternatives to Care provision, and/or providing opportunities to enable reunification within the family unit. We can provide support and advice, build parents confidence and skills. Empowering families to experience transformation in their lives. 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.

JD Families Team Worker - Bank

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


Organisation: MAP
Job Role: 
Receptionist
Location: Great Yarmouth
Salary: £17,000 pro rata 
Hours: 18 (covering Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12-6pm)

We have a vacancy for a Receptionist. This role is within one of MAP's Drop In services where young people aged 11-25 can seek advice, information and support around a multitude of issues.  This is a busy and challenging environment where the successful candidate will be required to meet and greet young people and identify their needs, oversee waiting times, monitor and challenge inappropriate behaviour as part of a team, and engage with young people in a considerate and compassionate way. This will often require the ability to work calmly under pressure with a demanding client group. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate MAP values and an ability to engage with a diverse range of young people. 

Job Role: Youth Work Team Administrator
Location: 
Norwich and/or Great Yarmouth 
Salary: £17,000 pro rata 
Hours: 16 (days to be negotiated but to ideally cover a Wednesday morning)

We have a vacancy for a Youth Work Team Administrator to work in a busy environment within our established and highly regarded Youth Work Team. Successful applicants will have previous experience of undertaking administrative work, have strong IT and communication skills, and be able to demonstrate empathy and compassion for young service users, in line with MAP values. 

The successful candidates will receive a range of benefits including: 
* competitive salary
* generous pension contributions
* excellent on-going training and development opportunities
* support from an established and reputable team, including regular line management and supervision
* flexible working 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)access to benefits including child care vouchers and cycle to work scheme 

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.  

MAP is a charity providing free and independent advice, counselling, youth work and education for young people. Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. 

The closing date for completed applications is 1st  July 2016.


Organisation: Victim Support
Post: 
Children, Young People & Vulnerable Victims Caseworker   REF: CYPC/KIN/0616
Location: Kings Lynn 
Salary: £11,416.25 per annum (FTE £21,405.47 p.a.) increasing on successful completion of a probationary period. 
Hours: 20 hours per week, days to be agreed. 

Victim Support is looking to recruit a Children, Young People & Vulnerable Victims Caseworker, based in Kings Lynn covering the west of the county. The hours are 20 hours per week, days to be agreed with the Line Manager. You will be required to arrange provision of a tailored one-to-one support package to children, young people and vulnerable victims of crime and those with complex needs. You will carry out needs assessments and liaise with service delivery managers to enable appropriate referral to supporter volunteers and oversee case management.  

You will also build links with partner organisations that can provide additional support services to assist in meeting the needs of these victims, ensuring that they receive the support required to complete their journey through the criminal justice system. Additionally you will provide a specialist service to children/young people from 4-18 years who are affected by domestic violence or relationship abuse and will hold a personal caseload. You will also carry out group workshops and awareness sessions at local schools and other agency partners.  

You must have a proven track record in successfully developing and delivering services that meet the needs of children and young people and vulnerable individuals in a comparable role within a statutory, voluntary or community work setting. You will have a good understanding of domestic abuse and the risks involved. You will have an understanding of and an active commitment to equal opportunities and diversity and have a successful track record of building effective working relationships. You will understand the current issues faced by young people, and have the ability to work without direct supervision, prioritise work and meet conflicting demands in an organised and methodical manner. Strong IT skills are essential, including the ability to record and process data to produce monthly reports.  

The work will involve travel across mid and west Norfolk and occasionally elsewhere and your own transport will be essential. The successful applicant will need satisfactory clearance of an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) Due to the nature of the work, this post is restricted to females only, under a Genuine Occupational Qualification as defined by Section 7 (2) (e) of the Sex Discrimination Act. Some flexibility in working hours is required 

To apply, please download the application pack and return it to Melissa.sampson@victimsupport.org.uk  by the closing date, quoting the full job title and reference number.  

Diversity matters and we value it.

Closing date is on Friday 8th July 2016.
Interviews will be held on Friday 15th July 2016 in Norwich 


Organisation: OPEN Youth Trust 

Do you want to make a positive difference to the life of young people in Norfolk - then come and work with us.We are looking to recruit four remarkable people to assist with the development and delivery of a diverse and engaging youth programme.

Young Volunteer Mentor
We are looking for an organised and motivated individual with a commitment to supporting children and young people to plan, deliver, assist and evaluate our young volunteer programme as well as other activities including our Drop in service.  Click here for role profile and here for application form.
 
Drop in Supervisor
We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and resourceful Drop In Supervisor to play a key role in developing, delivering and building OPEN's Drop In provision for children, young people and the local community. They will be responsible for overseeing the day to day running of Drop In and will be the safeguarding officer appropriately dealing with issues affecting young people that use our service.  Click here for role profile and here for application form.
 
Youth Activities Supervisor
We are looking for a passionate, organised and resourceful Youth Activities Supervisor to play a key role in the delivery and development of OPEN's positive activities programme. This successful candidate will be responsible for the daily running of OPEN's activities programme and will line manage all delivery staff. They will also be the safeguarding officer appropriately dealing with issues affecting young people that use our service. Click here for role profile and here for application form.
 
Youth Support Worker
We are looking for engaging and positive youth support workers to support with the expansion and development of OPEN's youth service provision. We are particularly keen to acquire application forms from those with experience of delivering music and cooking provision. Click here for role profile and here for application form.

Closing date for applications for all the above is Friday 15th July 2016.  All applications need to be returned via email to Claire Atkinson - claire.atkinson@opennorwich.org.uk


Organisation: Ormiston Families, Unite Programme
Job Title: Senior Practitioner
Location: Visitors Centre, HMP Norwich
Starting Salary: £20,253 per annum pro rata
Hours: 21 hours per week - Fixed term for 1 year

The Unite Programme works with prisoners and their families to minimise the impact of imprisonment on their children. Our services support family relationships to continue developing throughout the sentence, which plays a critical role in helping to reduce reoffending rates.

You will be supporting children and young people affected by imprisonment in schools across Norfolk as well as leading and delivering appropriate and relevant activities and working with professionals and local organisations.

For more information or to download an application pack please visit www.ormiston.org\vacancies.html or contact Debbie Campbell on 01603702301.

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: Monday 11th July 2016


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title:
 Support Worker
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Salary: £10.96 per hour
Hours: Approximately 8 - 12 hours per week, term time only

Working in partnership with Suffolk Community Foundation and the NHS to support Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing we are looking to recruit Support Workers to deliver our 'Time for You' Service in primary schools in Bury St. Edmunds starting from September 2016. These roles are confirmed until March 2017 with potential for ongoing work. '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 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: 01603 886925/886922 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date;  Monday 11th July Noon

Interview date: Monday 18th July (Thetford)


Organisation: Hethersett Youth Club
Part time Youth Worker required from September 2016. We currently have a small and lively group of young people attending weekly, but due to our current Lead Youth Worker moving on, we need a new enthusiastic leader to work with our young people and volunteers. We would like to see the club grow and for the young people to take an active part in their club development and its promotion. 

The sessions run on Wednesday evenings in school term time:
·         Junior Group (Years 5/6: ages 9-11) 5:45pm - 7.30pm 
·         Senior Group (Years 7- 9: ages 11-14) 7:30pm - 9.15pm  

You will also have paid planning and preparation time, along with support from the Trustees and an Assistant Youth Worker (Senior Club). Have you:
·         got experience of working with young people
·         excellent communication skills
·         the ability to plan a programme of activities to meet the needs of young people in a growing community? 

Then we need you! You must be prepared to undertake appropriate training if level 2 not already held. This post is subject to successful completion of Enhanced DBS and references. Please send for further details and an application form to Gillian Saunders.gilliansaunders3@btinternet.com.

Closing date 3rd July 12noon.




 

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