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Organisation: About With Friends 
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Based in Cromer, but will be required to travel to various venues and locations
Salary: £14,040 to £18,115.50 (depending on experience)
Hours: 37.5hrs per week varying shifts, including evenings and weekends

Working as part of a team of AWF staff and volunteers to support About with Friends members with learning disabilities, who may also have physical or sensory disabilities and challenging behaviours, to access and engage with a wide range of AWF activities and services to achieve their goals and aspirations depending on their chosen programme:

To be involved in the delivery of the individual bespoke activity/work based programmes often on a one to one basis

To be responsible for the identified support needs of individual members, supporting them to live their lives as independently as possible.

To ensure all members who are supported are treated with respect at all times, and they are involved in all decisions about their lives 
a)    Youth Social Activity programme
b)    Adult Social Activity programme
c)    Bespoke programme 

To download job description for full person specification please click here

Please send completed applications to

Closing date: Wednesday 7th December 2016.

Organisation: MAP 
Job Title: 
Young People's Rights and Participation Worker
Location: Norwich
Salary: £21,982 pa  
Hours: 37 per week

MAP has an exciting new vacancy for a Rights and Participation Worker to work as part of a national programme, Make Our Rights Reality (MORR), which aims to enable young people to better understand and exercise their rights and have the opportunity to influence social policy by ensuring their concerns are heard and understood by policy makers. 

Ideal applicants will have experience of working with and supporting young people's participation in community-based settings, knowledge and understanding of public legal education, and experience of designing and delivering training and group work. Some experience of working with young people is essential. 

For further information and application pack go to or send an A4 SAE (large stamp) to HR, MAP, The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF clearly specifying the role of choice.  

The successful candidate 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 

Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. 

The closing date for completed applications is 7th December 2016.

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 
Area Relief - Young Person's Support Worker
Location: Covering Norfolk
Salary: £17,277 per annum /£8.92 per hour plus agreed mileage will be paid
Hours: 37.25 hours  per week plus 92 sleep ins annually 

Exciting new Career Opportunities with The Benjamin Foundation
We are looking for an Area Relief Support Worker to cover The Benjamin Foundation Supported Accommodation Centres for Young People in Norfolk. The role will be to deliver housing related support to young people aged 16 -25 at risk of social exclusion and homelessness. The successful candidate will need to be flexible and have use of a vehicle as you will be expected to travel between the services to provide cover. 

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. 

For more information about the role and to download an application pack, please click here
Tel: 01603 886925/886951

Closing Date: Wednesday 7th December Noon
Interview Date:  Friday 16th December (North Walsham)

Organisation: Break 
Job Title: Full Time Support Worker - Ref: TL1809
Location: Long Stratton, Norfolk
Salary: The current salary scale for this post is £15,852 - £18,648 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £15,852 and £17,847 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience

Our home in Long Stratton is a four bedded care home for children and young people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and autistic spectrum conditions. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team and support our children and young people to lead fulfilling lives. Creativity and tenacity are essential to enable our children and young people to achieve their aspirations. Experience of supporting children and young people who have learning disabilities is desirable but not essential.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate commitment and flexibility to a challenging yet very rewarding role. Our focus is on providing a high quality residential home whilst helping the young people to develop to the very best of their abilities. The successful candidate will be required to work a rota/shift pattern including nights, weekends and sleep-ins (£33.93 paid per sleep-in duty).

For more information about this vacancy please contact Rachel Watkinson or Lynsey Harley on 01508 536510. 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.

To apply online please click here  
For more information about Break please visit:

Closing Date: Monday 5th December 2016
Interviews are scheduled to take place during week commencing 12th December 2016.

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