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Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 
Support Worker
Location: Norwich
Salary: £11,206 per annum (sleep ins will be paid in addition
Hours: Part Time - 25 hours plus 1 sleep in per week

The Benjamin Foundation will work in partnership with and on behalf of Norfolk County Council Childrens Services to run Linden house, a semi-independent supported accomodation for up to 5 young people (predominanty 16 and 17 year olds) assessed as having high to specialist needs. The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accomodation and support for young people leaving care in Norfolk, and to prepare them for independence. We are looking to appoint an experienced part time Support Worker and a bank or Locum Support Workers for this exciting new 16+ Supported Accommodation Service in Norwich.

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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 615670 - Option 2 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th April 2015
Interview date: Thursday 30th April (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £15,688.40 per annum (sleep ins will be paid in addition)
Hours: 35 hours plus 2 sleep ins per week (Fixed term contract for 6 months in the first instance)

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 peoples needs, provides support, works in accordance with a pathway plan, explores opportunities for reunification with the young person's family and where this is not possible, work with partners to secure the most appropriate accommodation placement for the young person. The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

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 615670 - Option 2 or Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 27th April 2015
Interview date: Wednesday 6th May (King's Lynn)


Organisation: Family Matters
Job Title: Family Support Practitioner 
Location: Norwich, Norfolk.
Salary: £9.25 per hour (£6,893pa)
Hours: 18 hours per week, term-time plus 12 days.  

A small, friendly and innovative team delivering family support in Norwich seeks a resourceful practitioner, with experience of supporting parents and their primary school age children. You will work with the family to devise a Family Action Plan, and put together a package of support to help them meet their desired outcomes. This could involve working on your own, with Family Matters' colleagues, or with colleagues from other agencies. Support might include one-to-one work with parents/carers; helping children to express their wishes and feelings, and develop resilience; whole family activities, or group support for parents or children.   

Amongst other attributes, you will need a relevant qualification at Level 3; experience of assessing and monitoring families' needs; an understanding of effective parenting skills and issues affecting parents and families; an understanding of issues affecting children aged 4-11 years, including child development; good communication skills and the ability to manage challenging situations. A full job description and person specification is included in our application pack. 

This post is offered initially on a contract until 31st March 2017. Efforts will be made to secure funding for continuation beyond that date if possible. 

How to Apply: Full details of this post and our requirements can be found in our application pack.  Please contact us at fmatters@btconnect.com or 01603 747471 to request your pack. To save postage costs, we would prefer to email the application pack to you if possible. No applications by CV, and no approaches from agencies please.

Closing date for applications: Monday 20th April 2015.   


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 
2 x Support/Project Workers
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £8,128.90 - £8,292.44 per annum
Hours: 18.5 hours plus sleep ins

We are looking to supplement our team of Support/Project Workers in Kings Lynn. Plaxtole House is a supported accommodation offer for vulnerable young people including those with learning disabilities. There are staff on duty at all times to safeguard and support residents and manage the building. We are looking to relocate this service in the next few months (within central Kings Lynn) and need a stable, supportive staff team to reassure residents through this period of change.  

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check. 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 615670 - Option 2,  or Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th April 
Interview date: Monday 20th April (King's Lynn)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 
Support/Project Worker
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £16,352 - £16,705 per annum
Hours: 37.25 hours  plus sleep ins

We are looking to supplement our team of Support/Project Workers in Kings Lynn. Plaxtole House is a supported accommodation offer for vulnerable young people including those with learning disabilities. There are staff on duty at all times to safeguard and support residents and manage the building. We are looking to relocate this service in the next few months (within central Kings Lynn) and need a stable, supportive staff team to reassure residents through this period of change.  

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Short-listed applicants will take part in a Safer Recruitment Interview and any job offer will be made subject to an enhanced DBS check. 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 615670 - Option 2 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7th April
Interview date: Monday 20th April (King's Lynn)


Organisation: Ormistion Families
Job Title: Relationship Manager - Events Service: Fundraising and Communications   
Location: Ipswich 

Job Purpose: To be responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive programme of high-profile events; to be responsible for the project management and delivery of events which will provide networking and stewardship opportunities and create a forum to inspire and recruit prospective donors, particularly major donors or raise a significant amount of income. Budget Income target £150k, Expenditure Budget £25k maximum, Gift in Kind target £15k  

Main Tasks:
* Develop and implement an event programme for the charity that will appeal to a wide variety of donors.
* Take events currently in the fundraising portfolio to the next level with the assistance of the FAB committee, in particular, Walk with the Fork
* To ensure events are as cost effective and high-value as possible meeting a 4-1 net income for each fundraising event
* To project manage, create and deliver a portfolio of high-value annual events
* To create cultivation events which result in a number of high value gifts or Major Donor leads
* To evaluate each event and reporting successes and areas for improvement to the Head of Fundraising and the Fundraising and Communications Director 
* Produce an event calendar on a 12 month rolling basis.To deliver against fundraising targets and managing budgets
* To create detailed events plans and deliver the event from start to finish
* Support Development Committee events and third party events
* Maintain donors records on the database Form, nurture and maintain excellent working relationships with key partners, internal and external to the organisation including, service delivery colleagues, Communications team etc. 
* To support marketing and PR opportunities for the fundraising events and challenges.
* To work within Ormiston's mission and values and all policies and procedures, including Safeguarding, Equality and Diversity, Participation, Quality and Health and Safety. Comply with relevant external standards and Quality Marks.
* To carry out any additional appropriate duties as instructed by the manager.

For more information please contact Clare Rood
Clare Rood
HR Manager
Tel: 01473 705015
clare.rood@ormiston.org


Organisation: Break Charity
Job Title: Project Worker - Full Time 
Location: Lowesoft, Suffolk - HD1564
Salary: £15,582 - £18,648 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: 38 per week

We are currently looking to recruit a Full Time Project Worker at our residential Family Assessment Unit. The unit accommodates up to four families at any one time, who are being assessed to see if they can parent their babies/children to a 'good enough' standard and return to live in the community. The staff are there to support parents to develop and improve their parenting skills through teaching, encouragement and facilitating change, whilst ensuring that children are safe. This can be an emotionally demanding task so we are looking for a resilient, committed individual who can be flexible in their approach, work in a team and be a part of the decision making process. 

Candidates must have a relevant qualification in child care or be prepared to achieve this within two years of appointment. This vacancy is open to men and women as we aim to provide a gender balance in caring for our families. The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential, as this post includes evening/weekend and overnight working. Note: an additional £33.93 is paid for each sleep-in duty. 

For more information please contact Carole Childs, Suzanne Tims or Lesley Harker on 01502 560344. 

The Safe Care Interviews will be held on Monday 20th April 2015.

Please apply online by clicking here

Please Note:  We cannot accept a CV as a means of application - you will need to complete an application form which can be found on our website.

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th April 2015
Formal interviews will be held on Tuesday 21st April 2015.


Organisation: Victim Support 
Job Type: Service Delivery
Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Salary: £7,760 (increasing by 3% on successful completion of probationary period)
Hours: 18.75 hours per week, salary 

Based in our office in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, your role will be to provide administrative support to the Victim Services delivery team. You will contribute to an effective operation by providing an efficient administrative support service. Duties include maintaining and updating manual and computerised records. You will assist with the allocation of referrals, having contact with both victims and volunteers. Supporting the Service Delivery Managers with the administration of volunteers and maintaining their records you will also deal with correspondence, incoming calls and enquiries. Other duties include taking minutes for internal meetings and providing support in local fundraising activities. 

The ideal candidate will have experience of implementing and maintaining efficient administrative systems and undertaking a range of administrative tasks. Strong self-management and IT skills are essential, as is the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with a wide range of people. The successful candidate will be required to pass an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

To apply please download and complete the application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, and email to south.recruitment@victimsupport.org.uk

Downloads
Application Form - SDA Gt Yarmouth
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form - SDA Gt Yarmouth
Victims Services Delivery Assistant - Gt Yarmouth
Equality diversity and inclusion at VS
Guidance notes for applicants

Diversity matters and we value it. Priority interviews will be given to internal candidates who are at risk of redundancy and who meet the appropriate criteria.

Closing date for applications: Friday 27th March 2015
Interviews are likely to be held on 8th April 2015. 


Organisation: Ormiston Families, MPower, Great Yarmouth  
Job Title: Senior Practitioner
Location: Lowestoft
Salary: £20,253 per annum pro rata
Hours: 16pw, Fixed term for 3 years 

We have an opportunity for a Senior Practitioner to set up a new service in the Great Yarmouth area. Your main responsibilities will include, supporting and signposting women who have had multiple babies removed at birth. You will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, extreme tact, diplomacy and sensitivity yet have the drive and determination to make a difference. It is essential that you are educated to NVQ Level 3 in a related subject or equivalent and be able to travel throughout Great Yarmouth and Waveney. 

For more information or to download an application pack visit  www.ormiston.org/vacancies or contact Zina Bourne on 01473 724517  

Closing date for applications: 26th March 2015


Organisation: Home-Start 
Job Title: Project Co-ordinator
Location: Swaffham 
Salary: £20,253 - £23,698 pa pro rata
Hours: 18.5hrs per week 

We are looking for a Lottery funded Project Co-ordinator, the post is initially for 18.5hrs per week with a possibility of rising to 27.5hrs per week in September 2015. This is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2016. You will recruit, train and supervise volunteers, and work directly with families to oversee the support provided. 

Parenting experience and understanding the needs of families is essential. Educated to NVQ level 3 or equivalent. Must have use of own car for which expenses will be paid. Home-Start is a voluntary organisation committed to promoting the welfare of families with young children. 

For an application pack please contact the office on details given.
The Community Centre, Campingland, Swaffham, Norfolk, PE37 7RB
Telephone: 01760 721271

Please note we do not accept CV's. 
Closing date for application is 31st March 2015


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: Lead Handyperson
Location: Sheringham/North Walsham area
Salary: £17,510.48 - £18,517.72 per annum
Hours: 37.25 per week (to include some evenings)
Contract:  Fixed until March 2016 in the first instance

We are looking to recruit a Lead Handyperson to help deliver and lead on an exciting new project within the Social Enterprise arm of The Benjamin Foundation. The aim of this exciting new project is to support the older community in North Norfolk to remain in their homes by carrying out basic maintenance/repairs. The Lead Handyperson will undertake basic repairs and maintenance jobs and additional needs assessments in the homes of older people in North Norfolk and help recruit, train and supervise a team of community volunteers, as well as helping to deliver entry level training and work experience to young people.  

The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. 

Application packs can be downloaded here 

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 17th April Noon
Interview Date: Friday 24th April (Norwich)


Organisation: Rayzone Reepham Area Youth Project
Job Title: Youth Worker 
Location: Reepham, Norfolk
Salary: £18,500 pro rata based on a 40 hour week, dependent on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 20 hours per week

To work in youth clubs and schools, There is a genuine occupational requirement that the role holder is a committed Christian in accordance with Part 1 of Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the role holder. 

Person Specification Rayzone Youth Worker
Youth worker job description

For further information and an application pack, please contact Dr Frances Price, Rayzone Hon. Secretary francesmprice@gmail.com or telephone: 01603 871831

Closing date for applications: 15th April 2015

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