Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: Norwich Mind 
Job Title: Youth Mind First Aid Worker
Location: Norwich 
Salary: £19,190 - 20,200 per annum 
Hours: 37.5hrs a week - Initially for 12 months

The Youth Mind First Aid team is looking for an outgoing, well-organised project worker to join the team. Your role will be to work with schools and organisations to improve the mental health literacy of young people and those working with them. You will have excellent organisational skills, have experience running events, enjoy meeting new people and a good knowledge of mental health issues as they relate to young people. 

You must have a driving license and your own car. For more details please read the job description and person specification. If you have any questions regarding the position you can contact Simon Barker on Norwich 432457 ext. 219 or email simonbarker@norwichmind.org.uk

If you require an application pack through the post contact Sara, Norwich Mind's Head Office Administrator, on Norwich 432457

To apply please complete an application form and return it to Melanie Rawlinson, Human Resources Manager, Head Office, 50 Sale Road, Norwich NR7 9TP

Closing Date for Applications: 30th September 2014


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: Early Help Services Co-ordinator
Location: Norwich
Salary: £23,120 per annum
Hours: 37.25 per week (consideration will be given to flexible working)

The Benjamin Foundation is looking  to appoint a Co-ordinator as part of it's delivery and development of Early Help Services across Norfolk. These include 'Time for You'; a model for delivering emotional wellbeing support to children and young people in schools, as well as a team of school based Parent Support Advisers. Working closely with our Manager of Early Help Services you will share line management responsibility for a large staff team. 

You must have an in depth knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting children, young people and families as well as a commitment to providing help at the earliest opportunity. The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups and 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: 01692 502145 Or Email:recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 6th October Noon
Interview Date: Friday 17th October (Norwich)


Organisation: The Magdalene Group 
Job Title: Community & Events Fundraiser
Location: Norwich
Salary: £19,500 Per Annum Pro Rata
Hours: Full Time (flexible working)

The Magdalene Group is the leading service provider in Norfolk for victims of Child Sexual Exploitation and has been supporting people affected by sexual exploitation and coercion for over 18 years. We are seeking a dynamic and strategic individual to develop THE ROSE CAMPAIGN Reaching Out on Sexual Exploitation You will have a proven track record in community and event fundraising, maximising online fundraising opportunities, recruiting new fundraising participants, volunteers and supporters.

If you welcome a challenge and would like to work as part of a small team dedicated to combating the sexual exploitation of young people and women then contact us for an information pack and application form.

Community Fundraiser Job description
Community Fundraiser person Specification
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
Staff Application Form

Contact Details: 01603 610256  www.magdalenegroup.org

Closing Date For Applications: Friday 26th September 2014


Organisation: Norfolk Carers Support
Job Title: Transitions Project Worker
Location: King's Lynn 
Salary: £20,000 pro rata
Hours: Up to 25 hours per week (Maternity cover for up to one year)

We are seeking a Transitions Project Worker to join our high performing Transitions Project and make a positive difference to young adults aged 16-24 who are caring for others. You will have experience/ qualifications of working with this age group and due to the role being home-based, use of your own car is essential (mileage allowance paid). Applications will also be considered as a combined post with the Affected Others Young Carers Support Worker to make the equivalent of one full time position.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification, return completed Application forms and Equalities Monitoring forms to admin@norfolkcarerssupport.org. Any questions please feel free to contact us on 01603 219924.

Job Description & Person Specification Transitions Project Worker - Sept 2014

Application Form

Equalities Monitoring

Closing Date for Applications: 23rd September 2014


Organisation: Norfolk Carers Support
Job Title: Affected Others Young Carers Support Worker
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £7, 809 (pro rata of £19,262) per annum
Hours: 15 hours per week

Norfolk Carers Support are seeking a motivated team player to join an exciting project working with Young Carers. The post is a secondment to the new Matthew Project Integrated Substance Misuse Service for young people under the age of 19 affected by the substance misuse of others in Norfolk.You will have proven experience of working with this age group. Use of own car (mileage allowance paid) is essential. 

Applications will also be considered as a combined post with the Transitions Project Worker role to make the equivalent of one full time position. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification, return completed Application forms and Equalities Monitoring forms to admin@norfolkcarerssupport.org. Any questions please feel free to contact us on 01603 219924.

Affected Others Job Description and Person Specification - Sept 14

Application Form

Equalities Monitoring

Closing Date for Applications: 23rd Sepetmber 2014


Organisation: OPEN Youth Trust 
Job Title: Climbing Wall Instructor 
Location: Norwich
Salary & Hours: Freelance or part time workers considered. Pay rate depending on experience.

We are looking for enthusiastic and well-motivated climbing wall instructors to join our existing staff on a sessional basis. 
Key aspects of the role will include:

  • Delivery of excellent programmes with knowledge of practices, progression, and teaching points. 
  • Maintain a good and positive image of OPEN
  • Provide a welcoming, professional, and helpful service 
  • Ensure the safety and control of the climbers and ensure all relevant regulations are enforced

Successful candidates will have:

  • SPA, CWA, CWLA qualification
  • Experience of coaching and teaching 
  • Good administration skills 
  • Experience of coaching in a community
  • Knowledge of climbing equipment, belay systems & climbing techniques
  • A First Aid at Work Qualification
Please email a covering letter and a CV to info@opennorwich.org.uk or post to OPEN Youth Trust, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, NR2 4SF. 

Closing Date for Applications: 19th September 2014.


Organisation: OPEN Youth Trust 
Job Title: Youth Support Workers
Location: Norwich

The OPEN Youth Trust is currently recruiting a number of part time and sessional Youth Support Workers to work with young people in Norwich & Norfolk. The posts require flexibility and availability to work evenings and weekends. We are looking for highly motivated people with excellent organisational and communication skills. You will have experience of working with young people from a wide range of backgrounds, and a commitment to improving children and young people's emotional wellbeing. 

Key aspects of the role will include:

  • Planning, delivery and evaluation of Children and Young Peoples Activities
  • Provide support, information, encouragement, and guidance to individuals and groups of young people on a range of issues including health issues, housing, bullying, crime and personal issues
  • Provide administrative support that will aid the successful delivery of projects
  • Work in Partnership with other groups and organisations to make the programmed activities inclusive and engaging. 
  • Promote equal opportunities and to challenge discrimination when it occurs
  • Maintain a good and positive image of OPEN
  • Provide a welcoming, professional, and helpful service 

Successful candidates will have:

  • Numeracy and literacy skills demonstrated by GCSE grade C English and Mathematics (or equivalent)
  • Basic keyboard skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with and around young people
  • Previous experience of youth or community work
  • First Aid at Work Qualification (preferable) Pay negotiable, depending upon role and experience. 

Potential available roles include:

  • Tuesday afternoon and evening 
  • Saturday day time
  • Sessional - ad hoc for project based work 

Please email a covering letter and a CV to info@opennorwich.org.uk or post to OPEN Youth Trust, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, NR2 4SF. 

Closing Date for Applications: 19th September 2014.


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: North Walsham
Salary: £18,726.59 - £20,746.79 (inclusive of sleep ins and on call allowance)
Hours: 35 hours per week + 92 sleep ins per annum

We are looking to recruit an experienced Support Worker to work at Winston Court in North Walsham. Winston Court has provided supported accommodation to young single homeless people in North Walsham since it opened in 1997. The centre offers nine single accommodation rooms and six semi-independent move-on flats.

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. 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 19th September 

Interview Date:  Monday 6th October (North Walsham)  


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Placement Coordinator
Location: Based at Walmington Court, Thetford
Salary: £7,953.92 p.a plus car allowance and mileage
Hours: 16 hours per week

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. 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. 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: 30th September 2014

Interview Date:  9th October 2014 (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Sessional Support Worker
Location: Based at Oak Street, Norwich
Salary: £8.83 per hour
Hours: To meet the needs of the service

As a Support Worker you will be required to work with 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 Support Worker you will contribute to the day-to-day processes of the service in preparing young people with the necessary life skills to live independently. 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. 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: Thursday 30th September 2014

Interview Date:  Tuesday 9th October 2014 (Norwich)

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