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Organisation: Break 
Job Title: 
Full Time Support Worker - Ref: PH1894
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: The current salary scale for this position is £18,025 - £18,834 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications (maximum job rate potential is £19,541, which is performance related). At appointment, the actual salary will be £18,025 per annum. In addition, this position will require the successful applicant to undertake, on average 8 'sleep-in's' per 4 week rota. Please note: For every sleep-in duty worked you will receive an additional flat-rate payment of £34.27.
Hours: 25 per week

We are currently looking for a Full Time Support Worker at our mainstream Residential Children's Home, which provides a long term family like environment, for young people within the care system, situated in Norwich, Norfolk.

Have you always felt you wanted to do something different? Make a difference and help change a young person's life?  Do you want to be part of a team that helps a child along a healing path to a better future? Although challenging at times, the reward of seeing the difference made to a child's life and future, outweighs the challenges. A job that means you can bring all of who you are, all that you enjoy, all you have to give - to change young lives. We aim to provide stability through a nurturing, thoughtful and therapeutic approach. 

It is within the relationships with the adults who come here, that the healing takes place. The children deserve the best, we aim to recruit the best. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility, empathy, creativity and enthusiasm and the ability to role-model the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle. This vacancy is open to men and women as we aim to provide a gender balance in caring for our young people. The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential, as this post will be mainly evening and weekend work. Note: An additional £34.27 is paid for each sleep-in duty undertaken.

For more information and to apply: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities
For more information please email: ContactHR@break-charity.org

Closing Date: Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Previous applicants need not apply. The Safe care Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th April 2017 and the formal interview process is scheduled for Friday 21st April 2017. 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 3x Young People's Support Workers - 
Location: Stowmarket               
Salary: £9.31 per hour35 hours per week. This position includes two sleep ins per week and on call on a rota basis(Sleep ins and on call will be paid in addition) Plus employee benefits. 
Please note this position is open to job share.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people? The Benjamin Foundation was founded in 1994 helps around 2,000 people per year through difficult times by providing them with hope, opportunity, stability and independence. We are expanding our service provision in Suffolk, centring on Stowmarket and are seeking to recruit a number of new colleagues to support this exciting project. The Supervised service is semi-independent supported accommodation (predominantly 16 and 18 year olds) assessed as having high and specialist needs. 

The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accommodation and support for young people leaving care in Suffolk and to prepare them for independence. 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.  

To apply, visit http://benjaminfoundation.co.uk/jobs
Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk
Tel: 01603 886925/886922 

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 (9am)
Interview Dates:  Wednesday 10th May 2017 (Ipswich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 
Senior Young People's Support Worker 
Location: Stowmarket               
Salary: £10.65 per hour (£19,383 per annum)35 hours per week. This position includes some sleep ins and on call responsibilities on a rota basis (Sleep ins and on call allownace, will be paid in addition) Plus employee benefits.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people? The Benjamin Foundation was founded in 1994 helps around 2,000 people per year through difficult times by providing them with hope, opportunity, stability and independence.  We are expanding our service provision in Suffolk, centring on Stowmarket and are seeking to recruit a number of new colleagues to support this exciting project. The Supervised service is semi-independent supported accommodation (predominantly 16 and 18 year olds) assessed as having high and specialist needs. 

The overall aim of the service is to provide safe and suitable accommodation and support for young people leaving care in Suffolk and to prepare them for independence. Senior Young People Support Workers will be responsible for safeguarding, day to day management, implementation of policy & procedures including health and safety, budgets, service reporting, referrals and communication with external bodies, monitoring individual risk assessments and the young persons housing pathway. 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.  

To apply, visit http://benjaminfoundation.co.uk/jobs
Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk
Tel: 01603 886925/886922 

Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 (9am)
Interview Dates:  Wednesday 10th May 2017 (Ipswich)


Organisation: Break
Job Title: 
Relief Support Workers - KLM1883
Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk/March, Cambridgeshire 
Salary: The salary for this position will be between £8.48 and £9.49 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Please note: For every sleep-in duty worked you will receive an additional flat-rate payment of £34.27.
Hours: As and when required - since you will be covering 5 homes/centres you could be asked to work more hours than if you were attached to one home.

We are currently looking for Relief Support Workers to cover four mainstream Residential Children's Homes in King's Lynn, Norfolk and March, Cambridgeshire and our Short Break and Weekly Boarding Centre in King's Lynn, Norfolk.  

Have you always felt you wanted to do something different? Make a difference and help change a young person's life?  Do you want to be part of a team that helps a child along a healing path to a better future? 

Although challenging at times, the reward of seeing the difference made to a child's life and future outweighs the challenges. A job that means you can bring all of who you are, all that you enjoy, all you have to give - to change young lives. The children deserve the best, we aim to recruit the best. The residential Children's Homes provide a long term family like environment for young people within the care system and the Short Break Centre looks after young people with learning disabilities (the work includes personal care and some of the young people have complex needs and can exhibit challenging behaviour).  

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility, empathy, creativity and enthusiasm and the ability to role-model the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle. All of the homes/centres operate a 24/7 - 365 days a year service - you may be asked to work evenings, nights or weekends. You may be asked to do a sleep in at the Children's Home.

For more information please email:ContactHR@break-charity.org

You can apply using the following link: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/  
For more information about Break please visit:www.break-charity.org

Closing Date: Thursday 25th April 2017
The Safe care Interviews will be held on Monday 8th May 2017 and the formal interview process is scheduled for Tuesday 9th May 2017. 


Organisation: Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Service 
Job Title: Domestic Abuse Additional Needs Case Worker 
Location: Norfolk 
Salary: £18,995 pro rata
Hours: 37 hours - Fixed term contract until 30th March 2018. 

Job Purpose: To provide an effective, supportive and confidential service for women with complex needs, who are at risk of/fleeing domestic abuse and requiring support within Leeway's Refuges across Norfolk. 

Requirements: Relevant qualifications/specialist experience working with service users who have Drug & Alcohol Dependency within the statutory or voluntary sector. Experience of working with women and children who are experiencing domestic abuse 

Hours of work are on a rota basis, will include some weekend & evening cover. You will be required to attend occasional evening meeting or events. You may be required to participate in providing emergency out of hours on call for Leeway refuges on a rota basis. Good IT Skills. Driving license & ability to travel is essential.

For an application pack please email k.bird@leewaynwa.org.ukor alternatively phone: 07748972819 (voice mail), stating clearly your name, address, contact number and email address. Women only to apply: S.7(2)(e) SDA applies. 'Exempt under the Equality Act 2010 Schedule 9, Part 1' 

Closing Date for applications: 5pm on 2nd May 2017 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 
Placement Coordinator
Location: Covering Norfolk and Suffolk
Salary: £10.65 per hour (£20,620 pro rata)
Hours: 24 hours per week Permanent (reviewed annually) Plus employee benefits

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people? 

The Benjamin Foundation is looking to appoint a Placement Coordinator in our Heart and Home service, which provides supported lodgings for vulnerable young people particularly aged 16 and 17 year olds. The successful candidate will be a will be required to work with both Hosts and young people as part of a multi-disciplinary service. You will contribute to the day-to-day processes of the service in supporting Hosts to prepare the young people with the necessary life skills in their transition to independence as well as supervising the allocated Support Worker for each placement with a strong focus on safeguarding.  

You will also liaise regularly with partnership agencies and be involved in the promotion and development of the service as well as lead on the assessment of young people and recruitment of Hosts. You will regularly attend statutory meetings and lead on placement reviews and you will play an integral role in planning successful pathways for young people with the aim of successful move on from the service. You will be required to be highly self-motivated, flexible and resourceful and have the ability to mediate when needed. 

The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the 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. 

To apply online please click here
Telephone enquiries: 01603 886951  

Closing Date:  Friday 21st April 2017, 9am
Interview Dates: Thursday 4th May 2017 (Norwich) 


Organisation: Voluntary Norfolk
Job Title: Talent Match - Youth Advocate
Location: The Hive, Colegate, Norwich
Salary: £21,962 per annum
Hours: Full time 37 hrs per week This post is offered until 31st December 2018.

Talent Match is an innovative project funded by the Big Lottery that aims to match long-term unemployed young people to exciting employment and training opportunities. The Youth Advocate's role focuses on working with young people that are furthest from employment, supporting them to build their confidence and progress toward work by offering them the personalised one-to-one support, time, and commitment that they need. The successful candidate will assist young people to move toward work by accessing a range of training, work experience and volunteering opportunities, as well as assisting them with a practical support in areas such as job coaching, careers advice, and CV writing.

The role will require you to outreach to local communities and actively engage young people in their own neighborhoods.You will also need to establish effective working relationships with a range of providers, both statutory and voluntary, to enable young people to access and benefit from even more opportunities. 

To apply please download details of the post along with an application form

For further information please contact Ben Sampson ben.sampson@voluntarynorfolk.org.uk

Closing date: 24th Apr 2017
Interview date: 28th Apr 2017


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 
Young People's Support Worker
Location: Covering Suffolk
Salary: £7,745.92 per annum (£20,620 pro rata)
Hours: 16 hours per week Permanent (reviewed annually) Plus employee benefits and car users allowance. 

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to work within a charity that provides support to young people? 

The Benjamin Foundation is looking to appoint a Young People's Support Worker in our Heart and Home service, which provides short-term accommodation to young people in care, usually aged between 16-18 years of age, who can benefit from a nurturing, secure environment within 'Host' households. The successful candidate will be a will be required to work as a part of this multi-disciplinary service who will be responsible for safeguarding, providing advocacy, support and the necessary life skills to young people so that they can live independently and you will have regular attendance at professional meetings - for instance, statutory reviews and placement meetings.  

You will also use outcome tools to assess the progress and the wellbeing of service users and you will be part of planning housing pathways and ensuring successful move on.  You will be required to be self-motivated, use initiative and be flexible. The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the 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. 

To apply, please see our website for more details
Telephone enquiries: 01603 886951  

Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2017, 9am
Interview Dates: Wednesday 10th May 2017 


Organisation: Break 
Job Title: 
Part Time Maintenance Operative - HO1877A 
Location: Norfolk 
Salary: The current salary scale for this post based on 20 hours is £9,443 to £10,442 plus associated benefits per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £9,443 and £9,942 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience. 
Hours: 20 hours per week 

Break is a charity that delivers a wide range of outstanding services providing exceptional outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families, and is looking to develop and diversify those services to increase our support and geographical spread while always striving for constant improvement. We are seeking an enthusiastic Part Time Maintenance Operative to join our established team. Good team-working, a high degree of attention to detail and a commitment to first-rate customer service is essential. You will have to be highly organised and self-motivated. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and vibrant voluntary organisation with services located in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and make a positive impact on young lives. Previous applicants need not apply. 

For more information about this vacancy, please contact the HR Team: contactHR@break-charity.org

You can apply using the following link: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/  
For more information about Break please visit: www.break-charity.org

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd April 2017
Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 3rd May 2017. 


Organisation: NANSA
Job Title: Children & Young People Services Team Leader 
Location: West Norfolk
Salary: £20,366 per annum (pro-rata)
Hours: Part time - 21 hours per week, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays (8.30am - 4.00pm) 

NANSA is an excellent charity providing services for children and adults with disabilities in the county of Norfolk. We are currently going through a period of growth and development and have an exciting opportunity to join our expanding organisation as a Children and Young People Services Team Leader based in Kings Lynn. The NANSA Children & Young Peoples Services Team Leader is responsible for the development, planning, organisation and running of our group-based specialist services for young people in West Norfolk aged 11 - 25 with physical / learning disabilities or complex additional support needs. This role requires a combination of outstanding frontline delivery skills with strong organisational ability, the ability to provide strong leadership to the Children & Young Peoples Services Team in West Norfolk and the ability to create and deliver an outstanding programme of activities. 

The postholder will also be required to work in collaboration with NANSA's partner organisation, West Norfolk Deaf Association.

For more information or to apply please email Gemma Dick at gemmadick@nansa.org.uk or phone 01603 627662. Alternatively visit our website www.nansa.org.ukwhere an application form and job description can be downloaded. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

NANSA is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding. All successful candidates will need to undertake enhanced DBS checks. NANSA is also a Mindful Employer.

Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2017 (midnight)
Interview/Assessment Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 


Organisation: NANSA 
Job Title: 
Children & Young People Services Session Worker 
Location: West Norfolk
Salary: £16,271 - £17,053 (pro rata) 
Hours: Part time - 46 sessions per annum (7 hours per session). Second and fourth Saturdays of each month plus Tuesdays and Thursdays during school holidays. Additional 24hrs per annum for staff training and development activities.

NANSA is an excellent charity providing services for children and adults with disabilities in the county of Norfolk. We are currently going through a period of growth and development and have an exciting opportunity to join our expanding organisation as a Children and Young People Services Session Worker based in Kings Lynn. The Session Worker provides support to young people aged 11 - 25 with severe physical / learning disabilities or complex additional support needs who are accessing NANSA's specialist group based services in West Norfolk. The Session Worker ensures that the young people can fully participate in a programme of activities through encouragement, direct assistance as needed, and supporting them to develop key skills which will enable them to confidently undertake the key transitions through to adult life.

For more information or to apply please email Gemma Dick at gemmadick@nansa.org.uk or phone 01603 627662. Alternatively visit our website www.nansa.org.uk where an application form and job description can be downloaded. Unfortunately we do not accept CVs.

NANSA is committed to equal opportunities and safeguarding. All successful candidates will need to undertake enhanced DBS checks. NANSA is also a Mindful Employer.

Closing Date: Friday 21st April 2017 (midnight)
Interview/Assessment Date: Wednesday 3rd May 2017 


Organisation: Break 
Job Title: 
Temporary Fundraising Officer - Ref: HO1885
Location: Norwich
Salary: £18,599 to £20,107 per annum on appointment dependant on qualifications and experience and associated benefits.
Hours: 28 hours per week, this position is fixed term until 31st October 2018.

Be Part of Something Amazing! Break delivers a wide range of outstanding services providing exceptional outcomes for vulnerable children, young people and their families, and is looking to develop and diversify those services to increase our support and geographical spread while always striving for constant improvement. 

Break is changing young lives across East Anglia by supporting children, young people and families in four key areas as we continue to grow and diversify to meet changing needs: 

* Young people in care and who are moving on
* Children and young people with disabilities
* Families in need of support
* Children at risk 

This is an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and vibrant voluntary organisation with services located in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and make a positive impact on young lives as a member of our Head Office team. For more information about this vacancy, please contact the Recruitment Team via: contactHR@break-charity.org  

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd April 2017


Organisation: Break 
Job Title: 
Temporary Part Time Support Worker (Maternity Cover) - CR1882
Location: Mundesley, Norfolk
Salary: The actual salary scale for this position will be £11,586 - £12,389 per annum (maximum job rate potential is £12,883 per annum, which is performance related). Please note: The current full time salary scale for this position is £18,025 - £18,834 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications (maximum job rate potential is £19,541, which is performance related). At appointment, the actual salary will be £11,856 per annum (Please note: The full time salary is £18,025 per annum). In addition, this position will require the successful applicant to undertake, on average between 4 to 6 sleep-ins per 4 week rota. Please note: For every sleep-in duty worked you will receive an additional flat-rate payment of £34.27.
Hours: 25 per week - This is a fixed term contract - initially for 9 months to provide Maternity Cover. 

'Have you always felt you wanted to do something different? Make a difference and help change a young person's life?  Do you want to be part of a team that helps a child along a healing path to a better future? Although challenging at times, the reward of seeing the difference made to a child's life and future outweighs the challenges. A job that means you can bring all of who you are, all that you enjoy, all you have to give - to change young lives. We aim to provide stability through a nurturing, thoughtful and therapeutic approach. It is within the relationships with the adults who come here, that the healing takes place.' 

The children deserve the best, we aim to recruit the best. Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate commitment, flexibility, empathy, creativity and enthusiasm and the ability to role-model the importance of a healthy and active lifestyle. The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential as we operate a 24/7 - 365 days a year service.  

For more information please contact: contactHR@break-charity.org

You can apply using online here
For more information about Break please visit: www.break-charity.org

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd April 2017
The Safe Care and Formal Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 1st May 2017.

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