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Organisation: Break
Job Title:
TA1945 - Temporary Full Time Support Worker

Location: King's Lynn
Salary:
The current salary scale for this post is £18,025 - £18,834 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be £18,025. Note: An additional £34.27 is paid for each sleep-in duty.

Hours: 38 per week (plus between 6-8 sleep-ins per 4 weekly rota)

This is a fixed term contract - initially for 6 months to provide Maternity Cover.

We are currently looking for a Temporary Full Time Support Worker at our Residential Children's Home in King's Lynn, Norfolk.  The children who live at the home have suffered numerous placement breakdowns following neglect and trauma in their early years.

The staff are trained to re-parent the young people, and to show them that they can learn to trust the adult world to keep them safe and to give them the love, understanding and nurturing that every child deserves.

This is sometimes an arduous and complex task therefore we are looking for individuals with resilience, warmth, commitment and a passion to provide them with opportunities that they will have missed in their early years, and a commitment to stand by them through some challenging times.

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate flexibility, empathy, warmth, creativity, enthusiasm and have an ability to understand the young person's needs.

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 Patrick Doherty - Manager or Mary Baxter - Deputy Manager on 01553 771100.

You can apply using the following link: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/

The Safe Care interviews are scheduled for week beginning Monday 17th July 2017.

Closing Date: Sunday 9th July 2017

 


 

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title:
Young People's Support Workers - 2 x fixed term (initially 6 months) 4 x sessional
Location: King's Lynn
Salary:
£9.49 per hour (Sleep ins and on call will be paid in addition)
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position includes two sleep ins per week and on call on a rota basis

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 Norfolk with a new service  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 Norfolk 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 or email recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Tel: 01603 886925/886951

 

Closing Date for applications:  Monday 3rd July at 9am

Interview Date: Wednesday 12th July (King's Lynn)



Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title:  Young Person's Senior Support Worker, Support Workers & Sessional Support Workers

Location:  Stowmarket & Ipswich

Contract:  Full Time, Part Time & Sessional

Salary:  £10.86 per hour plus sleep ins and on call allowance - Senior Support Worker

              £9.49 per hour plus sleep ins and on call allowance - Support Workers

              £9.31 per hour plus sleep ins - Sessional Support Worker
(Please state on the application form the preferred Area to work for all the above positions)

 

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 or email recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Tel: 01603 886925/886951


Interviews to be held
Thursday 29th June & Friday 30th June (Ipswich)



   

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title:
Early Years Practitioner Level 3
Location: Ditchingham
Salary: £16,367.65 per annum
Hours:
Full Time

 

Ditchingham Day Nursery based at Ditchingham, Bungay offers a full day-care service for children between the ages of three months and five years.  We cover all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage and our activities are planned to take account of the interests of the children. Children eat together in our dedicated dining room, enjoying 'home cooked' meals and snacks which are freshly prepared in our own kitchen.  We are Ofsted registered and all staff are qualified and DBS checked.

Applicants need to be enthusiastic and have previous experience in childcare and have required qualifications.

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/jobsor email recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Tel: 01603 886925/886951

 

Closing Date:  Friday 7th July 5pm

Interview Date:  Monday 17th July (Ditchingham)


 Organisation: Break
Job Title:
RD1941 - Part Time Support Worker
Location: King's Lynn
Salary:
The actual salary scale for this position will be £7,588 - £7,929 per annum (maximum job rate potential is £8,245 per annum, which is performance related). 

At appointment, the actual salary will be £7,588 per annum. An additional £34.27 is paid for each sleep-in duty undertaken.
Hours:
16 per week (plus additional sleep-in duties)

 

We are currently looking for a Part 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 King's Lynn, Norfolk.

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 this post will be mainly evening and weekend work.

 

You can apply using the following link: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/
For more information please contact: contactHR@break-charity.org

 

Closing Date: Sunday, 9th July 2017
The Interviews will take place week commencing Monday, 17th July 2017. 



Organisation: Break
Job Title:
NL1943 - Part-Time Cook
Location: Long Stratton
Salary:
£7.80 per hour
Hours:
15 per week Monday and Friday. The three hours worked each day will cover the evening meal for the young people - normally between 3.00 pm and 6.00 pm.  Some flexibility is required for occasional weekend working.

 

This vacancy will support the team at our 6 bedded Short Break Service in Long Stratton, Norfolk for school age children with learning disabilities, associated physical needs and challenging behaviours.

We are seeking a Cook who will have catering experience and be able to plan menus, order food, manage stock rotation and maintain a kitchen cleaning schedule.

The successful candidate will be flexible and reliable.  It is essential to have a consistent approach to work, attention to detail, be self motivated and methodical in their approach and they must have Health & Safety awareness.

 

For more information about this vacancy please contact Mel Julier or Pete Willson on 01508 536515.

 

You can apply using the following link:http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/

Closing date: Sunday 16th July 2017
Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 24th
July



Organisation: Break
Job Title:
HD1942 - Relief Residential Family Support Worker
Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
Salary:
£8.48 - £9.49 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. An additional £34.27 is paid for each sleep-in duty.
Hours:
As and when required

We are currently looking to recruit Relief Residential Family Support Workers at our residential Family Assessment Centre.  The centre 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 the children are safe.

This can be an emotionally demanding task so we are looking for resilient and committed individuals 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. 

 

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

You can apply using the following link: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/

 

Closing Date: Sunday, 9th July 2017

The Safe Care Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 19th July 2017 and the Formal/Professional interviews will be held on Thursday, 20th July 2017.

 


 

Organisation: Break
Job Title:
BFC1933 - Specialist Therapeutic and Parenting Practitioner
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: The current salary scale for this post is £27,861 - £29,327 (maximum job rate potential is £31,527, which is performance related) per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £27,861 and £28,594 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 37 per week

The Break Family Centre provides therapeutic support for children across Norfolk and potentially in Suffolk. We work with the family, child and other agencies to strengthen the team around the child and to enable the child to process and recover from difficult life experiences.

We are seeking a Specialist Therapeutic and Parenting Practitioner to join our multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have experience of working therapeutically with children and their families, strengthening relationships and working closely with other professionals who are also working with the family.

The work may take place at the Break Family Centre, in schools or other suitable venues near to where the child lives or attends school.

Candidates must be flexible and creative in their work, and willing to travel.

The successful candidate will receive regular supervision and team support. Team members would welcome an informal discussion with you regarding working at the Break Family Centre.

We will consider applicants who demonstrate the necessary values, attitude and potential, as well as those with relevant skills and experience.

For more information about this position please contact Jo Shepherd - Manager or Emma Markworth - Deputy Manager on 01603 964881.

For more information and to apply, go to: http://www.break-charity.org/opportunities/

Closing Date for applications: Sunday, 2nd July 2017
The Safe Care Interviews are scheduled are scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 12th July 2017 and the Formal Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, 13th July 2017. 


Organisation:Evolve East Anglia CIC
Job Title: Lead Tenant / Mentor
Location: Various across Norfolk
Salary: Negotiable. Includes rent-free 1 bedroom flat Hours. Variable according to the needs of the service.

We are looking to recruit people who have the life experience and interpersonal skills to offer low level support to Evolve service users. The role requires the successful applicants to live in self-contained flats within Evolve housing projects. The lead tenant role provides a sense of security for some of our more independent service users whilst also ensuring communal areas are kept in a reasonable state. The lead tenant will also provide a role model that we hope will inspire our service users. We believe these roles offer an opportunity for people to take a first step into the field of social care. Evolve will offer the successful applicants a wide range of training opportunities to assist their personal and professional development. The organisation intends to develop these roles according to the interests and skills of the post holder and in line with the needs of service users. The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

For an informal discussion contact Shaun Burland, Service Manager on 01603 510435. Applications to 
info@evolveeastanglia.com

Closing date for applications: 26th June 2017.    


Organisation: Ormiston Families Ducketts Preschool
Job Title: 
Preschool Assistant
Location: Norwich
Starting salary: £15,238 pro rata per annum 
Hours: Term time, 38 weeks per year, 35 hours per week  

We have an exciting opportunity within our Preschool setting working with children aged 2 to 4 years. Your key responsibilities will include providing all aspects of basic care for the children, offering a stimulating and varied programme of play and learning opportunities and liaising closely with parents/carers and ensuring each child's needs are recognised and met. It is essential that you hold a full and relevant level 2 qualification or equivalent as a minimum, have previous experience of working with children of this age group and can demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS. 

For further information and an application pack telephone Carla Nichols on 01603 219797 or visit our 
website

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 for applications: 30th June 2017 


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: 
Finance Officer
Location: Norwich 
Salary: £22,422 pa 
Hours: 37 per week

We are currently looking for a self motivated, hands on and autonomous Finance Officer to provide high level support to the Finance Manager. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience, preferably in charity finance, with qualifications in a business or finance related subject, and significant experience of using SAGE and MS Excel. 

Job Title: Advice Team Administrator
Location: Norwich
Salary: £17,340 pa pro rata  
Hours: 18.5 hours per week

We have a vacancy for an Advice Team Administrator to work in a busy environment within our established and highly regarded Advice 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. Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. 

Job Title: 
Receptionist
Location: Great Yarmouth 
Salary: £17,340 pro rata 
Hours: 18.5 (covering Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons)

We have a vacancy for a Receptionist 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. Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.  

The successful candidates in all the above roles 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.  

The closing date for completed applications is 26th June 2017.


 

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