Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: Ormiston Families
Job Title: 
Business Support - Marketing & Communications
Location: Based in Ipswich
Starting Salary: £20,456
Hours: Part time, 28 hours per week - Fixed term to cover a period of maternity leave for approximately 9 months

We are looking for an experienced individual to join our Marketing and Communications team. The post holder will be responsible for supporting the organisation with the delivery of strategic Marketing and Communications activities including providing a professional support service to our operational teams throughout the East of England. Successful applicants must have relevant demonstrable experience and/or a degree in a relevant subject. Excellent ICT knowledge and experience is essential along with good attention to detail and excellent customer service skills.

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding. We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

For more information or to download an application pack please click here

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th April 2017 

Organisation: Leeway Domestic Violence and Abuse Service 
Job Title: 
Domestic Abuse Additional Needs Case Workers X2
Location: Norfolk  
Salary: £18,995 pro rata 
Hours: 37 hours Fixed term contract until 30th March 2018.  

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 qualification and/or specialist support experience in working with Mental Health, and/or Alcohol & Substance Misuse for a statutory or voluntary agency.

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 or 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: 3rd April 2017 

Organisation: Ormiston Families
Job Title: 
Senior Practitioner
Location: March & District Children's Centres
Starting salary: £20,456 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part time, 21 hours per week - Temporary for 6 months 

Our project based at March, Chatteris and Whittlesey Children's Centres offers a wide range of support for children and their families. We have a new opportunity to join the team on a temporary basis. To be successful you must hold a minimum of a NVQ level 3 qualification in a related subject or equivalent, be able to demonstrate good knowledge and experience of working directly with children, young people and their families using an appropriate range of techniques along with the desire to make a difference. It is essential that you are an excellent communicator and are able to embrace the values of the organisation. 

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding. We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

For more information please click here

Application Pack

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th April 2017

Organisation: Break
Job Title: 
Full Time Support Worker - Ref: MH1875
Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk
Current salary: scale for this post is £16,011 - £19,541 pro rata per annum. At appointment, the salary will be between £16,011 and £18,025 pro rata per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.
Hours: 38 per week (plus approximately 8 sleep-ins per 4 week rota)

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. 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 online please click here

Closing date for applications: 2nd April 2017
The Safe Care and Informal Interviews will be held week commencing 10th April 2017. 

Organisation: Break 
Job Title: 
Full Time Senior Support Worker - Ref: MH1874
Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk 
Current salary: scale for this post is £20,912 - £22,013 per annum. At appointment, the salary will be £20,912 per annum.
Hours: 38 per week 

We are seeking a Full Time Senior Support Worker to join our team at our short break and weekly boarding home in King's Lynn for young people with learning disabilities. The work includes personal care and some of the young people have complex needs and can exhibit challenging behaviour. We aim to enable the young people to be as independent as possible in a fun and caring environment.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to work as part of the management team and alongside our current senior support worker to develop all areas of practice and overall contribute to positive outcomes for children and young people and ensure a high standard of care. You need to be empathetic and energetic with the ability to provide stability through a caring, nurturing and thoughtful approach.  

This challenging work requires energy and resilience, but can be extremely rewarding.The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential as this post may involve evening and weekend work. You will also be expected to be part of the 'on call' system for the home.

For more information and to apply please click here

Closing date for applications: 2nd April 2017
Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 10th April 2017.

Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation 
Job Title: 
Administration Support Assistant
Location: Kings Lynn
Salary: £8.92 per hour (£17,278.04 pro rata)
Hours: 21 hours per week (flexible to be negotiated) - Permanent, 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 an Administration Support Assistant in our Butterfly House service which provides supported accommodation for vulnerable young people aged between 16 and 24 years old including those with learning difficulties. The successful candidate will be a confident and friendly person with excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for engaging with young people, staff and external agencies. You must have experience of having sole responsibility for a range of administrative tasks within an office which can sometimes be noisy.

Applicants must be able to evidence competency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel, including the creation and adaptation of Spreadsheets. 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, visit
Telephone enquiries: 01603 886951  

Closing Date: 6th April 2017
Interview Dates: 21st April 2017 (Kings Lynn)

Organisation: Ormiston Families
Job Title: 
Children Centre Manager
Location: Based March, Chatteris & Whittlesey Children's Centres
Starting Salary: £29,033 per annum 
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week - Fixed term contract until 31st March 2018 

We are seeking a proactive and motivated Children Centre Manager to lead and manage the service and associated projects. Your responsibilities will involve ensuring that the service achieves relevant outcomes for children and young people, as well as coordinating, supervising and developing staff and volunteers to ensure effective provision of direct service delivery. You must hold a relevant professional or vocational qualification at NVQ level 3 or equivalent and a basic management qualification or evidence of management experience.  

Experience of leading and co-ordinating a single focussed service in a similar setting is essential along with knowledge of current legislation, including Every Child Matters outcomes, and other policy and practice related to work with children, young people and families. 

Ormiston Families is committed to safeguarding. We are an equal opportunities employer; we value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.  

For more information or to download an application pack please visit our website or telephone 01354 656581  

Closing date for applications: 7th April 2017 

Organisation: Break
Job Title: 
Retail Manager's Assistant - Ref: SE1876
Location: Attleborough, Norfolk 
Salary: £7.80 per hour
Hours: 21 hours per week

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to support the Manager in our established Charity Shop in Attleborough, Norfolk by covering days off, holidays and weekends. The ideal candidate will have great people skills and enjoy working in a busy 'hands-on' environment.

For more information, including hours, please ring 01953 452340 and ask for Sharon Pascoe, the manager. Experience an advantage, but not essential, as full training will be given. 

For more information and to apply online please click here

Closing Date: 2nd April 2017
Interviews will be held on Thursday 6th April 2017.

Organisation: MAP
Job Title: 
Youth Counsellors
Location: Central Norfolk (Norwich, Attleborough and/or North Walsham areas)
Salary: £21,982 pa pro rata 
Hours: Various

MAP is looking for part-time youth counsellors to join our highly regarded Therapeutic Services team to deliver counselling sessions to young people in the Norwich and central Norfolk area. Applicants must have a recognised qualification in counselling, and be accredited, or eligible for accreditation, by the BACP, UKCP, or an equivalent body. Some experience of working with young people is essential. 

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 

Some travel will be necessary for this post so a full, clean driving licence and access to a car is desirable. Hours, days of the week and timings are negotiable but successful candidates will be required to work at times that are accessible for young people, which may include some late afternoons or evenings. Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. 

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 closing date for completed applications is 3rd April 2017.

Organisation: The Hamlet 
Job Title: 
Support Worker - Short Breaks (Casual)
Pay: £7.90 up to and including 24 years old, £8.05 over 25 years old 

The Support Worker will work with other staff in ensuring that the children and young people have a range of exciting and inspiring activities that will excite and 'wow' children. All children and young people attending deserve the best experience that we are able to offer in a happy and safe environment. Children must have a sense of belonging, of being welcome and be able to grow in confidence and self-esteem. The Support Worker will support independence, choice, integration and inclusion in the community.

To become a support worker at the children's service it is essential that you:
Are over 18 years of age and can provide evidence of your right to work in the UK?
Have a satisfactory DBS check. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.
Are able to work weekends, school holidays and some evenings?
Have an understanding of the importance of all children's need to have fun, socialise and relax and ways in which staff can support this?
Are prepared to use the skills you have, and demonstrate an enthusiasm and energy to join in and get involved?
Have an understanding of the challenges disabled young people and their families can face on a daily basis and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that disabled people and their families experience?
Are able to work in a physically demanding role that involves lifting and operating lifting equipment?
Are willing to undertake training as required for the role?

For more information please download the relevant documents below:
Job Description
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

To apply: Please return your completed application form to 

Closing date: Friday 31st March 2017
Interviews: Week commencing 3rd April 2017

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