Jobs and Volunteering

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Organisation: Healthwatch Norfolk
Job Title: Administration Officer
Location: Suite 6, The Old Dairy, Elm Farm, Norwich Common, Wymondham, Norfolk NR18 0SW
Salary: £17714-£22212 pa
Hours: 37 per week

Healthwatch Norfolk is the public voice for health and social care in Norfolk. We are looking for someone who can provide a range of administrative support services to our small team based in Wymondham. As part of the role you will also need to be able to handle enquiries from members of the public. We are seeking someone who is flexible, well organised and self-motivated. You will be based at our offices in Wymondham on the outskirts of Norwich. 

We are a small, friendly team working together to ensure that the public voice is appropriately represented. Please visit our website www.healthwatchnorfolk.co.ukfor further details and to download an application form. 

Please note applications will only be accepted by email. 

Completed application forms should be sent to enquiries@healthwatchnorfolk.co.uk 

Closing date for applications: Thursday 19 March 2015. 
Interviews will be held on Friday 27th March 2015.  


Organisation: Break Charity 
Job Title: Support Worker 
Location: King's Lynn, Norfolk - Ref: RD1555
Salary: £8,341 - £9,818 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience
Hours: 20 per week - part time 

We are currently looking for a Part Time Support Worker at our Residential Children's Home. The children who live at the home have suffered numerous placement breakdowns, abuse, neglect and trauma in their early years. The staff are there to therapeutically 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 over 22 years of age and able to demonstrate flexibility, empathy, warmth, creativity and enthusiasm. The ability to work a rota shift pattern is essential as this post will be mainly evening and weekend work. Note: An additional £33.93 is paid for each sleep-in duty. Previous applicants for this position need not apply.

Please apply online 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 23rd March 2015
The Safe Care Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 1st April 2015 and the formal interviews will be held on Thursday, 2nd April 2015 between 6 and 8pm.


Organisation: About With Friends 
Job Title:
 Youth and Bespoke Support Worker
Location: North Norfolk 
Salary: £7.42 - £8.35 p.h. (depending on experience) 
Hours: Initially this will be 16 hours per week fixed term for one year - varying shifts 

We are seeking an enthusiastic youth and bespoke support worker to join our team. Your work will include supporting and delivering the running of activities for our youth members as well as a more personalised service to our members with higher need. You will be a confident communicator, with the ability to work with people at all levels and inspire our members to try new things. You will need a 'can do' attitude, be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. We need someone who is happy to 'muck in' and do what is necessary to deliver our high quality service.

Job Description 

Application Packs are available on our website

Closing date for applications is: Friday 13 March 2015 
Previous applicants need not apply.


Organisation: About With Friends
Job Title: 
Community Development Worker
Location: North Norfolk 
Salary: £17,901 - £19,578 pro rata
Hours: Initially this will be 30 hours per week permanent role

Your work will include raising awareness and developing About with Friends community services through marketing, sales and networking activities, building on our reputation as the Organisation that supports people with learning disabilities to be service givers as opposed to service users for a lifetime. You will be a confident communicator, with the ability to work with people at all levels. You will need a 'can do' attitude, be self-motivated and able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. We need someone who is happy to 'muck in' and do what is necessary to deliver our high quality service.

Job Description

Application Packs are available on our website

Closing date for applications is: Monday 24 March 2015


Organisation: MTM Youth Services 
Job Title:
 Youth and Community Worker 
Location: South Norfolk 
Hours: (20 hours) job share with Sam Mason and is for one year on a fixed term basis.

For more information about the YAB's please click here   

The Job Description 
Person Specification 

Please feel free to contact Harry Town, Sam Mason or Terry Wood (current post holder) for an informal chat. If you are interested in applying for this post, please send your CV with a covering letter to: MTM Youth Services CIC, Rambler Cottage, The Street, Botesdale, Suffolk, IP22 1BZ Or email the same documents to info@mtmyouthservices.org.uk 

MTM Youth Service Website: http://mtmyouthservices.jimdo.com/

The closing date for applications is Friday 13th March 2015  


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: HR Support Services Manager
Location: Covering Norfolk - Based in Norwich
Salary: £32.000 - £37.000 p.a
Hours: Full Time

The Benjamin Foundation is looking to appoint an experienced, motivated manager to take a strategic lead and provide practical and operational support to staff, managers and directors and the CEO on all staffing and volunteering matters across the organisation. The successful candidate will lead a small HR team as well as working closely with Managers and Senior Management Team to identify and address the current and future needs of the organisation. This role is about empowering others to carry out their HR functions to highest level, not about providing a centralised HR Department. Candidates should have previous experience at a Senior Manager level and also have experience developing/training/coaching staffand implementing HR policies & procedures.

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

Closing date for applications: Thursday 12th March Noon
Interview date: 19th March & 27th March (Norwich)


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: 
Property Co-ordinator (Days)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £7.85/hr
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week Contract: Permanent

YMCA Norfolk are seeking Property Co-ordinators (working days) in Norwich to undertake the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives and to also ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the My Place scheme.

Property Co-ordinator (Days) Job Description 2015

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply online please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 9.00am
Interview Date:    T.B.A


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk 
Job Title: 
ICT Manager
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £28,022 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hrs per week Contract: Permanent

To effectively plan, co-ordinate and implement key projects and work streams supporting infrastructure, operations and new developments, including delivery of the Association's ICT Strategy.

YMCAN JD Manager - ICT Manager

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply online please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th March 2015 at 12.00pm
Interview Date: Friday 13th March 2015


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk
Job Title: Property Co-ordinator (Nights)
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £7.85/hr
Hours: 35 hrs per week Contract: Permanent

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Property Co-ordinators (working Nights) in Norwich to undertake the effective operational delivery of housing management functions to tenants to agreed standards, towards our mission of 'transforming young lives and to also ensure provision of a safe and secure environment through management of Health and Safety in the My Place scheme. 

Property Co-ordinator (Night) Job Description 2015

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply online please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 9.00am
Interview Date:    T.B.A


Organisation: YMCA Norfolk 
Job Title: Housing Manager
Location: Norwich, Norfolk
Salary: £14.63/hr
Hours: 30 hrs per week Contract: Permanent

YMCA Norfolk are seeking a Housing Manager in Norwich to ensure the effective operational delivery of Housing Services to tenants, towards our mission of transforming young lives. 

Housing Manager My Place Job Description 2015

For more information on this role, please contact Lisa Xuereb on 01603 621263 Ext. 122 or lisa.xuereb@ymcanorfolk.org

To apply online please complete an Application Form and Job Application Survey Form and forward to recruitment@ymcanorfolk.org or by post to Lisa Xuereb, HR Advisor, 35 - 37 Exchange Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1DP.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 11th March 2015 at 9.00am
Interview Date:    T.B.A


Organisation: Caister Youth Club 
Job Title:
 2x Experienced Youth Workers 
Location: The Pavillion, Casiter On Sea
Salary: £8.00 Per Hour: to be reviewed after 3 months
Hours: Friday evening 7pm - 9:30pm

Caister youth club is looking to recruit 2 youth workers to run our successful Friday night drop in centre. The focus of the drop in is to encourage young people aged 13 to 19 from Caister and the surrounding areas who otherwise congregate on the streets. The facility offers a safe environment for young people to attend.An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicants.

For more information, and application pack please contact: email caistoryacc@aol.com
Telephone 01493 720588 Tuesday/Wednesday and Thursday am only. 

Closing date for applications: 12th March 2015


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Early Years Manager
Location: Ditchingham
Salary: £20,415 - £22,390 p.a
Hours: Full Time

We are seeking a Manager for the Ditchingham Day Nursery based in Ditchingham, (near Bungay). We offer a full day-care service for children between the ages of three months and five years. Numbers are rising and we have recently been graded 'good' by Ofsted. Applicants should be determined to move us from 'good' to 'outstanding'. We are seeking to appoint an accomplished childcare professional with previous leadership and management experience and the required qualifications. 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: 01692 502145 or Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th March Noon
Interview date: Friday 27th March (Ditchingham)


Organisation: Ormiston 
Job Title: Senior Practitioner
Location: City Academy Norwich Norfolk
Hours: 35 per week, 42 weeks per year during term time. Fixed term for 1 year

Ormiston Families Engage Programme working in partnership with schools Ormiston Families Engage Programme is designed to improve educational outcomes and life chances for children and young people and their families. We aim to bridge the gap between home and school, aiding improved attendance, attainment and behaviour. This exciting opportunity is to support young people and families both with a 1-1 and group work support at City Academy. In addition the post holder will be required to support the ongoing parenting programmes in the local area.  

Ormiston Families is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

For further information and an application pack please contact Chris Lee on 01473 724517 or visit www.ormiston.org 

Closing date for applications: Monday 9th March 2015 


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 
Support Worker
Location: King's Lynn - Covering West & Breckland
Salary: £8.83 per hour, plus hourly car users allowance & mileage
Hours: 16 hours per week

Heart & Home aims to provide short term accommodation in supported lodgings, for young homeless people aged 16-24. All hosts and young people will be treated as individuals and their individual cultural, religious and sexual diversity will be accepted and respected. It is expected that young people will be consulted about all aspects of their daily life, including personal care, household tasks, financial and social arrangements. 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 Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. We also embed the Nurtured Heart Approach in our work - full training will be given.

Application packs can be downloaded here

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 13th March Noon
Interview date: Friday 24th March (King's Lynn)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Norwich - Covering City & South
Salary: £8.83 per hour, plus hourly car users allowance & mileage
Hours: 16 hours per week, part time

Heart & Home aims to provide short term accommodation in supported lodgings, for young homeless people aged 16-24.  All hosts and young people will be treated as individuals and their individual cultural, religious and sexual diversity will be accepted and respected.  It is expected that young people will be consulted about all aspects of their daily life, including personal care, household tasks, financial and social arrangements. 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 Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. We also embed the Nurtured Heart Approach in our work - full training will be given.

Application packs can be downloaded here

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 13th March 2015
Interview date: Friday 23rd March (Norwich)


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: 
Parent Support Adviser
Location: Hethersett
Salary: £11,935 - £12,716 per annum
Hours: 25 hours per week - Term time only, part time (fixed until March 2016 in the first instance)

The Benjamin Foundation, working in collaboration with Hethersett Cluster of Schools is seeking to appoint a Parent Support Adviser (PSA). The focus of the PSA role will be to work in partnership with the schools in the cluster to support individual families. Therefore the candidate will have the ability to manage a complex and intensive caseload of families requiring support. Being based at Hethersett Junior School the candidate will work alongside one other part time PSA to jointly provide information and support to parents, carry out direct work with families in the home and liaise with school staff, other professionals and agencies. Use of a vehicle is essential for this role and Essential Car Users Allowance (and agreed mileage) will be paid.

The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.  An Enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants. We also embed the Nurtured Heart Approach in our work - full training will be given.   

Application packs can be downloaded here

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

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th March Noon
Interview date: Friday 13th March (Norwich)


Organisation: The JonEgging Trust 
Job Title: 
Youth Liaison Officer X2
Location: Dorset and Norfolk 
Salary: £22,880 pro rata
Hours: 16 hours a week, term time only; with annual pay review

Who are we?
The Jon Egging Trust was set up after the tragic death of Red Arrows pilot Jon Egging in 2011 whilst completing a display at the Bournemouth Air Festival. The Trust's Blue Skies programme connects young people aged 13-16, who are not reaching their full potential in school, with inspirational individuals and resources linked to aviation and local industry. A catalyst for change, the charity works in partnership with the military and schools to support vulnerable young people to be the best they can be.

Job Description
Application Form 

Can you help? 
The Jon Egging Trust is looking for two highly motivated individuals with youth work or teaching experience and qualifications, and preferably a connection to the military, to oversee the running of Blue Skies and Inspirational Outreach programmes in Dorset and Norfolk. To find out more about the programmes go to www.joneggingtrust.org.uk 

Please contact JET Administrator Liz Stoneley for an information pack: liz@joneggingtrust.org.uk or 07714 258 528. 

Closing date for applications: Monday 16th March 2015. 
Interviews (Dorset) 24th and (Norfolk) 27th March 2015.

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