Jobs and Volunteering

Jobs & Volunteering

Organisation: MAP
Job Title: Senior Youth and Community Worker
Hours: 37 per week
Location: North Norfolk (covering North and West Norfolk)
Salary: £24,616 pa

MAP are looking for an experienced and JNC qualified youth worker to work across North and West Norfolk. Ideal candidates will be able to demonstrate a variety of youth work skills, including community engagement and youth involvement, and will have experience of leading and managing others. Some occasional evening and weekend work will be required, and, as travel will be necessary, a full, clean driving licence and access to a car 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

For further information and application pack go to MAP's website or send an A4 SAE (large stamp) to HR, MAP, The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF clearly specifying the role of choice

Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date: 20th October 2017 (noon)

Interviews are expected to be held on 3rd November 2017


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title: Young People's Support Worker
Hours:

  • Full time - 35 hours plus 2 sleep ins per week to be worked flexibly
  • Part time - 17.5 hours plus 1 sleep in per week to be worked flexibly
  • Sessional - The number of hours will vary
Location: Stowmarket
Salary:
  • Full Time: £17,272 per annum /£9.49 per hour plus sleep ins and on call allowance
  • Part Time: £8,636 per annum/£9.49 per hour plus sleep ins and on call allowance
  • Sessional: £9.31 per hour

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 & Ipswich 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 website OR email recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk Tel: 01603 886925/886922

Closing Date: Friday 27th October 9am

Interview Date: Wednesday 8th November (Ipswich)


Organisation: About with Friends
Job Title: Adult Leisure Support worker
Hours: 16-20 hours per week, evenings and weekends
Location: Based in Cromer but may be required to travel
Salary: £7.71ph - £8.19ph

About with Friends is a Cromer based charity working with children, young people and adults with learning disabilities, who may also have physical or sensory disabilities and challenging behaviours. Through a programme of social activities, respite holidays, supported living and work skills service, which provides real work opportunities within the community, they offer members to live the lives they choose.

The purpose of this role is to support and develop adult members at the appropriate level to enable them to fully participate in their chosen social activities. You will also assist and encourage members to try new experiences, develop their communication, self-esteem, confidence and encourage friendships within their peer group.

Job description

Email Laura Smith for Application Pack

Closing Date: 29 October 2017


Organisation: About with Friends
Job Title: Children's Service and Bespoke Service Manager
Hours: 37.5 hours
Location: Based in Cromer but will be required to travel
Salary: £22,698 - £31,395

This position has the following purpose:

  • Provide strong leadership, direction and effective management of the Children's Service and Bespoke staff and volunteer team. Provide support and supervision to workers and address training and development needs.
  • To support child and adult members to develop communication, play, social, self-help, confidence and independence skills to enhance their lives. We need someone to manage the services and get involved in working first hand with our members on a wide variety of activities including everything from social outings to reviews with social workers.
  • To plan, organise and oversee the delivery of the Children's Service and Bespoke programme of activities and ensure that a full programme is offered that meets our member's needs.
  • Ensure that Safeguarding, Health and Safety and all About with Friends Policies are adhered to. To keep accurate records and ensure we meet reporting guidelines.
  • To work with a wide variety of stakeholders to promote the service and ensure that new referrals are maximised and dealt with promptly, that needs assessments are carried out accurately and that the cost of our services is budgeted effectively (with support from our team).

Job description

Email Laura Smith for Application Pack

Closing Date: 29 October 2017


Organisation: MAP
Job Title: Youth Mental Health Workers
Hours: 37 or 18.5 per week
Location: Norwich
Salary: £22,422 pa (pro rata for part time)

MAP are looking to recruit self-reliant and knowledgeable Youth Mental Health Workers to work across Norfolk, as part of the new CAMHS linking service. Actively delivering targeted psycho-educational groups, one-to-one interventions and professional training within an established and reputable team, the ideal applicants will have group work and mental health experience in a youth setting.

The successful candidates 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

Travel will be necessary for this post so a full, clean driving licence and access to a car is essential. Successful candidates are required to work at times that are accessible for young people, which may include occasional evenings.

Appointments will be made subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

For further information about the posts at MAP go to MAP's website or send an A4 SAE (large stamp) to HR, MAP, The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF clearly specifying the role of choice.

Closing Date: Monday 30 October

Interview Date: Tuesday 14 November


Organisation: Ormiston Families
Job Title: Family Support Worker, Transforming Rehabilitation
Hours: 14 hours per week
Location: King's Lynn
Salary: £17,772 pro rata per annum

Working in Norfolk & Suffolk, you will support the Senior Family Support Worker for the area to deliver an agreed programme of family support interventions. Applicants must have experience of delivering a range of appropriate activities and possess a good knowledge of effective direct intervention techniques and practice; a qualification, and/or experience in Probation, criminal justice or family support setting is desirable.

For further information about the role please contact Guy Wiseman on 07890 587046 or email.

For an application pack please visit website

Please note that you must submit a completed Ormiston Families application form should you wish to apply for this post; submitting a CV alone will not be accepted.

Closing date: Friday 3rdNovember 2017 (9am)

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


Organisation: The Hamlet
Job Title:
Support Worker (Adult Services)
Hours
: 36 hours per week
Salary: £15,076.70 per annum

The Hamlet are looking for a full time support worker to work in their vibrant and caring service for young adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs.

You will work in a lively and passionate service, supporting individuals with a learning disability on a one to one basis and in group settings. Working with a range of needs including complex health and behaviours.

The Adult services offer choice, experiences and opportunities both within the centre and local community.

Successful candidates will:

  • Have some experience of care provision in a personal or professional context
  • Have an understanding of and empathy with needs of young people with disabilities and complex health needs
  • Be calm and enthusiastic
  • Be flexible
  • Be 18 years of age or over

Job description

To apply please download the application form and return to The Hamlet.

Closing Date: 3rd November 2017

Interviews: 14th November 2017


Organisation: The Benjamin Foundation
Job Title:
Van Driver/Retail Assistant
Hours
: 37.25 hours
Location: Ipswich
Salary: £16,368 per annum/£8.45 per hour

The Benjamin Foundation works in partnership with Suffolk County Council's and FCC environment to run a Re - use shop at Foxhall HWRC, on the outskirts of Ipswich.

We are looking to recruit a Van Driver / Retail Assistant to work in our Ipswich Re-Use Store.

Duties include: Selecting, loading and transporting goods to the re-use shop from supplying recycling centres and making appropriate decisions to ensure the quality and quantity of donations is maintained. The successful candidate should also have good customer service and sales skills as this role also involves working in the retail store.

The shop started after Suffolk County Council were amazed by the volume of good quality, useable items being discarded at Suffolk County Council's Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC).

Now, rather than taking waste to be recycled, residents are able to donate good quality items that could be reused by others. Items are cleaned, tested and re-sold in the shop to raise money for The Benjamin Foundation.

The Benjamin Foundation are a local charity providing a wide range of service to support children, young people and families through crisis and everyday challenges that life throws at them. You can find out about the charity on our website.

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.

To apply, visit The Benjamin Foundation website

OR email

Tel: 01603 886925/886922

Closing Date: Friday 3rd November 2017 (noon)

Interview Date: Friday 10thNovember 2017 Ipswich


Organisation: About with Friends
Job Title:
Youth and Bespoke Support Worker
Hours
: 16 hours per week
Location: Based in Cromer, but will be required to travel
Salary: £8.19 per hour

About with Friends is a Cromer based charity working with children, young people and adults with learning disabilities, who may also have physical or sensory disabilities and challenging behaviours. Through our programme of social activities, respite holidays, supported living and work skills service, which provides real work opportunities within the community, we offer members to live the lives they choose. 

This position has the following purpose:

  • To support and develop our young members at the appropriate level to enable them to fully participate in their chosen social activities or bespoke programmes
  • To assist and encourage members to try new experiences, develop their communication, self-esteem, confidence and encourage friendships within their peer group
  • To be involved in the delivery of the individual bespoke activity/work based programmes on a one to one basis
  • The Bespoke service supports young adults on individual timetables to offer high quality learning outcomes

At About with Friends we are passionate about our work and working as part as a team, we provide the type of environment that encourages all employees, members, volunteers and trustees to work together in a friendly co-operative atmosphere in order to deliver an excellent service to our members and customers. The post-holder will be DBS checked and benefit from ongoing professional training.

Job Description

Email Laura Smith for application packs

Closing Date: 10 November 2017


Organisation: Norfolk Community Foundation
Job Title:
Chief Executive
Salary: Based on Experience

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Norfolk Community Foundation for a new Chief Executive to join the team and lead our charity forward to continue our valuable work.

Norfolk Community Foundation is a dynamic, ambitious charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for the people of Norfolk. We help to build a strong community by addressing the real needs and areas of disadvantage which exist in the county today.

Since our inception in 2005 we have given out over £23 million of our donors' money to 2400 charities and voluntary organisations, making the county a better place for everyone.

We are now looking to recruit an energetic new Chief Executive to build on this outstanding success and take the Foundation forward in terms of impact, influence and growth. Working with an experienced team of ten people and with the support of the Board of Trustees, you will provide strong, clear leadership, develop philanthropy, manage resources and be an effective community leader. This is a unique career opportunity for an outstanding individual who wants to make a genuine difference to the lives of people in Norfolk.

Job Description

Person Specification

Please send your CV and a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role to: Henry Cator, Chair of the Board of Trustees by email toor by post to: Cator & Co, Top Barn, Upper Street, Salhouse, Norwich, NR13 6HE.

Closing Date: 10 November 2017

Interview Date: Week commencing 20 November 2017

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