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Sessional Young People’s Support Workers

The Benjamin FoundationHours: Number of hours will vary

Location: Ipswich

Salary: £9.45 per hour

The Benjamin Foundation is expanding their service provision in Suffolk, centring on Ipswich and Stowmarket and are seeking to recruit a number of new colleagues to support their work in helping people through difficult times by providing them with hope, opportunity, stability and independence.

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 Ipswich and 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 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.

The Benjamin Foundation values diversity and welcomes applications from all minority groups.

Application packs can be downloaded here

OR Tel: 01603 886925/886951, Email: recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk

Closing Date:  Monday 6 August (9am)

Interview Date:  Friday 17 August (Ipswich)