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Our charity supports local children, young people and families who are going through tough times, with our passionate and dedicated staff team bringing hope, opportunity, stability and independence to those who use our services. With services and locations in Norfolk and Suffolk, working for The Benjamin Foundation is an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of local people. Whether you work in one of our front line services, offices or retail shops, working for us is extremely rewarding.

We’re committed to providing excellent support for our employees; we have an effective appraisal and personal review process which incorporates the principles of the Nurtured Heart Approach® recognising people’s skills and attributes as well as creating opportunities for personal and professional development.

Employee benefits include: Employee Pension Scheme; Company Sick Pay; Employee Assistance Scheme.

Our current vacancies for our essential services are listed below. We welcome applications and ask that all applicants please complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and return together with your application form. 

If you have any questions about our vacancies or recruitment, please contact 01603 615670 or email us. 

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Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Our current vacancies

    • Job Title: School Based Mental Health Support Worker
    • Location: Norwich
    • Contract: Permanent, term time only sessional hours
    • Salary: £11.85 per hour plus Essential Car User's Allowance & other benefits
    • Hours: 5 per week term time only to be worked over 1 day in school hours. Possibility of increasing in future
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 11th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Thursday 19th August followed by the online Selection Interview on Monday 23rd August

    • Job Title: Family Support Worker
    • Location: Norwich
    • Contract: Term Time only, Part time, fixed to 31.07.2022
    • Salary: £15,572.48 per annum, £12.64 per hour plus Car User's Allowance & other benefits
    • Hours: 28 per week to be worked over 4 - 5 days
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 11th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Friday 20th August (Norwich)

    • Job Title: Retail Assistant/Van Driver
    • Location: Ipswich
    • Contract: Permanent, full time or part time job share
    • Salary: £17,549.22 pro rata, £9.06 per hour plus company pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 37.25 for full time to be worked flexibly including weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis
    • Closing Date: Monday 9th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Tuesday 17th August (Ipswich)

    • Job Title: Senior Support Worker (Supported Living)
    • Location: Kings Lynn
    • Contract: Permanent, full time
    • Salary: £22,953.45 per annum, £11.85 per hour plus benefits. Sleep in and on call allowances paid in addition
    • Hours: 37.25 to be worked flexibly
    • Closing Date: Friday 6th August 9am
    • Interview Date: TBC

    • Job Title: Registered Manager (Supported Living)
    • Location: Kings Lynn
    • Contract: Permanent, full time
    • Salary: £28,938.78 per annum, £14.94 per hour plus benefits
    • Hours: 37.25 per week
    • Closing Date: Friday 6th August 9am
    • Interview Date: TBC

    • Job Title: Practitioner (Specialist Short Breaks Service)
    • Location: Kings Lynn
    • Contract: Fixed to 31.03.2023 in the first instance
    • Salary: £10.82 per hour plus Employee Pension Scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: 140 per annum to be worked over 25 sessions (1 Saturday pcm & remainder in school holidays)
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 17th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Thursday 26th August

    • Job Title: Team Leader (Specialist Short Breaks Service)
    • Location: Home working or office (base TBC) with visits to venues in Kings Lynn, Attleborough & Dereham
    • Contract: Part time, fixed until 31.03.2023 in the first instance
    • Salary: £27,989,65 per annum pro rata, £14.45 per hour plus Car User's Allowance, agreed mileage, pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 15 per week to be worked flexibly
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 17th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Thursday 26th August

    • Job Title: Senior Practitioners (Specialist Short Breaks Service)
    • Location: Kings Lynn or Attleborough
    • Contract: Part time, fixed until 31.03.2023
    • Salary: £12.24 per hour, plus Employee Pension Scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: 140 hours per annum to be worked over 25 sessions to be held one Saturday each month and during school holidays
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 17th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Thursday 26th August

    • Job Title: Support Workers (Specialist Short Breaks Service)
    • Location: Kings Lynn or Attleborough
    • Contract: Part time, fixed term till 31.03.2023 in the first instance
    • Salary: £9.65 per hour plus Employee Pension Scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: 140 hours per annum to be worked over 25 sessions (per location). One Saturday per month and remainder in school holidays
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 17th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Thursday 26th August (online via Microsoft Teams)

    • Job Title: Youth Support Worker
    • Location: Hunstanton & Dersingham
    • Contract: Term time, fixed until 31.12.2022 in the first instance
    • Salary: £9.42 per hour plus Employee Pension Scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: 4 per week (Mondays & Wednesdays) term time only. Additional hours available during school holidays by negotiation
    • Closing Date: Thursday 5th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Wednesday 18th August and an online Selection Interview on Thursday 19th August

    • Job Title: Young People's Support Worker (Children in Care)
    • Location: Ipswich and/or Stowmarket
    • Contract: Permanent, zero hour
    • Salary: £9.87 per hour plus hourly sessional holiday pay. Sleep in allowances are paid in addition plus employee pension scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: Variable to meet the needs of the service
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 27th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an Online Safer Recruitment Interview on 4th or 5th August followed by a Selection Interview on 9th or 10th August

    • Job Title: Young People's Support Worker (Children in Care)
    • Location: Stowmarket
    • Contract: Permanent, part time
    • Salary: £9,163.70 per annum, £10.07 per hour. Sleep in & on call allowances paid in addition plus employee pension scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: 17.5 plus 1 sleep in per week
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 27th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Thursday 5th August and a Selection Interview in Stowmarket on Tuesday 10th August

    • Job Title: Young People's Support Worker (Children in Care)
    • Location: Ipswich
    • Contract: Permanent, full time
    • Salary: £18,327.40, £10.07 per hour. Sleep in & on call allowances paid in addition plus employee pension scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: 35 plus 2 sleep ins per week
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 27th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Wednesday 4th August and a Selection Interview in Ipswich on Monday 9th August

    • Supported lodgings service: Hosts needed in Suffolk and Norfolk - particularly Norwich, Ipswich and surrounding areas.
    • Provide accommodation: to vulnerable young people aged 16-18 years of age who are in need of stability and security.
    • Offer: a spare room, support, tolerance and understanding.
    • Receive: on-going comprehensive support and training
    • Subject to: Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS), assessment and home visits and references check.
    • Support payment: to cover expenses of approximately £125 per week whilst you have a young person staying with you.
    • Hosts are not employed by The Benjamin Foundation.

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Member of our staff team

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Butterfly Treasure Hunt 2018 Participant

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