Given the unprecedented times we are experiencing we are putting all non-essential recruitment on hold.

Recruitment for any essential services will be shown below. If you are interested in working with us please forward your C.V to recruitment@benjaminfoundation.co.uk and we will respond to you at the earliest opportunity.

Our charity brings hope, opportunity, stability and independence to local children, young people and families who are going through tough times.

Why work for The Benjamin Foundation?

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

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

Our privacy information for job applicants can be viewed here.

Our current vacancies are listed below. We welcome applications and ask that all applicants please complete one of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms and return together with your application form. The form can be downloaded HERE.

Our current vacancies

    • Job Title: Assistant Manager (Children in Care)
    • Location: Ipswich
    • Contract: Permanent, full time
    • Salary: £22,440.60 per annum, £12.33 per hour. Sleep ins are paid in addition
    • Hours: 35 hours plus 1 sleep in per week
    • Closing Date: Monday 13th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Date TBC- Stowmarket- First part will be held via online video, e.g., Microsoft Teams. Second part will be face-to-face. The two sections may take place on separate days

    • Job Title: Young People Support Workers (Children in Care)
    • Location: Ipswich
    • Contract: Permanent, full time
    • Salary: £17,872.40 per annum, £9.82 per hour. Sleep ins are paid in addition
    • Hours: 35 hours plus 2 sleeps in per week
    • Closing Date: Monday 13th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Date TBC- Stowmarket- first part will be held via online video, e.g., Microsoft Teams. Second part will be face-to-face. The two sections may be held on separate days

    • Job Title: Sessional Play Worker Level 2
    • Location: Dussindale Primary After School & Breakfast Club, Norwich
    • Contract: Permanent, term time only, zero hours
    • Salary: £9.99 per hour (this includes sessional holiday pay)
    • Hours: Zero hours. Club is open Monday - Friday 7am - 8:45am and 3pm - 6pm. Please state your                availability in your application
    • Closing Date: Thursday 16th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Wednesday 29th July (online via Microsoft Teams). Please note the first section of the        interview may take place prior to this date.

    • Job Title: Sessional Early Years Practitioner Levels 2/3
    • Location: Ditchingham Day Nursery, Ditchingham
    • Contract: Permanant, zero hours commencing September 2020
    • Salary: £9.99 per hour (includes sessional holiday pay)
    • Hours: Zero hours to meet the needs of the service. Please state your availability in your                                  application
    • Closing Date: Thursday 16th July 9am
    • Interview Date: Monday 27th July (Ditchingham) Please note the first section of the interview may take      place before this date and will be online via Microsoft Teams

    • 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.

A member of our team supporting a young person at one of our accommodation centres
I consider myself very lucky to work for The Benjamin Foundation- I have been encouraged and supported to take on more challenges and can honestly say I am never bored!

Member of our staff team

I consider myself very lucky to work for The Benjamin Foundation- I have been encouraged and supported to take on more challenges and can honestly say I am never bored!

Member of our staff team

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