Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? View our latest job vacancies here.

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 one of our Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms and return together with your application form. 

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

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.

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Our current vacancies

    • Job Title: Youth Support Workers x 2
    • Location: Watton, Norfolk
    • Contract: Term time only, fixed term for 12 months, to be reviewed after 12 months
    • Salary: £1,617.44 per annum, £9.19 per hour
    • Hours: 4 per week term time only. Additional hours in school holidays by negotiation
    • Closing Date: Monday 8th February 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview prior to the online formal interview which will take place on Tuesday 23rd February.

    • Job Title: Lead Youth Support Worker
    • Location: Watton
    • Contract: Fixed term for 12 months in first instance
    • Salary: £3,461.92 per annum, £11.24 per hour plus employee pension and other benefits
    • Hours: 7 per week term time only. To include 4 hours youth delivery work and 1 hour 1-to-1 support. Additional hours in school holiday by negotiation
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 3rd February 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview prior to the online formal interview on Friday 12th February

    • Job Title: Housing Management & Support Worker
    • Location: Great Yarmouth
    • Contract: Part Time, Fixed Term to be reviewed after 12 months
    • Salary: £7,829.12 per annum, £9.41 per hour
    • Hours: 16 per week to be worked flexibly
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 10th February 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview the w/c 22nd February prior to the formal interviews in Great Yarmouth on Thursday 25th February

    • 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

The only way I can describe is - I feel like I've been set free.

Young person supported by our Housing and Homelessness service

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