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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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Our current vacancies

  • Job Title: Early Years & Play Work Practitioner Location: North Walsham Contract: Permanent, term time only Salary: £9.06 per hour plus employee pension scheme & subsidised place (if appropriate) for own child to attend Hours: Monday - Friday term time only. Various hours available between 9am - 6:15pm (please advise of days/times available in application) Closing Date: Open until the right candidate is found Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview and a Selection Interview in North Walsham (Dates TBC)

  • Job Title: Parent Support Adviser Location: Covering 3 schools in Gorleston, Beccles and Bungay Contract: Fixed to July 2022 subject to likely extension, part time, term time only Salary: £11,679.36 per annum, £12.64 per hour plus Car User's Allowance, Agreed Mileage & other benefits Hours: 21 hours to be worked over 3 days term time only Closing Date: Tuesday 7th December 9am Interview Date: Wednesday 15th December (Norwich)

  • Job Title: Support Workers (Supported Living) Location: Kings Lynn Contract: Permanent, full time or part time Salary: £10.07 per hour. Sleep in and on call allowances paid in addition plus benefits Hours: To be worked flexibly and will include lone working, evenings, weekends, on call and sleep in responsibilities on a rota basis Closing Date: Tuesday 7th December 9am Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview (Date TBC) and a selection interview in Kings Lynn on Tuesday 14th or Wednesday 15th December

  • Job Title: Schools Based Mental Health Support Worker (Time for You Service) Location: Thetford & surrounding area Contract: Permanent, zero hours, term time only Salary: £11.85 per hour plus car user's allowance, agreed mileage and other benefits Hours: 12 - 15 hours to be worked over 2 -3 days during term time Closing Date: Tuesday 30th November 9am Interview Date: Wednesday 8th December (Norwich)

  • Job Title: Lead Youth Worker Location: Hunstanton (Mondays) & Dersingham (Wednesdays) Contract: Fixed term to 31.07.2023 then subject to review, part time, term time only Salary: £11.52 per hour plus car user's allowance, agreed mileage and other benefits Hours: 8 per week term time only. Will include 6 set hours of youth delivery work and 2 hours to be worked flexibly. Closing Date: Wednesday 24th November 9am Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will participate in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Wednesday 1st December and an online selection interview on Tuesday 7th December  

    • 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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