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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 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: Sessional Play Worker Level 2-3
    • Location: Dussindale Primary After School & Breakfast Club, Norwich
    • Contract: Permanent, termtime only, zero hours
    • Salary: £8.75 per hour + £1.24 sessional holiday pay per hour
    • Hours: Zero, will vary according to cover required in the service. The club operates Monday - Friday 7am - 8.45am & 3pm - 6pm termtime
    • Closing Date: Friday 13th November 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview prior to the interviews held in Norwich on Monday 23rd November

    • Job Title: Sessional Early Years Practitioner Level 2-3
    • Location: Ditchingham Day Nursery, Bungay Suffolk
    • Contract: Permanent, zero hours
    • Salary: £8.75 per hour plus £1.24 sessional holiday pay per hour
    • Hours: Zero, will vary according to the needs of the service
    • Closing Date: Friday 13th November 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview prior to the interviews held in Ditchingham on Thursday 26th November or Friday 3rd December

    • Job Title: Early Years Practitioner - Level 3
    • Location: Ditchingham Day Nursery, Bungay, Suffolk
    • Contract: Permanent, full time
    • Salary: £16,948.75 p.a., £8.75 per hour
    • Hours: 37.25 hours over 4 days per week (day off may vary)
    • Closing Date: Friday 13th November 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview prior to the interviews held in Ditchingham on Thursday 26th November and Thursday 3rd December

    • Job Title:  Youth Support Worker
    • Location:  Hunstanton Youth Club
    • Salary: £9.19 per hour
    • Hours: 2.5 hours per week, Monday 5pm - 7.30pm, including school holidays (this includes 1.5 hours of youth delivery work)
    • Contract:  Fixed until 31st March 2021, in the first instance
    • Closing Date: Friday 30th October, 5pm
    • Interview Date: Tuesday 10th November 2020. Interviews comprise 2 stages. Both stages will be online via Microsoft Teams. The first stage will take place Friday 6th November 2020

    • Job Title:  Young People's Support Worker
    • Location:  Right Tracks, King's Lynn
    • Salary: £11,009.70 per annum/£9.41 per hour, plus on call allowance and sleep in pay
    • Hours: 22.5 hours plus 1 sleep in per week to be worked flexibly
    • Contract:  Part time, permanent
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 3rd November, 9.00am
    • Interview Date:  Tuesday 17th November (King's Lynn) Interviews comprise 2 stages.  First stage will be online via Microsoft Teams and will take place on Monday 16th November
       

    • Job Title:  Head of Fundraising & Marketing
    • Location:  Norwich
    • Salary: £30,004.13 - £34,226.79 (depending on experience & qualifications)
    • Hours: 37.25 hours per week
    • Contract: Permanent, full time (consideration will be given to part time hours)
    • Closing Date:  Monday 2nd November 2020, 9.00am
    Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online interview on Wednesday 11th November 2020

    • 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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