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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 Support Worker (Time for You)
    • Location: Ipswich
    • Contract: Permanent, term time only, sessional
    • Salary: £11.85 per hour plus Essential Car User's Allowance, agreed mileage, employee pension and other benefits
    • Hours: Zero hours but 5 hours to be worked during school hours will be available
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 30th June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on 8th or 9th July followed by an online Formal Interview on Monday 12th July

    • Job Title: Specialist Short Breaks- Support Workers
    • Location: Attleborough
    • Contract: Fixed term till 31.03.2023 in the first instance, annualised hours contract
    • Salary: £1,351 per annum, £9.65 per hour plus Employee Pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 140 per annum over 25 sessions. To be held one Saturday per month and remainder to run during school holidays
    • Closing Date: Friday 25th June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Wednesday 30th June prior to the interview in Norwich on Friday 2nd July

    • Job Title: Specialist Short Breaks - Practitioners
    • Location: Attleborough
    • Contract: Fixed term till 31.03.2023 in the first instance, annualised hours contract
    • Salary: £1,514.80 per annum, £10.82 per hour plus Employee Pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 140 per annum to be worked over 25 sessions. To be held one Saturday per month and remainder to run during school holidays
    • Closing Date: Friday 25th June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Wednesday 30th June prior to the interview in Norwich on Friday 2nd July

    • Job Title: Specialist Short Breaks - Senior Practitioners
    • Location: Attleborough
    • Contract: Fixed term till 31.03.2023 in the first instance, annualised hours contract
    • Salary: £1,713.60 per annum, £12.24 per hour plus Employee Pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 140 per year to be worked over 25 sessions. One Saturday per month and remainder of sessions to run during school holidays
    • Closing Date: Friday 25th June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Wednesday 30th June prior to the interview in Norwich on Friday 2nd July

    • Job Title: Housing Management & Support Worker
    • Location: Great Yarmouth
    • Contract: Part time, fixed term for 12 months in the first instance (subject to review/renewal)
    • Salary: £8,028.80 per annum, £9.65 per hours plus Employee Pension Scheme
    • Hours: 16 per week to be worked flexibly
    • Closing Date: Friday 2nd July 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Monday 12th July and an interview in Great Yarmouth on Tuesday 20th July

    • Job Title: Support Worker (Supported Living)
    • Location: Kings Lynn
    • Contract: Permanent, part time
    • Salary: £9,425.52 per annum, £10.07 per hour. Sleep ins and on call paid in addition
    • Hours: 18 per week to be worked flexibly. Additional hours available
    • Closing Date: Friday 2nd July 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Monday 12th July and an interview in Kings Lynn on Wednesday 14th July

    • Job Title: Specialist Short Breaks Team Leader
    • Location: Covering Attleborough, Dereham & Kings Lynn (can be office or home based)
    • Contract: Part time, fixed term till 31.03.2023 in the first instance then subject to review/renewal
    • Salary: £11,271 per annum, £14.45 per hour plus Car User's Allowance, Agreed Mileage, Employee Pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 15 per week to be worked flexibly to include some Saturdays and school holidays
    • Closing Date: Friday 18th June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will be required to take part in an Online Safer Recruitment Interview (date TBC) prior to the Formal Interview in Norwich on Friday 25th June

    • Job Title: Young People's Support Workers (Children in Care)
    • Location: Ipswich & Stowmarket
    • Contract: Permanent, zero hours
    • Salary: £9.87 per hour. Sleep in allowances are paid in addition. Plus Employee Pension Scheme & other benefits
    • Hours: Variable, will include lone working, evenings, weekends and sleep ins to meet the needs of the service.
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Thursday 1st July followed by a Formal Interview in Stowmarket (date TBC)

    • 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 and on call allowances are paid in addition. Plus Employee Pension & other benefits
    • Hours: 17.5 hours plus 1 sleep in per week. Will include lone working, evenings, weekends and sleeps in a rota basis
    • Closing Date: Wednesday 23rd June 9am
    • Interview Date: Shortlisted candidates will take part in an online Safer Recruitment Interview on Thursday 1st July and a Formal Interview in Stowmarket (date TBC)

    • 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.

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've intervened to try to change one person's life. If everybody did that it would make a profound difference.

Heart and Home Host

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