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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 and we will respond to you at the earliest opportunity.

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Our current vacancies

    • Job Title: Young Person's Support Worker
    • Location: King's Lynn
    • Contract: Permanent, part time
    • Salary: £11,009.70 per annum, £9.41 per hour (sleep ins paid in addition)
    • Hours: 22.5 plus 1 sleep in per week
    • Closing Date: Thursday 27th August 12pm
    • Interview Date: Wednesday 16th September (King's Lynn) Interviews have 2 stages, the first will be online via Microsoft Teams and may take place before this date.

    • Job Title: Youth Support Workers x 2
    • Location: Huntstanton
    • Contract: Part time, fixed term till 31.03.2020
    • Salary: £9.19 per hour
    • Hours: Mondays 5:15pm - 7:15pm to include 1.5 hours youth delivery work. Additional hours for school holiday activities by negotiation
    • Closing Date: Monday 10th August 9am
    • Interview Date: Thursday 20th August (via Microsoft Teams, please note the first section of the interview may take place a few days earlier than this date)

    • Job Title: Young Person's Support Workers
    • Location: Ipswich
    • Contract: Full time, permanent
    • Salary: £17,872.40 per annum, £9.82 per hour. Sleep ins paid in addition
    • Hours: 35 plus 2 sleep ins per week
    • Closing Date: Tuesday 18th August 2020 12pm
    • Interview Date: TBC- first stage will be via Microsoft Teams & second stage face-to-face in Stowmarket. Stages likely to be held on separate days.

    • 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

It's a way for them to feel listened to when in other settings they may not be, through no fault of their own. We empower our young people and as a result we create stronger individuals.

The Benjamin Foundation Youth Support Worker

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