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Detached Youth Worker Watton

OrganisationThe Benjamin Foundation
LocationWatton, Norfolk - community based
WebsiteVisit organisation website
Contract typeFixed Term Contract to 31/10/2025
Hourly rate£13.35 ph
Hours240 hours per annum. To be worked flexibly - community based approach
DBS checkAn enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant
Date posted29 April 2024
Closing date27 May 2024

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge to manage within a charity that provides support to young people?

About the service

We are thrilled to be launching an exciting new project funded by the Norfolk Community Foundation as part of their SPACE (Supporting Positive Activity and Community Engagement) programme.

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the Children and Young Person’s team at The Benjamin Foundation as a Detached Youth Worker. This project will offer detached (street based) youth work, a programme of positive activity days and some administration work for the project.

What we are looking for

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience working with young people
  • A working knowledge of the needs of children and young people
  • Knowledge of appropriate Professional Boundaries and ability to lone work
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A driver with access to their own vehicle

What we can offer you

  • On Call Allowance
  • Enhanced Holiday
  • Generous Pension
  • 24/7 Access to Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
  • Enhanced Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Flexible Working [where role allows]
  • CPD Training

If you have a passion for providing high quality care and have the skills and experience, we are looking for we would love to hear from you.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. We are committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce and recruitment and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

The Benjamin Foundation embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. We are committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talent and abilities, by making adjustments throughout all elements of the recruitment process and in the workplace.

Right to work

All applicants must provide their right to work documentation at interview stage, such as a valid passport which will be verified to check your eligibility to work and live in the UK.


The Benjamin Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. An enhanced Disclosure and barring service (DBS) check will be required for successful applicants payable by the Charity.

How to apply

If you need to request reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process and/or need additional help completing the application form, please contact

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification.

To Apply go to : downloading and completing the attached application form.


  1. Please complete the Application Form below and send to:


We will consider the applications after the closure date of Monday 27th May 2024. If you do not hear from us within 72 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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