Young Epilepsy is the only UK charity dedicated to creating better lives for children and young people with epilepsy and related conditions and is based on a beautiful campus in Lingfield, Surrey, providing world class services.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Lingfield, Surrey
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Permanent, all year, term time only, full-time, part-time, or weekend only, various hours available
Salary: £8.62 to £10.18 per hour (inclusive of shift allowances - if applicable)
Benefits: Generous annual leave; Paid overtime; Opportunities for career progression; Occupational pension scheme; Subsidised dining room; A range of shift patterns; Free parking on campus; On-site accommodation available; Gym membership options; Perkbox, giving you access to nationwide discounts and benefits.
About the role:
We are looking for caring individuals to give students the tools and opportunities they need to fulfil their potential and have the best possible quality of life. You will help us to create a caring, supportive and safe atmosphere for the students where they can enjoy learning and social activities. You will work with within a team environment and will have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and grow your career.
- Enthusiasm to interact and communicate with a range of young people with differing needs.
- Excellent organisational and time management skills and a flexible attitude.
- A strong team ethic.
- Desire to undertake training and development.
Whilst we welcome applications from individuals with experience of working with children or young people, it isn’t essential as we provide all Support Workers with comprehensive training.
We are accessible by bus, by train via the East Grinstead branch of the Oxted Line and by car and offer free parking on our campus.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.
Young Epilepsy strives to employ people that reflect the community it serves; therefore, applications from minority groups and people with disabilities are particularly welcomed.
Young Epilepsy is the operating name of the National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charities, Charity, NFP, Third Sector, Not For Profit, Care Worker, Voluntary Sector, Social Care, Vulnerable People, NFP, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Care Assistant, Learning Support Assistant, Classroom Assistant, etc.