Young Epilepsy is the leading national charity working exclusively to improve the lives of 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 Workers
Location: Lingfield, Surrey (Commutable from Horley, Crawley, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Epsom, Croydon, Horsham, Haywards Heath and surrounding areas)
Contract type: 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, On-site accommodation available, Subsidised dining room, Gym membership options (on and off-site)., Perkbox, giving you access to nationwide discounts and benefits, A range of shift patterns, Free Parking on Campus.
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.
Roles are available within both residential houses and class room settings.
- 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.
If you do not hear anything within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) 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. Registered Charity No: 311877 (England and Wales).
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