Support Worker

£8.62 - £10.18 per hour
10 Jun 2019
08 Jul 2019
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Support Worker 

Residential Care or School and Further Education 
£8.62 - £10.18 per hour (inclusive of shift allowances – if applicable) 
Permanent, all year, term time only, bank, full-time or part-time, various hours available 
Based in Lingfield, Surrey 

About us 

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. 

Your 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. 

What we need from you 

• 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. 


• 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. 

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. 

*Please note that at least one reference will be taken up prior to interview. (Education roles only) 

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 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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