Enabling children and young people with epilepsy and related conditions to thrive and reach their ambitions
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Support Workers and Care Assistants!

Salary: £9.35 - £10.37 per hour (inclusive of shift allowances – if applicable)

Hours: We have various shifts available, including full time, part time, permanent, all year and term time only.

Term: Permanent

Location: Based in Lingfield

Closing date: Friday, 14 May 2021

Are you looking for a career in care where you can really make a difference?
Would you like to work for a charity who will value YOU and give YOU the opportunity to train and progress!

£9.35 - £10.37 per hour (inclusive of shift allowances – if applicable)
We have various shifts available, including full time, part time, permanent, all year and term time only.

Young Epilepsy is the UK’s leading Epilepsy charity dedicated to creating better lives for children and young people with epilepsy and related conditions. Our campus is based in a beautiful location in Lingfield, Surrey, providing world class services.

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.

Your role
These are unique roles within Residential Care, St Piers School or St Piers College, suited to enthusiastic and caring individuals who can provide the consistent and positive support to enable our students to reach their full potential. You will be enhancing the lives of the children and young people that we support by your innovative thinking and the ability to mentor and foster independence in our students, giving them the skills to know ‘why’, not just ‘how’. Key part of the role is helping with all aspects of daily tasks and encouraging independent living.

The most important characteristics to do this role are compassion, enthusiasm, communication, understanding and adaptability.

We provide comprehensive training, and our aim is that everyone will have achieved their Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 within their first two years of employment. You will be given full support to achieve your potential through our comprehensive development opportunities, training programmes and clear pathways.

• 27 days annual leave plus 8 days Bank Holidays (pro rata if part time)
• Paid overtime
• Occupational pension scheme
• Health Insurance Plans (Optional)
• Eyecare Vouchers
• On-site accommodation available
• Subsidised dining room
• Gym membership options (on and off-site)
• Perkbox, giving you access to nationwide discounts and benefits
• Supported studies, Numeracy, Literacy and Diploma level 3
• Opportunities for career progression
• A range of shift patterns
• Free parking on campus

For further details of these and other vacancies, please visit our website:

If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, on this occasion you have been unsuccessful please do not let this deter you from applying in the future, as we will consider your application again.

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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Cyber EssentialsFundraising RegulatorYoung Epilepsy is the operating name of The National Centre for Young People with Epilepsy (NCYPE).
Registered Charity number 311877 (England and Wales)

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