Better futures for young lives with epilepsy and associated conditions
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Weekend Support Workers

Weekend Only - Saturday & Sunday e.g. shift times 7:00 – 14:00 / 14:00 – 22:00 / 8:00 – 19:00
£8.62 - £9.62 per hour (plus 56p hourly shift allowance, where applicable)
Permanent, all year or term time only
Based in Lingfield, Surrey

About us
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.

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.

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

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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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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