Support Worker - Flexible Working Available

Location
Surrey
Salary
£8.62 - £10.18 Per Hour
Posted
08 Feb 2019
Closes
08 Mar 2019
Ref
1043
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client 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 (Residential Care or School and Further Education)

Location: Lingfield, Surrey

Salary: £8.62 - £10.18 per hour (inclusive of shift allowances – if applicable, overtime available)

Duration: Permanent, all year, term time only, bank, full-time, part-time, or weekend only, various hours available

Benefits: Generous annual leave, paid overtime, occupational pension scheme, subsidised dining room, Gym membership options (on and off-site), Perkbox, giving you access to nationwide discounts and benefits, Free parking on campus.

Our client offers great flexible working arrangements, the ability to work a range of shift patterns to suit and affordable onsite accommodation may be available for employees working unsocial hours. Full training for the role of Support Worker is provided and there are fantastic opportunities for career progression.

About the role:

The best thing about being a support worker with this amazing charity, is really making a difference in the daily lives of young people with epilepsy and related conditions. As a Support Worker no two days will be the same, you give students the tools and opportunities they need to fulfil their potential and have the best possible quality of life. You will help 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.

About you:

The successful Support Worker will be a caring individual, with the enthusiasm to interact and communicate with a range of young people with differing needs. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and a flexible attitude.

Whilst applications are welcome from individuals with experience of working with children or young people, it isn’t essential as Support Workers are provided with comprehensive training. As long as you have a strong team ethic and the desire to undertake training and development and grow within the role.

Transport is not a problem, they 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: Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Although not essential other roles you may have experience of include: Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

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