Location: Epsom and Ewell, Reigate & Banstead
Salary: £12 - £14
Hours: Part time and Full time hours available


Children Support Worker – Epilepsy and Special Needs

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children with epilepsy and special needs? Are you an empathetic, patient, and dedicated individual with a genuine interest in supporting children’s well-being? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

At Caremark Epsom and Ewell, Reigate & Banstead, we are seeking a highly motivated and caring Children Support Worker to join our dedicated team. In this role, you will work closely with children who have epilepsy and special needs, providing essential support during school hours, including feeding assistance and facilitating school trips. Your compassion, understanding, and commitment to the children’s development will be essential to their overall progress and well-being.


  • Provide individualized support and assistance to children with epilepsy and special needs during school hours.
  • Administer feeds and medications as per prescribed guidelines, ensuring the safety and well-being of the children.
  • Support children in their daily activities, including personal care routines, maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Foster positive relationships with the children, promoting their social and emotional development.
  • Collaborate with teachers and healthcare professionals to ensure consistent care.
  • Assist with the supervision of school trips, ensuring a safe and inclusive experience for all children.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to the children’s progress, behaviour, and medical requirements.


  • Previous experience working with children with epilepsy and special needs is highly desirable.
  • Excellent understanding of epilepsy and its impact on children’s daily lives.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with children and colleagues.
  • Ability to provide compassionate care and emotional support to children with diverse needs.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations, including safeguarding procedures.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team, as well as independently.
  • Patience, flexibility, and resilience in managing challenging situations.
  • First Aid and CPR certification is an advantage.
  • A valid working with children check or the ability to obtain one before employment.

We offer a supportive and inclusive working environment, where you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of children with epilepsy and special needs. The position offers competitive compensation and benefits, including ongoing professional development opportunities.

To apply, please submit your application and cover letter to Hannah Drury at hannah.drury@caremark.co.uk by 20th August 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Join our team at Caremark Epsom and Ewell, Reigate & Banstead and contribute to creating a nurturing environment where children with epilepsy and special needs can thrive. Your dedication and care will help shape their future and empower them to reach their full potential.

Caremark Epsom and Ewell, Reigate & Banstead is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

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