Are you looking for a new and rewarding career? Join our team of support workers.
Across Ashtead, Epsom, Leatherhead and Redhill we’re looking for caring individuals who want to make a real difference, whilst enjoying a work life that offers variety each day.
Could you be our next social care Support Worker helping people with sight loss and complex needs to live more independently?
One resident, Cameron, said: “All the help I receive from RNIB helps me to lead a happier and more independent life. I am very grateful for all their support.”
You’ll play a key role in enabling our residents to live as independently as possible and engage in activities that are so often taken for granted.
It really is a career like no other and no working day is the same. You could be helping residents to:
You don’t need qualifications to join us as we will help you achieve these. You just need to:
Experience of working in a social care or residential environment is desirable but not essential.
We’ll provide you with full training. After a thorough induction, you’ll shadow an experienced Support Worker, enjoy ongoing training and gain a recognised Care Certificate and optional Health & Social Care Diploma.
Above all, if you are passionate about making a positive difference to those affected with sight loss, we’d love to hear from you.
“I joined RNIB after working there on a placement through an external agency and started as a Bank Support Worker. I love that I have the opportunity to make a difference every day whilst enabling people to learn new skills and be part of the community.
“I have now been with RNIB for five years and work as a Supported Living Coordinator managing a small team of staff. Every day is different but it is so rewarding.” - Rebecca, Supported Living Coordinator.
“I have worked for the RNIB Community Living Service for nearly 12 years and have thoroughly enjoyed every moment. I first started as a Support Worker with no care experience. With the support of my colleagues and training I have developed a vast knowledge and understanding of the role and how best to support blind and partially sighted individuals on a daily basis. I now lead a team over three houses.
“Over the years I have worked with some amazing individuals and really enjoyed supporting them to become as independent as they possibly can.
“I take great pride and satisfaction in the fact that I am able to make a difference and have an impact on an individual’s life.” - Jamie Tomlin, Supported Living Coordinator.
For more details and to apply visit our Current vacancies page (go to London and South East section).