Pegasus School – Residential Support Workers (Condensed Rota, 3 on 3 off Rota Pattern – 07:15 to 21:45)

Location: Pegasus School, Derbyshire


Salary: £31,404.10 – £34,043.10 pa

What will we offer you?

  • £1500 welcome bonus for qualified staff (Terms and Conditions apply)
  • Paid training and induction including cost of DBS
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free meals and drinks while on shift
  • Company sick pay after a qualifying period
  • Pension
  • Discount Scheme
  • Good Internal Progression Opportunities
  • Free onsite parking

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Job Info

Are you ready to begin an exciting new a career where you can make a big difference to young people’s lives?

About us

Pegasus School is a unique and inclusive Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) School. Our young people have a variety of needs and learning styles.

We can accommodate young people with moderate to severe learning difficulties and associated challenging behaviours. Current primary areas of need include; Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Attachment needs, Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).

The Role

You will provide support to the young people at Pegasus School, working with them to achieve their personal goals and enjoy positive experiences. Everyday is different, you will spend time in the classroom, supporting with our outdoor provision – including animal care (we have 9 ewes, 5 spring lambs, chickens, 5 goats, guinea pigs and a rabbit!) as well and supporting with regular trips out.

This is a job like no other, you will get to know the young people you are supporting well, taking them on day trips, playing games, teaching independent living skills and ensuring their safety.

You will experience challenging situations, but you will be given exceptional training and have an experienced team to assist and support you.

Get in touch today and start your new career, we look forward to introducing you to our colleagues and our inspirational young people.

Essential Criteria

  • Reliable, calm and caring
  • Willingness to complete mandatory training, including the Level 3 in Residential Childcare if not held
  • Knowledge of the role and an understanding of its rewards and challenges
  • Driving licence

Desirable Criteria

  • Level 3 diploma in Residential Childcare (or equivalent)
  • Experience working with complex needs and challenging behaviours

For further information contact our Recruitment Team on 01885 488096 Ext: 12103

Pegasus School and The SENAD Group is committed to safeguarding those in our care – the successful candidate will be required to apply for an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to thorough background checks that include online searches.

The SENAD Group is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care.

Pegasus School, Caldwell Hall, Main Street, Caldwell, Derbyshire DE12 6RS

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