Pegasus School – Support Worker

Location: Pegasus School, Derbyshire


Salary: £17,257.50 to £19,695.00 per annum dependant on experience and qualifications
Part time or full time hours available
Benefits include: Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Pension and
a bonus payment of £1500 will be payable to new care staff (Support Worker grade only)
who join us with a relevant Level 3 qualification. The £1500 is paid in instalments. Terms and conditions apply

Job Info

Would you like to take on a new role that will give you a true sense of job satisfaction
every day?
As a Support Worker at Pegasus School you will work alongside the best in their field and give
quality care and guidance to the young people at our residential school.
Once you have the experience as a Support Worker Pegasus School can provide genuine
opportunities for progression. We want to support you to reach your full potential as a social care
Training in key areas such as, First Aid, Safeguarding and Non-Abusive Physical and
Psychological Intervention is all provided as part of the role.
You will support the young people in their home, the classroom, and out in the community. This
means no day is ever the same. Our Care Assistants have supported residents to go rock
climbing, Horse riding, try archery and even go on holidays!
As a Support Worker you will experience challenging behaviour, but we will provided you will the
appropriate training and a series of shadow shifts so you can be confident in your ability to
handle these situations safely. Our friendly team will also always be on hand for advice!
This position involves delivering personal care, including toileting and bathing.
About us
Pegasus School is an independent specialist day and residential school for young people aged 8
to 19 years with severe learning disabilities, autism and associated challenging behaviour. Many
of our students also have mental health and therapy needs.
We believe that students should be happy, have fun and enjoy their learning. We improve the
lives of students by supporting and encouraging them to choose activities and by introducing
them to new experiences and opportunities. We recognise that when they are happy students
are more likely to be engaged in their learning and make better progress.
Essential Skills
 Excellent communication
 Flexible and hardworking
 Confident team player
 Kind and caring
Desirable Skills
 Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People (Ask about our £1500 bonus for Support
Workers who join us with this qualification!)
 Experience in a similar setting
Pegasus School, DE12 6RS
Keywords: Support Worker / Care Assistant / Residential School / Children

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