Residential Support Worker

Senad Group
starting salary will be £14,371
19 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Other benefits include: Good Pension Scheme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, paid induction and training time, paid sick pay, good internal progression opportunities, 35 days paid annual leave About the school 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. Students have personalised and individualized programmes, designed by a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to support the young person to make progress, develop skills and engage socially with others. The Role: We are currently looking to recruit full time Residential Support Workers. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to gain experience working with children. No experience is necessary as full training will be given in the following areas: Safeguarding Children Epilepsy Awareness Autism Awareness First Aid at Work Food Hygiene Equality and Diversity Medication Awareness Behaviour Management The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting children and young adults in all aspects of care, education and Health. You must be at least 18 years of age and have the following: A driving license with access to own transport Willingness to undertake accredited courses and mandatory within the time set Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team Ability to work in challenging circumstances A natural respect of the individuality and dignity of those in our care We would like to hear from candidates with experience in this sector, or those wanting a career change to Health and Social Care. All staff must be flexible and willing to work shifts that include some evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. Our client is dedicated to equality of opportunity in all areas of work, education and care. They are committed to safeguarding those in our care; all employees are required to obtain an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and follow safeguarding policy and practice. If you feel you would be a good fit for our Support Worker positions then apply today This job was originally posted as

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