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Support Worker / Care Assistant / Youth Social Support

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Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Caldwell, Derbyshire, DE12 6RS
Salary: £17,842.50 - £20,280.00 per annum
Hours: Full Time, Permanent
Are you seeking a new role where you can make a positive difference to someone's life and wellbeing?
As a Support Worker at Pegasus School you will work alongside the best in their field and give excellent care and guidance to the young people at our residential school.
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.
Responsibilities:
Supporting within the home, community, and school setting
Delivering personal care - including support with toileting and bathing
Administering medication (once you have received the necessary training)
Promoting independence
Planning and taking part in a range of activities
About you:
Essential Skills
Excellent communication
Flexible and hardworking
Confident team player
Kind and caring
Driving Licence
Experience in the care or support of another
A willingness to deliver personal care, including toileting and bathing.
Desirable Skills
Level 3 Diploma in Children & Young People (Ask about our £1500 bonus for Care Assistants who join us with this qualification!)
Experience in a similar setting
Benefits:
Generous Salary
(£17,842.50 - £20,280.00)
Full training provided
Employee Assistance Programme
Pension
Progression Opportunities
Bonus payment of £1500 will be payable to new care staff (Care Assistant grade only) who join us with a relevant Level 3 qualification. The £1500 is paid in instalments
To apply for this role please click the APPLY button to send your CV and cover letter in for this job.
Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Mentoring Support Worker, Youth Development Worker, Youth Support Worker, Youth Mentor, Youth Community Worker, Youth Support, Young Person's Mentor, Social Worker, Support Worker, Guidance Councillor, Young Persons Advisor, Youth Worker, Special Needs Support, Mental Health Support, Residential Care Worker, Care Assistant, Recovery Social Worker, Recovery Support Worker, Care Worker, Senior Support Assistant, Residential Care Support and Social Care will also be considered for this role.

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