Step-down services for children and young adults

At Young Foundations, we specialise in residential step-down services, and specialist education, for children and young people with complex needs.

Residential Support Worker

Bedlington, Northumberland

40 hours per week
£20,547 - £22,925 per annum

Howard House is a part of Young Foundations who is are a provider of specialist residential support services for children and young adults who have a range of identified complex and individualised needs.

Howard House became a part of Young Foundation family in September 2020. It’s a residential children’s home set in a beautiful rural location in Bedlington, Northumberland, with excellent links to Newcastle upon Tyne and neighbouring Blyth and Cramlington.

Howard House offers stability and safety for children and young people who have experienced childhood trauma, neglect, lack of parenting and rejection.

We employ people from different backgrounds, who provide care, nurturing, love and act as positive role models to provide a happy childhood, teach them independence skills, help them to transition to adulthood in a safe and supportive way, so the best outcomes can be achieved.

Ideally the suitable candidate will possess Level 3 or 4 in Health and Social Care or the equivalent, have experience of key working and engaging in professional meetings with social workers, psychologists, teachers, and other relevant professionals. You should have good knowledge of the Children’s Home Regulation 2015, understand the rights of children and young people in care and generally have an interest in improving children’s outcomes and delivering the highest quality of care for children and young people.


  • Competitive salary
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Access to further qualifications
  • Training
  • Overtime paid a double rate for bank holidays
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Progression opportunities
  • Paid breaks
  • Free meals
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Casual dress
  • Employee of the month initiative
  • Staff events

We are looking for Full Time (40 hours per week), Permanent Children's Residential Support Workers. Candidates who hold a full UK driving licence are preferred.

To apply, please submit your CV with an email address and contact number.

Howard House

About Howard House

Howard House helps children, and young adults, with complex needs face some of the most challenging transitions they might encounter on their pathway to independence.

Whether this is the transition from hospital to the community, or from residential care to independence, young people will experience the relationships and clinical support they need to achieve success in adulthood.

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