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

The Daltons, Durham

Full-Time
40 hours per week
£20,547 - £22,925

NB: It is a legal requirement that successful applicants for this position have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 11th November 2021 at the latest

The Daltons is specialist provision for young adults, who have a range of identified complex and challenging needs such as:

Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health Issues and other health needs

As a residential support worker you should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for young adults in an outstanding residential setting.

You will support the care team, deputy manager and manager in developing the service, contributing to positive outcomes for the young adults living at The Daltons and the service as a whole.

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including clinical staff such as psychiatrist, psychologists, occupational health, therapist, education and social workers in order to achieve positive outcomes for the young adults.

You will have experience of supporting children or young adults in a similar environment. It is desirable for the applicant to hold the relevant Diploma 3 / 4 qualification in Health and Social Care, however applicant without this qualification can also be considered.

What Young Foundations Can Offer:

Join an award winning organisation that offers Industry Leading Training:

Young Foundations was the recipient of the prestigious Laing Buisson ‘Innovation In Care Award 2018’, and is fully committed to the provision of exceptional learning and development opportunities for all of its employees: including training in attachment disorder, neurology, development and mental health and well-being.

The opportunity to study for a Bachelor’s degree while you work:

Young Foundations believe that the professionalism and expertise of our frontline staff should be recognised, by allowing them to achieve a credible level of nationally recognised qualification while they work. With this in mind, 2018 saw the launch of the Foundation Degree sponsorship programme in partnership with Glyndwr University, Wales. This programme allows the part funding of Young Foundations employees, to follow University programmes of work based education, that will lead to FdA and later BA (Honours) qualifications in Therapeutic Childcare.


The Daltons

About The Daltons

The Daltons is a service designed to help 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 at The Daltons the relationships and clinical support they need to achieve success in adulthood.

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