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

Mulroy House, Normanby

Permanent - Full Time
£25,469.34 - £26,768.99 per annum (DOE)

Residential Support Worker

Mulroy House, Normanby, TS6

Salary: £25,469.34 – £26,768.99 per annum (DOE)

Hours of Week: 40

Contract Type: Permanent


  • An understanding of the developmental needs (physical, emotional, intellectual, social and educational) of young people.
  • Understanding of Child Protection issues and procedures. Social Care Services available to young people and their families
  • Working within a team & Ability to demonstrate sensitivity and understanding.
  • Ability to motivate self and others to meet time and performance goals.
  • Ability to deal with emotional stress.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Good interpersonal skills – relate well to others (young people and staff at all levels).

As a Residential Support Worker you will:

  • Respond to and meet the identified needs of children/young people as outlined in individual care plans and as agreed with the manager.
  • Work in partnership with young people, their families, social workers and other relevant agencies, in meeting the needs of young people.
  • Ensure that work with children/young people is in keeping with legislative, procedural and good practice requirements.
  • Ensure that the safety and welfare of young people is paramount.
  • Participate in implementing, monitoring and reviewing children/young people’s care/health and education plans where appropriate and to contribute in planning meetings and reviews as require.
  • Understand and be familiar with all relevant legislation guidance policies procedures in relation to safeguarding young people.
  • Promote the development of a comfortable physical environment, which is conducive to good social care practice and in line with standards and guidance.

About Mulroy House:

Mulroy House believes that an important aspect of caring for children and young people Is to establish positive relationships and clear professional and personal boundaries, helping to encourage and the growth of trust, partnership, and a sense of value for both self and others.

Located in Middlesbrough, Mulroy House contains 5 bedrooms, that help support young people from the ages of 8 to 18. We mainly support young people with social, emotional and mental health conditions. Our team strives to ensure that young people feel valued, supported, respected and safe.

Benefits of Working for us:

  • A rewarding career you can be truly proud of
  • A supportive environment that is committed to helping you flourish and deliver excellent care to the people we support
  • Competitive pay
  • Career development and training
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Salary Sacrifice
  • Enhanced maternity package
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Fully funded Level 3/4 Health & Social Care qualification
  • Funding towards a Therapeutic Childcare bachelor’s degree 

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now!

Young Foundations is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks in line with our safeguarding policy. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references, right to work checks and any other necessary checks.



About Mulroy House

Mulory House is a home for Children, both male and female, aged between 8 and 18. We provide 24-hour care for FIVE children, who will benefit from living in a loving family environment. Mulroy House provides a safe, warm, and nurturing place for you to live. We aim to help you achieve your full potential in everything that you do.

Our child centred approach ensures that our young people feel, loved, valued and listened to.

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