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

Valley House, Warwickshire

Permanent - Full Time
£12.24 - £12.87 (Dependent on Experience)

Residential Support Worker

Valley House, Nuneaton Road, Fillonngley, Warwickshire, CV7 8DL

Hours of Week: 40

Contract Type:Permanent


  • An understanding of the developmental needs (physical, emotional, intellectual, social and educational) of young people.
  • 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.
  • To work in partnership with young people, their families, social workers and other relevant agencies, in meeting the needs of young people.
  • To ensure that work with children/young people is in keeping with legislative, procedural and good practice requirements.
  • To ensure that the safety and welfare of young people is paramount.
  • To 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.
  • To understand and be familiar with all relevant legislation guidance policies procedures in relation to safeguarding young people.
  • To promote the development of a comfortable physical environment, which is conducive to good social care practice and in line with standards and guidance.

About Valley House:

Valley House offers a hostile social care model with direct access to multi-disciplinary heath provision. Located in Nr Coventry, Valley house consists of 6 Bedrooms, helping young people from ages 11 to 18. We support children and young people with a variety of needs such as Learning disabilities, and children with mental disorders.

Providing both extensive care and accommodation for children and you please, the home has been designed with the utmost attention to provide a setting that gives security, stability, adventure, and opportunities.

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 (Omit from Education adverts)
  • Fully funded Level 3/4 Health & Social Care qualification (Omit from Education adverts)
  • Funding towards a Therapeutic Childcare bachelor’s degree (Omit from Education adverts)

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.


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About Tile Sheds

Tile Sheds Children Home is a detached cottage set in a beautiful rural location. Tile Sheds is registered with Ofsted to provide accommodation for up to two children, but currently operates as a solo placement. Tile Sheds is rated as an outstanding provider.

The staff team at Tile Sheds actively listen to children and young people and seek to understand each child. Relationships are positive and based on openness and respect allowing trust to develop.

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