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

Do you enjoy working with young people? If you can honestly answer yes, we may have your ideal job.

As a Residential Support Worker at Young Foundations, you will make a real difference to the lives of young people and young adults with additional needs. Whether you are starting out on your career in Children and Young People’s services, or have previous experience as a Care Worker, you will be inspired by and learn from a team of motivated staff, who will guide, train and support you in your new role.

 

Whilst no two days are ever the same, you will:

  • Be a positive role model
  • Provide a safe and happy home environment for young people and young adults to relax, learn and grow
  • Encourage health and well-being through social, educational and recreational activities
  • Assist with domestic tasks such as cooking, cleaning, washing and shopping
  • Ensure stability and consistency in a family orientated manner
  • Actively contribute to positive outcomes for the young people and young adults and the service as a whole

 

We ask that you are:

  Compassionate and caring

  Reliable and have a willingness to learn

  Patient with a positive mindset

  Supportive and dedicated to keeping young people and young adults safe

 

Young Foundations will offer:

  • Great work-life balance
  • Inclusive and relationship-based culture
  • Full and comprehensive training
  • Free DBS
  • 252 hours annual leave
  • Fully funded Level 3/4 Health & Social Care qualification
  • Funding towards a Therapeutic Childcare bachelor’s degree
  • Multiple career pathways
  • In-house clinical advice and support

Please apply below to find out more!


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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