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.

Senior Residential Support Worker

Acrefield House, Wirral

40 hours per week
£25,411.34 - £28,350.68 per annum

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you thrive as a team leader? If you can honestly answer yes, we may have your ideal job.


As a Senior Residential Support Worker at Mulroy House with Young Foundations, you will make a real difference to the lives of children and young people with additional needs. 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 whilst leading shifts under the direction of the Home Manager
  • Provide a safe and happy home environment for children and young people 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 children and young people 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 children and young people 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 support


Please apply below to find our more!

Acrefield Garden

About Acrefield House

Acrefield House is a safe, therapeutic, and nurturing environment for young adults. With a Consultant Psychiatrist and a Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse as clinical support, it enables a step-down placement from hospital.

Our home also supports young adults from a range of previous placements, such as, Foster Care and premature placement into Semi Supported or Supported Living. Or often bridging the gap for a child, that has outgrown a Children’s service and requires to be supported in adult residential environment, with a view to future independence.

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