Residential Care Worker

Residential Care Worker

  • Employer - Young Foundations
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Private
  • Department - Healthcare
  • Location - Darlington
  • Salary - £18,819 - £19,978 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time | 40 Hours per Week
  • Closing date - Friday, 06 July 2018


Meadholme is a specialist provision for children who have a range of identified complex and challenging needs such as: Mental Health Issues, Autism, Learning Disabilities, and those who a vulnerable within other settings.

As a residential care worker you should be highly motivated, committed and have a genuine interest in delivering the highest quality of care for children and young people 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 children and young people and the service as a whole.

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will work with clinical staff including psychiatrists, psychologists, occupational health, therapists, education and social workers in order to achieve positive outcomes for the children and young people.

It is Young Foundations mission to provide in-house comprehensive integrated services that are both theoretically underpinned by an evidential working methodology and delivered by our own highly trained and skilled staff team. Via our approach we are committed to providing the best possible care, which enables all children and young adults to live their lives to the optimum potential, and in so doing enable them to realise personal aspirations and abilities in all aspects of their lives.

As a Residential Worker you should be highly motivated and have a genuine interest in caring for young people in a residential setting. Young Foundations will support you to learn new skills and professionally developing within the organisation. As a key worker you will have the opportunity to support the progress and development of the young person assigned to you and take a key roles in improving their life chances.

You will have experience of supporting children in a similar environment. It is desirable for the applicant to hold the relevant Diploma 3 qualification in Residential Childcare, however applicants without this qualification can also be considered.

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