Residential Childcare Worker (Autism/Learning Disabilities)

Join our brand new Autism and Learning Disability service, and help shape care for our young people


Do you have a passion for working with children and young people with a learning disability/autism/complex needs and/or behaviours? Do you want to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of behaviours and advanced insight into working with Autism in all its forms?


These roles will offer you the opportunity to build long term positive, caring and supportive relationships with the young people, ranging in age from 8 to 18, in preparation for when they transition to adult care. Through the meeting of individual needs, including sensory, aiming to manage problematic behaviours and replacing with those which are more acceptable to the family and the community. Teaching coping skills, positive experiences, opportunities to develop interests and independence skills to the level of each individual’s ability. Learning to live in a shared environment to support preparation for the future.


Do you have good values, recognise equality and are willing to advocate for each young person to be accepted in the community? Are you able to work in a holistic way to support both the young people and their families to make a positive difference in their lives?


Do you have the commitment to provide high quality care in a team environment, where all colleagues support each other and will guide and assist you in your development? Do you have a calm, composed, considered approach when dealing with challenging situations with a focus on safeguarding each individual?


We count every individual as very special to us and the team, work in an effective, warm, caring individualised way to achieve good outcomes. Can you be another very special individual able to work in such teams? 


Then working with our young people in our specialist service may be just for you.

Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide satisfactory references.