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Discover our rewarding Residential Services

Our residential homes are amazing places to work. They’re places full of activity and fun, where there’s always something exciting to discover and new experiences to share. When you work with our residential services, every day can be different – a wonderful opportunity to help children, young people or adults discover a world that really cares.

We believe in sharing skills and supporting our whole team to enjoy what they do – that’s why we create warm, welcoming residential environments in which everyone can thrive. We’ve invested heavily in all our residential sites and we take time to match referrals to the right location – an approach that makes sure our homes are uniquely inviting, and are wonderful places to work.

We have lots of roles to choose from

Support/Care workers
– Deputy managers
Registered home managers
– Home managers

We have lots of roles to choose from

Matt Dangerfield – Registered Manager at The Bartons Children’s Home

I want kids to be able to talk happily in fifteen years about their time in care. We want to give them a youth, with memories to go with it.

Your chance to make a difference

When you join us, you have a wonderful opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives and build an incredible career. Our residential homes are full of personality and we want you to bring your brightest ideas – that way, we’ll continue to create experiences that change lives. 

No matter whether you’re working with children, young people or adults, your work will have an amazing impact on individuals, their families and communities – and you’ll love seeing the difference you make. Plus, you’ll always have the support you need to do your job and grow your career – after all, we believe our leaders of tomorrow are already working with us today!

Our residential specialisms

Autism
We tailor every learning experience to the individual, encouraging the development of communication, social and life skills as well as academic achievement. Our schools and colleges work hard to reconnect young people with education and encourage them to reach their individual goals.

Autism spectrum disorder – or ASD – affects the nervous system, growth and development, and it takes specialist expertise to help people with autism overcome their challenges. Individuals with ASD often have problems communicating and could have trouble developing social skills. It can be difficult for them to understand and control their own emotions or interpret other people’s.

Our specialist residential services for children, young people and adults with autism give them the space to be themselves while also helping them build the skills they need – whether in their personal, academic or social lives. We create caring, nurturing environments that are safe and secure – wonderful homes that are full of fun, and that are packed with engaging activities as well as space to be peaceful and quiet.

“Bring smiles to more faces, offer more people a helping hand”

SEMH
We encourage children, young people and adults with social, emotional and mental health needs to succeed in every way they can – personally, academically and socially. We nurture their development to build self-esteem and help them engage positively with the world.

Among the people we care for in our residential homes are those with social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH) – they may have a variety of special educational needs and a range of other difficulties. As with everyone we care for, our teams give them the expert help they need, creating nurturing environments full of activity and fun.

There may be occasions when they feel scared, anxious or misunderstood, but we help them develop self-confidence and encourage them to overcome the issues they face in a place where they always feel safe and secure.

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