residential home young people care worker


Residential home young people care workers provide assistance and support to young people who face complex emotional needs expressed in challenging behaviours. They support young adults with learning disabilities coping with school, encourage them to household activities and help them to take responsibility.

Alternative label

  • support worker (young people in care)

  • residential support worker (young people)

  • children's services worker

  • residential home adolescent care worker

  • residential support worker (young adults)

  • residential support worker (children)

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge



Concept URI