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About Us

Could you be a mentor to a young person with challenging behaviours?

We are a growing company who provide Specialist Children’s Residential Care, Education, Activity Residential Care and Therapy for young people who present with challenging social, emotional, educational and behavioural difficulties.

A therapeutic approach is an integral part of what we do at New Forest Care and our model of care reflects the process of Dyadic Development Psychotherapy and PACE. We believe that through positive role modelling and ‘therapeutic parenting’ provided by staff to the children in our care, they are able to develop and experience positive relationships.

We are always looking for dynamic individuals seeking a career working with children, who can be part of a team committed to providing each young person with a safe and supportive environment where their needs are put first.

Working at New Forest Care can be challenging, but also hugely rewarding to see the positive impact of the work that we do. We want all of our employees to be committed, reliable, safe and positive role models for the young people we care for.

Changing Children’s Futures – it’s not just a job, it’s a way of life.

View a typical day for our Activity Residential Support Workers.


Why work for us?

CPD / Training

We are a registered Training & Assessment Centre and provide staff with regular ongoing training and relevant professional qualifications.

Staff Introduction Bonus

Staff can receive a bonus for referring new employees to New Forest Care, if they are subsequently employed and pass their probation. T&Cs apply.

Staff Bonus Scheme

A staff bonus is available after 2 years’ service and subject to company performance.

High Staff to Child Ratios

Our high-quality homes provide a safe, welcoming environment with up to a maximum of 4 young people at one time.

Free Meals on Shift

All meals are included for staff whilst on shift in our care homes (Not applicable to all roles).

Supportive Team Environment

We promote a supportive environment across all our settings, where teamwork is encouraged and developed.

Comprehensive Induction

New starters receive a comprehensive week of induction training on joining the company, to support the start of their journey with us.

Readily Available Overtime

The opportunity to work overtime is available.

Team Building Events

Annual team building events bringing staff and their families together.

Benefits may be job role/department specific; all benefits are subject to review and may be changed, removed or replaced at the company’s discretion or in accordance with company policy.