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Mayfield & Framfield — East Sussex 01435 872 201

Residential Childcare Practitioner – Mayfield

Average annual full-time earnings (based on 40hr week): £24,342 – £26,824 (doe)

We are an independent residential children’s home looking after children and young people with learning difficulties. Our mission is to create opportunities for them to experience the joys of life whilst growing skills they need to thrive. We offer more than a job – it’s the opportunity to transform the lives of children while releasing your own potential and embarking on an exciting career path.

You’ll benefit from:

  • A competitive salary of £24,342 to “26,824 depending on experience and qualifications; (there’s also currently a daily fuel allowance of £3 to help support with the current high fuel prices).
  • Annual salary increases for long term loyalty.
  • Amazing opportunities for career progression.
  • Access to exceptional fully funded training and qualifications.
  • Unparalleled job satisfaction.
  • A four day work week (Full time)!
  • Working in a beautiful setting in East Sussex which is undergoing a stunning refurbishment.
  • Working with an ambitious new management team who have a fantastic track record of success.
  • Additional employee benefits including an extra day off on your birthday!


  • Exceptional communication skills and a caring nature.
  • Happy to work shifts and available to work at weekends and on bank holidays (on a rota basis).
  • Driving Licence.
  • Living within a commutable distance of Mayfield, East Sussex
  • Enthusiasm and a good sense of humour!

If this sounds like the job for you, we’d love to hear from you. Simply complete the form below, call us on 01435 872201 or email and we’ll be in touch.

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Find out more about what it’s like to work with us by clicking on our, meet the team blog.

Please note:

PJL Healthcare Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. We also promote equality of opportunity and diversity in employment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Therefore, when applying for this post we will require any criminal history to be disclosed. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children or vulnerable adults.

Should an offer of employment be made, it will be subject to references, safeguarding checks, evidence of right to work, enhanced DBS check (organised and paid for by PJL), clean full manual driving licence, evidence of qualifications and health screening questionnaire.