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Mayfield & Framfield — East Sussex 01435 872 201

Night Time Residential Childcare Practitioner – Mayfield

We are an Independent Residential Children’s home looking after children and young people with learning difficulties. We thrive to give the children a life filled with fun, happiness and love.


  • An excellent hourly rate from £11.06 – £12.19 weekdays and £13.10 to £14.41 at weekends depending on qualifications and experience.
  • A daily fuel allowance of £3 per day towards the cost of travelling to and from work.
  • 28 days holiday together with an extra paid day off on your birthday (additional days added with long service)
  • A 42-hour week worked over 4 Nights – 21.00 – 7.30am
  • Employee assistance programme covering 24/7 GP appointments, counselling, and discounted gym memberships.
  • Free in-house training leading to a L3 Diploma in Residential Childcare.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Blue light card.

Responsibilities Day-to-Day:

  • Ensuring the children are always kept safe.
  • Maintaining a homely environment in the house.
  • Working within a brilliant team of people.
  • Reading bedtime stories.
  • Setting goals for the child and smashing them!


  • Good communication skills.
  • A fun-loving attitude!
  • A caring and thoughtful nature.
  • Flexibility to work rota’d shifts, inc every other weekend.
  • Willingness to learn and gain qualifications.
  • Live within a 40-minute drive of Mayfield.
  • Have a driving licence.
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK.

“There are miracles and glory in every child. Our glory lies in empowering them to flourish in theirs.”

If this sounds like the job for you, simply complete the form below and we will be in touch. You don’t need qualifications or prior experience if you have the qualities to work as part of our team. For more information, just contact us on 01435 872201 or email

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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.