Waking Night Support Worker – The Lighthouse (Ream



Job Type

Full time

Service Type

Children's Social Care


Raynes Park

Role:  Waking Night Support Worker – The Lighthouse (Reamcare Ltd)

Location: Raynes Park, SW London

Job Summary:

The Lighthouse Children's Home provides care for children with autism and learning disabilities and is based in Raynes Park, SW London. This is an excellent opportunity to work flexible hours and to gain experience of working with children and young people with special needs in a caring environment. The home is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted.


  • Ensure the highest standards of care in relation to the children's physical, behavioural and emotional needs
  • Provide personal care to young people
  • Provide high quality, consistent care to young people


  • Some experience working with autistic and multiple learning disability children is preferable but we are open to applicants with little experience but strong motivation
  • Ability to interact with a range of young people
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Diploma Level 3 in Children and Young People/Residential Childcare is preferable
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Experience working as night staff
  • Experience working in residential care

Benefits for you:

  • Flexible working hours weekdays and weekends
  • Opportunity to work for a well-known care organisation
  • Fully funded induction and in-house training
  • Partly funded (NVQ) qualification
  • Excellent opportunity for progression within the company
  • Full access to 100s of savings and offers available to staff including through the company benefit scheme ( ½ price cinema tickets, 6 % off 20,000 high-street shops, Free Mobile Insurance, Free Tastecard, Save over £300 per year on an Oyster card.)
  • Fully funded DBS

Our Company Values

Family - An inclusive, supportive and empowering ethos which is underpinned and inspired by family values and ideals.

Progressive - Continually learning and developing to seek improvements in all that we do. The collective and individual achievements of our teams and those they support are matched only by the ambition and appetite to achieve more.

Diverse - Distinct services with their own unique mission, unified by our shared ethos and ambition. 

Advantages of working for Reamcare:

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a motivated and determined team. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young adults we support, and our home operates with a high staff to young adult ratio. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Preferred candidate’s strengths:

  • Ability to interact with a range of young people
  • Ability to provide consistency of care and support to the young people
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Salary: Salary £11.00 -- £11.50 (£11.50 for candidates with qualification of Children and Young People/Residential Childcare - Diploma Level 3) + potential overtime

Job Type and Hours: The job is full time and will consist of 36 hours per week on a shift basis. This includes working some weekends. Access more information at www.reamcare.co.uk