Written by PraxisHR

Support Worker, Newtownards. Salary: £8.15 per hour. Full time, permanent contracts available.

  • Care Vacancies : Learning Disability
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Everything we do here at Praxis Care centres around making a difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury or dementia and to do this, we have a team of exceptional care and support workers.  We are the largest care providing charity in Northern Ireland and also have large operations across Republic of Ireland, England and Isle of Man, employing over 1400 staff.

Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society?  We currently have the following vacancies within Learning Disability Services:


Kimberley House, Newtownards

Full time, permanent positions are available within Kimberley House, Newtownards

Full Time, Permanent Salary:   £8.15 per hour, £16,539 per annum.

Note:  Higher rates include a lead in payment of £315 per annum which is payable depending on scheme classification.  Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £32.85 per night applies.

Working with Praxis Care can be deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that our service users enjoy the highest quality of life then we want to hear from you.

In return, we offer comprehensive company induction, competitive rates of pay, a group personal pension scheme, occupational sick pay and the opportunity for overtime. This is coupled with an excellent training programme, which provides the opportunity to complete recognised QCF Levels 3 and 5 Health & Social Care qualifications and to develop your career with Praxis.

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria are available below or by telephoning 028 9081 8425 or via email recruit@praxiscare.org.uk.

All applications must be received by 5th October 2017 at 12pm with successful applicants being interviewed shortly after.

A waiting list may be created to fill similar vacancies in this jurisdiction which may arise within 9 months of the interview date.

Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply for this job email your details to NicoleSmyth@praxiscare.org.uk

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