Written by PraxisHR

Ashbourne | Support Worker

  • Republic of Ireland
  • Anywhere

Praxis Care support individuals with learning/intellectual disabilities, mental ill health, dementia, acquired brain injury, and complex needs throughout Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man. We are currently going through an exceptional period of growth. Due to this growth and outstanding career development opportunities we currently have the following vacancies within Children’s Services:


 Do you want to work for a company that places Service Users at the centre of their work? Do you have the passion to support Children to make positive change in their lives?

Pinewood, Ashbourne is a Children’s Respite Scheme for up to five Children aged between 8-18 years old who have intellectual disabilities, Autism and complex needs. If you would like to make a difference and make a positive impact on their lives we have the following vacancies.

For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on 018499157



Full Time

(39 hours per week)

€26,590 – €36,680 per annum pro rata*
Relief€15.75 per hour

 *Salary information is based on working 39 hours per week. Salary dependent on qualification/experience. Where the role requires sleep-ins a minimum additional payment of €78.40 per night applies.


In return, we offer;

  • Comprehensive Company Induction;
  • Competitive rates of pay;
  • Opportunity for additional hours;
  • Excellent Training Programmes
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service;
  • Long service awards;


Closing Date:              17th December 2019 at 12pm

For a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, and to download an application form please see attachments below:

For any other queries please contact:

Email:              recruit@praxiscare.ie 

Telephone:     048 9072 7172



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

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including, but not limited to, a satisfactory reference from your current employer and enhanced Police Check will be required for all successful candidates within direct care positions before a start date can be confirmed.

Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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