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Douglas, Isle of Man | Support Worker

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Support Worker, Douglas Bespoke

We have a long standing reputation for excellence with a high demand for services and as part of this the organisation is currently going through an exciting time of change and growth. We have plans to double our size within the next 3 years and expand our geographical locations and service provision. We have opportunities available for enthusiastic people with a passion for caring who want to continue to make a difference to the lives of those living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury, or dementia across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man

Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We currently have the following vacancies within our Douglas scheme.

Praxis Care’s services across the Isle of Man are providing innovative and bespoke packages of care for some of the most vulnerable individuals. Each Service User will have a tailored package to support their being able to live within the community in a supported living setting. In the Douglas Bespoke service our dedicated team of staff provide 24 hour 1:1 support to an individual with a Learning Disability who lives in their own home. Our staff are involved in developing the Service User’s confidence and abilities to live as independently as possible. Routine, structure and the provision of a consistent approach across the staff team is important to the Service User.

There will be challenges on the way as we support the Service User to reach their desired goals. Praxis Care plans to make a real difference in people’s lives by creating opportunities and collaborating with other agencies to promote the best outcomes for each individual. We will ensure the staff have the necessary knowledge and skills to deliver the specialist care and support required and encourage active learning opportunities and career progression.

For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on 01624 619803

Job Title: Support Worker

Scheme: Douglas Bespoke

Salary: Full Time & Relief:

             £8.20 per hour, £15,990 per annum – less than 2 years’ experience

            £10.49 per hour, £20,452 per annum – NVQ/QCF Level 2 or 2 years’ experience

            £10.77, £20,995 per annum – NVQ/QCF Level 3 or above


*Salary information is based on working 37.5 hours per week. You will be required to do sleep-ins; an additional payment of £45.00 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;
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Opportunity for additional hours;
  • Excellent Training Programmes;
  • Career development opportunities.


Closing Date:                  3rd April 2019 at 12pm

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available via;

Email:              recruit@praxiscare.org.uk

Website:         www.praxisprovides.com

Telephone:     028 9081 8412

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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