Written by PraxisHR

Foyle Young People Services | Support Worker

  • Northern Ireland
  • Anywhere

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 are currently recruiting within our Foyle Young People service.

Foyle Young People Service offers support to young people in the project and in the community. These young people have complex needs and potentially emotional behaviours. The service offers a range of support including; setting up home, maintaining a home, developing social needs and life skills, benefit advice and budgeting and health and well-being. Foyle Young People Service promotes the principles of choice, dignity and confidentiality. A person centred approach is utilized and each young person is involved and empowered to gain independence.


Job Title: Support Worker

Scheme: Foyle Young People

Salary: £8.20 per hour, £16,630* per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate or £8.50 per hour, £17,238* per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate

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:             Tuesday 26th March 2019 at 12 noon

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 8425


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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