Written by PraxisHR

Leicester -Glenfield and Melton | Manager

  • England
  • 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 currently have the following vacancy within Children’s Services:



Leicester – Glenfield and Melton


Our children’s residential short breaks service is based in Glenfield, Leicester. We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Manager with proven experience of leading residential care services. We have an excellent reputation for delivering safe, high quality and reliable care and support to learning disabled children from across the county and work collaboratively with families, local schools and multi-disciplinary teams in a person centred way. You will be responsible for driving quality as well as leading a team of experienced and dedicated staff to deliver the high standards we have set.


For more information on the role please contact Ruth Harrison on 07918720542       


Manager Full-Time


39 hours per week

£32,294 – £37,839*



*Salary information is based on working 39 hours per week, dependent of qualifications/experience


Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.


In return, we offer comprehensive company induction, competitive rates of pay, a group personal pension scheme, enhanced occupational sick pay which increases with length of service 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 Care. Further benefits of working for Praxis include:


  • Career development opportunities
  • Access to a Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to eye care vouchers
  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service
  • Long service awards
  • Free onsite parking 


Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2019 at 12pm 

Interviews will be held locally


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 8423

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




Specific legislation provides exceptions to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 / Rehabilitation of Offenders (NI) Order 1978 / Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016, whereby criminal convictions can never be regarded as ‘spent’, due to the nature of the work for which you are applying. Due to our work directly with vulnerable adults and children Praxis Care is covered by the applicable legislation. Please list below details of ALL charges, prosecutions, convictions, cautions, bind over orders, even if they happened a long time ago. You must include any that may be pending, minor matters and any road traffic or motoring offences. If none then you must write NONE above. If candidates fail to declare convictions they should be advised any offer of employment may be withdrawn for providing false information on their application form to gain employment. Please note that a criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.

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