Written by PraxisHR

Newtownards (Mental Health) | Support Workers

  • 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 currently have the following vacancies within Mental Health Services:

 

Support Worker

Newtownards

Some of these positions are subject to GOQ under the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

 

Support WorkerFull Time/Part Time/Nights/Relief£8.70 per hour, £17,692* per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate

 £9.00 per hour, £18,302* per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate

 

*Salaries are based on working 39 hours per week.

Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum 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;
  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay which increases with length of service;
  • Opportunity for additional hours;
  • Excellent Training Programmes – opportunity to complete QCF Levels 3 and 5; Health & Social Care;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service;
  • Long service awards.

 

Closing Date:    Friday 8th November  2019 at 12 noon

Please see full job description below detailing essential and desirable criteria.

To apply please complete the application form below and email to recruit@praxiscare.org.uk

For any other queries please contact:

Email: recruit@praxiscare.org.uk

Telephone: 028 90818423

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.

Within Northern Ireland applicants who are subject to a disclosure can view the Access NI Codes of Practice (https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/accessni-code-of-practice.pdf) or request a copy from the HR Department.

 

Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

 

 

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