Written by PraxisHR

Portadown, Locke House & Forest Lodge | Team Leader

  • 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:

 

Portadown

 

In addition to existing vacancies, we are also compiling a waiting list for full time, part time, relief and night positions which are available within:

Mental Health Services:   Portadown Locke House

Learning Disability Services:   Portadown Forest Lodge

 

Team Leader Full Time/Part Time/Relief £9.50/£9.65 per hour, £19,266/£19,581* per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate

£10.79/£10.94 – £12.36/£12.51 per hour, £21,885/£22,200* – £25,065/£25,380* per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate

 

Fully Flexible Contracts Available

 

*Salary information is based on working 39 hours per week. Note: Rate based on the desirable criteria listed on the Job Description. 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;
  • Eye care vouchers;
  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service;
  • Long service awards.

CV’S WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED  

Closing Date: Monday 22nd April 2019 at 12 noon

 

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

Email:               recruit@praxiscare.org.uk

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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