Written by PraxisHR

Rainbow Lodge, Ballymena | Support Worker

  • Northern Ireland
  • Anywhere

Praxis Care provides long term care or shared care for children with a severe learning disability where families are no longer able to provide it in the family home. The organisation also provides respite for families where children require high levels of care and it is important that carers have breaks to enable them to continue their role.

We will ensure that staff have the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to deliver the specialist care and support required and encourage active learning opportunities and career progression.

Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We are currently recruiting within our Rainbow Lodge service.

Job Title: Support Worker

Scheme: Rainbow Lodge

Salary: £9.20 per hour (Unqualified rate) – £9.50 per hour (Qualified rate)


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 and excellent training with opportunities to complete QCF Levels 3 and 5 in Health & Social Care;
  • Competitive rates of Pay;
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme;
  • Occupational Sick Pay;
  • Opportunity for additional hours;
  • Excellent Training Programmes;
  • Career development opportunities.CV’S WILL NOT BE ACCEPTEDClosing Date:        Friday 26th 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 

    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.

    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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