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Relief Support Worker | Ballymena and Crumlin

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Relief Support Worker- Ballymena or Crumlin

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

We are currently recruiting within our Mid and South Antrim service. Posts are currently available in Ballymena or Crumlin. This includes full time, relief and night time positions

Due to expansion, we have an exciting new opportunity for Support Workers at our new service in Ballymena. Newly opened it’s a small service that supports adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism and behaviours that challenge to live their best life. Our staff team is varied but if you are passionate about helping others, creative and enjoy learning this is the job for you.

We also have posts in Crumlin. Similar to Ballymena but a bigger scale, you will enjoy working with a wide range of service users with learning disability, Autism and behaviour that challenges to fulfil their goals and aspirations. Staff describe the job as fun, rewarding and something different every day.

Job Title: Relief Support Worker

Scheme: Ballymena/ Crumlin

Salary: £9.00 per hour (Unqualified Rate) and
£9.20 per hour (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 (delete if ROI);
  • Occupational Sick Pay (delete if ROI);
  • Opportunity for additional hours;
  • Excellent Training Programmes;
  • Career development opportunities.Closing Date:  Tuesday 10th September 2019 at 12pm


For a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, and to apply online please visit:


Website:   www.praxisprovides.com



For any other queries please contact:

Email:               recruit@praxiscare.org.uk

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.

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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