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Support Worker (Full Time, Relief and Waiting List positions), Foyle Young People Services, Salary: £8.20 per hour, £16,630 per annum pro rata (unqualified rate), £8.50 per hour, £17,238 per annum pro rata (qualified rate)

  • Care Vacancies : Learning Disability
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Praxis Care has 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 currently have sites across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man offering Services to individuals living with mental ill health, learning disability, acquired brain injury or dementia and will be expanding these services both in size and location over the next few years. We currently have 1,400 dedicated and committed staff which is due to increase to approximately 4,000 over 5 years.

We currently have the following vacancies within our Supported Living Services




Salary £8.20 per hour, £16,630* per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate or £8.50 per hour, £17,238* per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate

*salary based on 39 hours a week

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


This is a great opportunity to work in a supported living and step down service, supporting young people with basic living skills, key working, emotional support and positive role modelling. Successful applicants would work a variety of shifts. If you have 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;
  • Occupational Sick Pay;
  • Opportunity for Overtime;
  • Excellent Training Programmes – opportunity to complete QCF Levels 3 and 5 Health & Social Care;
  • Career development opportunities.

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available by telephoning 028 9081 8425, via email recruit@praxiscare.org.uk or on our website – praxisprovides.com.


All applications must be received by 28th January 2019 at 12pm with successful applicants being interviewed shortly after.


A waiting list may be created to fill similar vacancies in this jurisdiction which may arise within 9 months of the interview date.


Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

To apply for this job email your details to NicoleSmyth@praxiscare.org.uk.

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