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Support Workers, Newry, 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)

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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.

Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We currently have the following vacancies within Mental Health Services:



Support Workers 31 hours per week £8.20 per hour / £16,630 per annum pro rata* (Unqualified Rate)

£8.50 per hour / £17,238 per annum pro rata* (Qualified Rate)

28 hours per week

*Salary based on 39 hours per week. Rate based on the desirable criteria listed on the Job Description.


In our schemes our service users enjoy building rapport with staff and enjoy community outings. You will be responsible for developing service user’s everyday living skills which includes shopping, cleaning, cooking meals, etc.


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, a group personal pension scheme, occupational sick pay and the opportunity for overtime. This is coupled with an excellent training programme, which provides the opportunity to complete recognised QCF Levels 3 and 5 Health & Social Care qualifications, an Assessed Year in Employment (where applicable) and to develop your career with Praxis.

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria are available on our website www.praxisprovides.com or by telephoning 028 9081 8423 or via email recruit@praxiscare.org.uk.

All applications must be received by 17th October 2018 at 12 noon 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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