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Temporary Manager, Beechfield Children’s Respite Unit, Conlig. Salary: £32,294 to £37,839 per annum

  • Care Vacancies : Childrens'
  • Care Vacancies : Learning Disability
  • Anywhere

Everything we do here at Praxis Care centres around making a difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury or dementia and to do this, we have a team of exceptional care and support workers. We are the largest care providing charity in Northern Ireland and also have large operations across Republic of Ireland, England and Isle of Man, employing over 1400 staff.


Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We currently have the following vacancies within one of our Learning Disability Services:








Salary: £32,294 to £37,839 per annum



Beechfield Children’s Respite Unit is a unit for children with learning disabilities, including those with complex needs, restricted mobility and those on the autistic spectrum. The unit supports 50+ service users per month and accommodates 5 children per night, aged 5-18 years.


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.


To be considered for this position, you must meet the essential criteria detailed in the personnel specification, which includes;


  • Professional qualification in Social Work
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in a management post in health and social care team/service; staff management; service supervision; caseload management; care management; student supervision/mentoring; project management.
  • Knowledge of learning disability field, particularly learning disability Children’s Services
  • Full valid driving licence on application and access to own transport on appointment



Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria are available on our website www.praxisprovides.com or by telephoning 028 9072 7172 or via email recruit@praxiscare.org.uk.


All applications must be received by 18th July 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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