Praxis Care support individuals with learning disabilities, mental ill health, dementia, acquired brain injury, and complex needs throughout Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man. We are currently going through an exceptional period of growth. Due to this growth and outstanding career development opportunities we currently have the following vacancies within Dementia Services:
THE CROFT, NEWTOWNABBEY
The Croft is a £3.1M newly built supported living accommodation service for people with early to moderate stage dementia who wish to live independently in the community. The development consists of 18 single and 6 double apartments with en suite bathroom, kitchen, dining and sitting areas. The Croft is situated in the Abbots Cross area of Newtownabbey, close to local amenities and is well facilitated by public transport. Service users will be supported to live as independent a life as possible by working in partnership with staff using their Everyday Living Plan. Daily activities are arranged by staff in the communal areas and service users are also supported to be actively involved in community groups.
For more information on the roles please contact the Scheme Manager or Team Leader on duty on 028 9693 1137
Full Time & Relief
37.5 hours per week
|£10.79 – £12.36 per hour dependent on qualifications|
*Support Worker hours will be worked over 3 days
In return, we offer:
- Comprehensive Company Induction;
- Competitive rates of pay;
- Group Personal Pension Scheme;
- Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay which increases with length of service;
- Opportunity for additional hours;
- Excellent Training Programmes – opportunity to complete QCF Levels 3 and 5; Health & Social Care;
- Career development opportunities;
- Cycle to work scheme;
- Eye care vouchers;
- Paid annual leave which increases with length of service;
- Long service awards;
Closing Date: Thursday 5th December 2019 at 12 pm
Please see below for a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria. To apply, please download the application form below and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
For any other queries please contact:
Telephone: 028 9081 8412
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