Support Worker – Rainbow Lodge, Ballymena

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1352951

 Job Description

Support Worker, Rainbow Lodge, Ballymena. Salary: £8.20 per hour, £16,630 per annum – Unqualified Rate / £8.50 per hour, £17,238 per annum – Qualified Rate

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 Learning Disability Services:






Rainbow Lodge Children’s Unit


Support WorkerFull Time & Part Time


(Multiple Positions)

£8.20 per hour, £16,630 per annum – Unqualified Rate


£8.50 per hour, £17,238 per annum – Qualified Rate

Relief£8.20 per hour – Unqualified Rate


£8.50 per hour – Qualified Rate

Night Support WorkerFull Time


(39 hours per week)

£8.20 per hour, £16,630 per annum – Unqualified Rate


£8.50 per hour, £17,238 per annum – Qualified Rate


Note: Rate based on the desirable criteria listed on the Job Description. 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, 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 or by telephoning 028 9072 7172.


All applications must be received by 30th August 2018 at 12pm with successful applicants being interviewed shortly after. CV’s will not be considered.


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