Support Worker – The Croft, Newtownabbey

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent part-time, Trainee

Salary £15000 - 20000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1353210

 Job Description

Support Worker, The Croft, Newtownabbey. 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)

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

Praxis Care have been commissioned by the Northern Health & Social Care Trust and NIHE Supporting People to deliver care and support at The Croft, Abbots Road, Newtownabbey. The Croft is a £3.1M newly built supported living accommodation service for people diagnosed with early stage dementia who wish to live independently in the community.

We have a range of exciting full and part time positions available for experienced social care workers and also for people at the beginning of their career in social care.

What we can offer you:

Excellent terms and conditions, comprehensive induction and ongoing training, social care accredited qualifications and support to progress in your career.

We currently have the following vacancies:


Support Worker


(Multiple Vacancies)

Full Time


(36 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)



For more information about these positions, please contact a member of the HR team by telephoning 028 9072 7172.

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

To be considered for this position, you must ensure that you meet the essential criteria, as listed in the job description and personnel specification.

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