Support Worker, North West Supported Living

Location UK / Derry

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1370581

 Job Description

Support Worker, £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.


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




North West Supported Living Service



Full Time and Part Time

Waiting List

Support Worker

£8.20 per hour / £16,630* per annum pro rata (Unqualified Rate)

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


Relief Positions Available


Support Worker

£8.20 per hour (Unqualified Rate)

 £8.50 per hour (Qualified Rate)



*Salaries are based on working 39 hours per week

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 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 North West Supported Living we support adults who live in their own home across the Derry/Londonderry area. From dancing to football, sight-seeing to gardening, the roles within the service will be varied and rewarding. We are committed to ensuring the service users are empowered to enjoy everyday living and are part of the community they live in.


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 and to develop your career with Praxis.

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available by telephoning 028 9072 7172 or via email.  CV’s will not be considered.


All applications must be received by 30th November 2018 at 12pm 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