Support Worker – Castle Lane, Lurgan (Bespoke)

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent part-time, Trainee

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1376924

 Job Description

Support Worker, Castle Lane, Lurgan. Salary: £8.20/£8.35 per hour, £16,630/£16,945 per annum pro rata – Unqualified Rate / £8.50/£8.65 per hour, £17,238/£17,553 per annum pro rata – Qualified Rate


We have a long standing reputation for excellence with a high demand for services and as part of this the organisation is currently going through an exciting time of change and growth.  We have plans to double our size within the next 3 years and expand our geographical locations and service provision.  We have opportunities available for enthusiastic people with a passion for caring who want to continue to make a difference to the lives of those living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury, or dementia across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man.


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




Castle Lane, Lurgan




This is a new service situated within our existing Castle Lane scheme. You will be providing support to adults with learning disabilities. We love working with employees’ hobbies and talents to give our service users varied experiences and skills.  It is a great opportunity to develop specific training and development needs due to the needs of the service users.


Night Support Worker

24 hours per week

£8.20/£8.35 per hour, £16,630/£16,945 per annum pro rata* – Unqualified Rate

£8.50/£8.65 per hour, £17,238/£17,553 per annum pro rata* – Qualified Rate




*Salary based on 39 hours per week




Note:  Higher rates include a lead payment of £315 per annum pro rata.  Rate based on the desirable criteria listed on the listed on the job description.




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 additional hours.  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.






Closing Date:                     14th December 2018 at 12pm


Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available via;


Telephone:        028 9081 8423




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