Support Worker – Pond Park, Lisburn

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1383662

 Job Description

Support Worker, Pond Park, Lisburn. Salary: £8.20 per hour – Unqualified Rate/ £8.50 per hour – 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.


We currently have the following vacancies within Learning Disability Services:





Lisburn Supported Living Service (Pond Park) is a new scheme providing support to young adults aged 18-21 with Autism, learning disability, mental ill health, and behaviour which challenge. We encourage our service users to increase their independent living skills and lead an active lifestyle e.g. swimming, horse-riding, walking, cycling etc.


In return, we offer competitive rates of pay; other benefits include the opportunity for overtime, attractive shift patterns, and an excellent training programme. Additionally, opportunities exist for employees to progress through the organisation.


To find out more about the role and scheme please phone the Team Leader on duty on 028 9267 5804.



Support Worker

Full Time

(36 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*


£8.20 per hour – Unqualified Rate

£8.50 per hour – Qualified Rate


Note: Higher rates include a lead payment of £315 per annum which is payable depending on scheme classification. Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.




Closing Date: 7th February 2019 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