Coleraine | Support Worker

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Contract

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1433628

 Job Description

Support Worker 3 month contract, with the possibility of extension Part Time 24 hours per week* £8.70 - £9.00 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications


Praxis Care support individuals with learning disabilities, mental ill health, dementia, acquired brain injury, and complex needs throughout Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man. We are currently going through an exceptional period of growth. Due to this growth and outstanding career development opportunities we currently have the following vacancies within Mental Health and Dementia Services:

 

 

COLERAINE & MAGHERAFELT DOMICILIARY CARE SERVICES

 

Coleraine and Magherafelt Domiciliary service provides support to individuals recovering from mental health issues, living within their own home. The overall aim of our service is to promote greater independence, by enhancing life skills in areas such as problem solving, budgeting and home management. We encourage individuals to, engage with the local community as well as other support services, to lead as active and fulfilled life as possible. Our staff team work jointly, to provide group activities, as well as individually, which encourages the development of their skills and experience.

These posts are based in the Coleraine Floating Support Service.

 

For more information on the roles please contact the scheme manager on 028  7032 7708

 

 

Support Worker

3 month contract, with the possibility of extension

 

Part Time

24 hours per week*

 

£8.70 – £9.00 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications

 

 

 

Hours of work will be worked between Monday to Friday over 3 days

Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.

 

In return, we offer;

  • Comprehensive Company Induction;

  • Competitive rates of pay;

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme;

  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay which increases with length of service;

  • Opportunity for additional hours;

  • Excellent Training Programmes – opportunity to complete QCF Levels 3 and 5; Health & Social Care;

  • Career development opportunities;

  • Cycle to work scheme;

  • Eye care vouchers;

  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service;

  • Long service awards;

 

Closing Date:              Monday 26th August at 12pm

 

For a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, and to apply online please visit:

Website:         www.praxisprovides.com

 

For any other queries please contact:

Email:             

Telephone:     028 9081 8425

 

 

A waiting list may be created to fill similar vacancies in this jurisdiction which may arise within 9 months of the interview date.

 

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including, but not limited to, a satisfactory reference from your current employer and enhanced Police Check will be required for all successful candidates within direct care positions before a start date can be confirmed.

Within Northern Ireland applicants who are subject to a disclosure can view the Access NI Codes of Practice (//www.nidirect.gov.uk/sites/default/files/publications/accessni-code-of-practice.pdf) or request a copy from the HR Department.

 

 

 

Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer