Job | Full Time

Support Worker and Relief Support Workers- Kimberley House Newtownards

Praxis Care

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We are seeking Support Workers and Relief Support Workers to join our Learning disabilities/mental health services based in Kimberley House Newtownards Interviews will take place on the 15th February 2023

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Are you looking for a part-time or full-time career that will develop you, challenge you and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others?

 

Praxis Care supports individuals with mental ill health, autism, learning disabilities and dementia; providing innovative, professional, high quality support services to people across the spectrum of need and particularly at the higher level of complexity in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man.

 

Praxis Care is currently experiencing exceptional growth and, as a result, have the following vacancies within our learning disabilities/mental health services:

 

Support Worker / Relief Support Workers

Kimberley House

 

Kimberley House Supported Living Service is located in Newtownards. It currently supports 9 individuals with learning disability across two sites.

 

The main KH building consists of 7 single occupancy flats and the property we refer to as ‘number 80’ is a shared house for 2 of our service users.

 

Our dedicated staff team support our service users to learn and develop their independence skills which includes tasks such as shopping, cleaning their flat, personal care, accessing the community, budgeting, taking medication. Each staff member has something to bring to the role and we encourage staff to use their humour and sense of fun and creativity in supporting our service users with day to day life.

 

An important part of the staff role is to support our service users who have complex needs to manage their emotions.

 

So the ability to be resilient, to communicate effectively and to utilise a variety of communication tools is essential.

The role involves shift work and as such flexibility to work a combination of early shifts, late shifts and also weekends is essential. Availability to do x2 sleep over shifts per month is required.

 

For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on 07555132014

 

 

Support Worker

 

Full time and Relief Roles Available

 

 

£19,671.60 – 21,515.00

 

 

*Salary based on working full time hours. Salary dependent on qualification/experience.  Where the role requires sleep-ins a minimum additional payment of £45 per night applies. Full Time and Relief Positions are available and can be discussed at interview.

 

In addition to competitive rates of pay, Praxis Care provides:

A Great Work Environment

  • Compassionate culture
  • Comprehensive training and 24/7 team support
  • Continuous professional development/training including the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications related to your role e.g QCF3/5
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Opportunities for additional hours

Care For Your Physical And Mental Health

  • Paid annual leave, which increases with length of service
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Employer funded Healthcare scheme which includes savings on high street retail outlets and gym membership
  • PPE provided
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Save on the purchase of any bicycle on the Organisation Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Access to information portals & assistance through 3rd party vendors on areas related to your Mental, Physical and Financial Wellbeing

Additional Financial Benefits

 

  • Coming soon: Early Access to earned wages through the employer salary advance software
  • Pension plan
  • Refer-a-friend bonuses
  • Death in service benefit
  • Long service awards

 

 

 

As an organisation we are dedicated to ensuring that all of our employees are equipped to carry out their role. We therefore provide comprehensive training that all employees complete before taking up their new career within Praxis which will last for 2 weeks and cover all of the information and training you will need.

 

 

Closing Date: 8th February 2023

Interview Date: 15th February 2023

 

To see what our staff have to say about working for Praxis Care please visit: https://youtu.be/AGvIqLDTagY

 

For any other queries please contact:

Email:               [email protected]

 

Telephone: (+44) 7786 618 343

 

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.

Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Closing Date

Wednesday / 08 February 2023
12:00pm

Contact Details

45 Abbey Road
Newtownards
BT23 8JL
United Kingdom