Praxis Care: Head of Operations - West Ireland

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Praxis Care support individuals with intellectual 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 Intellectual Disability Services:

Head of Operations

West of Ireland

Salary: €54,870 – €68,853 per annum

*Salaries are based on working 39 hours per week

The successful candidate will efficiently manage and develop projects for children and adults, across the spectrum of services in the Organisation, but in particular those with a learning disability, brain injury, or mental health issues, in accordance with the aims and philosophy of Praxis Care.

To be considered for this position you must meet the essential criteria detailed in the job description, which includes;

  • First Level nursing i.e. RMN, RGN, RMNH – must be on live register OR Professional qualification in Social Work OR Occupational Therapy OR QCF Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care Services OR Degree in Health or Social Care or Youth and Community or Psychology or Occupational Therapy or Speech and Language Therapy or Physiotherapy
  • 4 years’ paid work experience with vulnerable adults/children in a care setting
  • 5 years’ people management, i.e. managing a staff team at Manager level

Applications will be accepted by submission of a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the essential criteria for the role.

Please send CVs and Cover Letters to

Closing Date: 12th June 2019 at 12pm

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available via;
Telephone: 048 9072 7172

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



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