Praxis Care: Activity Facilitator - Dunleer Day Service

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 Intellectual Disability Services:

Activity Facilitator
Dunleer Day Service, Co. Louth

Dunleer Day Service offers a community based day service to adults with autism and intellectual disabilities. We strive to provide a person centred service, and work in partnership with service users, their families and stakeholders to support the individual in a way that meets their needs. We aim to enhance each individual’s quality of life by supporting them to build and develop a range of skills. This can range widely but can include skills such as daily living skills, social skills, and safety skills. Each service user is allocated a key worker and is supported to develop a timetable that reflects their likes and needs. Our staff have a strong value base and believe in empowering each person that attends our service. The team is equipped with the knowledge and skills to deliver the person centred support required and we have a focus on implementing positive behaviour support.

For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on 0416863239

Activity Facilitator
€25,652 - €35,318 per annum*

*Salary information is based on. Salary dependent on qualification/experience. Full time/ Part Time and Relief contracts 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
  • 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
  • PPE provided
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye test vouchers

Additional Financial Benefits

  • Pension plan
  • Refer-a-friend bonuses
  • Death and service benefit
  • Long service awards

Closing Date: 25th January 2022

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

For any other queries please contact:
Telephone: 048 9081 8412

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

To see what our staff have to say about working for Praxis Care please visit

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.

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Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
13th Jan, 2022
Co Louth
Expiry Date
25th Jan, 2022