Praxis Care: Support Worker, Navan area

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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 Intellectual Disability Services:

Support Worker - Navan Area, Co. Meath

The Navan Area has 3 residential homes which provides services to those with complex needs. Each scheme predominately works with those with intellectual disabilities and autism.  Each scheme is unique and provides services to support service users to live independent active lives.

Support Workers are central to ensuring Praxis Care achieves our goal of providing quality care and support to our Service Users. Each of our Support Workers will work as part of a dedicated team to provide a high quality and reliable support service. Our Support Workers provide a friendliness and encouragement towards our Service Users supporting independence and providing the environment for Service Users to achieve their desired outcomes

For more information on the role please contact the Scheme Manager on 085 870 7852

Watch a short video to hear directly from people we support and staff who are already working in our residential services: http://youtu.be/xezCAO3pRAE  

Support Worker - €27,790 – €38,262 per annum*

*Salary information is based on working full time hours. Salary dependent on qualification/experience. Where the role requires sleep-ins a payment of the national minimum wage per hour applies. Full time / Part time, Relief and Waiting List 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 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: Thursday 30th June 2022

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

Website: http://apply.praxiscare.org 

https://ce0533li.webitrent.com/ce0533li_webrecruitment/wrd/run/etrec105gf.open?wvid=70447801CQ

For any other queries please contact:

Email: recruit@praxiscare.ie Telephone: 07760754803

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 a Garda 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

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
20th Jun, 2022
Region
Navan, Co. Meath
Expiry Date
30th Jun, 2022