Relief Support Worker- Kaleidoscope Day Service, Leciester

  • By Praxis Care
  • 950 PA - 980 PA relief wage
  • Leicester
  • Permanent

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:

 

Relief Support Worker

Kaleidoscope Day Service, Leicester

 

Kaleidoscope has been established to provide a unique and bespoke service for adults aged 18+ with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD) who do not present aggressive challenging behaviours, but typically require the use of a wheelchair and/or other physical support and mobility aids. Service users are non-verbal or have severely impaired communication abilities, and require highly specialised management for physical disabilities, sensory impairments and/or complex health and medical needs such as such as epilepsy, dysphagia and respiratory problems.

 

For more information on the role please contact the Manager on: 0116 4786957

 

 

 

Relief Support Worker

 

 

Relief Hours (Monday-Friday)

 

 

£9.50 – £9.80 per hour (dependant of qualifications)

 

* Salary dependent on qualification/experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 advanced software

·         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 need.

 

Closing Date:   Friday, 2nd September 2022

Interview date: Wednesday, 14th September 2022

 

 

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

Website:           http://apply.praxiscare.org

 

For any other queries please contact:

Email:               recruit@praxiscare.org.uk

Telephone:        07811011400

 

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 https://youtu.be/AGvIqLDTagY

 

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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