Support Worker

  • By Praxis Care
  • 18657 PA - 20482 PA
  • Nuneaton
  • Permanent

Are you looking for a part-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 Learning Disability and Mental Health Services:

 

Support Worker

Warwickshire Supported Living Service – Nuneaton

 

Praxis Care’s services in Nuneaton are providing innovative and bespoke packages of care to some of the most vulnerable people in the area who are experiencing a degree of learning disability and enduring mental health issues. A number will have been in long term institutional placements and will require an extended period of readjustment to community living – this is where our services come in.

 

Each person we engage with will have a tailored care package to support their return to live within local communities in a Supported Living setting, with staff being involved with developing each Service User’s confidence and abilities to live as independently as possible. Services are close to each other with support from a local office base and we are growing across the region. Our expertise is in working with people with complex and multiple needs, there will be challenges on the way as outcomes are worked towards but we will be there for each person’s journey. Praxis Care wants to make a real difference in people’s lives by creating opportunities and collaborating with other agencies to promote the best possible outcomes for everyone we engage with.

 

We will ensure that staff have the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to deliver the specialist care and support required and encourage active learning opportunities and career progression

 

For more information on the role please contact the Scheme Manager on 02476 342313

 

 

Support Worker

 

 

Full-time, part time, relief and flexible contracts to be discussed at interview.

 

£18.657- £20.482 per annum pro rata*

*Salary information is based on working 39 hours per week. Salary dependent on qualification/experience.

 

 

In return, we offer;

  • Comprehensive Company Induction;
  • Competitive rates of pay;
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme;
  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay which increases with length of service;
  • Opportunity for additional hours;
  • Excellent Training Programmes – opportunity to complete QCF Levels 3 and 5; Health & Social Care;
  • Career development opportunities;
  • Cycle to work scheme;
  • Eye care vouchers;
  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service;
  • Long service awards.

 

 

Closing Date:    Tuesday, 16th November 2021

 

 

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

Website:           http://apply.praxiscare.org

 

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:               recruit@praxiscare.org.uk.

Telephone:        02890818425

 

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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