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 (fixed term contract -12 months maternity cover)
West Midlands Supported Living Service, Kidderminster
The West Midlands Supported Living Service offers 24 hour care and support to adults with learning disabilities who might present behaviours that challenge. Our services are delivered across two small residential settings in Kidderminster in partnership with housing associations. The service currently supports 5 service users.
Each person we engage with is supported and enabled to live as independently as possible, to maintain their tenancies, to manage their behaviours and to enjoy life to the full. Our approach is bespoke to each person’s needs and adapts along with them. The settings are small scale, quiet, homely and welcoming and comprise a range of private and shared spaces with associated garden areas. Both services are well located for access to local amenities and transport and are supported by dedicated, experienced, compassionate and highly skilled teams. The service is of a consistently good quality, is long established and well respected.
For more information on the role please contact the Manager on 07841 568228
Up to 35 hours
£19,266- £21,097 per annum pro rata*
*Salary based on 39 hours per week. Salary dependent on qualification/experience. Where the role requires sleep-ins a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.
*Please note, this is a fixed term contract to cover a period of leave for maternity. 12 months with possibility of extension*
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: Thursday, 1st September
Interview Date: Thursday, 8th September
Complete an application form today by selecting the “apply now” button below:
For any other queries please contact:
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