Praxis Care

Praxis Care


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Full Time


What’s the Role:  Support Worker


What It Takes:


An important part of the staff role is to support our service users who have complex needs and help them to manage their emotions.


So the ability to be resilient, to communicate effectively and to utilise a variety of communication tools is essential.


Our dedicated staff team support our service users to learn and develop their independence skills which includes tasks such as shopping, cleaning their flat, personal care, accessing the community, budgeting, taking medication. Each staff member has something to bring to the role and we encourage staff to use their humour and sense of fun and creativity in supporting our service users with day to day life.



Where You Would Work:  Antrim Supported Living Service


Antrim Supported Living Services is a domiciliary care service offering support to 34 service users who have experienced severe and enduring mental illness. Diagnoses includes Schizophrenia, Emotional Unstable Personality Disorder, ASD, Bipolar Disorder, which can sometimes be interlinked with a learning disability, forensic history and / or dual diagnosis. Housing is provided by Radius Housing / Choice Housing or private landlords, and is a mix of group living and independent accommodation.

The job role includes;

·         Recovery-led support with mental health, managing self-harm, suicidal ideation, and emotional support

·         Administering medication and supporting service users to understand their medication

·         Liaising with the multi-disciplinary teams in a professional manner

·         Supporting service users to work towards independent living – acquiring groceries, support to appointments, taking part in activities, budgeting etc.

·         Helping service users to work toward goals and aspirations, including updating an Everyday Living Plan and facilitating monthly key working sessions

·         Managing conflict / Neighbour relations / Housing support

·         Signposting to specialist services

·         Computer skills to update care plans, risk assessments, monthly summaries etc.

·         Recording skills

·         Safeguarding service users



Why Praxis Care:


Are you looking for a career that will develop you, challenge you and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others?


Then Look No Further!  We CARE at Praxis CARE!


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 has been named Northern Ireland’s Employer of the Year at the National Learning Disability 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.



Tell Me More About Praxis Care Benefits!


Great Work Environment

CARE For Your Physical & Mental Health

Financial Benefits
Compassionate culture

Paid annual leave, which increases with length of service

Refer-a-friend bonuses

Comprehensive training and 24/7 team support

Occupational sick pay

Pension plan

Continuous professional development/training including the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications related to your role e.g QCF3/5

Employer funded Healthcare scheme which includes savings on high street retail outlets and gym membership

Coming soon: Early Access to earned wages through the employer salary advance software

Career progression opportunities

PPE provided

Death in service benefit

Opportunities for additional hours

Confidential counselling service

Long service awards

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

Company maternity pay





Salary Details:


Support Worker
Full Time Contracts available
*£21,131 per annum



*Salary based on 39 hours per week. Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies*


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Closing Date: Monday 18th September 2023


We Want You!


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



Because WE CARE!


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

  • Job Type
    Full Time
  • Category
    Health Care
  • Location
  • Offered Salary
  • Posted
    4th Sep 23 2:13 pm
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  • Industry
    Praxis Care
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