Are you looking for a 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 Mental Health Services:
Larne Supported Living Services
Would you like to come and work with a great team? If so we have the job for you. Would you like to make a difference to someone’s life? Come and join us then?
Larne Supported Living Services currently offers support to 23 service users with a diagnosis of Mental Ill Health. Housing is a mix of group living and independent accommodation.
As a member of the Praxis Care team you will experience a friendly environment that offers and encourages staff development with excellent promotion opportunities. During your shift as a Team Leader you will be responsible for managing staff, service user support, assigning daily allocations to staff, completing medication rounds, communicating with all stakeholders.
Staffing in Larne Laurel Lodge is on a 24/7 basis, with two staff working at all times, including a sleeping overnight from 11.00 to 23:00, 07:30 to 12.00.
Praxis care offer extensive training to all employees to further enhance the knowledge of all with opportunities available to advance your career within the organisation. We would love you to join our team and bring your own experience, knowledge, skills and values to the role
For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on +44 (0) 28 28279746
Full time and part time positions available
£9.50-£10.40 per hour
*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.
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.
To see what our staff have to say about working for Praxis Care please visit: https://youtu.be/AGvIqLDTagY
For a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, and to apply please visit:
Closing Date: Friday 2nd December 2022
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.
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