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: Castle Lane Bungalows
Castle Lane Main, is a combination of group living, a flat cluster and bungalows. We currently have 16 residents who all have a diagnosis of a learning disability along with other physical disabilities or mental health issues.
The care and support provided to all service users is completed on an individual basis and can vary depending on ability and need.
These tasks can range from personal care, cooking and cleaning support, financial management, support with medications, attending the gym, accessing the local community, medical appointments etc. Staff work with all tenants the shifts vary from 8am-9pm, 9am-10pm, 2pm-10pm and waking night cover from 10pm – 8am. There is also the requirement for sleepover staff each evening.
The staff team consists of full time and part time support workers and 4 teams leaders along with a team of relief staff to help cover training and annual leave. Castle Lane is a challenging but rewarding scheme.
For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on 02838348937
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.
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
Paid annual leave, which increases with length of service
Comprehensive training and 24/7 team support
Occupational sick pay
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
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
Full Time Contracts available
£21,557 per annum (Dependant on Qualification)
*Salary based on 39 hours per week. Salary dependent on experience. Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies*
Tell Me More!
For more information on the role please contact: email@example.com
Closing Date: 28/09/2023
Interview Date: 04/10/2023
To apply please go to www.praxiscare.org/careers
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