£19,266 – £20,888 a year – Full-time, Part-time


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Date posted
Application closing date
County Derry / Londonderry
£19,266 – £20,888.40
Job category/type
Support Worker – Learning Disability

Support Workers | Templemore Supported Living Service

Job description

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? If you are passionate and adaptable, able to think on your feet and like working in a team, Praxis Care wants to hear from you.


Praxis Care support individuals with intellectual disabilities, mental ill health, dementia, acquired brain injury, and complex needs throughout Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man. We are currently going through an exceptional period of growth. Due to this growth and outstanding career development opportunities we currently have the following vacancies within Learning Disability Services:


Templemore Supported Living Service

Support Workers


In Templemore Supported Living we support adults who live in their own home across the Derry/Londonderry area. We are committed to ensuring the service users are empowered to enjoy everyday living and are part of the community they live. Our support is person centred and tailored to the individual. This gives you an opportunity to work in a role that supports the growth of independence and the expression of individuality of each of our Service Users. It will also allow you and our Service Users to experience the true essence of care in the community.


The role incorporates undertaking unsociable hours, long days, waking nights and weekends as well as personal care. Shifts vary in duration of 7.25 hours /9.25 hours /12.25 hours and 15.25 hours. An example of the current working rota will be provided upon booking an interview. Staffing ratio of two staff to one service user is present across Templemore Supported Living. To ensure safe and effective delivery of care/support to our service users specific training will be offered to support you within your role. If you would like more information surrounding the role and/or the service please contact the Scheme Manager Ciara Duffy on 02871372181.


Support Workers

Full-time (39 hours)

Full time (39 hours maternity cover)


Full time (36.5 maternity contract)

£19.266 – £20.888 per annum*


Salary based off 39 hour per week and will be pro-rated for part time hours. Salary dependent on qualification/experience. Where the role requires sleep-ins a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.


In return, we offer;

  • Comprehensive Company Induction
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunity for additional hours
  • Excellent Training Programmes
  • Career development opportunities
  • Paid annual leave which increases with length of service
  • Long service awards


Closing Date: Wednesday 4th August 2021

Interview Date: Thursday 12th August 2021


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 use our self-service portal or visit:

Website: http://apply.praxiscare.org


For any other queries please contact:

Email: recruit@praxiscare.org.uk


Telephone: 02890818425


A waiting list may be created to fill similar vacancies incl. full-time roles 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.

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