Support Worker & Team Leader

Lurgan, Portadown
Depending upon position
11 Jan 2018
22 Jan 2018
Contract Type

Everything we do here at Praxis Care centres around making a difference to the lives of people living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury or dementia and to do this, we have a team of exceptional care and support workers. We are the largest care providing charity in Northern Ireland and also have large operations across Republic of Ireland, England and Isle of Man, employing over 1400 staff.

Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We currently have the following vacancies within Mental Health and Learning Disability Services:

Support Workers & Team Leaders

Lurgan & Portadown

Team Leader
Full Time
£9.50/£9.65 per hour, £19,266/£19,581 per annum pro rata - Unqualified Rate
£10.79/£10.94 - £12.36/£12.51 per hour, £21,885/£22,200 - £25,065/£25,380 per annum pro rata - Qualified Rate

Support Worker & Night Support Worker
Full Time, Part Time, Permanent & Temporary Contracts Available
£8.20/£8.35 per hour, £16,630/£16,945 per annum pro rata - Unqualified Rate
£8.50/£8.65 per hour, £17,328/£17,553 per annum pro rata - Qualified Rate

Team Leader
Relief Contracts Available
£9.50 per hour (Unqualified Rate)
£10.79 per hour (Qualified Rate)

Support Worker
Relief Contracts Available
£8.20 per hour (Unqualified Rate)
£8.50 per hour (Qualified Rate)

Note: Higher rates include a lead in payment of £315 per annum which is payable depending on scheme classification. Rate based on the desirable criteria listed on the Job Description. Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.

Working with Praxis Care can be deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that our service users enjoy the highest quality of life then we want to hear from you.

In return, we offer comprehensive company induction, competitive rates of pay, a group personal pension scheme, occupational sick pay and the opportunity for overtime.
This is coupled with an excellent training programme, which provides the opportunity to complete recognised QCF Levels 3 and 5 Health & Social Care qualifications and to develop your career with Praxis.

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available by telephoning 028 9081 8423, via email: or on our website -

All applications must be received by 22nd January 2018 at 12pm with successful applicants being interviewed shortly after.

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

Praxis care is an equal opportunities employer.

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