Support Worker l Ballina Day Service, Co Mayo – Praxis Care – County Mayo

Support Worker l Ballina Day Service, Co Mayo – Praxis Care – County Mayo

Praxis Care

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County Mayo
€27,790 – €38,262 per annum*
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Support Worker – Learning Disability

Support Worker l Ballina Day Service, Co Mayo

Job description

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 Intellectual Disability Services:

Support Worker

Ballina Day Service, Co. Mayo

We operate 9-5 Monday to Friday. Service user needs vary and we offer training to support these needs-such as Irish Sign Language training, wheelchair clamping support, Moving & handling of people, FEDs training-amongst other mandatory training. We support individuals with aspects of personal care when required.

Some of the support we provide is outreach. This is where the service user does not physically attend the center, but meets a support worker in their own community, to develop skills. We operate from a New Directions approach of person centeredness and offer the individual choice over every aspect of their service.

For more information on the role please contact the scheme manager on

Support Worker

€27,790 – €38,262 per annum*

  • Salary information is based on working full time hours. Salary dependent on qualification/experience. Full time / Part time and relief contracts are available and can be discussed at interview.

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
  • 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
  • PPE provided
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye test vouchers

Additional Financial Benefits

  • Pension plan
  • Refer-a-friend bonuses
  • Death and service benefit
  • Long service awards

Closing Date: 21st October 2021

For a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, and to apply please visit:


For any other queries please contact:


Telephone: 07929853064

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

To see what our staff have to say about working for Praxis Care please visit

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