Support Worker (Male Only) l Castlebar, Co. Mayo – Praxis Care – Castlebar, County Mayo

Support Worker (Male Only) l Castlebar, Co. Mayo – Praxis Care – Castlebar, County Mayo

Praxis Care

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Application closing date
County Mayo
€27,790-38,262 per annum*
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Team Leader – Learning Disability

Support Worker (Male Only) l Castlebar, Co. Mayo

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?

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 Intellectual Disability Services:

Support Worker (Male only)

Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Stations Lodge & House, Castlebar, Mayo provides residential care to adults with Intellectual disability, Acquired Brain injury, mental illness and behaviors that challenge. This is a new residential home which is opening in October/November 2021.

In Praxis Care we strive to ensure that each resident has a service tailored to their needs and is person centered, respecting and promoting their choices. Residents have a dedicated key working team who are there to support each resident in achieving their goals, dreams and aspirations. Resident rights and choice are promoted within scheme with residents been actively involved in their homes and community. Staff are visitors in the resident’s home and therefore must practice the values of dignity and respect at all times. Staff are provided with all mandatory training along with scheme specific training to ensure that staff have the knowledge and skill base required to support each resident.

Support Worker (Male Only)

€27,790-38,262 per annum*

The lawful recruitment of a Male for this position falls within the exclusion allowed by section 25 (1) and (2) of the Employment Equality Acts 1998-2015.

  • 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: 19th October 2021

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


For any other queries please contact:


Telephone: 04890818412

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