Director of Care & Development ROI (Western Area)

Praxis Care
Galway (City), Connacht
€65,000 to €85,000
10 January 2019
29 January 2019
Position / level
Contract Type
Full Time

FULL TIME – PERMANENT (Based in Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Cavan or Monaghan, Options available)

Salary: €65,000 to €85,000 per annum, plus pension and benefits.

Starting salary dependant on skills and experience

Praxis Care has a long standing reputation for excellence with a high demand for services and as part of this the organisation is currently going through an exciting time of change and growth.  We currently have sites across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and the Isle of Man offering Services to individuals living with mental ill health, learning disability, acquired brain injury or dementia and will be expanding these services both in size and location over the next few years.  We currently have 1,400 dedicated and committed staff which is due to increase to approximately 4,000 over 5 years.

We have an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic person with the desire and passion to help us grow whilst maintaining our quality and commitment to excellent service.  The role will be responsible for the development and delivery of high quality care services to Children and Adults across the jurisdiction.  The post-holder will design and lead the strategic and operational plans and activity for these areas in conjunction with the relevant Heads of Operations to maintain and develop effective, efficient and safe services through staff and resources.  The post-holder will also work closely with the CEO and Development team to formulate strategic care and development plans as required. 

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

To be considered for this role you must meet the essential criteria listed below:

•  Professional qualification in Social Work OR First Level Nursing and at least 2 years’ experience in the care field at Senior Management level; OR

•  At least 5 years’ experience of working in the care field at Senior Management level

Benefits include life assurance, healthcare contribution and car allowance.

Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria are available on our website: 


Telephone: 048 9072 7172

All applications must be received by 12 noon on 29th January 2019 with successful applicants being interviewed shortly afterwards.


Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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