About Employment at Glencraig

Are you the kind of person who wants their work to help improve others’ lives in a meaningful and valued way? Camphill Community Glencraig at Cultra is looking for just that kind of person! Our vision is to provide a caring, nurturing environment within a community setting set upon our 100 acre estate of fields, forests and brooks.

We are looking for empathetic and caring staff who share our values and have a desire to help improve and add to the quality of life and well-being of our residents. And just as with our service-users, we believe that well-being at work is about creating an environment that promotes a state of contentment; something that allows employees to flourish and achieve their full potential, not only for themselves but also for the community.

Current Vacancies

Child Residential Worker - Job Reference 19/27/CRW

We are currently recruiting for Child Residential Workers whose purpose is to provide the highest possible standard of support and care to children and/or young people with disabilities and challenging behaviour whom reside within our Children’s Home. Our model of care is social pedagogy.

Salary:                        8 point incremental scale spanning from £17,364-£19,945 per annum pro rata. Incremental scales are transferable. Those already possessing a QCF Level 3 HSC will be assigned a higher increment.

Hours of Work:           38 hours per week

Essential Criteria:       QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care or willingness to attain within 12 months if appointed.

                                   Basic Numeracy and literacy (English language) skills

Registered or Agreeable to applying with the N. Ireland Social Care Council

At least six months’ experience working with children OR adults with a learning disability and complex needs.

Be flexible to work on a rota basis that may include unsocial hours and weekends

Please click here for an application pack


Support Worker - Open App

In working as a Support Worker at Glencraig, you will work as part of a community with the purpose of meeting the physical, psychological, emotional and social needs of young adult with disabilities and challenging behaviour whilst embracing and further developing the life sharing model and ethos adopted by Glencraig. Ideally, you will have experience supporting persons with Autism and learning disabilities.

The Support Worker role can require an element of personal care and at times may require redirection or physical intervention as a last resort with those presenting challenging behaviours.

Hours:                         Full-Time

Salary:                         £17,369 per annum / pro rata; based on FT - 38 hours per week.

Contract:                     Permanent Contract

Essential Criteria:        NVQ Level II or equivalent (In the case of applicants who do not have an NVQ level II or equivalent but have 1 year’s relevant care experience this part of the essential criteria will be waived).

                                   Basic Numeracy and literacy (English language) skills

Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council

At least six months experience in a caring field

Be flexible to work on a rota basis that may include unsocial hours and weekends.

Please click here for an application pack.

Completed applications can be returned via email to steven.mccrea@glencraig.org.uk or to the following address;

Steven McCrea,

HR Department

Camphill Community Glencraig,

4 Seahill Road,


BT18 0DB