Employment

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 are as follows;

21/18/DSW/WEB - Day Support Worker – Training College

 

As part of the development of Adult Day Services in Camphill Community Glencraig, we are currently recruiting for Day Support Workers who will work as part of a support team whose purpose is to meet the physical, psychological, emotional and social needs of adults with a learning disability within Day Services in Camphill Community Glencraig.

Day Support Workers will assist the team in providing the highest possible standard of support and care to adults with complex needs and challenging behaviour, to pursue a valued life style by participating in meaningful daily activities, supporting the well-being and development of skills as well as enhancing and promoting independence, choices and rights within a safe and caring environment.

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

We are looking for empathetic and caring staff who share our values and a desire to help improve and add to the quality of life and well-being of residents and day attendees.

 

Salary:                               £16,434.60 per annum, point one on a five point incremental scale

Hours of Work:               35 hours per week

Contract:                          Permanent

Closing date:                    4pm, Wednesday 19th May 2021

 

Essential Criteria:             

NVQ level II or equivalent - This Criteria will be waived where the candidate has at least 12 months relevant experience in an educational/care setting AND with the expectation that the NVQ Level II or equivalent qualification will be gained within the first 12 months of service

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 and / or educational support field

Effective communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team

 

Desirable Criteria:            

Qualification in Health & Social Care, Social Sciences

Experience in education or health and social care setting

Experience in working with individuals with a disability

Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour

Experience of medical conditions such as Epilepsy.

Experience of Peg Feeding

please click here for an application pack.

Support Worker – Adult Residential 21/19/SW/WEB

                                          

Glencraig is seeking to employ Support Workers to work as part of a community with the purpose of meeting the physical, psychological and social needs of each resident with disabilities and challenging behaviour. 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:                              38 hours per week, fully flexible to include unsocial hours, evenings and weekends  

Salary:                              5 point incremental scale commencing at £17,842 - £19,312 per annum / pro rata; Enhanced Rates for Waking Nights and Weekends

Contract:                          Permanent

Closing Date:                   4pm – Friday, 28th May 2021

Essential Criteria:          

QCF Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care or related discipline (In the case of applicants who do not have an QCF level 2 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 OR 1 years’ relevant experience as stipulated above

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

 

Desirable Criteria:         

Qualification in Health & Social Care, Social Sciences, Nursing or similar field

Experience in a health or social care setting

Experience of working with individuals with a disability

Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour

please click here for an application pack.