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;

Camphill Community Glencraig is currently recruiting for the following vacancy:

21/05/RM/WEB

(Adult Residential Services)

 

The Registered Manager will be responsible for the social care governance of the registered services. Glencraig includes a 55 bedded Registered Adult residential service, a Registered Children’s home, a range of Adult day services.  Our approach is based on anthroposophy, a philosophy developed from the work of Karl Konig and Rudolf Steiner which recognises the uniqueness of each individual and focuses on the building of life-sharing community, adopting a creative, supportive and therapeutic approach and an openness to learn from each other and sustaining inclusivity, security and protection.  If the successful candidate is not already familiar with and supportive of this ethos, there will be an expectation of the willingness to learn and give it their full support.

 

Closing date:                      4pm – Monday 8th March 2021

 

Salary:                                 as per Job Description available on request from the HR Dept.

Hours of Work:                  40 hours per week

Length of Contract:           Permanent

Essential Criteria:

  1. Registered  with NISCC or NMC
  2. Professional Social Work Qualification and registered with NISCC, without condition;

 OR

a first level registered nurse, registered with the NMC;

 OR

Allied Health Professional Qualification and registered with the Health Professions Council.

  1. Eligible for Registration with RQIA as per DHSSPS minimum standards for Residential Care Home Registered Manager
  2. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the provision/co-ordination of residential, training or support services for individuals with learning disabilities or other vulnerable groups (2 years of which should have been at a deputy manager level or equivalent.)
  3. Experience of project management
  4. Experience in a residential home
  5. Employed experience in learning disability
  6. Experience of direct reports
  7. Experience of working with RQIA and Health Trusts

Desirable Criteria:

  1. Experience of acting, deputising as registered manager of a registered service
  2. Experience of developing reports and timely responses to operational and strategic objectives
  3. Commercial awareness including managing finances
  4. Experience as a Safeguarding Champion with Adults
  5. Knowledge of issues pertaining to the service user group of Adults or Children with learning difficulties and complex medical and developmental difficulties  

Click here for application pack

21/06/PA/WEB – Pupil Assistant

 

Closing date: 4pm – Wednesday 10th March 2021

The Pupil Assistant role is to be part of a team in providing the highest possible standard of educational support and care to pupils with disabilities and challenging behaviour, ranging in age from 13 years to 19 years.

 

Salary:                                                                  £15,025.92 per annum, based on a 32hr week – Point 1 on a 5 Point scale

Hours:                                32 hours per week

Contract:                            Permanent   

Essential Criteria:              QCF Level 2 or equivalent in an HSC related discipline * This criterion will be waived where the candidate has at least 12 months relevant experience in an educational/care setting AND with the expectation that the QCF level 2 or equivalent qualification will be gained within 12 months of service

Basic Numeracy & Literacy (English Language) skills

Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC)

At least six months’ recent experience in a caring and/ or educational support field

Ability to work as part of a team

Ability to work under pressure

Strong effective communication skills both orally and in writing

Desirable Criteria:            

Qualification in Health & Social Care, Social Sciences

Experience in education or health/social care setting

Experience in dealing with challenging behaviour

Experience of working with individuals with a disability

Click here for an application pack.

 

Support Worker – Adult Residential 21/07/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 – Wednesday, 10th March 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

Click here for an application pack.

21/08/WNSW/WEB - Support Worker (Waking Nights) Adults Residential

Closing 4pm - Friday 13th March 2021

Due to the Development of our services we are currently recruiting for Support Workers who will work as part of a community whose purpose is to meet the physical, psychological, emotional and social needs of adults, children and/or young people with disabilities and challenging behaviour.

The Support Worker is responsible for delivering support and care to residents whilst embracing and further developing the life sharing model and ethos adopted by Glencraig.

Hours:                               Full time, 36 hours per week.  Working pattern is based on a rota system that includes unsocial hours, evenings and weekends

Salary:                              5 Point incremental scale commencing at: Point 1 - £22,482.72 per annum based on 36 hours per week

Contract:                          Permanent Contract

Essential Criteria:          

QCF Level 2 or equivalent in Health & 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

Be flexible to work on a rota basis that may 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.

Please note that CV’s will NOT be accepted. Application packs will be issued on request and can be submitted in hard copy or if in digital format they must be signed at a later date

 

Please contact HR@glencraig.org.uk for further information about our current vacancies.