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;

 

 

21/09/DMADS/WEB - Deputy Manager; Adult Day Services 

Closing - 4pm Monday 29th March 2021

To support the Registered Manager in the operational management of Day Services (Day Opportunities and Day Care Setting)  in line with the Day Care Setting Regulations (Northern Ireland 2007) DHSS PS minimum standards and the organisational quality management systems. Camphill Community Glencraig provides education, residential and day services to individuals with a learning disability, complex needs and challenging behaviour.  The post holder will be responsible for supporting the Day Services which currently include 4 Day Opportunity Adult Workshops and a Day Care Setting.  Glencraig has a unique ethos and approach and it is expected that the post holder will embrace and actively support them throughout the Adult Day Services area.

Hours:                         40 hours per week

Salary:                         7 point incremental scale commencing at £25,781 - £31,133 per annum / pro rata

Contract:                     Permanent

Closing Date:              4pm – Monday 29th March 2021

 

Essential Criteria:

Registered with NISCC or NMC

Third level qualification in relevant discipline e.g. (Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, Youth Work, Occupational Therapy, Education) OR QCF level 5 diploma in Health and Social Care(Residential or Adult Management/Care Setting  or Leadership) or equivalent

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the provision/co-ordination of , 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.

Experience of project management

Experience in a residential home or Supported Living or Day Care setting

Experience in learning disability

Experience of direct reports

 

Desirable Criteria:          

Management Qualification

5 years’ experience working within a social care setting

Experience of developing reports and timely responses to operational and strategic objectives

 

Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave pro rata plus Glencraig recognises 12 statutory days
  • Annual incremental pay increases
  • Organisation Pension available
  • Occupational sick Pay Scheme, which increases with length of service
  • Free parking on site
  • Optional enrolment into the Benenden Health
  • Commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities

To apply for this vacancy, application pack including a detailed job description and personnel specification are available, please click here to download, alternatively application packs can be emailed where requested.

Please Note CVs will not be accepted - Completed applications should be returned to the HR department no later than the date and time stipulated above

Camphill Community Glencraig is an equal opportunities employer

 

21/10/PA/WEB – Pupil Assistant

 

Closing date: 4pm – Thursday 25th 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

 

Please click here for an application pack.

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

 

21/11/TL/WEB

Team Leader – Training College

 

Closing date:                 16:00, Tuesday 6th April 2021

 

As part of the development of Adult Day Services in Camphill Community Glencraig, the Team Leader will enable residents and day attendees to pursue a valued lifestyle by supporting them with personal care as well as with social, emotional, spiritual and daily activity needs.

 

The Team Leader will provide the highest possible standard of support and care to adults with complex need and challenging behaviour.

 

The Team leader will provide meaningful daily activities within a caring environment, supporting the well-being and development of skills, enhancing and promoting independence, choices and rights in a person centred way upholding holistic approach, values and the Camphill ethos.

 

The Team Leader will mentor and supervise the staff Team within Adult Day Services.

Salary:                               £22,900.80 – £24,772.80 per annum

Hours of Work:               40 hours per week

Contract:                          Permanent

Essential Criteria:             

NVQ Level 4 in Health & Social Care OR A diploma / certificate equivalent to National Occupational Standards Level 4 in a Health & Social Care related discipline ( Health & Social Care, Education, Early Years, Play/Sport/Leisure activities, Youth work or equivalent level of qualification)

Demonstrable evidence of 1 years experience working with people in a care/ support capacity within the last 2 years in paid capacity.

Experience of providing direct personal care to individuals

Experience of supervising staff and volunteers.

Experience of managing, coaching and mentoring staff.

Experience of team working.

Experience of working with people with a learning disability

Ability to work as part of an outdoor team

Knowledge of the effects of disability.

Knowledge of the Day Care service provision.

Ability to motivate others

Strong organisational skills

Able and willing to take initiative

Strong effective communication skills both orally and in writing

Understanding of, and willingness to actively support and promote the Camphill ethos

 

 

Desirable Criteria:      Experience of working in a Day Care/Day Opportunities Setting.

                                   Experience of setting up daily activities and developing individual pathways.

Experience of project management and outreach programmes.

           Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of supervisory management.

Please click here for an application pack.

21/12/TL/WEB

Team Leader – Estate Workshop

 

Closing date:                 16:00, Tuesday 6th April 2021

 

As part of the development of Adult Day Services in Camphill Community Glencraig, the Team Leader will enable residents and day attendees to pursue a valued lifestyle by supporting them with personal care as well as with social, emotional, spiritual and daily activity needs.

 

The Team Leader will provide the highest possible standard of support and care to adults with complex need and challenging behaviour.

 

The Team leader will be responsible for providing meaningful day activities within an outdoor Estate Team environment, supporting the well-being and development of skills, enhancing and promoting independence, choices and rights in a person centred way upholding holistic approach, values and the Camphill ethos while carrying out horticultural activities.

 

The Team Leader will mentor and supervise the staff Team within Adult Day Services.

 

Salary:                             £22,900.80 – £24,772.80 per annum

Hours of Work:               40 hours per week

Contract:                         Permanent

Essential Criteria:             

NVQ Level 4 in Health & Social Care OR A diploma / certificate equivalent to National Occupational Standards Level 4 in a Health & Social Care related discipline ( Health & Social Care, Education, Early Years, Play/Sport/Leisure activities, Youth work or equivalent level of qualification)

Demonstrable evidence of 1 years experience working with people in a care/ support capacity within the last 2 years in paid capacity.

            Experience of providing direct personal care to individuals

            Experience of supervising staff and volunteers.

Experience of managing, coaching and mentoring staff.

Experience of team working.

Experience of working with people with a learning disability

Ability to work as part of an outdoor team

Interest in basic horticulture

Knowledge of the effects of disability.

Knowledge of the Day Care service provision.

Ability to motivate others

Strong organisational skills

Able and willing to take initiative

Strong effective communication skills both orally and in writing

Understanding of, and willingness to actively support and promote the Camphill ethos

 

 

Desirable Criteria:             Experience of working in a Day Care/Day Opportunities Setting. 

                                          Experience of setting up daily activities and developing individual pathways.

       Experience of project management and outreach programmes.

                   Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of supervisory management.

Please click here for an application pack.