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;

 

21/36/PA/WEB – Pupil Assistant

 

Closing date: 4pm – Friday 23rd July 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:                                £15,242.24 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                                                   

21/37/CRW/WEB – Child Residential Worker

 

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 PBS.

Salary:                              8 point incremental scale spanning from £18,535 to £20,807 per annum pro rata. Those holding a QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care will commence at £19,698 pro rata per annum. Enhanced pay rate for weekends between 7am and 10pm and Waking Nights.

Hours of Work:             38 hours per week – Fully flexible to include unsocial hours, evenings and weekends

Closing date:                 4pm, Friday 23rd July 2021.

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

 

Desirable Criteria:         

Degree level qualification in Health/Social Sciences/Youth Work/Social Work

Experience in education or health & social care setting

Knowledge of principles of curative education or social therapy based on anthroposophical ideals.

Awareness of the ethos of Camphill Movement and principles of Rudolf Steiner       

please click here for an application pack.                 

 

21/38/CWSW/WEB

Support Worker – Craft Workshop

 

Closing date: 4pm – Tuesday, 3rd August 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 individuals with a learning disability within the day opportunity workshops in Camphill Community Glencraig.

Salary:                         £11,431.68 per annum

Hours:                         24 hours per week, 9am to 5pm 3 days a week

Contract:                     Permanent

Essential Criteria:      

  • NVQ level II or equivalent in Health and Social Care or associated discipline (this Criteria will be waived where the candidate has at least 12 months relevant experience in a day opportunities/social care setting)
  • Good numeracy and literacy 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
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Ability, experience, knowledge and/or an interest in Arts and Crafts.

 

Desirable Criteria:      

  • Qualification Arts and Crafts Designs
  • Experience in day opportunities or health and social care setting
  • Experience in working with individuals with a disability
  • Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Effective communication skills                                                           

please click here for an application pack.

 

21/39/WNSW/WEB - Support Worker (Waking Nights) Adults Residential

Closing 4pm – Thursday, 5th August 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:                               Part time, 18 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 - £11,400.48 per annum based on 18 hours

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.

 

Support Worker – Adult Residential 21/40/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 £18,100 - £19,602 per annum / pro rata; Enhanced Rates for Waking Nights and Weekends

Contract:                          Permanent

Closing Date:                   4pm – Thursday, 5th August 2021

Essential Criteria:          

QCF Level 2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care or related discipline

(In the case of applicantswho 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.