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;
 

21/57/SDSW/WEB – Senior Day Support Worker – Training College

 

Due to the Development of our services we are currently recruiting for a Senior Day Support Worker who will work as part of a team whose purpose is to meet the physical, psychological, emotional and social needs of adults with a learning disability within the Day Services in Camphill Community Glencraig.

The role will assist the Team Leader in providing the highest possible standard of support and care to adults with complex needs and challenging behaviour. This role can require an element of personal care and at times will require redirection or physical intervention as a last resort with those presenting challenging behaviours.

With this vision and our aim of providing a high quality service, 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 wellbeing of residents and day attendees. We aim to support adults in a safe, stimulating environment, in line with the organizational values and ethos.

Salary:                            £18,418.40 per annum, point one on a three point incremental scale

Hours of Work:              35 hours per week

Contract:                         Permanent

Closing date:                  4pm, Tuesday 28th September 2021

 

Essential Criteria:              

NVQ level 3 or equivalent to NVQ/QFC level 3 in one of the following areas – Health & Social Care, Education, Early Years, Play/Sports/Leisure activities, Youth Work

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.

 

21/58/MW/WEB – Maintenance Worker

Closing date: Friday 1st October - 4pm

As part of Glencraig corporate services, the Maintenance Worker be required to perform a variety of tasks in the maintenance and upkeep of buildings on site as part of a small but effective maintenance team according to priorities.

Salary: £19,052.80 per annum

Contract:          Permanent

Hours:               40 hours per week

Essential Criteria:          

A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Maintenance / Building Trade related role (Evidence of work should be provided with relevant dates and work carried out)

The ability to plan and prioritise maintenance works and meet deadlines. 

Be able to manage documentation for reporting and maintaining records.  Be capable of working efficiently, effectively, diligently and courteously on an individual basis and as part of a team.

Full Driver’s Licence

Ability to be flexible with working hours as the role demands includes working Saturdays

Desirable Criteria:         

City & Guilds level 3/NVQ level 3 in Building Maintenance OR other equivalent qualification

JCB Operators Licence

Have other building works related skills such as tiling & grouting, minro plastering, bricklaying, plumbing and carpentry

please click here for an application pack.

 

21/59/SSW/WEB – Senior Support Worker

Closing date: 4pm, Friday 1st October 2021

As part of Glencraig Adult services, the Senior Support Worker will assist the Group Leaders within the Adult Residential community to provide the highest possible standard of support and care to the adult residents with complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Salary:                            3 point incremental scale commencing on £19,997.00 - £20,807.00 per annum pro rata. Enhanced pay rate for weekends 7am-10pm.

Contract:                         Permanent

Hours:                            38 hours per week

Essential Criteria:         

NVQ Level III OR equivalent in a Health & Social Care related discipline

Registered with NISCC

Basic Numeracy and literacy skills (English language) skills

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

Demonstrable evidence of 1 years’ experience working in a caring and/or educational support field.

 

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

Knowledge of principles of curative education or social therapy based on Anthroposophical ideas

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

please click here for an application pack.

 

21/60/SW/WEB - Support Worker – Farm

Closing date: 4pm – Friday 1st October 2021

The Support Worker is part of a team whose purpose is to provide the highest possible standard of support and care to young people with disabilities and challenging behaviour.

Salary:                                     commencing at £19,052.80 Point 1 of a 5 Point Incremental Scale

Hours:                                     40 hours per week, 9am – 5pm

Contract:                                Permanent

Essential Criteria:              

NVQ Level II or equivalent* This criterion will be waived where the candidate has at least 12 months relevant experience in an educational/care setting

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

Ability to work in an outdoor setting

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

 

Support Worker – Adult Residential 21/61/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 – Friday 1st October 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.

 

21/62/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:                            £16,671.20 per annum, point one on a five point incremental scale

Hours of Work:              35 hours per week

Contract:                         Permanent

Closing date:                  4pm, Friday 1st October 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 ANDwith 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.