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;

Support Worker – Adult Residential 20/46/SW/WEB

Closing Date: 27th November 2020 @ 4pm


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

Essential Criteria:             

  • NVQ Level II or equivalent (In the case of applicants who do not have an NVQ level II 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



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