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Careers

Camphill Community believes everyone irrespective of ability can live, learn and work together to reach their full potential, and our specialist teams make this possible for those using our services.

Are you

  • A positive role model who sees beyond the disability to the person inside?
  • Passionate about supporting others with different abilities to realise their full potential?
  • Compassionate and caring?
  • Interested in a job which helps you grow and develop as a person as well as professionally?

In return we offer…

  • A meaningful job which makes a fundamental difference to the lives of those with learning disability.
  • A competitive incremental salary scheme with enhanced weekend and night shift rates.
  • Residential Support staff receive meals when on duty at meal times.
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Comprehensive training
  • Annual Leave package which increases with length of service
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

Current Vacancies

Support Worker -Estates – Closing date: 4pm – Friday 22 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.  This position will require working in an outdoor Day Opportunity setting environment – Estate Team/Horticulture gardens.

Some of Our Staff

Support Worker - Adult Residential

Support Worker - Adult Residential

“I can enable an individual with a disability to lead a normal life.”

Bob

Support Worker

Group Leader - Adult Residential

Group Leader - Adult Residential

“Knowing I’ve made a positive impact on someone’s life no matter how small or simple.”

Laura

Group Leader

Support Worker - Day Services

Support Worker - Day Services

“Giving the adults an opportunity to learn and grow is important.”

Chris

Support Worker

Volunteering

Volunteering has always been a key part of the service provided by Glencraig. From the 1960’s to present, there have been between 20 & 40 international volunteers who come and stay for at least a year at Glencraig.

Volunteers and Students

  1. The involvement of local volunteers and students is welcomed at Glencraig, there are four main areas where the above can be involved:
    Residential setting – supporting adults with a learning disability in a residential setting.
  2. School Placement – supporting children with a learning disability and complex needs in an educational setting.
  3. Training College – supporting adults with a learning disability and complex needs in day activities.
  4. Environmental and gardening projects

Short Term Coworker (International Volunteers)

International Volunteers are mainly involved in the residential setting at Glencraig but in some cases, it may be possible to organise activities in other areas. International Students are usually placed in areas relevant to their course of study if there is a place available.

There are three stages in our application process:

  • Stage 1 – The applicant will submit an online application form and if suitable will be invited to participate in a skype interview. After the interview, they will be informed if they have been selected for the project.
  • Stage 2 – If selected they will need to complete an Access NI application (the criminal record check for Northern Ireland) and provide specified documents to Glencraig.
  • Stage 3 – Only for International Volunteers/Students who require a UK visa. After they have received their Access NI clearance they will apply for a UK Charity Worker visa.

The above process can take 3 – 5 months to complete.

For further information about Volunteering in Glencraig please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator vincent.reynolds@glencraig.org.uk

Some of Our Volunteers

“I am still learning in this place full of opportunities, and that's what makes it so important for me.”

“I am still learning in this place full of opportunities, and that's what makes it so important for me.”

Berna

Short Term Volunteer

“Being a part of something much bigger than you, is a unique feeling.”

“Being a part of something much bigger than you, is a unique feeling.”

Naelle

Short Term Volunteer

“I have met many people at Glencraig, who are all very nice and open-minded.”

“I have met many people at Glencraig, who are all very nice and open-minded.”

Moana

Short Term Volunteer