Work at Corbenic

See our recruitment brochure here for a overview of working life at Corbenic Camphill Community.

Corbenic Camphill Community is situated in Strathbraan in Perthshire, Scotland, four miles from the town of Dunkeld. The Community was established in June 1978, and is set in 100 acres of land.

At present, the Community is comprised of 120 people which includes 42 adults with learning difficulties, volunteers and employees. Within the Community there are seven households, each household is home to approximately six adults with learning disabilities, two house co-ordinators and five co-workers.  We have a variety of Therapeutic Workshops such as bakery, craft, pottery, woodwork, biodynamic gardening, estate work, and a farm.  In addtion we have a number of non-residential day care participants.

As an employer we are committed to the Scottish Living Wage

House Co-ordinator (full time)  £25,462 minimum up to £28,778

Closing Date 20th May  

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Purpose of Job:  

To be responsible for the wellbeing and development of residents and the day to day running of a household. 

To take an active interest in issues regarding the whole community. 

 

Major Tasks: 

  1. To be responsible for the safety and welfare of all living and working in the household. 

  1. To support and supervise the volunteers and employed staff in the household. 

  1. To co-ordinate the daily living arrangements in the household and to ensure that all aspects of the care provided in the household comply with SSSC codes of practice and standards agreed by the Community in accordance with best professional residential care practice. 

  1. To be responsible for the management of the finances of the household and, as appropriate, to assist residents in the handling of their money. 

  1. To liaise with workshop leaders to ensure that Residents’ needs are met within their work environment. 

  1. To identify and ensure that the training needs of volunteers and employed staff in the house are met. 

  1. To uphold and contribute to the social/therapeutic impulse, as part of the Camphill philosophy. To be present and actively participate in the annual festivals. 

  1. Co-ordination and implementation of driving duties required for the household. Car driving is an essential part of this role covering tasks such as taking residents to healthcare and various other appointments, shopping with residents, attending reviews etc.  

  1. Any other reasonable duties, as and when required, to meet Corbenic’s needs. ​​

      

  •  A completed Criminal Records Declaration must accompany all applications click here

     

 

Thank you for your interest - we look forward to hearing from you!

Support Workers - Full Time £21,008 

Closing Date Monday 23rd May

(We may close the deadline early in the event of a high volume of applications)

 

Purpose of Job:

To assist in the day-to-day running of household. To support individuals with additional needs with daily living tasks.

Major Tasks:

1. To be responsible for the safety and welfare of all living and working within the household.

2. To be a positive influence on and act as a role model to the volunteer co-workers living and working within the household.

3.To assist House Co-ordinators and Senior Support Workers to coordinate the daily living arrangements in the household, and to ensure that all aspects of the care provided in the household comply with the standards agreed by the Community in accordance with best professional residential care practice.

4. Actively engage in promoting the ethos of Corbenic, by encouraging everyone to live and work according to the Camphill philosophy and Social Pedagogy. To be present and actively participate in the annual festivals.

5. To work flexibly in a way that supports the needs of the house and organisation. Work hours will include mornings, evenings and weekend working.

6. To be responsive to the needs of the community including moving to other houses when required.

 

  •  A completed Criminal Records Declaration must accompany all applications click here

     

 

Thank you for your interest - we look forward to hearing from you!

Relief Waking Night Support Workers £10.10 per hour

Closing date 31st March

Major Tasks:

  1. To provide care through the night, checking residents at regular intervals according to their care plan.

  2. To respond promptly to call for assistance while respecting at all times, the privacy, dignity and choice of the residents.

  3. To write the accurate, clear and timely entries in the night record for each resident.

  4. To receive the evening report from the day staff and to present a report to the morning staff, alerting the day staff to any changes or concerns.

  5. To support the smooth running of the house by assisting with additional tasks when required and as directed by the line manager.

 

  • For more information,  including the skills and experience you require for this post,  click here   

 

  •  A completed Criminal Records Declaration must accompany all applications here

     

 

Thank you for your interest - we look forward to hearing from you! 

Relief Care Workers £10.10 per hour 

Rolling deadline - please apply anytime 

(This is a Zero hours contract and work is on an 'as and when required' basis). This gives flexibility to work the hours that suit around existing commitments.

Major Tasks (Houses):

  • Supporting Residents with any personal care needs

  • Prepare meals and share the meal with Residents and Co-workers.

  • Keep Household bedrooms and other rooms clean and tidy.

  • Administer medication.

 

Major Tasks (Workshops):

Provide transport for Residents to appointments etc.

  • Supporting the Workshop Leader with tasks/activities.

  • Supporting Residents to engage with Workshop activities.

  • Supporting Residents with any personal care needs.

  • Set up or clear away before and after activities as required by the Workshop Leader.

 

Personal Specification:

  • It is preferable that candidates have experience of working with adults with learning disabilities

  • OR You should have a SVQ or similar training in a caring-related subject

  • You should be willing to have a PVG disclosure check carried out on your behalf, as this is a legal necessity for employment within our Community.

 

Hours of Work:

This is an ‘ad hoc’ post where working hours are on an as and when required basis. Therefore, hours may differ from week to week.

Your hours of work will generally be within the following bands:

(a) Between 07:00 hrs and 9:30hrs

(b) Between 9:30 hrs and 12:30 hrs

(c) Between 14:30 hrs and 17:00 hrs

(d) 17:00 hrs and 21:00 hrs

However, you may, from time to time, be asked to help out for an entire day, or evening.

Part-time hours: 10-30 per week

 To apply please complete  job application form   Info about post  

  •  A completed Criminal Records Declaration accompany all applications here

     

 

Thank you for your interest - we look forward to hearing from you! 

 

 

Please note we are not able to accept applications from those requiring Visa/Work permit sponsorship. Applicants must already be eligible to live and work in UK.​

Please note that if we are in receipt of sufficient applicants, we reserve the right to close the deadline early