Work at Corbenic

Current Opportunities

 

Senior Support Worker  

Salary £20,930

Deadline for applications Wednesday 19th August with interviews to be held the week beginning 24th August. Please note that we can only accept an application form to be considered for this role (C.V.'s are not accepted as an application).

About Corbenic:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Corbenic as Senior Support Worker in the houses within our community. Corbenic is a dynamic community providing support for individuals with learning situated in a beautiful rural location near Dunkeld. Corbenic runs a residential and day service with various workshops such as Woodwork, Gardening, Craft, Pottery, Bakery, Farm and Estate.

Each household has approx. 6 adults with learning disabilities who are supported by a team including House Co-ordinators, support staff and co-workers providing high quality social care for their Residents. In addition, the role will include assisting in the day-to-day running of the household. This is a 40 hour post to include shift work and weekends.

Major Tasks:

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

  • To support and supervise short-term Foundation students living and working within the house

  • In conjunction with the House Co-ordinators co-ordinate the daily living arrangements in the household, and to ensure that all aspects of the care provided comply with the standards agreed by the community in accordance with the best professional residential care practice

  • 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.

 

 

Main Areas of work (Full list of job duties provided in the job description):

  • Residents safety, welfare and quality of life

  • Support and Supervision

  • Co-ordination of Daily Living Arrangements

  • Financial Responsibilities

 

 

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 1 year of disability/care work/support environment work but the ideal candidate will demonstrate further experience in this field

  • Experience or ability to lead small teams

  • Willingness to work under their own initiative, taking ownership and responsibility for their role

  • Ability to work shifts patterns, weekends and bank holidays when required

  • A flexible, patient and open approach

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care preferred or a willingness to work towards this

  • Driving Licence

  • PVG scheme membership

 

How to apply:

  • Contact Emma Close [email protected] or phone 01350 723 206 to request an application pack including full job description or download an application form here and job description here.

  • Please note that we cannot accept C.V.'s, an application form must be submitted.

  • Deadline 19th August

  • Interviews provisionally scheduled for the week beginning 24th August.

  • Due to COVID 19 restrictions is highly likely that interviews will take place using Skype.

  • Contact Emma Close by phone or email with any questions

 

Benefits:

  • Pension scheme with 7% employer contribution

  • Annual salary reviews

  • All meals provided free during shift times

  • Free on-site parking

  • Casual workwear

 

 

Support Worker

Salary £19,188

 

Full Time Post (40 hours, shift work including weekends. Flexibility required)

Deadline 19th August. Interviews provisionally held the week beginning 24th August.  

Purpose of Job:To assist in the day-to-day running of household

Responsible to: House Co-ordinators & Care & Support Manager

 

Main Areas of Work:

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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • To be responsive to the needs of the community including moving to other houses if required

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • 1 year of disability, care work or support work experience. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting adults with learning disabilities

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to work as part of a wider team providing the highest quality care and support

  • Willingness to participate in training relevant to the post including working towards SVQ Health & Social Care Level 3.

  • Willingness to work under their own initiative, taking ownership for their role

  • A flexible, open and patient approach

  • To be/become a member of the PVG and SSSC

  • Driving licence

 

Benefits:

 

  1. Pension scheme with 7% employer contribution

  2. Employer is committed to the Scottish Living Wage

  3. Salaries are reviewed annually

  4. Training provided including SVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care

  5. Free meals during work time

  6. Free on-site parking

  7. Casual workwear

 

 

 

 

How to apply:

  • Contact Emma Close [email protected] or phone 01350 723 206 to request an application pack including full job description or download an application form here and job description here.

  • Please note that we cannot accept C.V.'s, an application form must be submitted.

  • Deadline 19th August

  • Interviews provisionally scheduled for the week beginning 24th August.

  • Due to COVID 19 restrictions is highly likely that interviews will take place using Skype.

  • Contact Emma Close by phone 01350 723 206  or [email protected] with any questions.

 

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CORBENIC CAMPHILL COMMUNITY

Drumour Lodge

Trochry, Dunkeld

PH8 0DY

01350 723 206

CORBENIC SHOP

19 Bridge St

Dunkeld

PH8 0AH

01350 727 330

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REGISTRATION

Scottish Charity No: SC015477

Scottish Ltd Company No: SC066657

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