Work at Corbenic

Current Opportunities

 

 

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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.​

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Support Workers - £19,344

 

Full Time Post (40 hours) / Part -time Post (20 hours).  Shift work including weekends. Deadline for completed applications 15th April

 

Purpose of Job:

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

Responsible to:

House Co-ordinators & Care & Support Manager

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.

 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in providing care and support to people with learning disabilities, preferably with qualifications in this area

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Willingness to work in a range of indoor and outdoor settings as dictated by the schedule of the individual

  • 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

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

  • A flexible and patient approach

  • Already be/or become a member of the PVG and SSSC

  • Have a driving licence and access to a car due to the rural nature of the site

 

For an application form as a Word document click here.  For an application form as a writeable PDF, click here and for copy of the job description click here.. If you have and questions, please contact  Emma on 01350 723 206 Extn 102. 

 

Completed applications to be emailed to [email protected]  

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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.

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WAKING NIGHTS – SUPPORT WORKER £22,230

Full time post (45 hours/week)  5x9 hour shifts , 10pm to 7am.  

      

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 has 42 adults with learning disabilities, volunteers and employees. Within the Community there are 7 households which home between 5- 10 adults with learning disabilities supported by teams of House Co-ordinators, Assistant House Co-ordinators, Support staff and volunteer co-workers.  We have a variety of Therapeutic Workshops such as bakery, craft, pottery, woodwork, gardening, estate work, and a farm.

 

Purpose of the Job: To provide high quality care specifically to residents with learning disabilities during the nighttime.

 

Responsible to:    

House Co-ordinators and the Care & Support Management Team

 

Major Tasks:

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

To receive the handover report from the day staff and to present a report of the night to the day staff on shift, alerting the day staff to any changes or concerns

 

Person Specification:

 

 

  • Experience in the field of disability and/or care work preferably with individuals who have learning disabilities.

 

  • It is essential that you have good communication skills and the ability to provide care in a respectful and appropriate manner whilst also maintaining and upholding the resident’s dignity.

 

  • That you are motivated and confident to work alone, and able to recognise when to summon help. 

 

  • That you are committed to establishing a relationship with the residents whereby you can inspire the resident’s trust and respect in you thereby creating the foundation to manage any challenging behaviour.

 

  • A compassionate and caring nature, ability to show empathy and patience for residents with poor communication skills; yet also able to be firm and confident in setting boundaries for appropriate behaviour.

 

  • Willingness to participate in training relevant to the post including appropriate SVQ qualification.

 

  • Ability to provide good written and verbal reports and updates.

 

  • Have or be willing to gain SSSC and PVG membership.

For an application form as a Word document click here.  For an application form as a writeable PDF, click here and for copy of the job description click here.. If you have and questions, please contact  Emma on 01350 723 206 Extn 102.   Interviews will be held online using MS Teams. 

Completed applications to be emailed to [email protected]     Deadline 30th April for completed applications 

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ASSISTANT HOUSE CO-ORDINATOR, FULL TIME POST, £22,500

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Corbenic Community as Assistant House Co-ordinator. We are looking for an individual to support the House Co-ordinator with the day to day running of the household, be responsible for the wellbeing and development of residents, and to take an active interest in issues regarding the community. ​

Full time post , 40 hours per week, 8 hour shifts.  

Purpose of Job:                 a) to be responsible for the wellbeing and development of residents and the day to day running of a household.

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

 

Responsible to:                 House Co-ordinator

 

Responsible for:               Residents, Voluntary co-workers and Senior support workers & support workers.

Major Tasks:

 

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

  • To support and supervise the voluntary co-workers living and working in the household as delegated by the House Co-ordinator.

  • To assist with co-ordinating 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.

  • To support with the management of the finances of the household and, as appropriate, to assist residents in the handling of their money.

  • To support with the induction process for volunteers.

  • 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.

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will:

 

  •  hold SVQ 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or be willing to work towards this qualification.

  • be willing to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and work to SSSC standards whilst adhering to Corbenic’s policies and procedures. 

  • become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG Group).

  • have knowledge of the factors involved in providing services for adults with learning disabilities.

  • have extensive experience providing care and support to people with learning disabilities.

  • have experience co-ordinating teams, ability to work effectively within teams and to motivate others.

  • be able to work under the direction of the House Co-ordinator

  • ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing have good communication with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • the ability to effectively manage the demands of a busy household with good organisational and time keeping skills.

  • have prior experience in writing reports and record keeping.

  • ability to foster the creation of a warm and caring atmosphere within a household.

  • be willing to liaise with multidisciplinary teams.

  • have a flexible approach and ability to work shifts.

  • be patient, approachable, sensitive and decisive. 

  • be committed to taking on training relevant to the post.

  • have a full driving licence.

For an application form as a Word document click here.  For an application form as a writeable PDF, click here and for copy of the job description click here.. If you have and questions, please contact  Emma on 01350 723 206 Extn 102. 

 

Completed applications to be emailed to [email protected]   Deadline for completed applications 30th April.  In the event of a high volume of applications, the closing date may be brought forward.

 

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TEMPORARY Shop & Café Assistant

 

(TUES-SAT: 20 -35 HOURS PER WEEK)

£19,760 PRO RATA

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Corbenic team, as a temporary Shop & Café assistant during the busy tourist season until the end of august. There is a possibility that A permanent position may become available in the future. This is an excellent opportunity if you enjoy a customer-facing role within a bustling shop and café.  The Corbenic Shop is a meeting point between the Corbenic Community and the wider communities of Dunkeld, Birnam and beyond. The shop reflects the vision and ethos of the Corbenic Community. The Corbenic Shop is an environment in which staff, co-workers and members of the Corbenic Community are actively involved and can learn and develop as individuals.

 

 

The Corbenic Shop is in a prime location in Dunkeld attracting locals who pop in regularly and tourists who visit to enjoy wholesome organic soups and snacks or to pick up gifts from our expanding and everchanging range of products.

MAIN DUTIES

All tasks involved in the day to running of the shop and café as directed by the Shop Co-ordinator

 

  • Assist with the smooth running of the Café & shop 

  • Have Barista skills and a passion for coffee!

  • Check the quality of the espresso by accurately measuring dose and grind

  • Have experience in Menu planning

  • Source ingredients

  • Cooking and baking high quality foods

  • Serve customers in the shop

  • Adhere to our high levels of hygiene and record taking

 

 THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Good communication & interpersonal skills

  • Friendly & approachable, with excellent customer care skills

  • Willingness to work both in a team & under their own initiative

  • Previous café experience - food preparation/service

  • Barista Experience essential & Retail experience advantageous

  • Willingness to participate in training relevant to the post

 

HOURS & CONTRACT DETAILS

  • 35 hours per week Tuesday – Saturday 9am -5pm is expected

  • Minimum of 20 hours per week

  • April – end of August     

 

INTERVIEWS

To be held online using MS Teams

HOW TO APPLY

For an application form as a Word document click here.  For an application form as a writeable PDF, click here .  Deadline for completed applications 19th April. 

Please complete an application form and email to [email protected] or post to:

Emma Close, Corbenic Camphill Community,TROCHRY, DUNKELD, PH8 0JY

If you have and questions, please contact  Emma on 01350 723 206 Extn 102. 

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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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