Work at Corbenic

Current Opportunities

 

Support Worker £18,720

 

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

Deadline 17th June. Interviews provisionally held the week beginning 22nd June

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

  • 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

 

A copy of the job description can be found here

Download an application form here 

For further information please contact Emma on 01350 723 206. Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to Corbenic Camphill Community.

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Senior Support Worker Vacancy £20,420

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Corbenic as Senior Support Worker in one of the 7 houses within our community. Corbenic is a dynamic community providing support for individuals with learning disabilities, 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 2/3 in Health & Social Care preferred or a willingness to work towards this

  • Driving Licence

  • PVG scheme membership

 

Closing Date for Applications: Wednesday 17th June

Interviews provisionally set for the week beginning 22nd June

A copy of the job description can be found here

Download an application form here 

For further information please contact Emma on 01350 723 206. Applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to Corbenic Camphill Community.

 

 

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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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