Tiphereth Ltd
Tiphereth Ltd

Charity registered in Scotland SC017483

Tiphereth is a Camphill Community founded in 1993, situated at the foot of the Pentland Hills in Edinburgh. We are a charity delivering an outstanding care and support service based on equality and celebrating the unique potential of each individual. We have cultural and spiritual roots inspired by the works of Karl Koenig and Rudolf Steiner. Tiphereth provides quality professional Residential, Day Services and Social Enterprises for people with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs. Our community is underpinned by Social Pedagogy, creating a culture of living and working together in safe and supportive relationships.

Current vacancies

Supported Living Co-worker – full time

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th December 2021

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh are seeking confident and supportive individuals who will be well suited to working with a young autistic man to ensure he is supported to reach his potential. We are looking for people who work well as part of a small team, working together to provide autism specific support within an individual flat in a community environment. We are adding to our team of energetic, passionate and caring people to provide more support and consistent adaptable support.

We are looking for colleagues who are confident and/or interested in working with different communication tools, behavioural support and consistent approaches to support this man to manage the challenges he can encounter in day-to-day life. This person is seeking co-workers who enjoy being energetic and active and can support him to do the things he enjoys such as walks in the outdoors (all weather!), trampolining, cinema and eating out, whilst supporting him with things he finds challenging, such as managing transitions, communication and managing anxiety.

Collegiate working with your colleagues to problem solve, explore challenges and develop personalised approaches offers an exciting opportunity to grow your own professional practice. The role comprises of both lone working with some 2:1 and transitional support included.

We work within a four-week rolling rota including weekend and evenings, with some variable hours to meet the needs of the person we support. Sleepovers may be required and are paid at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.50 per hour.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC within the first six months of employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification at SCQF level 6. For the right candidate we would consider applicants with no previous experience.

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House Co-ordinator (Team Leader) - Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £25,389 – £27,607
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th December 2021

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Leadership Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us has arisen. We have a team of House Co-ordinators, leading teams which offer exclusively tailored support to individual members of our community who live in their own tenancies within the Camphill community based in Colinton.

You will have experience of supporting individuals with learning and physical disabilities. You will have sound knowledge of moving and handling and be able to manage a range of healthcare needs and demonstrate good communication skills in working with a variety of health care professionals. You will be able to manage a team delivering excellent 2:1 care whilst promoting independence and choice.

This rewarding role will provide the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.

On the ground, alongside your team, you will deliver care and support to our members which is of the highest quality. Guided by our strapline: Living Together, Working Together, Growing Together; as the House Co-ordinator you will demonstrate relationship-centered care and support which values and promotes growth and a sense of belonging.

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

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Day Service Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time
  • £18,669
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th April 2021

We are seeking a new staff member who shares our values and wants to work as part of our community.

The focus of the role is to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work and activities within our day service.

Our work has adapted due to coronavirus but the focus for this role is arts and crafts work. Ideally staff will bring skills in a craft area, however this is not always essential if there is a willingness to learn and develop specific skills to be able to effectively support our main craft projects.

We work with a variety of people with different abilities, either one-to-one or in shared groups. At present due to the coronavirus much of our work is done in small, separated areas of our buildings.

The core purpose of the role is supporting people with autism and learning disabilities. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication, and an openness to our community ethos and values.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.

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This vacancy has now closed

Assistant Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £22,082
  • Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th May 2021

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us in the role of an Assistant Team Leader has arisen.

We are seeking confident and passionate individuals to join our innovative and creative team.

Under the guidance of the Supported Living Manager and together with our team of Supported Living Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders you will support the day to day running of the supported living homes within the Camphill Community at Tiphereth. Together with your Team Leader you will lead your co-worker team to support members in maintaining their tenancies, building relationships and having meaningful and happy lives. You will plan a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside of the members’ homes to enhance their lives and wellbeing.

As an Assistant Team Leader, you will work together with your Team Leader to ensure that there is an excellent standard of support and care for the members living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within your team. The Job Descriptions for the role further expands on this.

Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role to support the development of a creative team of co-workers who will promote members holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid in addition at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.30 per hour.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC on commencing employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification.

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This vacancy has now closed

Day Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,673
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th August 2021

Tiphereth is seeking a Day Service Manager to lead our day service provision for adults with learning disabilities based in Edinburgh. As a Camphill community our work is based on the ideals of Rudolf Steiner.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role in our community.

Operating Monday to Friday we have five projects specialising in the arts, horticulture, woodwork, environmental initiatives and social enterprises. Our Skills for Growth project supports the educational aspects of growth and development for the members who attend our services.

60+ members are supported by 30+ staff and volunteers, some of whom you will have line management responsibilities for.

You will be motivated to lead a service that creates opportunities for each member to participate in a real work setting, believing that work and education are the primary vehicles for personal growth and development.

Upholding the highest standards of care and support you will be the Registered Manager for the service. Having extensive management experience within the Health and Social Care sector and with adults with learning disabilities; you will work alongside a team of senior managers who, led by the Chief Executive Officer, have wider responsibilities for the delivery and wellbeing of the whole community and its range of residential, day service, educational and social enterprise projects, delivering positive outcomes for the members who live and work in our Camphill community.

This is a 37.5 h/week full-time post and you will be expected to be onsite during the service delivery hours Monday to Friday.

The salary for this post is £36,673 with pension and 36 days holiday per year – please note that our holidays are fixed in line with the closure times of our service.

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This vacancy has now closed

Print Studio Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,669 – £20,009
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

We are seeking people who share our values and have the skills and qualities to work in our creative day service providing support to adults with learning disabilities and autism. The focus of the role is to support and nurture the personal growth and practical skills of individual members ( service users) in meaningful and creative work within our Print studio.

We believe that in meaningful creative work there is real therapy for all. The Print Studio produces high quality screen printed products for selling/ donating. The strong emphasis placed on producing high quality work with an explorative and exciting creative process behind it means our members and coworkers have a sense of collective sense of fulfilment as a group of artists and designers in collaboration with each other.

We work in a fully equipped, beautiful screen printing studio surrounded by countryside and with fantastic views over Edinburgh. We use high quality materials and use ethical, organic fabrics and materials where we can.

Artistic skill and an understanding of the explorative development process that goes into good design is essential, a higher education qualification in a visually creative subject preferable. Experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism is desireable, although other transferable skills and experience will be considered. Knowledge and experience in screen printing is not essential though a real enthusiasm and excitement about using the method to make finished products is.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.

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Relief Co-Workers (support worker)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th August 2021

We are seeking Relief Workers with experience of support work to work within our community. We recruit people who share our values of community living and meaningful work, and who can support adults with learning disabilities and autism.

We recruit to our services according to skills, interest and availability. You need to have an availability on a minimum of two days per week.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.

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Co-Worker (Support Worker)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,669 – £20,009
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st August 2021

At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our outdoor land, estates and community gardening group, the Peregrine Group.

You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work on the land, in community gardening and estates maintenance. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience of support work and knowledge of land based work such as gardening or conservation. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos. A full driving licence including willingness to drive a minibus is an essential requirement.

The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations, helping to make a difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others. Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh based around supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.

We offer:

• Competitive terms and conditions including 36 days holiday

• Excellent continuous professional development opportunities

• Opportunity to contribute to a growing service and develop skills

• Beautiful, outdoor based work setting on the edge of the Pentland Hills

• Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community with a rich social and cultural life

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Supported Living Co-worker

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th September 2021

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh are seeking confident and supportive individuals who value the concept of social equality and have a willingness to support people with learning disability and autism to maximise their potential and life opportunities.

You will be joining a vibrant community which seeks to support meaningful homelife and work for the individuals we support. You will help our members create their home and develop the skills they need to manage their tenancies. You will also support their access to a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside their homes which enhance their lives. As part of a creative team, you will promote their holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

Collegiate working with your colleagues and lone working will both be required. Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These are provided in both collegiate and lone working settings and involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.50 per hour.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC within the first six months of employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification at SCQF level 6. For the right candidate we would consider applicants with no previous experience.

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This vacancy has now closed

Day Service Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th October 2021

We are seeking a new Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service. The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals. Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs.

You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Leader Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £25,389
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Leadership Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us has arisen. We have created two new posts, leading teams which will offer exclusively tailored support to individual members of our community who live in their own tenancies within the Camphill community based in Colinton.

(POST 1) You will have experience of supporting individuals with learning and physical disabilities. You will have sound knowledge of moving and handling and be able to manage a range of healthcare needs and demonstrate good communication skills in working with a variety of health care professionals. You will be able to manage a team delivering excellent 2:1 care whilst promoting independence and choice.

(POST 2) You will have experience of supporting individuals with autism in a person-centred way. With a sound knowledge of positive behaviour support and an understanding of the need for consistency in the delivery of care and support you will be able to lead a team in providing an increasing programme for an individual of engagement in the wider community. You will understand how transitions and routines can impact life for individuals with autism. You will have experience of redirecting behaviours and be able to lead a team to develop their reflective practice.

These truly rewarding roles will provide the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.

On the ground, working alongside your team, you will deliver care and support to our members which is of the highest quality. Guided by our strapline: Living Together, Working Together, Growing Together; as the Team Leader you will demonstrate relationship-centred care and support which values and promotes growth and a sense of belonging.

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

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This vacancy has now closed

Day Service Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th November 2021

We are seeking a new Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community.

Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.

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