We are looking to recruit a Co-ordinator based in our Camas Island Centre on Mull.
The Camas Co-ordinator is responsible for the day to organisation and management of the Centre and, under the guidance of the Camas Committee, its strategic development.
Through the Camas Resident Staff Team, the Co-ordinator is responsible for the planning, co-ordination and running of the weekly programme, and for the integration and support of all staff and guests into the common life at Camas. The Co-ordinator is also responsible for ensuring the implementation of policies to ensure that high standards of safety and the welfare of both staff and guests are maintained. The post is based at the Island Centre on Mull; the post holder will also be required to travel occasionally to Iona and Glasgow.
The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and management skills including managing budgets. Be able to make decisions and take responsibility for them. Have previous experience of working with young people including marginalised young people. Have the ability to interpret the Iona Community's vision and values to the staff and guests who form the community each week at the Centre and be willing to share fully in the common life at Camas, and able to thrive in a close-knit community setting. Have an interest in, and at least basic experience of activities offered at the centre – Kayaking, Abseiling, Walking and Wild Camping, and an awareness of risk.
Harmeny Education Trust Limited is a sector leading children’s charity, providing therapeutic care and education for children with complex additional support needs. We work with children of primary up to early secondary stage, both on a day and all-year-round residential basis. The school is situated in a beautiful thirty-five-acre estate, which includes residential and education accommodation, mature woodland, community garden, orchard, wildlife habitats, children’s play areas and a mountain bike track.
We are currently looking for a Cook / Housekeeper (Homemaker) to join our talented Catering and Domestic Team to prepare both lunches and evening meals as well as undertake some general domestic duties.
Homemakers are required to have an ability to produce consistently excellent and nutritional meals for our children. You will understand the central role that outstanding food preparation has on creating a homely environment within the residential cottage. You will be required to undertake some domestic duties and ensure a high standard of cleanliness. This is a permanent, part-time post (32.5 hours per week).
A qualification in cooking is highly desirable, however training may be provided for the right candidate.
A benefits package is offered including the following:
Successful candidate, together with colleagues in Care, Education and Support Services, will have the opportunity to contribute positively to the lives of some of the nation’s most vulnerable children, ensuring Harmeny continues to offer an excellent service.
We are highly committed to the professional development of all our staff and the post holder will access comprehensive training and development opportunities.