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Day Service Co-Worker 3 posts

  • Full time or Part time
  • £17,574
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th January 2019


  • Advertised from 14th January 2019
  • Pro-rata for part-time posts

Role

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 have three vacancies in our day service for Co-Workers supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism to improve wellbeing, confidence and skills through meaningful work and activity.

Post 1 – 3 days, Wednesday – Friday

Based in our Pentland Group. You would be working as part of a team supporting adults with learning disabilities in meaningful work that produces woodwork, green woodwork and outdoor estates work. Experience of supporting behaviour that may present challenges is essential for this post.

Post 2 - 5 days, Monday – Friday

Based in our Garden Group. You would working as part of a team of 6 supporting adults with learning disabilities in gardening activities, as well as supporting our social enterprise through the green waste collection and firewood and compost deliveries to customers. A full clean driving licence and willingness to drive our tipper truck is essential for this post.

Post 3 – 3 days Monday, Tuesday, Friday – Male worker required

Based in our arts and crafts group, The May. You would be working as part of a team supporting adults with learning disabilities to participate in craft activities including weaving, felting, papercrafts. Experience of supporting behaviour that may present challenges including an understanding of autism and including one-to-one support is essential. The ability to attend some Thursday afternoon team meetings is also required. This post is for a male co-worker because of some care and support needs.

Whilst we look for people who bring knowledge and experience of the work activity, it is possible for the right staff to learn this in the role. What is most important is the capacity to support people, being motivated by Camphill values and demonstrating a willingness to learn.

We offer:

  • Competitive terms and conditions including 36 days holiday
  • Excellent continuous professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to contribute to a growing service
  • Beautiful work setting on the edge of the Pentland Hills
  • Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community which has residential houses, supported living, and social enterprises alongside a growing day service.

Application notes

Full details are available by e-mailing daria.listos@tiphereth.org.uk or at tiphereth.org.uk.

Closing date: 9am Monday 28th January.

Interviews 4th, 5th, 6th February


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