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Part Time Supported Living Co-Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,988
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th April 2023

  • Advertised from 31st March 2023
  • Part-time, weekend or Full-time contracts. Salary pro rata for part time contracts.


We are seeking part-time, weekend and full-time workers who shares our values and have the experience and skills to support adults with autism and learning disabilities, within their homes (Supported Living), to access meaningful work, and to have fun and develop relationships. We have a few posts available with different contracted hours so please get in touch to discuss hours.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is desirable, 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.

Key Tasks

· To build relationships with people using a person-centred approach founded on dignity and respect for individuality, and that enables choice and control

· To provide shared support, 1:1 and 2:1 support.

· To work positively with any behaviours of concern.

· To provide care and support with personal / intimate care tasks, administering medication safely, assisting a person’s mobility safely including using equipment, supporting meals, social activities, outings and attending appointments.

· To support people to live in a rich environment, manage a tenancy and build a home.

· To share and support members with daily cleaning tasks and maintain safe and aesthetically pleasing working/living environments

· To support people to participate as fully as possible in tasks and activities that interest and engage them, developing skills and a sense of purpose and value

· To act as keyworker for some people taking a lead role in ensuring outcomes, support plans and risk assessments are reviewed at least every 6 months.

· To build good relations with families, carers, and other relevant professionals.

· To plan, organise and facilitate group and individual activities

· To work as an effective member of a team following agreed procedures, and contributing to professional discussions and a positive team working environment

· Support members both inside the home, but also to utilise the outside spaces, supporting gardening, growing vegetable and plants, and enjoying nature.

Application notes

Full details and specific requirements are available at

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 28th April 2023. Interviews are to be held by mutual agreement once applications are received.

Successful candidates will be required to be members of the PVG scheme and to register with the Scottish Social Services Council.