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Supported Living Co-worker

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

  • Advertised from 23rd August 2021
  • Co-worker Salary £19,080.60 (pro rata) rising with time served annual increments (5 years) to £20,450.02 and contributary pension scheme. Full time – average 37.5hrs per week on a fixed 4 week rolling rota – 150 hours every 4 weeks
  • Full time – average 37.5hrs per week on a fixed 4 week rolling rota – 150 hours every 4 weeks


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.

Application notes

There is an ongoing recruitment process and you will be considered for interview on receipt of your application. We would ask you to complete and return the attached application form to or by post to Human Resource Administrator, Tiphereth, 55 Torphin Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PQ

CV's will not be considered.