All our current vacancies are advertised below. Tiphereth is committed to equal opportunities and aims to offer a range of rewarding work in a community environment. Our principles and values are reflected in our approach to those who work at Tiphereth and individuals are supported to achieve their potential. Tiphereth offers salaried staff a competitive wage for the care sector, a good pension, 36 days holiday per year pro rata, lots of training opportunities, and a chance to gain care sector qualifications and supports SSSC registrations.
Tiphereth is proud to be a Living Wage Employer and is a certified member of the Jobcentre Plus “positive about disability” scheme.
SUPPORTED LIVING CO-WORKERS
Salary: £18,086.25 rising to £19,110
Hours: Full Time, Part Time, Nights, Casual. Permanent
Holidays 36 days rising to 40 days plus generous pension.
Working within a supportive environment you can expect a range of training and development opportunities.
Do you remember the excitement and adventure of moving into your own house for the first time?
Do you have what it takes to make a difference in someone’s life?
Maybe you are already working in social care and want to join an organisation with relationships and community at its heart.
This is a great opportunity to be part of a new team supporting this man, where every member will become a specialist in him!
We are looking for inspiring, enthusiastic and experienced support workers to join a new team at Tiphereth providing focused person centred support to one of our members. The young man likes to be active and enjoys many activities both in and away from his new home.
Your Role will be to:
• Develop a relationship with the young man.
• Become a part of a dynamic support team
• Support him in his own home and within his community.
• Help him to build on his independence and confidence in his new environment.
• Help overcome challenges of moving into a new home.
• Utilise your experience of working with young people with autism and behaviours that may challenge.
We have several permanent posts working a variety of shift patterns per week. These contracts require full flexibility, the majority being from 4.45pm to 10.00pm during Monday to Fridays, and throughout the day at weekends (not every weekend) .Sleepovers are not a requirement of this role.
Please complete both the attached application form and values statement paying particular attention to the person specification.
For further information please visit our tiphereth.org.uk
Please note that CV’s will not be considered.
Tiphereth is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community. This post is subject to Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme registration.
We will be happy to accept applications beyond the closing date.
Please send your completed application pack to: email@example.com
Day Service Co-Worker – 3 posts
Salary: £17,574 rising to £19,110
Pro-rata for part-time posts
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.
• 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.
Full details are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or at www.tiphereth.org.uk.
Closing date: 9am Monday 28th January.
Interviews 4th, 5th, 6th February
Please send your completed application pack including your application form and values questionnaire to: email@example.com