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Vacancies for Employed Roles

Looking for a career in Social Care? Find out what Employment Opportunities are currently available at Camphill Communities of Ireland. Camphill is  an exciting employer that has a different culture then is customary in many places providing social care. And the sense of community is important to all people who are a part of this endeavour. Most people do strongly feel that their work is more than a job and many employees also volunteer and join for social occasions, festivals and special events.

Current Vacancies

Fulltime Chief Executive Officer

Main purpose of the role

The primary function of this role is to provide effective leadership and stewardship to Camphill Communities of Ireland (CCoI) so that its activities are planned, delivered, sustained and developed in line with the mission, vision and values of the organization

Overall Objectives

Camphill Communities of Ireland operates a residential and day service in 16 centres, in which approx. 250 residents and day-attendees live and take part in day activities, delivered by a workforce of approx. 500 persons comprised of employees and voluntary co-workers. The CEO of CCoI will be required to deliver the following: 

  • To lead the CCoI team to ensure quality programme direction and delivery
  • To ensure sustainability of CCoI through effective management of resources
  • To raise the profile of CCoI through stakeholder development and communications
  • To work with the Chair & Council of CCoI to maintain and improve transparency and professionalism

Span of Control

Camphill Communities of Ireland operates a residential and day service in 16 centres, in which approx. 260 residents and day-attendees live and take part in day activities, delivered by a workforce of approx. 500 persons comprised of employees and voluntary co-workers. This role will carry full responsibility for all aspects of management of Camphill Communities of Ireland: making decisions on the budget, expenditure, recruitment and service provision within all of the communities encompassed by CCoI.  The incumbent will ensure the implementation of the policies of CCoI and will deliver quality throughout the organisation, providing oversight of Camphill’s workforce of approx. 500 persons and ensuring high standards are maintained in respect of the approx. 260 residents and day-attendees associated with CCoI. The role will report to the Chair and Council of CCoI

Reporting In Roles

  • The Senior Management Team, comprising of HR Manager, Finance Manager, Safety and Quality Manager, and Regional Managers
  • The Persons-in-Charge in the communities

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Corporate Governance, Reputation and Risk Management
  • Oversight accountability for effectiveness, quality and efficiency of service delivery
  • Strategic relationship management
  • Representational and Leadership role
  • Performance Management, Staff Development, Support and Team Building

Core Competencies Leadership and Delivery of Change Working With and Through Others, Communication and Relationship Building Managing and Delivering Results (Operational Excellence) Critical Analysis, Decision Making and Resource Management Personal Commitment, Motivation and Integrity Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience in the field of Disability or Social Care Essential A recognized relevant qualification, minimum degree level or substantial experience Good understanding of the national context, sector policies and trends Experience of dealing with regulation in the area of disability or related field Experience of liaising with regulatory authorities at a senior level in the area of disability or related field Experience of service coordination and collaboration with HSE or equivalent funding bodies Desirable Experience in the field of advocacy and involvement of service users within a large organisation Experience of coordination and collaboration with other service organisations and agencies Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience in the field of Management Essential Demonstrable substantial experience in managing change in a large values-based organisation Demonstrable substantial experience in managing within a large organisation at regional or national level as part of a senior management team (min. 5 years) Demonstrable experience of managing substantial resource allocation and budget management Demonstrable experience of implementing a systemic approach to Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Demonstrable experience in managing a large, diverse workforce Desirable Post graduate qualification in Management Experience in the Not-for-Profit / Charity Sector and/or Section 38/39 organisations For more information please contact Marie Keane  - Chair of Camphill Communities of Ireland  - Marie.Keane.National@Camphill.ie or  Miriam Moffit - Company Secretary of Camphill Communities of Ireland  - Miriam.Moffitt.National@Camphill.ie  All applications please to apply@camphill.ie

Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract Closing Date: 30 May 2018 Salary: Grade 8 equivalent - Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

For more information please download the following documents:
/userfiles/files/CEO%20Job%20Description.docx
/userfiles/files/CEO%20Job%20Description(1).docx
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For more info contact: Miriam Moffitt - Marie Keane apply@camphill.ie

Multiple Posts

Services Manager / PIC. Residential, SSDL and Day Services x 1 FT

House Coordinator / Deputy PIC for SSDL and Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT

Deputy House Coordinator SSDL for Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT

Social Care Assistants x 1 FT and 3 PT Posts.

Camphill Greenacres ( Goatstown Dublin 14) is recruiting to fill new positions arising from the development of our residential, supported living and day services. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team which is leading with people on meeting their needs and choices in ways which are meaningful to them. Camphill Greenacres is part of Camphill Communities of Ireland and holds the values of personal dignity, and the uniqueness of each person as central. We believe community and social roles pivotal to wellbeing. We focus on discovering and supporting opportunities for people to grow and contribute where they live, within their local communities and as contributing members of society. We are currently recruiting for suitably qualified staff with experience of working with adults with an ID and adults with ABI.

For the Services Manager / PIC we are looking for an experienced creative individual with a commitment to person centred practice to lead and manage the current services and a number of new developments in residential and day supports.

Applications to be e-mailed to kate.byrne.greenacres@camphill.ie

Closing date April 10th 2018

Informal enquiries to Paul Henry Regional Manager 087-3430003

  1. JD / JS Services Manager / PIC. Residential, SSDL and Day Services x 1 FT
  2. JD/ JS House Coordinator / Deputy PIC for SSDL and Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT
  3. JD/ JS Deputy House Coordinator SSDL for Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT
  4. JD/ JS Social Care Assistants x 1 FT and 3 PT Posts.

Interviews will be held Mid April.


Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 10 Apr 2018
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For more info contact: kate.byrne.greenacres@camphill.ie

Social Care House-Coordinator

The Bridge Camphill Community is currently seeking a highly motivated person to fill the role of
Social Care House Coordinator 
 (30-35 hours per week)

Job Description:

To manage and support the smooth running of a household for adults with special needs and co-workers in an intentional community by leading a team of volunteers in creating a positive living experience and an environment and atmosphere within the home in which the needs of people can be met. This role will involve:

  • Inducting volunteers in the practical aspects of their roles and coaching / modeling desired ways of working on an ongoing basis.
  • Creatively supporting people to develop and pursue their aims & goals and engage in their leisure interests as well as coaching and leading volunteers in appropriate ways to support people to achieve the same
  • Overseeing and supervising supports in individuals personal and intimate care and ensuring that they are provided to the highest standard in a person centered approach
  • creating a warm, homely and inviting home both atmosphere and appearance, conducive to the development of adults with special needs
  • Ensuring that all issues in relation to health & safety, food, nutrition, cleanliness & hygiene, record keeping, keeping of proper accounts and compliance with Camphill’s policies and procedures are met to the highest standards at all times
  • Engaging constructively with the management Group and communicate any issues or concerns proactively.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • Excellent communication, people management and problem solving skills, empathy and sensitivity to others.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and motivate a team to enthusiastically support individuals
  • Energy and enthusiasm, be highly motivated, reliable and  have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • An openness to the Camphill Ethos and alternative  models of Social Care
  • An Understanding of HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Duty of Care
  • Work experience in a related area such as personal assistant/carer, community development or social care and/or community regeneration
  • Experience in supporting people that display challenging behaviour
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting

Mission Statement

“Camphill Communities of Ireland work to create sustainable communities where children and adults of all abilities, many with special needs, can live, learn and work with others in healthy social relationships based on mutual care and respect. Most communities are a home for both people with special needs and volunteers. Members of the community share responsibility for the tasks and cultural activities of day-to-day life. Camphill is inspired by Christian ideals and the impulse of community building as articulated by Rudolf Steiner and is based on the acceptance of the spiritual uniqueness of each human being.”

Job Purpose

The jobs purpose is to support the intentional community, in developing and formalising a person centred culture, and to achieve a high quality of personal outcomes in a time of rapidly changing regulatory requirements, while maintaining its ethos and values.

Closing Date for applications will be 5pm Tuesday the 03rd April 2018

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 06th April 2018
 for interviews being held between the dates 09th April to the 13th April 2018

Camphill is an equal opportunity employer. 


Type of Contract: Permanent Contract Closing Date: 03 Apr 2018 Salary: 16.50 Euro per hour

For more information please download the following documents:
/userfiles/files/Social%20Care%20HouseCoordinatorJD%26PS%202018.docx
/userfiles/files/Camphill%20Communities%20of%20Ireland%20-%20Application%20Form(1).doc
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble thebridge@camphill.ie 085 /1311608

Social Care Worker

Job Description: 

To provide residential, job coaching and lifestyle supports to adults with special needs, in an intentional community, by being part of a team of co-workers, volunteers and employees creating a positive living experience, and an environment and atmosphere within the home in which the needs of people can be met.

Job Purpose 

The jobs purpose is to support the intentional community, in developing and formalising a person centred culture, and to achieve a high quality of personal outcomes in a time of rapidly changing regulatory requirements, while maintaining its ethos and values.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • Excellent communication, people management and problem solving skills, empathy and sensitivity to others.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and motivate a team to enthusiastically support individuals
  • Energy and enthusiasm, be highly motivated, reliable and  have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • An openness to the Camphill Ethos and alternative  models of Social Care
  • An Understanding of HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Duty of Care
  • Work experience in a related area such as personal assistant/carer, community development or social care and/or community regeneration
  • Experience in supporting people that display challenging behaviour
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting 

Mission Statement

“Camphill Communities of Ireland work to create sustainable communities where children and adults of all abilities, many with special needs, can live, learn and work with others in healthy social relationships based on mutual care and respect. Most communities are a home for both people with special needs and volunteers. Members of the community share responsibility for the tasks and cultural activities of day-to-day life. Camphill is inspired by Christian ideals and the impulse of community building as articulated by Rudolf Steiner and is based on the acceptance of the spiritual uniqueness of each human being.”

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for all roles are available below.

Application forms will only be accepted by email to thebridge@camphill.ie with letter of application and CV attached.

Closing Date for applications will be 5pm Tuesday the 03rd April 2018

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 06th April 2018

 for interviews being held between the dates 09th April to the 13th April 2018 

Camphill is an equal opportunity employer.


Type of Contract: Permanent Contract Closing Date: 03 Apr 2018 Salary: €14 per hour

For more information please download the following documents:
/userfiles/files/Social%20Care%20Worker%20JD%26PS%202018.docx
/userfiles/files/Camphill%20Communities%20of%20Ireland%20-%20Application%20Form(4).doc
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble thebridge@camphill.ie 045-481597

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