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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

1 Social Care Worker From 01 Jan 2019

Some of our residents live in their own apartments, with helpers coming in providing full one-to one support  in their daily needs.  The purpose of this role is to join the team around one female resident, assisting in personal care, supporting social activity, providing emotional security and promoting her inclusion in the community.

 30 hours per week + one overnight - evening and weekend hours will be required.


Please contact us for full job description before applying.

Desirable - experience with challenging behaviour,  familiarity with relevant regulations and an interest in exploring new models of Social Care. Essential -  experience with intellectual disability, Social Care qualification minimum QQI 5, full driving licence.

Type of Contract: Permanent Contract Closing Date: 23 Nov 2018 Salary: €13.50 /14.00 per hour, overnight at minimum wage.
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Part time Care assistant X2


Camphill Communities of Ireland Ballybay


Camphill Communities of Ireland is part of an international charitable trust working with people with intellectual disabilities and other kinds of special needs.

The Camphill philosophy is that no matter what an individual’s disability may appear to be, the spirit - the essential core that makes us all human - always remains whole. 


Job Title: Care Assistant


Reports to: Home Coordinator/Person in Charge


Purpose of the Role

An excellent opportunity for a qualified and determined Care assistant to obtain a permanent role for this organisation providing care and support the community.


To support the Home Coordinator in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Community. Promoting a caring environment which provides our residents with a high standard of individualised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity and rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.

To support the Home Coordinator to carry out, monitor and evaluate the care delivered to our residents, checking legal requirements are met along with keeping up to date with registration requirements.


Less formal, though equally vital to this role, is the development and maintenance of professional working relations with the residents' families and friends, social workers, officials from government agencies, advocates, local trades’ people and members from other Camphill Communities.

Be involved with the preparation and celebrations of festivals in the community.


Purpose of the role

An excellent opportunity for a qualified and determined Social Care Assistant candidate to obtain a permanent role for this organisation providing one to one care supporting a resident with intellectual disabilities and Epilepsy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be an active part of the care team, the aims of which are to ensure that the residents’ individual personal and social care needs are met daily.
  • To promote Person Centred Care.
  • To oversee all aspects of the direct care provision to meet the assessed needs of the resident, which include: personal care, attending health care appointments, assisting resident with effective communication etc.
  • To record any information about the resident’s daily activities as necessary.
  • To accompany Resident to various meetings and leisure activities throughout the day.
  • To support residents throughout the night attending to care and providing support
  • To report relevant information regarding residents to Management.
  • Any accidents or incidents to be reported immediately to House Coordinator or the Person in charge
  • To maintain confidentiality always in line with Camphill Communities of Ireland policies.
  • To fully participate in and meet required standards of training deemed appropriate to the role.  
  • To be fully aware of health and safety standards and ensure compliance with same.   
  • To cook nutritious meals that have been chosen by the residents using Camphill Ballybay’s organic produce.
  • To participate in mealtimes and help create and maintain a homelike environment
  • To participate fully in Camphill Ballybay’s festivals and celebrations.
  • To develop and maintain professional working relationships with resident’s family, advocates, social workers, officials from government agencies, local trades people and members from other Camphill Communities.
  • To work effectively with full time volunteers; both short term and long term volunteers
  • To maintain appropriate standards in compliance with HIQA standards
  • To maintain high professional standards and confidentiality at all times
  • Keep up to date with implementing good modern concepts of care


  • This list is not exhaustive and is also subject to change with notice to candidate.
  • Flexibility is important in fulfilling this role.


Person Specifications   Essentials   Qualification in Social Care or equivalent (Minimum FETAC level 5 full award). Be a conscientious person, with a passion for excellence Candidates are subject to Garda Vetting. Be a team player, helping to promote great working conditions, colleague relations and care to clients Enthusiastic, proactive, self-motivator who can provide a holistic service of the highest quality. Candidate must be fully fit to undertake his/her duties, candidates will have to sign a medical declaration before commencing the post. Flexibility to work when needed. Willing to comply with Camphill Communities of Ireland Code of Conduct, Policies and procedures Willing to work within the ethos and values of Camphill Communities of Ireland including life sharing. Full clean driving license   Desirable   Training in Epilepsy management would be an advantage but not essential, however candidate would be required to partake in Epilepsy Management training. The Management of Actual or Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training is desirable but can be provided on appointment to post. Knowledge of Residential Care legislation including HIQA’s National Quality Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, and others as applicable. Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.     Probationary Period Post is subject to 12 month probationary period.   Hours of Work The position is based in Camphill Ballybay and works 20 hours per week. The position includes working day, evening, waking night, and weekends   We offer a continuous care and welfare support, 365 days per year to the people who live in Camphill Communities. Arrangements for working hours will be agreed with individual employees based on the care and welfare needs of residents.     Camphill Communities of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer. Shortlisting will apply  

Type of Contract: Minimum 1 year Closing Date: 05 Sep 2018
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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

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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