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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

2 Fulltime incl. Evenings and Weekends Social Care Worker

Applications are sought from individuals who have a third level qualification in Social Care, Health & Social Care, Social work, Nursing or other relevant health qualification and a proven track record of providing person centred care. Experience of working with people with an intellectual disability and/or persons with a dual diagnosis is essential. Ideally experience of mental health support, as well as a working knowledge of Person Centred and Behavioural Support Planning within an adult’s residential service is desired. Successful applicants will be required to work with house co-ordinators and provide cover in their absence. Flexibility and ability to work weekends and unsociable hours as required is essential.

Camphill Community Duffcarrig is one of eighteen Camphill Communities in Ireland that offer a range of residential and day care services. We work from an anthroposophical approach based on mutual care and respect in which people with special needs, co-workers and their families work and life share in supportive sustainable communities that develop healthy social relationships. Set on a 50 acre organic farm with 7 households, gardens and workshops, our aim is to work in a caring and sustainable way with our environment whilst providing an excellent quality life for members of the community that enables them to achieve their full potential in life as equal citizens. 

Please contact the following for further details:
Jennifer Greiner
Camphill Community Duffcarrig
053 9425911



Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 30 Aug 2017
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For more info contact: Jennifer Greiner 053 9425911

20 - 28 hours per week Social Care House-Coordinator

The Bridge Camphill Community is currently seeking a highly motivated person to fill the role of Social Care House Coordinator

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.

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.

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 Closing Date for applications will be on noon Wednesday the 05th July 2017 Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 7th July 2017  for interviews being held between the dates 10th July to the 14th July 2017

Type of Contract: Permanent Contract Closing Date: 05 Jul 2017 Salary: 16.50 Euro per hour

For more information please download the following documents:
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble 085 /1311608

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