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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 Parttime incl. Evenings and Weekends 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 

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

For more information please download the following documents:
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/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 Worker

The Bridge Camphill Community is currently seeking a highly motivated person for the role of  Social Worker

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.

Job Description:

The social worker at the Bridge Community will have a significant role within the community in leading, guiding and facilitating the development of responsive, innovative and individualised solution focused approaches to support the people with special needs and their families.  This will involve keeping abreast of good practice issues, current trends, legislation, research to support and shape development of approaches to guide and inform responsive solutions to people’s life choices.  As part of the senior management team, they will take co-responsibility for the overall running of the Bridge Community. 

The role will involve:

  • Admissions to the community – dealing with correspondence, liaising with families and referral agencies and other services,  initial assessment / interview process and ongoing responsibility for management of the waiting pool
  • Reviews - Organizing, facilitating and recording of reviews for every resident and day attendee in the community on an at least annual basis (or more frequently if required) with goals and elements of person centered planning for the future and evaluation of goals achieved. This should include a pre interview with people on a one to one basis as well as a review with relevant people (houseparent’s and work masters)
    • Involvement in workshop reviews and timetable meetings where relevant
    • Involvement with basic health reviews as part of the Well Being meeting
  • Needs Assessments - Conducting and reviewing needs assessments in conjunction with House Coordinators and  Key-workers on at least an annual basis
  • Risk assessments and Enabling Plans  - Conducting and reviewing Risk assessments and Enabling Plans in different areas and activities for individuals in the community in conjunction with House Coordinators and  Key-workers on at least an annual basis
  • Behavioural Support Plans -  Drafting and reviewing (at least annually) of behavioural support plans in conjunction with House Coordinators and  Key-workers
  • Engaging with Multidisciplinary Supports and other Professionals – Engaging multidisciplinary supports in conjunction with House Coordinators and  Key-workers on behalf of individuals and attend multidisciplinary meetings with outside professionals such as external social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, occupational therapists and physiotherapists, the health board or other agencies on the behalf of individuals in the community
  • Safeguarding - Acting in the role of designated officer in relation to safeguarding issues. Dealing with allegations of abuse in line with Camphill policy - reporting to and liaising with the NCMT, HSE, Tusla, HIQA, the Gardai and families. Conducting preliminary screenings - draft Safeguarding Plans and write Preliminary Screening reports as required.
  • Complaints and Feedback – Acting as the complaints officer in relation to complaints and feedback from service users and families. Involvement with complaints or disciplinary procedure where these involve someone with special needs (also as third party)
  • Advocacy & Consent- Being an advocate for individuals in the community where the need arises and support people in issues around informed consent where necessary. Engage and liaise with independent advocacy services on behalf of individuals where this is required
  • Self Monitoring Work Areas – The Role involves self auditing of key work performance in relation to key areas of responsibility

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.”


The ideal candidate will have: Qualification a third level degree in Social Work Registered as qualified social worker with Coru At least 3 years recent experience working as a Coru registered Social Worker Experience of working with vulnerable adults/children Experience in the areas that challenge and positive behavioral supports, including behavior support plans. Proven ability to manage and priorities case workloads, meet deadlines and work in a pressurised environment Full Clean Driving Licence. This post is subject to Garda vetting Please direct all enquiries to Ben Gamble at 045-481597.  Full Job Description and Person Specification are available on request. Applications will only be accepted by email to thebridge@camphill.ie with letter of application and CV attached. Camphill is an equal opportunity employer. Closing Date for applications will be 5pm on Friday 5th May 2017 Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 9th May 2017  for interviews being held between the dates   11th May to the 17th May 2017

Type of Contract: Permanent Contract Closing Date: 05 May 2017 Salary: 45,000 - 48,500

For more information please download the following documents:
/userfiles/files/Social%20Worker%20JD%202017.docx
/userfiles/files/Camphill%20Communities%20of%20Ireland%20-%20Application%20Form.doc
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For more info contact: BEN GAMBLE admin.thebridge@camphill.ie 045 481597 - 085 1311608

3 Parttime incl. Evenings and Weekends Social Care Workers

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

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 

Type of Contract: Permanent Contract Closing Date: 05 May 2017 Salary: 14 Euro per hour

For more information please download the following documents:
/userfiles/files/Social%20Care%20Worker%20JD%26PS%202017.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

2 Support Workers/ Social Care Workers (Relief/ Fulltime) From 01 May 2017

Camphill Community Dingle provides Residential Life-sharing Services and Day Services for people with special needs. Camphill is an organization with a strong voluntary ethos and includes many voluntary and vocational coworkers some of whom also live in the community. Our Community is located in the beautiful setting of Dingle, County Kerry.

 

The post provides the opportunity to work as part of a committed team. A competitive salary and access to collaborative learning. The positions advertised may include day, evening, weekend and night work. All appointments will be subject to Garda Vetting.

 

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by 15th of April.  

 

Only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted. Camphill Communities of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer. In case of any further inquiries please contact 0669152512.


Minimum qualification FETAC level 5 Social Care (Support Workers) / Social Care Level 7(Social Care Worker). Experience working as a Social Care worker/Support Worker. Knowledge of HIQA standards and regulations Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Flexibility and willingness to work changing shifts  

Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract Closing Date: 12 Apr 2017
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For more info contact: Bryan Gallagher bryan.gallagher@camphill.ie 066 915 2512

1 Support Worker - Supported Living

We are currently recruiting for the following position in our Supported Living service. The position will provide approximately 30 hours support to 2 people with intellectual disabilities who share their home (this is not a Designated Centre).

 

As this role provides personal support to 2 females in their own home we are seeking female applicants only.

 

Some nights are included and weekends and public holidays may be required.

 

A live-in arrangement will be considered.

 

A full, clean driving license is required. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting.

 

Please refer to the attached 'Job Description and Person Specification' for all requirements. Enquires can be made to Michelle Keogh, Camphill Thomastown Supported Living on 087 6654373 on Tuesdays from 2.00 to 4.00 pm and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

 

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to camphillthomastown@outlook.com or by post to Michelle Keogh, Camphill Thomastown Supported Living, The Watergarden, Ladywell Street, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 31st March at 5.00 pm. Please include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the post and an up to date CV including 2 referees. We hope to interview suitable applicants on April 4th, 5th or 6th 2017.


  Minimum NFQ Level 5 qualification in health/social care/disability support and/or demonstrate through verifiable experience or alternative qualification that you have acquired the required skills Minimum of 1 year’s work experience in a related role (such as Support Worker, Care Worker, Personal Carer, Health Care Assistant, Social Care Worker) NFQ Level 6 or higher qualifications and experience within a disability support environment will be highly regarded

Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 31 Mar 2017

For more information please download the following documents:
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For more info contact: Michelle Keogh camphillthomastown@outlook.com 0876654373

1 Social Care Worker - Supported Living

We are currently recruiting for the following position in our Supported Living service. The position will provide approximately 30 hours support to 2 people with intellectual disabilities who share their home (this is not a Designated Centre).

 

As this role provides personal support to 2 females in their own home we are seeking female applicants only.

 

Some nights are included and weekends and public holidays may be required.

 

A live-in arrangement will be considered.

 

A full, clean driving license is required. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting.

 

Please refer to the attached 'Job Description and Person Specification' for all requirements. Enquires can be made to Michelle Keogh, Camphill Thomastown Supported Living on 087 6654373 on Tuesdays from 2.00 to 4.00 pm and Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm.

 

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to camphillthomastown@outlook.com or by post to Michelle Keogh, Camphill Thomastown Supported Living, The Watergarden, Ladywell Street, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 31st March at 5.00 pm. Please include a cover letter outlining your suitability for the post and an up to date CV including 2 referees. We hope to interview suitable applicants on April 4th, 5th or 6th 2017.


Minimum NFQ Level 6 Social Care qualification (or closely related qualification such as psychology, social work, social science) Minimum of 1 year’s work experience in a related role (such as Support Worker, Care Worker, Personal Carer, Health Care Assistant, Social Care Worker) NFQ Level 7 or higher qualifications and Social Care Worker experience within a disability support environment will be highly regarded

Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 31 Mar 2017

For more information please download the following documents:
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For more info contact: Michelle Keogh camphillthomastown@outlook.com 0876654373

Care Workers

CARE  WORKERS CAMPHILL COMMUNITY BALLYTOBIN

Camphill Community Ballytobin works to create a community 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. The community seeks to be 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.

We are looking for care workers to provide support to individuals with special needs, who have challenging behaviours.

This will involve:

• Providing one to one  support which can include support with eating and drinking and intimate care of the individual • Settling the individual for the night • Engaging the individual in daytime work, evening leisure, social and community activities • Providing night awareness when needed

 


The ideal candidates will ideally have: • Experience of working with individuals in the disability sector (minimum of 1 year) •a quallification in Social Care  Availability to work evenings, nights and weekends on a rota basis • Good communication skills • A friendly empathetic mature personality Hours: Full and Part time roles available To apply for this Position, please send a letter of application along with your CV to lizballytobin@gmail.com    

Type of Contract: Minimum 1 year Closing Date: 17 Oct 2016 Salary: dependant on experience
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For more info contact: Liz Elstone lizballytobin@gmail.com 0567755211

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