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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

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 thebridge@camphill.ie 085 /1311608

1 Fulltime Social Care Manager/Person in Charge

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a person with a strong management and leadership background, experience of working with people with intellectual disabilities and complex health needs whilst offering person centered support in this unique Community.

You will require a sound understanding of regulatory requirements; have skills to lead the safe support to residents within a complex residential environment. You will have (a) minimum of 3 years in a management or supervisory role in the area of health or social care and (b) an appropriate qualification in health or social care management at an appropriate level. You will need to be committed to personal development and working as part of a team. The post provides the opportunity to work as part of a committed team with access to collaborative learning work within a leading national organisation.

The Community provides residential and day support services for 24 people. It is located a short distance from Gorey in an ideal coastal setting on a farm.

Closing date for receipt of applications 27th June, 2017.

For application details, person specification and job description please contact Catherine Moran at Camphill Community, Duffcarrig, Gorey, Co. Wexford. 0871908076 Email catherine.moran@duffcarrig.com


Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 27 Jun 2017
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For more info contact: Catherine Moran catherine.moran@duffcarrig.com 0871908076

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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