Charity registered in Scotland SC017483
Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh which provides supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs. Our approach recognises the uniqueness and gifts of each individual, and the importance of creating safe and therapeutic environments within which people can feel valued, develop skills, do meaningful work and make friends.
We have a vacancy in our arts and crafts group, The May, you would be working as part of a team supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism to participate in craft activities including weaving, felting, papercrafts. Experience of supporting people is required and an understanding of the needs of people with a learning disability and autism is essential.
At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our, outdoor land, estates and community gardening group, the Peregrine Group.
You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work on the land, in community gardening and estates maintenance. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience of support work and knowledge of land based work such as gardening or conservation. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos. A full driving licence including willingness to drive a minibus is an essential requirement.
The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations, helping to make a difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others. Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh based around supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.
RELIEF WORK We are also recruiting relief staff for our day service to work across our
groups as required covering staff absences. Hourly rate is £9.00 per hour.
We are seeking a number of confident and supportive individuals who value the concept of social equality and have a willingness to support people with learning disabilities and autism to maximise their potential and life opportunities.
We have this year developed a new supported living project within our Community. You will be joining an innovative and creative environment to support the residents of our supported living houses. You will work as part of a team to support each individual to maintain their tenancy, build relationships and have a happy life.
Furthermore supporting people to access a range social and cultural experiences and meaningful work to enhance their life experience and holistic wellbeing.
The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members, but will involve evening and weekend work.
In return you can expect a competitive salary starting at £18,592.40 per annum (subject to increase in line with Scottish Living wage) and a generous 36 days paid leave.
Tiphereth, Camphill in Edinburgh, is a unique charity in the Colinton area of Edinburgh. We are a community consisting of residential care, social enterprises and a growing day service.
All post holders will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC within the first six months of employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification at SCQF level 6.