Charity registered in Scotland SC017483

Tiphereth is a Camphill Community founded in 1993, situated at the foot of the Pentland Hills in Edinburgh. We are a charity delivering an outstanding care and support service based on equality and celebrating the unique potential of each individual. We have cultural and spiritual roots inspired by the works of Karl Koenig and Rudolf Steiner. Tiphereth provides quality professional Residential, Day Services and Social Enterprises for people with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs. Our community is underpinned by Social Pedagogy, creating a culture of living and working together in safe and supportive relationships.

Current vacancies

Supported living Co-Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,126.56 – £27,068.44 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th July 2024

Are you interested in supporting people to maximise skills, confidence and independence and working in a beautiful place? Then we might just have the job for you!

At Tiphereth-Camphill in Edinburgh we are seeking a part-time co-worker to support adults with learning disabilities and autism who live within our Supported Living Service, grow their independence and be part of our vibrant community.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is desirable but not essential. What is most important if that you have a real desire to support people to maximise their independence, have a belief in supporting people to make their choices and to do the things they want to do. The post will involve supporting personal care and safe people handling, experience of which would be desirable.

We are a Camphill community based on the edge of the Pentland hills in Edinburgh supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism in a range of day services, supported living, residential care, and social enterprises.

Alongside a beautiful, supportive, and inclusive working environment we offer:


  • A competitive salary – starting £25,126.56 rising with time served annually over 6 to £27,068.44 (Pro-rata for PT)
  • Sleepovers paid in addition - £12 per hour (sleepover hours normally from 10pm to 7am)

Employee benefits

  • 36 days annual leave (Pro-rata), rising with time served to 40 days (Pro-rata)
  • Private Medical Insurance (on successful completion of probation)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to save from source with Capital Credit Union
  • Extensive training and development programme and career progression
  • A contributory pension scheme

If would like to learn more about the role and Tiphereth, full details and specific requirements are available at tiphereth.org.uk