Tiphereth Ltd
Tiphereth Ltd

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.

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Pottery Co-Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,583 – £25,405 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 7th April 2024

We are seeking a Part-time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one and group basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post is in our pottery workshop where we make a wide range of different ceramics. The role focusing on working as part of a team support people with complex additional needs to engage meaningfully in the workshop.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism, the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working positively with people with behaviours that challenges.

Experience in pottery would be highly desirable, but most important would be the ability to demonstrate an interest in creativity and a real desire to learn and develop pottery skills, as well as being fully involved in the range of other jobs that ensure the smooth and safe running of the workshop.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Pentland Co-Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,421 – £23,077
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th March 2024

At Tiphereth we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Day Service Co-Worker in our Pentland Group. The post is available on either a part-time or full-time basis. The part-time option is fixed at three days, comprising Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh, comprising a number of different workshops within its day service.

This post is based in the Pentland group which carries out woodwork, green woodwork, basketry and ground maintenance. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community.

You will provide support and motivation to people with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work within the group. You will be enthusiastic and positive about the potential of people to participate, learn and grow. You will bring experience and knowledge of woodworking, and preferably, experience of supporting individuals. You need to work well as part of a team, have good communication skills and be motivated by Camphill’s values and ethos.

We offer:

• Competitive terms and conditions including 36 days holiday per year (pro rata for part-time)

• Excellent continuous professional development opportunities

• Opportunity to contribute to a growing service and develop skills

• Beautiful work settings on the edge of the Pentland Hills

• Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community with a rich social and cultural life

• Option to join Private Medical Insurance scheme

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Day Support Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £41,172
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th March 2024

Tiphereth is seeking a Day Service Manager for a Maternity Cover fixed term contract for 10 months, to lead our day service provision for adults with learning disabilities based in Edinburgh. As a Camphill community our work is based on the ideals of Rudolf Steiner.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role in our community.

Operating Monday to Friday we have seven projects specialising in the arts, horticulture, woodwork, environmental initiatives, and social enterprises. Our Skills for Growth project supports the educational aspects of growth and development for the members who attend our services.

60+ members are supported by 45+ staff and volunteers, some of whom you will have line management responsibilities for.

You will be motivated to lead a service that creates opportunities for each member to participate in a real work setting, believing that work and education are the primary vehicles for personal growth and development.

Upholding the highest standards of care and support you will be the Registered Manager for the service. Having extensive management experience within the Health and Social Care sector and with adults with learning disabilities; you will work alongside a team of senior managers who, led by the Chief Executive Officer, have wider responsibilities for the delivery and wellbeing of the whole community and its range of residential, day service, educational and social enterprise projects, delivering positive outcomes for the members who live and work in our Camphill community.

The salary for this post is £41,172 per annum. All staff are automatically registered for a 4% personal pension contribution & employer match fund of further 5%. The employee will be entitled to 36 days paid holiday per annum inclusive of statutory and public holidays; 30 of these are fixed in line with the holiday closure times of our Day Service. This is a 37.5 h/week full-time post, and you will be expected to be onsite during the service delivery hours Monday to Friday.

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Team Leader Day Service

  • Full time
  • £28,504 – £31,167
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th January 2024

We are recruiting for one full-time Team Leader who share our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work within our day service. You should also have the skills to manage a small staff team and co-ordinate activities within the group which meet the needs of individual members and which are in keeping with Tiphereth’s mission statement, Camphill values and the aims of the Estates group.

The post is based in the Estates Group (and some within the Peregrine Group) who have a therapeutic approach is providing meaningful outdoor work opportunities which are of direct benefit to the Tiphereth and wider community. One group stays at Tiphereth each day to tend to our community Estate and one group goes out and about to our partner organisations to do community gardening and conservation work.

Experience or a knowledge of garden maintenance and conservation work is essential as well as the practical skills to undertake this work. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is also essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

Full details and specific requirements are available at tiphereth.org.uk/jobs

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Supported Living Co-Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,823 – £24,587
  • Pentland Hills
  • Closing 4th February 2024

We are seeking a full-time support worker on a permanent basis to work with an active young man, providing support for him to live and thrive within a supported living setting.

Fred is a 25-year-old man with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. He lives in his own flat within a wider supported living community in the beautiful Pentland Hills.

Fred needs a motivated support worker who enjoys exploring outdoors. Fred enjoys music, dancing and playing on his iPad.

Fred has severe speech impairment and needs help with communication. It takes him time to process information and to speak. The ideal candidate would therefore be patient, motivated, calm and have a creative approach to help Fred reach his full potential. He needs stability and consistency in a peaceful environment to help him develop his life skills.

Fred needs an organised and structured busy day to keep him mentally stimulated and physically active. He works as part of a social enterprise, bagging up firewood to sell and preparing firewood to sell to the local community. He has a community job which he needs support to access. He needs encouragement and support to do his work and to develop his life skills both inside and beyond the community he lives in.

Candidates should have the following qualities and experience:

  • Experience of supporting people with autism
  • Experience in providing Behavioural Support
  • Experience of anxiety, distress, stress and challenging behaviour
  • Be a clear communicator and work as part of a small team
  • Have an understanding of community and shared supported living services
  • Being patient and empathetic
  • Enjoy the outdoors and being active
  • Having fun and be self-motivated
  • Resilience
  • Being flexible and adaptive to change
  • Good IT skills are desirable but not essential
  • Passionate, committed and dedicated
  • Provide stability and consistency with schedules and routines
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Supported Living Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,823 – £24,587
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th February 2024

We are looking for a full-time permanent support worker to work with an individual in his home, providing 2:1 and 1:1 support within a shared supported living setting. This role involves daily personal care, hoisting, medication administration and support with all aspects of the individual’s weekly routine.

I am a 56-year-old man with cerebral palsy and a learning disability. I live in my own flat within a busy supported living environment. I am an active and well-known member of my community, attending two different day services on site - the Printmaking studio and the Pentland group (woodworking). I enjoy classical music, watching sports and attending church. I have mobility issues and use a wheelchair and ‘motability’ vehicle.

I am looking for someone to provide support with getting out and about activities like going to my day services, going to concerts and generally further developing my core life-skills. I am a friendly and cheerful individual and really benefit from 1:1 support and focussed attention although I also need personal space at times. I understand most things but require clear and simple communication.

The ideal candidate for this role would:

• Have experience working with people with learning disabilities.

• Be reasonably physically fit and able to provide support with personal care and hoisting.

• Be patient and empathic.

• Be a clear communicator and able to work as part of a small team.

• Have an understanding of community and shared supported living services.

• Have a flexible and adaptable personality.

• Be able to embrace working in a vibrant community setting.

The hours of work are variable requires evening and weekend work. Shifts range between 7.30am and 10pm with occasional sleepovers required. The ability to drive is useful but not essential.

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May (Arts and Crafts) Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,421 – £23,077
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 14th January 2024

We are seeking a Fixed-Term staff member who share our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

Full details and specific requirements are available at tiphereth.org.uk

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Assistant House Leader

  • Full time
  • £26,995
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th December 2023

Camphill Residential Care Home

An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the efficient running of one of Tiphereth’s registered Care Homes for adults with learning disabilities and Autism. Our unique Camphill community setting means that the Care Home, is home to both residents and volunteers. This is a live out post although on occasions some sleepovers may be required.

Providing hands on support to residents and leadership for volunteers you will both contribute towards, and champion, the vision the Managers have for the home life for everyone who lives there.

The role is varied and there is a need to balance the day-to-day home life in a Camphill community, alongside delivering an outstanding care service. Administrative support for residents and to aspects of the care home’s registration is required. It includes maintaining resident’s records, coordinating, and supporting meetings and family reviews, recording finances, and managing medication. Supporting volunteers to develop as outstanding care providers, facilitating their inductions and ongoing training, and coordinating their rotas are core tasks which maintain the smooth running of the household. General cleaning and facility management, maintaining stock of household essentials and providing first aid and fire safety support are also key components of the role.

You will have a minimum of three years experience in a similar setting and hold an SVQ 3. For the full Job Description and Person Specification please visit tiphereth.org.uk/jobs

The starting salary for this post is £26,995 rising by time served increments to £29,517 over 6 years (additional increases are subject to annual review). Occasional sleepovers £10.90 per hour (rising to £12.00 per hour in April 2024). 36 days annual leave per annum increasing by time served increments to 40 days annual leave. For full Terms & Conditions please visit tiphereth.org.uk/jobs

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Supported Living Co-Worker (RM Team)

  • Full time
  • £22,823.63 – £24,587.55
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th October 2023

Do you have what it takes to make a difference in someone’s life?

Maybe you are already working in social care and want to join an organisation with real relationships and community at its heart.

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a small team providing specialist support to a young man with autism, who requires, reassurance, predictability, and consistency from those supporting him. More details below:

We are looking for a full-time support worker on a permanent basis to work with a very active young man, providing 1:1 support within a shared supported living setting.

I am a 34-year-old man with autism. I live in a flat with 3 other young men and I am an active part of my community. I attend two different day services on site four days a week. The Printmaking studio and the Peregrine’s of which I am a founding member and which I have attended for 10 years. I particularly enjoy being outdoors and litter picking. I enjoy languages and am good at puzzles like crosswords and also enjoy watching quiz shows and cartoons. I am healthy and enjoy physical exercise, particularly walking. I have a large family who I am close to, and I sometimes get the train home independently to see them.

I have very good verbal skills, however I can struggle to articulate myself and find this frustrating. I require clear communication, avoiding long sentences, open questions or abstract language. At times I get overwhelmed with situations and find it challenging to communicate my needs, at these times I need a gentle approach in order to move forward and be able to finish my set task.

I am looking for someone to provide support with activities like going to the gym, going for long hikes and generally further developing my core life-skills. I really benefit from 1:1 support and focussed attention although I also need personal space at times. I am looking to build on my ability to do things independently and to develop my sense of self and agency. I need someone to support me to plan and organise skill building sessions in order for me to become more independent which is my greatest wish. For example I would like to be able to travel on the bus and go to the shop by myself.

The ideal candidate for this role would:

  • Have experience working with people with autism
  • Have experience in managing stressed and distressed behaviour
  • Be reasonably physically fit and able to provide support with physical exercise
  • Be patient and empathic
  • Be a clear communicator and able to work as part of a small team.
  • Have an understanding of community and shared supported living services
  • Have a flexible and adaptable personality
  • Be able to embrace working in a vibrant community setting.

We have several permanent posts working a variety of shift patterns per week. These contracts require full flexibility, From 8am to 11.00pm during Monday to Sunday, and occasional sleepovers required.

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Supported Living Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,823.63 – £24,587.55
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 29th September 2023

Do you have what it takes to make a difference in someone’s life?

Maybe you are already working in social care and want to join an organisation with real relationships and community at its heart.

This is a great opportunity to work as part of a small team providing specialist support to a young man with autism, who requires, reassurance, predictability, and consistency from those supporting him. More details below:

I am a 25-year-old young man who loves to get out and explore the outdoors, in particular walking at the beach and exploring big open spaces. I have specific words and phrases I use to communicate which I need whoever is supporting me to know well.

When I feel anxious or stressed, I can struggle with communication, I need whoever is supporting me to remain patient and calm to allow me to get my words out or give me space if needed.

I enjoy listening to music particularly Kings of Leon and Justin Bieber. I am also a big fan of Disney movies and like to relax and watch them on my iPad.

I work as part of a social enterprise once a week which involves making compost and preparing firewood to sell to the local community. I need some encouragement to get there but once I am there, I really enjoy it.

I have a set routine that involves work, supporting the community, maintaining my home and leisure activities. It’s important that I am involved in planning this at the start of the week, and we stick to this for my overall wellbeing and to ensure I don’t become anxious.

I am very close to my mum and sister and love to spend time with them. I stay with my mum once a month and spend some time there during holidays throughout the year.

I am looking for people to support me with the following qualities and experience:

  • Have experience of supporting people with Autism
  • Have experience in challenging behaviour/Behavioural Support
  • Be able to be innovative with a can do attitude
  • Enjoy the outdoors, having fun and be self-motivated
  • Be on my side and understanding, even when things are difficult.
  • Confident and able to think on your feet
  • Flexible and able to respond to change
  • Someone who is resilient and believes in me.
  • Able to build a positive relationship with me and my family.
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative and consistently as part of a team.
  • Have excellent communication skills with IT skills
  • Patient and able to show empathy
  • Passionate and dedicated

We are looking for inspiring, enthusiastic, and experienced support worker to join our team at Tiphereth providing focused personalised person-centred support. You will ideally have a good understanding of the support needs of Autistic people.

Your Role will be to:

  • Develop a relationship with the young man.
  • Become a part of a dynamic support team
  • Support him in his own home and within his community.
  • Help him to build on his independence and confidence in his environment.
  • Utilise your experience of working with young adults with autism and behaviours that may challenge.

We have several permanent posts working a variety of shift patterns per week. These contracts require full flexibility, From 8am to 11.00pm during Monday to Sunday, and occasional sleepovers required.

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Estates Group Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £28,504 – £31,167
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th September 2023

We are recruiting for one full-time Team Leader who share our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work within our day service. You should also have the skills to manage a small staff team and co-ordinate activities within the group which meet the needs of individual members and which are in keeping with Tiphereth’s mission statement, Camphill values and the aims of the Estates group.

The post is based in the Estates Group (and some within the Peregrine Group) who have a therapeutic approach is providing meaningful outdoor work opportunities which are of direct benefit to the Tiphereth and wider community. One group stays at Tiphereth each day to tend to our community Estate and one group goes out and about to our partner organisations to do community gardening and conservation work.

Experience or a knowledge of garden maintenance and conservation work is essential as well as the practical skills to undertake this work. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is also essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Human Resource Officer – Maternity Leave Cover

  • Full time
  • £25,337
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 3rd September 2023

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh are seeking a HR Officer to join our community for a fixed term of 12 months to cover a maternity leave. Tiphereth provides a range of support services for adults with learning disabilities and autism, with a focus on building meaningful relationships and community.

Within this post you will play a key role in co-ordinating and developing our HR record keeping and administration processes. Whilst acting as a key interface between our finance team and HR specialists at Peninsula, and our Registered Care Managers. Our ideal candidate will have experience of working within a HR and Payroll capacity, within a small business, with a key eye for detail in ensuring compliance around employment law, recruitment practice, record keeping and GDPR.

The role will involve administrative support for all HR related meetings and you will have experience of recording verbatim minute taking. You will have excellent IT skills and an ability to work with a range of software packages that support HR and Training. Including maintaining databases around professional registration required for the care sector.

Most of all you will have a flexible and adaptable personality with a willingness to work as part of a team, and embrace working in a vibrant community setting, that values everyone equally.

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May (Arts and Crafts) Group Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £28,504 – £31,167
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st May 2023

We are recruiting for one full-time Team Leader who share our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work within our day service. You should also have the skills to manage a small staff team and co-ordinate activities within the group which meet the needs of individual members and which are in keeping with Tiphereth’s mission statement, Camphill values and the aims of the May group.

The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. The May also has a kitchen where our members learn new skills and cook tea break and lunch each day for the group. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest and experience in one of the areas we work in, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to manage a small staff team and to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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House Co-ordinator – Supported Living (FW1)

  • Full time
  • £30,369
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th April 2023

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh is seeking a House Co-Ordinator to join our community in our Fairways 1, supported living service. Tiphereth provides a range of support services for adults with learning disabilities and autism, with a focus on building meaningful relationships and community.

We are seeking a confident and passionate individual, who has experience in working within the Health & Social Care sector. The candidate will have an interest in working as part of a team to support adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to live in their own homes, both in shared and individual environments within a Camphill Community.

You will be joining an innovative and creative environment, providing both on the ground care and support for our members as well as leading your team of co-workers. The job role will focus on the management and co-ordination of a team of co-workers, producing rotas and completing required paperwork to be able to staff and support the houses effectively.

Furthermore, you will support the planning of a range social and cultural experiences, whilst supporting the access to meaningful work to enhance the life experience and holistic wellbeing of our members.

You will be part of the supported living management team which ensures an excellent standard of support and care for the people living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within the team. You will provide support and supervision for co-workers and develop individuals within the team.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members and the service as a whole and requires evening and weekend work, we operate an ‘on call’ service, which is managed on a rostered basis.

Most of all you will have a flexible and adaptable personality with a willingness to work as part of a team, and embrace working in a vibrant community setting, that values everyone equally.

For an informal conversation regarding this opening please contact Nikki Mackintosh (Supported Living Manager) on 0131 441 2401.

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Assistant House Co-Ordinator - Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £26,995 – £29,517
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st April 2023

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh is seeking an Assistant House Co-Ordinator to join our team who has experience working within the Health & Social Care Sector. Tiphereth provides a range of support services for adults with learning disabilities and autism, with a focus on building meaningful relationships and community.

We are seeking a confident and passionate individual, who has experience in working within the Health & Social Care sector. The candidate will have an interest in working as part of a team to support adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to live in their own homes, both in shared and individual environments within a Camphill Community.

You will be joining an innovative and creative environment, providing both on the ground care and support for our members as well as leading your team of co-workers. The job role will focus on the management and co-ordination of a team of co-workers, producing rotas and completing required paperwork to be able to staff and support the houses effectively.

Furthermore, you will support the planning of a range social and cultural experiences, whilst supporting the access to meaningful work to enhance the life experience and holistic wellbeing of our members.

You will be part of the supported living team which ensures an excellent standard of support and care for the people living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within the team. You will provide support and supervision for co-workers and develop individuals within the team.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members and the service as a whole and requires evening and weekend work, we operate an ‘on call’ service, which is managed on a rostered basis.

Most of all you will have a flexible and adaptable personality with a willingness to work as part of a team, and embrace working in a vibrant community setting, that values everyone equally.

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Part Time Supported Living Co-Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,988
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th April 2023

We are seeking part-time, weekend and full-time workers who shares our values and have the experience and skills to support adults with autism and learning disabilities, within their homes (Supported Living), to access meaningful work, and to have fun and develop relationships. We have a few posts available with different contracted hours so please get in touch to discuss hours.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is desirable, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

Key Tasks

· To build relationships with people using a person-centred approach founded on dignity and respect for individuality, and that enables choice and control

· To provide shared support, 1:1 and 2:1 support.

· To work positively with any behaviours of concern.

· To provide care and support with personal / intimate care tasks, administering medication safely, assisting a person’s mobility safely including using equipment, supporting meals, social activities, outings and attending appointments.

· To support people to live in a rich environment, manage a tenancy and build a home.

· To share and support members with daily cleaning tasks and maintain safe and aesthetically pleasing working/living environments

· To support people to participate as fully as possible in tasks and activities that interest and engage them, developing skills and a sense of purpose and value

· To act as keyworker for some people taking a lead role in ensuring outcomes, support plans and risk assessments are reviewed at least every 6 months.

· To build good relations with families, carers, and other relevant professionals.

· To plan, organise and facilitate group and individual activities

· To work as an effective member of a team following agreed procedures, and contributing to professional discussions and a positive team working environment

· Support members both inside the home, but also to utilise the outside spaces, supporting gardening, growing vegetable and plants, and enjoying nature.

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Peregrine and Estates Group Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £27,460 – £30,026
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th March 2023

We are recruiting for one full-time Team Leader who share our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work within our day service. You should also have the skills to manage a small staff team and co-ordinate activities within the group which meet the needs of individual members and which are in keeping with Tiphereth’s mission statement, Camphill values and the aims of the Peregrine and Estates group.

The post is based in the Peregrine and Estates Group who have a therapeutic approach is providing meaningful outdoor work opportunities which are of direct benefit to the Tiphereth and wider community. One group stays at Tiphereth each day to tend to our community Estate and one group goes out and about to our partner organisations to do community gardening and conservation work. Partner organisations include the Cyrenians at Linburn Walled Garden, The Water of Leith Conservation Trust, Jock Tamson’s Gairden, The Hermitage of Braid and Duddingston Community Land.

Experience or a knowledge of environmental and conservation work is essential as well as the practical skills to undertake this work. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is also essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

It is essential that candidates have a full, valid driving licence and are comfortable driving an 8 seat minibus.

Tiphereth is 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.

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House Co-ordinator – Supported Living (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £29,257
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th March 2023

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh is seeking a House Co-Ordinator to join our community for a fixed term of 12 months to cover maternity leave. Tiphereth provides a range of support services for adults with learning disabilities and autism, with a focus on building meaningful relationships and community.

We are seeking a confident and passionate individual, who has experience in working within the Health & Social Care sector. The candidate will have an interest in working as part of a team to support adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to live in their own homes, both in shared and individual environments within a Camphill Community.

You will be joining an innovative and creative environment, providing both on the ground care and support for our members as well as leading your team of co-workers. The job role will focus on the management and co-ordination of a team of co-workers, producing rotas and completing required paperwork to be able to staff and support the houses effectively.

Furthermore, you will support the planning of a range social and cultural experiences, whilst supporting the access to meaningful work to enhance the life experience and holistic wellbeing of our members.

You will be part of the supported living management team which ensures an excellent standard of support and care for the people living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within the team. You will provide support and supervision for co-workers and develop individuals within the team.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members and the service as a whole and requires evening and weekend work, we operate an ‘on call’ service, which is managed on a rostered basis.

Most of all you will have a flexible and adaptable personality with a willingness to work as part of a team, and embrace working in a vibrant community setting, that values everyone equally.

For an informal conversation regarding this opening please contact Nikki Mackintosh (Supported Living Manager) on 0131 441 2401 or at nikki.mackintosh@tiphereth.org.uk

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Supported Living Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,988 – £23,687
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st March 2023

We are seeking a Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with autism and learning disabilities, within their homes (Supported Living), to access meaningful work, and to have fun and develop relationships.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

Key Tasks

• To build relationships with people using a person-centred approach founded on dignity and respect for individuality, and that enables choice and control

• To provide shared support, 1:1 and 2:1 support.

• To work positively with any behaviours of concern.

• To provide care and support with personal / intimate care tasks, administering medication safely, assisting a person’s mobility safely including using equipment, supporting meals, social activities, outings and attending appointments.

• To support people to live in a rich environment, manage a tenancy and build a home.

• To share and support members with daily cleaning tasks and maintain safe and aesthetically pleasing working/living environments

• To support people to participate as fully as possible in tasks and activities that interest and engage them, developing skills and a sense of purpose and value

• To act as keyworker for some people taking a lead role in ensuring outcomes, support plans and risk assessments are reviewed at least every 6 months.

• To build good relations with families, carers, and other relevant professionals.

• To plan, organise and facilitate group and individual activities

• To work as an effective member of a team following agreed procedures, and contributing to professional discussions and a positive team working environment

• Support members both inside the home, but also to utilise the outside spaces, supporting gardening, growing vegetable and plants, and enjoying nature.

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May Group Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,637 – £22,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th February 2023

We are seeking a Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. The May also has a kitchen where our members learn new skills and cook tea break and lunch each day for the group. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas and supporting with cooking, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Day Service Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,637 – £22,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th February 2023

We are seeking a Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post will be based in one of the day service groups which are a hub for general arts, crafts, gardening, estates work and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and services for our community. We value and often focus on crafts and activities around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft, gardening or estates areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Community Administrator

  • Full time
  • £24,409
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2023

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh is seeking an experienced and creative Administrator to join our community. Tiphereth provides a range of support services for adults with learning disabilities and autism, with a focus on building meaningful relationships and community.

Within this post you will play a key role in our busy office being the first point of contact, in person, on the phone and by email. You will act as a key interface between our staff, members, parents & carers, other organisations and our larger community.

Our ideal candidate will have experience of working in a busy office environment and with a range of administration processes.

Most of all you will have a flexible and adaptable personality with a willingness to work as part of a team, and embrace working in a vibrant community setting, that values everyone equally.

The role is varied and includes coordinating and supporting meetings, training, events, and exhibitions as well as general cleaning and facility management, maintaining stock of office essentials and providing first aid and fire safety support.

Primarily based within our Community at Tiphereth, the role may require off site working at times. On occasions evening and weekend work may be required out with normal hours to support Community events.

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Day Service Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,637 – £22,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th January 2023

We are seeking a Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post will be based in one of the day service groups which are a hub for general arts, crafts, gardening, estates work and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and services for our community. We value and often focus on crafts and activities around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft, gardening or estates areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Pentland Group Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £27,460 – £30,026
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th November 2022

We are recruiting for one full-time Team Leader who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work within our day service. You should also have the skills to manage a small staff team and co-ordinate activities within the group which meet the needs of individual members and which are in keeping with Tiphereth’s mission statement, Camphill values and the aims of the Pentland group

The post is based in the Pentland group which carries out woodwork, green woodwork, basketry and grounds maintenance. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community.

Ideally you would have an interest and experience in one of the areas we work in, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to manage a small staff team and to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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May Group Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,637 – £22,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 11th September 2022

We are seeking a Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Supported Living Assistant Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £26,006 – £28,437
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 26th August 2022

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us in the role of an Assistant Team Leader has arisen.

We are seeking confident and passionate individuals to join our innovative and creative team.

Under the guidance of the Supported Living Manager and together with our team of Supported Living Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders you will support the day to day running of the supported living homes within the Camphill Community at Tiphereth. Together with your Team Leader you will lead your co-worker team to support members in maintaining their tenancies, building relationships and having meaningful and happy lives. You will plan a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside of the members’ homes to enhance their lives and wellbeing.

As an Assistant Team Leader, you will work together with your Team Leader to ensure that there is an excellent standard of support and care for the members living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within your team. The Job Descriptions for the role further expands on this.

Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role to support the development of a creative team of co-workers who will promote members holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid in addition at the Scottish Living Wage.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC on commencing employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification.

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Supported Living - Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £21,998 – £23,687
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd June 2022

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Print Studio Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Part time
  • £20,637 – £22,232 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th June 2022

We are seeking people who share our values and have the skills and qualities to work in our creative day service providing support to adults with learning disabilities and autism. The focus of the role is to support and nurture the personal growth and practical skills of individual members (service users) in meaningful and creative work within our Print studio.

We believe that in meaningful creative work there is real therapy for all. The Print Studio produces high quality screen printed products for selling or donating. The strong emphasis placed on producing high quality work with an explorative and exciting creative process behind it means our members and coworkers have a collective sense of fulfilment as a group of artists and designers in collaboration with each other. We are proud to be part of The Camphill movement and the live the ethos of Camphill daily in our work, Working and Growing together.

We work in a fully equipped, beautiful screen printing studio surrounded by countryside and with fantastic views over Edinburgh. We use high quality materials and ethical, organic fabrics.

Artistic skill and an understanding of the explorative development process that goes into good design is essential, a higher education qualification in a visually creative subject preferable. Warmth, friendliness, empathy and a willingness to learn and adapt to the needs of people with additional support needs is essential. As is knowledge and experience in screen printing and a real enthusiasm and excitement about using the method to make finished products. You will also need to be open to being part of a Camphill community and all that brings.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Peregrine Co-Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,637 – £22,232
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th June 2022

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.

Tiphereth is a Camphill community in Edinburgh offering supported accommodation, social enterprises and day services for adults with learning disabilities and other support needs.

The Peregrine Group works in partnership with other social organisations across Edinburgh and the Lothians, helping to make a positive difference by contributing their skills and time for social good and the benefit of others.

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 work. 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.

We offer:

  • Competitive terms and conditions including 36 days holiday
  • Excellent continuous professional development opportunities
  • Opportunity to contribute to a growing service and develop skills
  • Beautiful, outdoor-based work settings on the edge of the Pentland Hills, across Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community with a rich social and cultural life
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Supported Living Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,673
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2022

Tiphereth is seeking a Supported Living Manager to lead our Care at Home and Housing Support provision for adults with learning disabilities and autism, based in Edinburgh. As a Camphill community our work is based on the ideals of Rudolf Steiner.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role in our community.

Our Supported Living Service is part of a wider residential service within the community. You will manage four tenancies, both shared and single, supporting members to live at Tiphereth. An additional three Care Homes, which are independently managed, make up the residential community at Tiphereth. Our vibrant Day Service offers members meaningful work in a variety of projects. Our Skills for Growth project supports the educational aspects of growth and development for the members who live and work in Tiphereth. We also have a Social Enterprise project which supports members to be active in the wider community.

You will be the registered manager for the Care at Home and Housing Support services for ten members promoting and supporting their independence. You will have line management responsibilities for the 30+ staff who co-create home life with the members in small teams led by Team Leaders. You will be responsible for further developing the culture of the service which focuses on equality, empowerment and co-creation within a Camphill community.

Upholding the highest standards of care and support you will be the Registered Manager for the service. Having extensive management experience within the Health and Social Care sector and with adults with learning disabilities and autism; you will work alongside a team of senior managers who, led by the Chief Executive Officer, have wider responsibilities for the delivery and wellbeing of the whole community and its range of residential, day service, educational and social enterprise projects, delivering positive outcomes for the members who live and work in our Camphill community.

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Team Leader Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £27,050 – £29,578
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2022

We’re looking to hire our next great Team Leader

You could be joining us here in our unique setting at Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh

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Our terms and conditions will offer you the recognition you deserve as part of a valued leadership team.

We’re proud to employ great people who are passionate about their jobs but working at Tiphereth is more than just a job. As a Camphill community we aim to have a positive impact in everything we do.

As a team leader you’ll learn about us from the ground up with hands on experience so you’ll soon be an expert in every aspect of your teams’ routine and the support our members require from them.

You’ll manage a small team of staff providing the care and support to an individual member. You’ll take on managing staff rotas to ensure members needs are met. As a reflective practitioner you’ll provide support and supervision to your team. You’ll also learn to support the rich cultural life we have in Camphill too.

You will have experience of supporting individuals with learning and physical disabilities. You will have sound knowledge of moving and handling and be able to manage a range of healthcare needs demonstrating good communication skills in working with a variety of health care professionals.

You will be able to manage a team which values and promotes growth and a sense of belonging providing care of the highest standard. Alongside the Registered Manager and other Team Leaders you will form part of the Supported Living leadership team in upholding and developing person-centred practice across the service.

You will be flexible with working hours recognising that the post will require shift working.

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d love to hear from you.

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Supported Living Co-worker

  • Full time
  • £20,329 – £21,900
  • Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh
  • Closing 28th February 2022

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Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh are seeking confident and supportive individuals who value the concept of social equality and have a willingness to support people with learning disability and autism to maximise their potential and life opportunities.

You will be joining a vibrant community which seeks to support meaningful homelife and work for the individuals we support. You will help our members create their home and develop the skills they need to manage their tenancies. You will also support their access to a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside their homes which enhance their lives. As part of a creative team, you will promote their holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

Collegiate working with your colleagues and lone working will both be required. Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These are provided in both collegiate and lone working settings and involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.50 per hour.

You 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. For the right candidate we would consider applicants with no previous experience.

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House Co-ordinator (Team Leader) - Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £25,389 – £27,607
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th December 2021

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Leadership Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us has arisen. We have a team of House Co-ordinators, leading teams which offer exclusively tailored support to individual members of our community who live in their own tenancies within the Camphill community based in Colinton.

You will have experience of supporting individuals with learning and physical disabilities. You will have sound knowledge of moving and handling and be able to manage a range of healthcare needs and demonstrate good communication skills in working with a variety of health care professionals. You will be able to manage a team delivering excellent 2:1 care whilst promoting independence and choice.

This rewarding role will provide the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.

On the ground, alongside your team, you will deliver care and support to our members which is of the highest quality. Guided by our strapline: Living Together, Working Together, Growing Together; as the House Co-ordinator you will demonstrate relationship-centered care and support which values and promotes growth and a sense of belonging.

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

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Supported Living Co-worker – full time

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th December 2021

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh are seeking confident and supportive individuals who will be well suited to working with a young autistic man to ensure he is supported to reach his potential. We are looking for people who work well as part of a small team, working together to provide autism specific support within an individual flat in a community environment. We are adding to our team of energetic, passionate and caring people to provide more support and consistent adaptable support.

We are looking for colleagues who are confident and/or interested in working with different communication tools, behavioural support and consistent approaches to support this man to manage the challenges he can encounter in day-to-day life. This person is seeking co-workers who enjoy being energetic and active and can support him to do the things he enjoys such as walks in the outdoors (all weather!), trampolining, cinema and eating out, whilst supporting him with things he finds challenging, such as managing transitions, communication and managing anxiety.

Collegiate working with your colleagues to problem solve, explore challenges and develop personalised approaches offers an exciting opportunity to grow your own professional practice. The role comprises of both lone working with some 2:1 and transitional support included.

We work within a four-week rolling rota including weekend and evenings, with some variable hours to meet the needs of the person we support. Sleepovers may be required and are paid at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.50 per hour.

You 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. For the right candidate we would consider applicants with no previous experience.

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Day Service Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th November 2021

We are seeking a new Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service.

The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community.

Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals.

Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs. You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Team Leader Supported Living

  • Full time
  • £25,389
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd October 2021

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Leadership Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us has arisen. We have created two new posts, leading teams which will offer exclusively tailored support to individual members of our community who live in their own tenancies within the Camphill community based in Colinton.

(POST 1) You will have experience of supporting individuals with learning and physical disabilities. You will have sound knowledge of moving and handling and be able to manage a range of healthcare needs and demonstrate good communication skills in working with a variety of health care professionals. You will be able to manage a team delivering excellent 2:1 care whilst promoting independence and choice.

(POST 2) You will have experience of supporting individuals with autism in a person-centred way. With a sound knowledge of positive behaviour support and an understanding of the need for consistency in the delivery of care and support you will be able to lead a team in providing an increasing programme for an individual of engagement in the wider community. You will understand how transitions and routines can impact life for individuals with autism. You will have experience of redirecting behaviours and be able to lead a team to develop their reflective practice.

These truly rewarding roles will provide the opportunity for you to develop your skills and knowledge and fulfil your career aspirations.

On the ground, working alongside your team, you will deliver care and support to our members which is of the highest quality. Guided by our strapline: Living Together, Working Together, Growing Together; as the Team Leader you will demonstrate relationship-centred care and support which values and promotes growth and a sense of belonging.

If you think you have what we are looking for and are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

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Day Service Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th October 2021

We are seeking a new Full-Time staff member who shares our values and has the experience and skills to support adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis to participate in meaningful work within our day service. The post is based in The May group which is the hub for general arts, crafts and therapeutic activities. Together with our members with learning disabilities we aim to produce unique items for our annual fairs and for our community. Our work mainly focuses on weaving, felting and papercraft. We value and often focus on crafts around seasonal changes and preparation for specific festivals. Ideally you would have an interest in one of the craft areas, however this is not essential. What is more important is the capacity to work positively with individuals with autism and complex needs.

You will need to have an ability to facilitate an individual to participate in a meaningful way. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Supported Living Co-worker

  • Full time
  • £19,080 – £20,450
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th September 2021

Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh are seeking confident and supportive individuals who value the concept of social equality and have a willingness to support people with learning disability and autism to maximise their potential and life opportunities.

You will be joining a vibrant community which seeks to support meaningful homelife and work for the individuals we support. You will help our members create their home and develop the skills they need to manage their tenancies. You will also support their access to a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside their homes which enhance their lives. As part of a creative team, you will promote their holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

Collegiate working with your colleagues and lone working will both be required. Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These are provided in both collegiate and lone working settings and involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.50 per hour.

You 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. For the right candidate we would consider applicants with no previous experience.

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Co-Worker (Support Worker)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,669 – £20,009
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st August 2021

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.

We offer:

• Competitive terms and conditions including 36 days holiday

• Excellent continuous professional development opportunities

• Opportunity to contribute to a growing service and develop skills

• Beautiful, outdoor based work setting on the edge of the Pentland Hills

• Opportunity to belong to a Camphill community with a rich social and cultural life

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Relief Co-Workers (support worker)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th August 2021

We are seeking Relief Workers with experience of support work to work within our community. We recruit people who share our values of community living and meaningful work, and who can support adults with learning disabilities and autism.

We recruit to our services according to skills, interest and availability. You need to have an availability on a minimum of two days per week.

Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication and a confidence in working with people with behaviour that challenges.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Print Studio Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £18,669 – £20,009
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd August 2021

We are seeking people who share our values and have the skills and qualities to work in our creative day service providing support to adults with learning disabilities and autism. The focus of the role is to support and nurture the personal growth and practical skills of individual members ( service users) in meaningful and creative work within our Print studio.

We believe that in meaningful creative work there is real therapy for all. The Print Studio produces high quality screen printed products for selling/ donating. The strong emphasis placed on producing high quality work with an explorative and exciting creative process behind it means our members and coworkers have a sense of collective sense of fulfilment as a group of artists and designers in collaboration with each other.

We work in a fully equipped, beautiful screen printing studio surrounded by countryside and with fantastic views over Edinburgh. We use high quality materials and use ethical, organic fabrics and materials where we can.

Artistic skill and an understanding of the explorative development process that goes into good design is essential, a higher education qualification in a visually creative subject preferable. Experience of supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism is desireable, although other transferable skills and experience will be considered. Knowledge and experience in screen printing is not essential though a real enthusiasm and excitement about using the method to make finished products is.

Tiphereth is 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.

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Day Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,673
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th August 2021

Tiphereth is seeking a Day Service Manager to lead our day service provision for adults with learning disabilities based in Edinburgh. As a Camphill community our work is based on the ideals of Rudolf Steiner.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a senior role in our community.

Operating Monday to Friday we have five projects specialising in the arts, horticulture, woodwork, environmental initiatives and social enterprises. Our Skills for Growth project supports the educational aspects of growth and development for the members who attend our services.

60+ members are supported by 30+ staff and volunteers, some of whom you will have line management responsibilities for.

You will be motivated to lead a service that creates opportunities for each member to participate in a real work setting, believing that work and education are the primary vehicles for personal growth and development.

Upholding the highest standards of care and support you will be the Registered Manager for the service. Having extensive management experience within the Health and Social Care sector and with adults with learning disabilities; you will work alongside a team of senior managers who, led by the Chief Executive Officer, have wider responsibilities for the delivery and wellbeing of the whole community and its range of residential, day service, educational and social enterprise projects, delivering positive outcomes for the members who live and work in our Camphill community.

This is a 37.5 h/week full-time post and you will be expected to be onsite during the service delivery hours Monday to Friday.

The salary for this post is £36,673 with pension and 36 days holiday per year – please note that our holidays are fixed in line with the closure times of our service.

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Assistant Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £22,082
  • Tiphereth Camphill in Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th May 2021

Due to the expansion of our Supported Living Team at Tiphereth the exciting opportunity to join us in the role of an Assistant Team Leader has arisen.

We are seeking confident and passionate individuals to join our innovative and creative team.

Under the guidance of the Supported Living Manager and together with our team of Supported Living Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders you will support the day to day running of the supported living homes within the Camphill Community at Tiphereth. Together with your Team Leader you will lead your co-worker team to support members in maintaining their tenancies, building relationships and having meaningful and happy lives. You will plan a full range of social and cultural experiences both within and outside of the members’ homes to enhance their lives and wellbeing.

As an Assistant Team Leader, you will work together with your Team Leader to ensure that there is an excellent standard of support and care for the members living in our community and maintain regulatory standards within your team. The Job Descriptions for the role further expands on this.

Staff development is key to the innovative environment we create for members in our community and we will support you to grow in confidence in your role to support the development of a creative team of co-workers who will promote members holistic well-being enabling them to live their fullest life.

The hours of work are variable depending on the individual needs of our members. These involve evening and weekend work. Sleepovers in our shared homes may be required and are paid in addition at the Scottish Living Wage. This is currently £9.30 per hour.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme and register with the SSSC on commencing employment. Ideally candidates will have previous work experience in a similar setting and hold a professional qualification.

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Day Service Co-Worker (support worker)

  • Full time
  • £18,669
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th April 2021

We are seeking a new staff member who shares our values and wants to work as part of our community.

The focus of the role is to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in meaningful work and activities within our day service.

Our work has adapted due to coronavirus but the focus for this role is arts and crafts work. Ideally staff will bring skills in a craft area, however this is not always essential if there is a willingness to learn and develop specific skills to be able to effectively support our main craft projects.

We work with a variety of people with different abilities, either one-to-one or in shared groups. At present due to the coronavirus much of our work is done in small, separated areas of our buildings.

The core purpose of the role is supporting people with autism and learning disabilities. Previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities is essential, as is a good understanding of autism and the needs of people who use different forms of communication, and an openness to our community ethos and values.

Tiphereth is 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.

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