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Supported living Co-Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,126.56 – £27,068.44 pro-rata
  • On site: Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th June 2024

  • Advertised from 29th May 2024
  • Post 1 – 11.25 hrs per week over a two-week rolling rota plus 1sleepover (Monday – Thursday) Post 2 – 22.5 hrs per week over a two-week rolling rota plus 1sleepover (Friday – Sunday)


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 two part-time co-workers 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 roles)
  • 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

Application notes

If you think this, is you, please complete the attached application form in full and email it to please indicate on the form which of the posts your application relates. If you wish to have an informal chat regarding these positions, please get in touch with Richard Costigan (Operations Manager) on 0131-441-2055.

Closing date for applications is 12pm on Sunday 16th June. Interviews will be organised on receipt of successful applications.

Successful candidates will be required to be members of the PVG scheme and to register with the Scottish Social Services Council, funding to complete SVQ training to satisfy registration requirements could be made available for the right candidate.