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Looking for a career in Social Care? Find out what Employment Opportunities are currently available at Camphill Communities of Ireland. Camphill is  an exciting employer that has a different culture then is customary in many places providing social care. And the sense of community is important to all people who are a part of this endeavour. Most people do strongly feel that their work is more than a job and many employees also volunteer and join for social occasions, festivals and special events.

Current Vacancies

Social Care House Coordinator

Social Care House Coordinator - full time (40 hours per week) 17.50 euro per hour

Background to the post:

Camphill Communities of Ireland (CCoI) works to create sustainable intentional communities where children and adults of all abilities, many with special needs, can live learn and work with others in healthy social relationships based on mutual care and respect.

This post would suit those currently in a team leader or senior social care worker position looking to gain experience of coordinating a residential house. House coordinators are responsible for ensuring that training and supervision of staff, and support and personal assistance to residents is provided in an appropriate manner. Their role is to support people in self-care and independent living activities and help them to lead self-directed lives of active participation in and contribution to community life. 

The successful candidates will be dedicated and highly motivated, they will already possess high levels of competence and will be able to demonstrate this through their qualification, in-depth knowledge of service provision and experience in leading a team to meet regulatory requirements, best practice standards and ultimately the varied needs of residents.

Our team will provide you with an in-depth induction program and will support your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) so that you enjoy your role within our services and our services benefit from your expertise.

The successful candidate will personally oversee their house 5/7 and will do so as is necessary across the shifts to ensure the effective, quality and safe delivery of services within their residential house.

They will continuously develop their team to ensure a sustained high quality and safety of service delivered.

Will be fully involved in the initial and ongoing assessment of need for each resident within the residential house and will ensure that these needs are reflected within their live personal plans and that the staff team are fully aware and capable of serving those needs.

Will manage relationships with their peers and within all other departments so that they have the necessary relationships within their network to ensure their residents get the best possible service from the wider team.

Will report to the Person in Charge/Social Care Manager who holds responsibility for regulatory compliance and quality service delivery across all four houses within The Bridge community as a designated centre.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • A relevant third level qualification in social care or related field
  • Minimum 2 years Team Leading/Managerial experience within a similar social care setting.
  • Full, Clean Driver’s License.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Excellent planning skills
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting

Please direct all enquiries to Ben Gamble at 045-481597. 

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for all roles are available - see attachments

Applications will only be accepted by email to thebridge@camphill.ie with letter of application and CV attached.

Closing Date for applications will be noon Monday the 31st December 2018

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 04th January 2019
 for interviews being held between the dates 07th January to the 11th January 2019


Type of Contract: Minimum 1 year Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018 Salary: 17.50 euro per hour

For more information please download the following documents:
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble thebridge@camphill.ie 045-481597

Social Care Workers

Social Care Workers – Full-Time post 36 hours

(20 HOURS PER WEEK €14 per hour, PLUS 2 SLEEPOVERS 16 hours €9.55 per hour)

Mission Statement

“Camphill Communities of Ireland work to create sustainable communities where children and adults of all abilities, many with special needs, can live, learn and work with others in healthy social relationships based on mutual care and respect.

Most communities are a home for both people with special needs and volunteers. Members of the community share responsibility for the tasks and cultural activities of day-to-day life.

Camphill is inspired by Christian ideals and the impulse of community building as articulated by Rudolf Steiner and is based on the acceptance of the spiritual uniqueness of each human being.”

Job Purpose

The jobs purpose is to support the intentional community, in developing and formalising a person centred culture, and to achieve a high quality of personal outcomes in a time of rapidly changing regulatory requirements, while maintaining its ethos and values.

General Job Description:

To provide residential, job coaching and lifestyle supports to adults with special needs, in an intentional community, by being part of a team of co-workers, volunteers and employees creating a positive living experience, and an environment and atmosphere within the home in which the needs of people can be met.

Key Requirements, Attributes and Qualifications for employees of The Bridge Community:

  • Excellent communication, people management and problem solving skills, empathy and sensitivity to others.
  • The ability to work collaboratively and motivate a team to enthusiastically support individuals
  • Energy and enthusiasm, be highly motivated, reliable and have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Good planning and time management skills
  • An openness to the Camphill Ethos and alternative models of Social Care
  • An Understanding of HIQA Standards, Regulations, Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults and Duty of Care
  • Work experience in a related area such as personal assistant/carer, community development or social care and/or community regeneration
  • Experience in supporting people that display challenging behaviour
  • Full Clean Driving Licence.
  • This post is subject to Garda vetting

Hours and Rate of pay: €14 per hour (€9.55 sleepover hourly rate)

Please direct all enquiries to Ben Gamble at 045-481597.

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for all roles are available on request, or attached below.

Application forms will only be accepted by email to thebridge@camphill.ie with letter of application and CV attached.

Closing Date for applications will be noon Monday the 31st December 2018

Candidates shortlisted for interview will receive notification by the 04th January 2019
 for interviews being held between the dates 07th January to the 11th January 2019

Camphill is an equal opportunity employer.


Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 31 Dec 2018 Salary: 14.00 euro per hour

For more information please download the following documents:
http://camphill.ie/userfiles/files/social_care_worker_jdps_2018_v2.docx
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For more info contact: Ben Gamble thebridge@camphill.ie 045-481597

Part time Care assistant X2

 

Camphill Communities of Ireland Ballybay

 

Camphill Communities of Ireland is part of an international charitable trust working with people with intellectual disabilities and other kinds of special needs.

The Camphill philosophy is that no matter what an individual’s disability may appear to be, the spirit - the essential core that makes us all human - always remains whole. 

 

Job Title: Care Assistant

 

Reports to: Home Coordinator/Person in Charge

 

Purpose of the Role

An excellent opportunity for a qualified and determined Care assistant to obtain a permanent role for this organisation providing care and support the community.

 

To support the Home Coordinator in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Community. Promoting a caring environment which provides our residents with a high standard of individualised personal care, meeting individual needs and ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity and rights to privacy, independence and choice are met.

To support the Home Coordinator to carry out, monitor and evaluate the care delivered to our residents, checking legal requirements are met along with keeping up to date with registration requirements.

 

Less formal, though equally vital to this role, is the development and maintenance of professional working relations with the residents' families and friends, social workers, officials from government agencies, advocates, local trades’ people and members from other Camphill Communities.

Be involved with the preparation and celebrations of festivals in the community.

 

Purpose of the role

An excellent opportunity for a qualified and determined Social Care Assistant candidate to obtain a permanent role for this organisation providing one to one care supporting a resident with intellectual disabilities and Epilepsy.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To be an active part of the care team, the aims of which are to ensure that the residents’ individual personal and social care needs are met daily.
  • To promote Person Centred Care.
  • To oversee all aspects of the direct care provision to meet the assessed needs of the resident, which include: personal care, attending health care appointments, assisting resident with effective communication etc.
  • To record any information about the resident’s daily activities as necessary.
  • To accompany Resident to various meetings and leisure activities throughout the day.
  • To support residents throughout the night attending to care and providing support
  • To report relevant information regarding residents to Management.
  • Any accidents or incidents to be reported immediately to House Coordinator or the Person in charge
  • To maintain confidentiality always in line with Camphill Communities of Ireland policies.
  • To fully participate in and meet required standards of training deemed appropriate to the role.  
  • To be fully aware of health and safety standards and ensure compliance with same.   
  • To cook nutritious meals that have been chosen by the residents using Camphill Ballybay’s organic produce.
  • To participate in mealtimes and help create and maintain a homelike environment
  • To participate fully in Camphill Ballybay’s festivals and celebrations.
  • To develop and maintain professional working relationships with resident’s family, advocates, social workers, officials from government agencies, local trades people and members from other Camphill Communities.
  • To work effectively with full time volunteers; both short term and long term volunteers
  • To maintain appropriate standards in compliance with HIQA standards
  • To maintain high professional standards and confidentiality at all times
  • Keep up to date with implementing good modern concepts of care

 

  • This list is not exhaustive and is also subject to change with notice to candidate.
  • Flexibility is important in fulfilling this role.

 


Person Specifications   Essentials   Qualification in Social Care or equivalent (Minimum FETAC level 5 full award). Be a conscientious person, with a passion for excellence Candidates are subject to Garda Vetting. Be a team player, helping to promote great working conditions, colleague relations and care to clients Enthusiastic, proactive, self-motivator who can provide a holistic service of the highest quality. Candidate must be fully fit to undertake his/her duties, candidates will have to sign a medical declaration before commencing the post. Flexibility to work when needed. Willing to comply with Camphill Communities of Ireland Code of Conduct, Policies and procedures Willing to work within the ethos and values of Camphill Communities of Ireland including life sharing. Full clean driving license   Desirable   Training in Epilepsy management would be an advantage but not essential, however candidate would be required to partake in Epilepsy Management training. The Management of Actual or Potential Aggression (MAPA) Training is desirable but can be provided on appointment to post. Knowledge of Residential Care legislation including HIQA’s National Quality Standards for Residential Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities, and others as applicable. Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity.     Probationary Period Post is subject to 12 month probationary period.   Hours of Work The position is based in Camphill Ballybay and works 20 hours per week. The position includes working day, evening, waking night, and weekends   We offer a continuous care and welfare support, 365 days per year to the people who live in Camphill Communities. Arrangements for working hours will be agreed with individual employees based on the care and welfare needs of residents.     Camphill Communities of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer. Shortlisting will apply  

Type of Contract: Minimum 1 year Closing Date: 05 Sep 2018
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For more info contact: Darina.Brady.Ballybay@camphill.ie

Multiple Posts

Services Manager / PIC. Residential, SSDL and Day Services x 1 FT

House Coordinator / Deputy PIC for SSDL and Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT

Deputy House Coordinator SSDL for Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT

Social Care Assistants x 1 FT and 3 PT Posts.

Camphill Greenacres ( Goatstown Dublin 14) is recruiting to fill new positions arising from the development of our residential, supported living and day services. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a team which is leading with people on meeting their needs and choices in ways which are meaningful to them. Camphill Greenacres is part of Camphill Communities of Ireland and holds the values of personal dignity, and the uniqueness of each person as central. We believe community and social roles pivotal to wellbeing. We focus on discovering and supporting opportunities for people to grow and contribute where they live, within their local communities and as contributing members of society. We are currently recruiting for suitably qualified staff with experience of working with adults with an ID and adults with ABI.

For the Services Manager / PIC we are looking for an experienced creative individual with a commitment to person centred practice to lead and manage the current services and a number of new developments in residential and day supports.

Applications to be e-mailed to kate.byrne.greenacres@camphill.ie

Closing date April 10th 2018

Informal enquiries to Paul Henry Regional Manager 087-3430003

  1. JD / JS Services Manager / PIC. Residential, SSDL and Day Services x 1 FT
  2. JD/ JS House Coordinator / Deputy PIC for SSDL and Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT
  3. JD/ JS Deputy House Coordinator SSDL for Residential ID and ABI x 1 FT
  4. JD/ JS Social Care Assistants x 1 FT and 3 PT Posts.

Interviews will be held Mid April.


Type of Contract: 1 year Contract Closing Date: 10 Apr 2018
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For more info contact: kate.byrne.greenacres@camphill.ie

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