Beannachar is a Life-Sharing Community offering a therapeutic and supportive environment for young adults with learning support needs. Alongside a core of live-in staff, called ‘Vocational Co-Workers’, and employed staff who live off-site, our life and work is further enhanced by an annual intake of short-term volunteers from abroad. This staffing mix creates an international flavour which is a highly valued aspect of our identity.
An exciting opportunity to join the senior team in one of the houses within Beannachar Camphill Community.
This is a varied role which includes caring for and working with Young Adults with additional support needs and helping other Co-Workers in the house with their tasks with the students. It also includes participating alongside other Co-Workers and Students in Beannachar Community life and work, and handling some administrative duties for the house under the supervision of the House Coordinator.
Full-time: 40 hours per week, across 7 days, flexible working times, pay: £9.80 an hour.
Deadline: Applications to be sent to the office by 12.00 midday Monday 8th February.
An exciting opportunity to support a young adult within Beannachar Camphill Community.
This role will involve primarily working alongside a young adult, supporting him in his life and work within Beannachar Camphill Community. You should be experienced in supporting a young adult with complex support needs including learning disability, autism and epilepsy. Your enthusiasm, creativity and commitment to building a mutual relationship will support our student to develop and thrive in a community environment. This will include accessing work opportunities together, exercising together, eating together, learning together, personal care and having fun.
Part-time: 25 hours per week, usually Monday to Friday, pay: £9.30 an hour.
Deadline: Applications to be sent to the office by 12.00 midday Monday 1st February.
(Social Work) University student placements at Beannachar
Beannachar supports the work experience needs of university students by providing practical placements which contribute to their personal and professional development. Beannachar can offer a unique practice placement (practical university semesters) and is looking for university students who are enthusiastic, resourceful, and responsible learner/ practictioners. Many students have successfully completed practical placements at Beannachar, and we welcome UK and International students from a range of disciplines. These placements are as per the Voluntary Co-worker placements, and applications are handled accordingly.
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