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A therapeutic and supportive environment for young adults with special needs.

Beannachar is a Life-Sharing Community offering a therapeutic and supportive environment for young adults with learning support needs. As part of the worldwide Camphill Movement that has over 80 years' experience creating communities offering education, care and therapy to children and young people with additional support needs. Beannachar is one of six vibrant Camphill communities in and around Aberdeen, offering unique living and working opportunities for a fulfilling life.

With a distinctive staffing structure that promotes an inclusive ‘life sharing’ approach to supporting our students with additional support needs. There is an option for onsite accommodation for employed staff which is available from time to time. In addition, around 20 international volunteers join the community for up to a year life sharing alongside students in our residential houses. There is a strong sense of ‘community’ for everyone associated with Beannachar – students, staff and volunteers that makes it so special.

If you’re interested in working or volunteering for us, we would love to hear from you.


At Beannachar staff, co-workers and volunteers work together to create a fully inclusive, nurturing and safe environment for our residential and day students in a community situated 2 miles from Aberdeen City Centre. We have agreed a new Core Staff Structure for our residential services and we are now recruiting to fill these posts.

Current Vacancies