This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join our Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?
Contract: different contracts & posts available:
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
- 1x Full- Time in Craft and Textile Workshop
- 1x 4-days per week Craft and Textile (Mon, Wed, Thurs and Fri)
- 1 x 3-days in Drama Workshop (Mon, Tue and Thurs – possible additional day in September)
- 1x Newsletter and IT Workshop (Thursday and Friday)
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing unique support, based on a modern view of the Camphill movement, for adults with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum condition.
We support people in all aspects of their daily lives and believe that each person should be valued for their contribution to the community. Our Day Opportunities play a key role in enabling people to achieve their goals and aspirations through lifelong learning, person centred support planning and their on-going development. They gain skills through support in a variety of therapeutic activities that contribute to the Community and individual personal development.
About the role:
We are seeking Support Workers with a passion and experience in a range of hand craft, pottery, art and textile making activities; or teaching drama, IT and literacy skills. You will be required to support Day Opportunities workshops for adults with learning disabilities, within our Textiles Studio, Pottery, Drama or Newsletter/ IT workshops.
Find out about our Workshops:
We need people who are good at listening, love to learn and who are flexible.
You will have a positive and sensitive approach to supporting people with activities and enjoy helping people learn and explore new things.
Experience and passion for teaching art, craft, pottery, textile, drama or IT & literacy skills would be an advantage. Ideally you will have previous experience of working with adults with a range of abilities.
You do not need any qualifications as a full induction plus professional training will be provided.
Why join us?
“Thank you for your amazing support and the chance to learn amongst very competent staff, lovely people and atmosphere” (a new support worker).
- We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
- We promote a diverse, friendly and high-quality working environment.
- We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
- We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement:
“What is it about working with us that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?
To submit your CV & Supporting Statement, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision Statement.
*If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email email@example.com or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.
Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them. If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Do not hesitate and apply as soon as possible.
We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.
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