Vacancies


Vacancies with L'Arche Liverpool

Care and Support Worker Vacancies

£7.50- £7.85 per hour

Full Time Permanent Contracts available

Excellent Terms and Conditions

L’Arche has an exciting opportunity for Care and Support Workers to join the team in Liverpool.

L’Arche is an expanding, vibrant community charity which supports people with Learning Disabilities. L’Arche provides high quality, person centred, individually tailored care and support. In a world that values winning and coming first L'Arche Communities are places where people can discover who they are not just what they can do.

We support a wide range of People with Learning Disabilities in their own homes, in our Supported Living Services and provide Day Opportunities and Workshops.  Like other support providers we are regulated and inspected to ensure a high quality of provision. 

We are looking for Care and Support Workers who are passionate about working with People with Learning Disabilities. We want people who are honest, have integrity, are hardworking, promote dignity, respect and equality.  We want people who will work and live in accordance with the values of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.

The role involves:

- helping people create a home and enabling them to maximise their independence through the acquisition of new skills and increased social integration.

-  supporting individuals in their leisure, social, practical, physical and spiritual needs.

-  providing personal care with dignity and respect including supporting people with complex health and physical needs both in daily life and end of life care.

- helping people with physical needs may include some aspects of moving and handling,

For further details please see the application pack

What we offer:

All applicants must be prepared to work on a rota basis

Hours will include weekends, evenings, bank holidays, waking nights and sleep-ins.

28 days paid holidays(including bank holidays) given in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second year

Excellent Training and Induction given on commencement in post including QCF Level 2

Salary increases to £7.85 per hour once confirmed in post and qualified to QCF Level 2 or above

Although grounded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none: our vision is a world where all belong.

If you feel you have the passion and drive to join our team please apply:

APPLY

PLEASE NOTE: You cannot save the above online application form. If you would like to come back to your application later, or if you have any problems filling out the form then please download and complete the following Word document:

Job application – Word document

We also need you to download and complete the following equal opportunties PDF document:

Equal opportunities – PDF document

Both completed documents can be emailed to liverpoolrecruitment@larche.org.uk

The successful applicants will be subject to 2 references and a fully enhanced DBS. Confirmation in post is also dependent on successful completion of the probationary period and all required training.


Day Opportunities & Outreach Support

Care and Support Worker Vacancies

£7.50 - £7.85 per hour

Excellent Terms and Conditions

L’Arche has an exciting opportunity for two part time Care and Support workers to join the Day Opportunities & Outreach team in Liverpool.

L’Arche is an expanding, vibrant community charity which supports people with Learning Disabilities. L’Arche provides high quality, person centred, individually tailored care and support. In a world that values winning and coming first L'Arche Communities are places where people can discover who they are not just what they can do. Like other support providers we are regulated and inspected to ensure a high quality of provision. 

We are looking for creative, enthusiastic, resilient, people who are passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities to engage in meaningful activities during the daytime. Current activities include making cards, candles & woven goods, baking and gardening.

The team also supports several people in their own homes, helping them to maximise their independence through gaining new skills and increased social integration.

We want people who will work and live in accordance with the values of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.

The role involves:

- Working in a team to enable and support people to realise their creative potential

-  supporting individuals in their leisure, social, practical, physical and spiritual needs.

-  providing personal care with dignity and respect including supporting people with complex health and physical needs both in daily life

- helping people with physical needs may include some aspects of moving and handling,

For further details please see the application pack

What we offer:

28 days paid holidays (including bank holidays) given in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second year

Excellent Training and Induction given on commencement in post including  Care Certificate and QCF Level 2

Salary increases to £7.85 per hour once confirmed in post and qualified to QCF Level 2 or above

All applicants must be prepared to work on a rota basis. Hours will include weekends, evenings, bank holidays.

Although grounded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none: our vision is a world where all belong.

If you feel you have the passion and drive to join our team please apply:

APPLY

PLEASE NOTE: You cannot save the above online application form. If you would like to come back to your application later, or if you have any problems filling out the form then please download and complete the following Word document:

Job application – Word document

We also need you to download and complete the following equal opportunties PDF document:

Equal opportunities – PDF document

Both completed documents can be emailed to liverpoolrecruitment@larche.org.uk

The successful applicants will be subject to 2 references and a fully enhanced DBS. Confirmation in post is also dependent on successful completion of the probationary period and all required training.

Completed Applications to be received by 09:00 on 02/01/18


Care Worker Vacancies

£8.25-£8.64 per hour

Full Time Permanent Contracts available

Excellent Terms and Conditions

L’Arche has an exciting opportunity for Care Workers to join the team in Liverpool.

We have several exciting opportunities To work across 2 sites in L7 & L13 both supporting people with a high level of health care needs including challenging behaviour, dementia, end of life care and complex learning disabilities.

We are looking for Care Workers who are passionate about working with People with Learning Disabilities. We want people who are honest, have integrity, are hardworking, promote dignity, respect and equality.  We want people who will work and live in accordance with the values of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.

The Care Worker roles involve:

  • Providing help with all aspects of personal care including PEG, Catheter, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy and Dementia.
  • Providing support with all aspects of end of life care.
  • Facilitating socialization and social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out, going for a drive (where required), reading etc.
  • Monitoring progress and recording notes on daily record sheets relating to each visit
  • Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user
  • To empathise and actively listen in a sensitive manner accessing appropriate additional support where necessary
  • To support Service Users to access appropriate health care provision enabling them to make an informed choice regarding any prescribed treatment, seeking advice where necessary
  • Adhere to regulatory standards
  • Fully Flexible to work various shift patterns

Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

  • Minimum 12 months of experience in working with adults who have learning/multiple disabilities living in the community.
  • Experience of working within a Nursing Home or Hospital setting and/or busy environment of care provider.
  • An understanding of the needs of adults with learning disabilities who are vulnerable within society.
  • A positive ‘can do’ Attitude, ability and willingness to work in stressful busy environment.
  • Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good telephone manner and good level of spoken English.
  • Observant and sensitive to a Service User’s needs.
  • Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals.
  • Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team
  • All applicants must be prepared to work on a rota basis.  Hours will include weekends, evenings, bank holidays, waking nights and sleep-ins.
  • Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices

What we offer:

  • 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays) given in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second year
  • Essential Medical care courses (where required).
  • Guaranteed Contracted Hours + Paid Over Time
  • Travel time and mileage paid between sites
  • A Full two weeks paid Induction &Shadowing & training
  • Excellent employee support and benefits
  • Child care vouchers
  • DBS paid for
  • QCF Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care supported
  • Career progression and personal development opportunities

Although grounded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none: our vision is a world where all belong.

If you feel you have the passion and drive to join our team please apply:

APPLY

PLEASE NOTE: You cannot save the above online application form. If you would like to come back to your application later, or if you have any problems filling out the form then please download and complete the following Word document:

Job application – Word document

We also need you to download and complete the following equal opportunties PDF document:

Equal opportunities – PDF document

Both completed documents can be emailed to liverpoolrecruitment@larche.org.uk

The successful applicants will be subject to 2 references and a fully enhanced DBS. Confirmation in post is also dependent on successful completion of the probationary period and all required training.


Care Worker – Waking Night Vacancies

£8.25 - £8.64 per hour

Full Time Permanent Contracts available

Excellent Terms and Conditions

L’Arche has several exciting opportunities for Waking Night Care Workers to join the team in Liverpool. The successful applicants will work across 2 sites in L7 & L13 both supporting people with a high level of health care needs including challenging behaviour, dementia, end of life care and complex learning disabilities.

We are looking for Waking Night Care Workers who are passionate about working with People with Learning Disabilities. We want people who are honest, have integrity, are hardworking, promote dignity, respect and equality.  We want people who will work and live in accordance with the values of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.

The Waking Night Care Worker roles involve:

  • Providing help with all aspects of personal care including PEG, Catheter, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy and Dementia.
  • Providing support with all aspects of end of life care.
  • General housekeeping e.g. cooking if required, domestic duties etc..
  • Monitoring progress and recording notes on daily record sheets relating to each visit
  • To empathise and actively listen in a sensitive manner accessing appropriate additional support where necessary
  • To support Service Users to access appropriate health care provision enabling them to make an informed choice regarding any prescribed treatment, seeking advice where necessary
  • Adhere to regulatory standards

Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

  • Able to work any waking night shift from 10pm – 10am / 8pm – 8am including bank holidays, weekends and so on.
  • Minimum 6mths (12 months preferred) of experience in working with adults who have learning/multiple disabilities living in the community or experience of working within a Nursing Home or Hospital setting and/or busy environment of care provider.
  • An understanding of the needs of adults with learning disabilities who are vulnerable within society.
  • A positive ‘can do’ Attitude, ability and willingness to work in stressful busy environment.
  • Able to liaise with day time staff and to give clear, concise and accurate handover information
  • Physically fit and able to undertake safe manual handling practices
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good telephone manner and good level of spoken English.
  • Observant and sensitive to a Service User’s needs.
  • Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals when necessary
  • Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team
  • Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices

What we offer:

  • 28 days paid holidays (including bank holidays) given in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second year
  • Essential Medical care courses (where required).
  • Guaranteed Contracted Hours + Paid Over Time
  • Travel time and mileage paid between sites
  • A Full two weeks paid Induction &Shadowing & training
  • Excellent employee support and benefits
  • Child care vouchers
  • DBS paid for
  • QCF Level 2 and 3 in Health and Social Care supported
  • Career progression and personal development opportunities

Although grounded in the Christian tradition, L'Arche Communities welcome people of all faiths and none: our vision is a world where all belong.

If you feel you have the passion and drive to join our team please apply:

APPLY

PLEASE NOTE: You cannot save the above online application form. If you would like to come back to your application later, or if you have any problems filling out the form then please download and complete the following Word document:

Job application – Word document

We also need you to download and complete the following equal opportunties PDF document:

Equal opportunities – PDF document

Both completed documents can be emailed to liverpoolrecruitment@larche.org.uk

The successful applicants will be subject to 2 references and a fully enhanced DBS. Confirmation in post is also dependent on successful completion of the probationary period and all required training.


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