Vacancy with L'Arche in Brecon

Workshop Assistant (20 hrs per week over four days)

Location: L'Arche Brecon

Salary: £7.50-£7.85 per hour, depending one experience

Fixed term 12 month contract (subject to budget)

We currently have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and practical person to join our workshop enterprise. The successful applicant will be supportive, diligent and value the contribution of all the team; a sense of humour is also an advantage! Experience of working with people with learning disabilities would be helpful though not essential.

In L’Arche, we work toward a society where all people belong – regardless of differences in ability or faith; one in which each person and their gifts are celebrated and valued. Relationship, friendship and celebration are central to our life together.

We are looking for passionate and motivated individuals who cherish these aims.

For an application pack, contact Katrina Menio on 01874 624483 or

Deadline for applications: 12pm, 27th April

Interviews held the following week

L’Arche Brecon is a small but vibrant Christian community of people with and without learning disabilities who live and work together, as part of the international federation of over 140  L’Arche communities in 37 countries across the world.

Registered Charity No. 264166. Company Limited by guarantee. No. 1055041


Vacancy with L'Arche Bognor Regis

Supported Living Team Leader

40 hours per week

Salary: £18,745 – £20,110 depending on experience

L’Arche Bognor Regis is a vibrant and diverse ecumenical Christian Community based in Bognor Regis for the past 39 years. We are committed to supporting people with learning disabilities in achieving their full potential.

This role involves helping to lead our three current supported living locations which support 6 people with learning disabilities in their own homes, and a further 2 people who will move into our brand new annex-flat in Summer 2017.

The current supported living tenants have expressed a desire to have someone “kind, who cares about you”, “reliable – they don’t let you down”, “will create days where we can reflect on our lives”.

Do you have these qualities?

It is also important that you have some experience of supporting people with learning disabilities or another vulnerable group, experience of leading/managing a team and project, are passionate about enabling people with learning disabilities to grow in independence, a strong communicator, passionate about L’Arche values and have a desire to be a member of an ecumenical Christian community.

Deadline for applications will be Friday 21st April with Interviews to be held on 2nd and 4th May 2017

Please download the application pack here and send your completed application form and equal opportunities form to:

L’Arche Bognor Regis
51 Aldwick Road
Bognor Regis
PO21 2NJ

Or via email:

Vacancy with L'Arche Liverpool

Care and Support Worker

Role Summary:

  • To work and live in accordance with the values in the Charter of L'Arche where each person is valued and encouraged to build relationships with one another and to develop their own potential for growth.
  • To help facilitate and enable all household members in creating a home and enabling them to maximise their independence through the acquisition of new skills and increased social integration.

Responsible to: Team Leader / Locality Manager

Salary Range : £7.50 - £7.85 per hour dependent on qualifications

Hours: A full time position is 37.5hrs per week

Holidays (inclusive of bank holidays): 28days in the first year, rising to 33 days from the second year

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Personal care and support of people with learning disabilities:
  • Supporting individuals in their leisure, social, practical, physical and spiritual needs.
  • Helping people with physical needs may include some aspects of moving and handling.
  • Ensuring the development of individuals ability to make choices and enabling them to increase their independence.
  • Developing relationships, assisting in celebrations and supporting the spiritual life so that there is an atmosphere of welcome and friendship. The growth in new friendships will respect the professional responsibilities of support, which assistants carry.
  • To ensure that People with Learning Disabilities are supported to build and maintain relationships outside the community and participate in wider community goals and where possible make an active contribution.
  • To support people in Employment and Education / Volunteering opportunities as appropriate and in accordance with the professional boundaries of support.
  • Care of the individuals home: Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities to grow in their independent living skills.
  • Completion of all necessary care and support records and security checks as required.
  • Attending and participating in team meetings, and any other meetings as requested including Supervision and Appraisals.
  • Administration: Carrying out delegated responsibilities for tasks such as record keeping, report writing, medication, First Aid and Fire Safety.
  • To communicate clearly with families, visitors and other professionals.
  • Training and Formation: Successful completion of all training and formation deemed appropriate by L’Arche.
  • Statutory Regulations: To comply with all the Health and Safety regulations and good practice of the same.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, evenings, bank holidays and to do sleep-ins on a flexible basis.
  • General: To perform any other duties commensurate with the post.
  • Duties and priorities may vary in accordance with Community priorities.


  • All Support Workers are invited but not required to attend Community activities unless they are supporting a Person with Learning Disabilities to participate.
  • Successful completion of the three month probationary period is essential for confirmation in post.
  • Subject to fully enhanced DBS disclosure.
  • Evidence of entitlement to work in the UK.
  • At least one form of photographic identification, proof of address and any relevant qualifications must be presented at interview.


PLEASE NOTE: You cannot save the above online application form. If you would like to come back to your application later, please download and fill out the following PDF form:

Job application form – PDF document

We also need you to download and fill out the following equal opportunties PDF form:

Equal opportunities form – PDF document

Both PDF forms can be emailed to

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