Preston - house leader

L’Arche has an exciting opportunity for a Houseleader to join the team in Preston.Read more

Residential vacancies

L'Arche live-in assistants live and work in our Communities with and alongside people with learning disabilities. Apply here.Read more

Highland - support worker

Full-time and flexible part-time contracts available.Read more

Preston - care and support worker

Full time contracts availableRead more

Edinburgh - support workers

Full and part time contracts available.Read more

London - relief assistants (part-time)

Flexible hours. One year minimum contract.Read more

Liverpool - care and support worker vacancies

Full and part time permanent contracts available.Read more

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Tom's story

'L’Arche houses are brilliantly eclectic and that is a large part of what makes working in them so much fun.'Read more

London - support assistant

40 hours per week. Permanent contract. Immediate start - Spring 2018.Read more

Unity in diversity

Summer 2017Read more

Archangel brewery in Kent

Summer 2017Read more

Media enquiries

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Amy's story

'Living in L’Arche is like holding a mirror up to yourself and seeing the very best and sometimes the very worst of yourself reflected back.'Read more

Why we need your help

Here in the UK, the greatest need of adults with learning disabilities is for friendship and community. Leaving the school system, they do not have the skills and resources to develop their own circle of friends and, for many, the only people they see in a day are people who are paid to be with them. In many cases that support is failing at a fundamental level because it does not meet one of the most important needs of all - the need to belong.Read more

Faith and light

As well as L'Arche, Jean Vanier co-founded the international Faith and Light organisation. The idea was conceived when Jean’s friend, Marie-Helene Matthieu, introduced him to Gerard and Camille, the parents of two boys with severe learning disabilities. Gerard and Camille wanted to take their sons on a trip to Lourdes but were told they would disturb the other pilgrims. In response, Jean and Marie-Helene spent three years planning a pilgrimage for people with learning disabilities and their famRead more


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