Flexible hours
1 year minimum commitment

We are always looking for people with previous L'Arche experience (either from L'Arche London or other L'Arche communities around the world) or external candidates with relevant care experience to join our team of Relief Assistants. We are looking for people ideally with 1+ years experience and the Care Certificate (or equivalent qualification) to join us.

This is a flexible working role, with hours dependent on your availability and the needs of the people you support. The hours we can offer to Relief Bank staff vary from week to week, but the majority of the relief support hours we have available are at weekends and in the evenings. We are looking for people to join us for at least one year

Our hourly rate works out as £10.27 per hour (including holiday pay). We also pay a base fee of £28 per sleep over. We provide our assistants with an ongoing programme of training, professional and personal development. 

To find out more and apply, please download and complete the following:

L'Arche Application Form

Relief assistants Job Description

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Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. All successful applicants will be subject to references and a satisfactory enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring) check. Completion of an 8 week probationary period is essential for confirmation in post.

Please note to ensure we comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (“the Regulations”), the post holder must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt. Please note because we support vulnerable people regular COVID 19 testing is standard for both staff and the people we support.