Live-in Assistant Apprenticeship Program

Are you an ambitious 18-year-old college leaver seeking an enriching and transformative experience? Look no further! Join our Live-in Assistant Apprenticeship Program at L'Arche and embark on a journey of personal growth, gain valuable qualifications in social care, and live away from home in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Our Live-in Assistant Apprenticeship Program offers an extraordinary opportunity for young individuals to contribute to the community while receiving comprehensive training and support. As a Live-in Apprentice, you will dedicate 20% of your time working towards a level 2/3 NVQ qualification in Adult Social Care, funded through the Apprenticeship Levy. The remainder of the time you will dedicate to L’arche as a support assistant.

Main Responsibilities:

As a Live in you will be acting as a Support Assistant, in this you will play a pivotal role in promoting the well-being and independence of individuals with learning disabilities. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Providing dedicated support in alignment with agreed care plans, encompassing all facets of daily life
  • Offering practical, physical, and emotional assistance while actively encouraging freedom of choice and self-sufficiency
  • Collaborating as an integral part of a team, fostering clear communication with professionals and families

What We Offer:

  • Live and work alongside adults with learning disabilities, enjoying full board and lodging rent free. 
  • A generous monthly stipend of roughly 300
  • Access to L'Arche Assistant Induction and Development Program, nurturing your personal and professional growth.
  • Be an integral part of a caring community, supporting individuals with learning disabilities in their daily lives.
  • Comprehensive training and guidance to complete the Care Certificate qualification, with potential for sponsored study towards a QCF qualification
  • 28 days of annual leave, including bank holidays, along with a refer-a-friend scheme and a contributory pension scheme
  • Personal development support, including individual and group reflections, as well as access to our mentoring program
  • Free life insurance coverage

Target Audience:
Calling all 18-year-old college leavers who are eager to gain hands-on experience in social care and receive a formal qualification without the financial burden of a traditional course. Our Live-in Assistant Apprenticeship Program is designed for young individuals who crave independence and wish to embrace new experiences away from home.

Key Communities for the role:
We are thrilled to offer this opportunity in various locations, including Ipswich, Brecon, Bognor Regis, and Kent. Join us in building connections between colleges and communities to foster a supportive learning environment.

Resources Required:
Rest assured, we've taken care of all the essentials to make this program successful and all you need is to send us your CV and cover letter. 

Ready to Take the Leap?
If you're excited about gaining qualifications in social care, contributing to a caring community, and embracing new challenges, we want to hear from you! Join the L'Arche Live-in Assistant Apprenticeship Program and be a part of something meaningful.

To Apply: Follow the link’s below and Send your CV and a brief cover letter. 

If you are having any trouble regarding applications or wish to know more contact us at: [email protected]

We look forward to welcoming you to L’Arche!

 Advanced Apprenticeship
 Published on 2023-08-25
 Deadline NA