Live-In Support Assistant

Are you a dedicated individual seeking a transformative experience that combines care, community, and personal growth? Join L'Arche's Live-In Support Assistant program and be part of a compassionate environment while making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.


Our Live-In Support Assistant program offers a unique opportunity to fully immerse yourself in a caring community while receiving comprehensive training and support. As a Live-In Support Assistant, you'll provide essential care for 40 hours a week, with sleep-in shifts based on the community's needs. This role allows you to develop close relationships and make a positive impact.

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

Target Audience:

We're looking for compassionate individuals who are eager to contribute, learn, and grow. If you're excited about living in a vibrant community, providing dedicated care, and forming lasting connections, our Live-In Support Assistant program is tailored for you.

Key Locations:

Experience this unique opportunity in diverse communities, including Ipswich, Brecon, Bognor Regis, and Canterbury. Immerse yourself in the heart of care and community-building.

Ready to Take the Leap?
If you’re excited about 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: Send your CV and a brief cover letter by following the link and apply directly

We look forward to welcoming you to L'Arche!

 Full Time Job
 Published on 2023-08-25
 Deadline NA