L’Arche is a vibrant community charity that supports people with learning disabilities. It provides high quality, person-centred, individually tailored care and support. Within the community people are encouraged to express their unique identity with mutual respect and dignity.

The L’Arche community in Bognor Regis is looking for people with enthusiasm and resilience, who are passionate about supporting people with learning disabilities, and want to make a positive difference to society. At L’Arche, support workers are known as Assistants. There are openings for Full-time Assistants, Part-time Assistants, and Bank Assistants.

  • Full-time Assistants are for 40 hours
  • Part-time Assistants – we currently have a 16 hour role
  • Bank Assistants – hours by arrangement. 

The role

  • Work in a team to enable and support people to live a full and satisfying life
  • Support individuals whatever their needs are - leisure, social, practical, physical, spiritual…
  • Provide personal care with dignity and respect. This will involve supporting people with complex health and physical conditions.
  • The physical support may include a degree of moving and handling

Work is on a rota basis and hours will include weekends, evenings and Bank Holidays.

What we offer

  • 28 days paid leave (including Bank Holidays) in the first year, rising to 33 days in the second and subsequent years.
  • Pay at the rate of £8.21 per hour.

L’Arche is grounded in the Christian tradition but welcomes people of all faiths and none. Our vision is a world where all belong. 

For more an informal conversation or for more details contact L’Arche Bognor Regis on 01243 863426. Email: [email protected]

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