Support Assistant

If you want to build a better world and more human society, then L’Arche is the place to be!

Salary £9.16 per hour starting salary, with two rises to reflect experience and qualifications. 

Or, live-in as part of the community, with board and accommodation provided and a stipend wage of £74 per week.

We are accepting applications now as we prepare to open a new house, so submit your application as soon as you can.

L’Arche Manchester is a vibrant, growing, faith-based community of people with and without learning disabilities as well as being a professional support and care provider (judged as Outstanding by the CQC). We have 4 houses where people are supported to live as part of their wider community and in non-Covid times, we have an established café alongside a Day Activities service.

We work toward a society where all belong – regardless of ability or disability – in which each person and their gifts are celebrated and valued. Relationship, friendship and celebration are central to our life together.

Proud to be part of an international federation of L’Arche communities across the world, we are also deeply rooted in our home city of Manchester. You can see just some of what we do on this website.

Applicants should complete the application form, outlining why you feel you meet the person specification for this role: 

Job description and person specification

Mission statement

Privacy notice

Application Form

Completed applications should then be sent to: [email protected]

OR  If you would like to hear more before applying, contact:

  • Graham, (Assistants’ Co-ordinator) m: 07990 017080
  • Nia, (House Leader) m: 07858 705298
  • Julie, (Administrator) t: 0161 445 5710

email: [email protected]

Full training and induction for the role will be given on commencement of employment.

The post is subject to DBS and employment checks.

Please Note: because we support vulnerable people, regular Covid-19 testing is standard for both employees and the people we support. We are a pro-vaccine employer, and encourage our employees to have the Covid-19 vaccination.