Looking for something a bit different? Want to feel you are doing something rewarding? L'Arche Ipswich is looking for assistants who are passionate about working with people with learning disabilities.

Founded in 2006, L'Arche Ipswich has grown to four houses with a range of options to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities.

L'Arche welcomes people of all faiths and none. Communities are diverse, inclusive and fun.

What does it involve?

  • Live with others in the same role as you, and people with learning disabilities too.
  • Help to create a home for people with learning disabilities and enable them to maximise their independence.
  • Support individuals in their leisure, social, practical, physical and spiritual needs.
  • Provide personal care and support to people, sometimes with complex health and physical needs.

This is an unusual and exciting career break for the right person. You will need to be patient, honest, hardworking, and with integrity. It's also the right choice for you if you want to join a fun community and be truly included.

Start dates
Year round
Ipswich, UK
1 year
£275 a month
CRB check.
What's included?
accommodation, all meals, training.
28 days paid holiday