Community Manager/ Director, L'Arche Preston

Do you enjoy working for an organisation that truly expects you to work to shared values? 

Do you enjoy being creative and entrepreneurial in how you lead in social care?

Up to £41,000

L’Arche UK is part of a global network of communities where people with and without learning disabilities live and share in life together, working for a world where we all belong.

Are you a leader who can:

  • Inspire and encourage a diverse and talented community of people with and without learning disabilities

  • Build and nurture strong relationships and collaborative teams

  • Balance strategic thinking and decision-making with an attentiveness to the person-centred needs

  • of community members

  • Successfully lead and develop our range of care and support services (annual budget £1m)

L’Arche Preston is an inclusive community which welcomes people of all faiths and none.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate resilience and emotional intelligence, and an ability to manage complexity successfully.

Des Kennedy, Regional Leader, would be happy to talk informally with you to answer any questions and give you a feel for what being a Director / Community Leader in L’Arche is like. Call Des on 07422 553651 


Please email the following to [email protected]

  • Your CV

  • The supplementary application form explaining how you meet the requirements of the role profile

Applications must be received by 6th December 2021 at 9am.
We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds protected by the Equality Act.

Interviews are expected to take place on 15th December 2021. L’Arche Preston will make reasonable adjustments to the process if you have a disability or long-term health condition, or need something different or additional for an interview. Please get in touch with us ([email protected] for a conversation about this.

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Supplementary Application Form

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