Work With Us

When you work at Ara, you’re working for an exciting and diverse organisation that’s passionate about recovery. We’re unique because of our people and the drive they bring to making positive changes in people’s lives. Our values – Aspiring, Brave, Competent and Determined – underpin everything that we do.

Our Employee Value Proposition describes the set of benefits that we offer employees in return for the skills, experience and qualities that they bring to the charity. Download our Employee Value Proposition here.

We offer a range of roles across our diverse services, and each allows you to use your skills, experience, and dedication within a forward thinking and exciting charity. Help us to make a difference.

Ara has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage rates are higher because they are independently-calculated based on what people need to get by. You can find out more about the UK Living Wage here.

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Current Vacancies

Ara Board Member

Contract/Hours: Upon application
Based: UK-wide
Salary: Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed
Closing Date: Ongoing

Quality & Compliance Manager

Contract/Hours: 35 hours per week
Based: Kings Court, Bristol
Salary: £45,980 – £49,420

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Worker

Contract/Hours: 35 hours per week (FTC to end March 2025, with possibility of extension)
Based: Kings Court, Bristol
Salary: £27,529 – 30,970