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13 January - 26 January 2017 / Issue 379 / Rare and exciting opportunities within property design - Kendal Competitive salaries and market leading benefits package After being established in Kendal for the past 10 years, we looking to really grow and expand the business within the Lake District and across the North West in the coming year. We are looking for people to join us on our journey. If you currently work in one of the below disciplines and looking to be part of a growing business with great career opportunities, we want to speak to you!

Architect | Senior Architect | Architectural Technologist Building Services Engineer (Both Mechanical and Electrical) Building Surveyor | Quantity Surveying The NPS Group are one of the country’s fastest growing property design and management consultancies with offices throughout the UK. We offer unrivalled and multi-disciplinary services to a diverse range of commercial and public sector clients. Currently undergoing a busy period of positive change, we can offer an exciting work environment, full of opportunity and headroom for forward thinking individuals looking to reach their full potential.

Based in Windermere with additional sites in Ripon and Manchester, we are now looking for an experienced Marketing coordinator to help take the business forward.

Due to expansion, Award winning Treetop Trek are looking for a

Our employees enjoy a healthy work life balance and benefit from the group’s commitment to wellbeing. Based out of our established Kendal office, you will form an integral part of the NPS North West business, and the NPS Group. You will be involved in a diverse and exciting range of projects, either as a project lead, or as part of a larger design team.

Marketing Coordinator

The successful candidates will demonstrate core values similar to that of our organisation. These are: Innovation - Trust - Quality - Respect

As well as relevant marketing expertise, candidates will need strong literacy skills, highly organised with a creative flair.

You should hold the qualifications relevant to your chosen profession, as well as professional membership of any relevant body where applicable. All of our property professionals have an understanding of the risk hazards associated with asbestos, and possess relevant construction and health and safety knowledge. In return for the positive impact you have on our business, you will receive a competitive salary together with a market leading rewards package and the benefit of a flexible, high performance culture. Packages may include relocation.

This is a newly created full time position.

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Office/Customer Services Administrator Kentmere Packaging is a manufacturer of quality printed folding cartons for a variety of markets throughout the UK.

Winander House, Glebe Road Bowness on Windermere

Winander Leisure Ltd is the parent Company of Windermere Lake Cruises and the Lakeland Motor Museum. We are looking to strengthen our team in the head office at Winander House, Bowness on Windermere.

IT Assistant

Working as part of a small team, the role will include proactively managing and maintaining the groups’ network infrastructure, deploying PCs and associated peripherals, particularly POS systems, including new installations and the redeployment of existing equipment. Assisting in the development of internal systems and software and installing/configuring hardware and software to agreed standards. Ensuring that systems and software are kept up to date, issues are prioritised/dealt with promptly and providing technical support to system users. Knowledge of Microsoft’s Visual Studio, SQL and MS Office is advantageous.

We are looking to recruit an Office/Customer Services Administrator to work within our Internal Sales Team. The role will involve Managing Customer Enquiries, Sales Order Processing, Delivery date management both internally and externally, in addition to being a direct link to existing and potential customers as well as the external Sales Team. The successful candidate will work alongside the existing Customer Service Team. The role is heavily IT based so strong IT skills will be essential. The business is managed using the Shuttleworth Management Information System, knowledge of this or a similar MIS system would be a distinct advantage, although appropriate training will be given. This is very much a customer focused role and it is essential that the successful person is able to develop relationships with clients whilst representing the company in a professional manner at all times. An attractive remuneration package including benefits is on offer.

For further details or an application form please contact Ian Wilkinson on 015394 40367 or

Please submit applications in writing with details of your work experience to: Susie Hodgson, Kentmere Packaging, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9PB or email

Closing date for applications 27th January 2017

Closing date for applications 27th January 2017.

Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is a 5 star hotel which is family run with a long-standing team and a friendly environment. We are looking for people that are friendly, charming, enthusiastic, well presented, with good manners, good communication skills, and good English. Positions are full time, live in/out, with 28 days paid holiday, meals whilst on duty, great subsidised local staff accommodation. Salary commensurate with experience. Email your CV with a cover note. MICHELIN STAR

Crook Road, Near Windermere, LA23 3NE



CURRENTLY RECRUITING: Reservations Supervisor Reservations Agent Maintenance Waiting Staff CHEFS: Chef de Partie Commis Chef 015394 88818 Breakfast Chef


Hotel & Catering

Chef De Partie Merewood Country House Hotel are looking for a Chef De Partie to join our award winning team. After winning our first AA Rosette in February 2016, we are looking for someone who is interested in working with our team to now achieve two AA Rosettes. The successful applicants will have a desire to learn from our experienced team with the aim of progressing their career. Specific knowledge or experience isn’t a necessity, but enthusiasm is a must. For more information please contact

Receptionist Merewood Country House Hotel are looking for a full time Receptionist with exceptional customer service to join our professional and friendly team.


An Exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dedicated team of 9 on Reception at The Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa assisting in the day to day operations on reception. Previous experience with Guestline Property Management Systems will be advantage but not necessary as we are looking for the right person to join our team with a hands on attitude, who wants security in their job, enjoys working in a team and wants long term job prospects and a friendly, family atmosphere to work in. Salary for the right person is £1586.00 per month working 40 hours a week over 5 days and receiving 31 days holiday a year, free use of leisure facilities, meals, uniform and a share of the quarterly gratuities, enrolment into the hotels annual bonus & pension scheme is also included, live In position is also available.

Food Service Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join and lead from the front our dedicated restaurant team to assist in the day to day operations of the dining experience at the Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa.

You will contribute towards the day to day efficient running of a 4 star hotel, ideally you will have experience working in a similar role but full training will be given.

You will need to be highly focused, have excellent communication skills, motivated, professional in appearance and presentation, whilst also having exceptional customer service skills. Previous experience in a Restaurant Supervisory Role is preferred but not necessary as we are looking for the right person to join our team with the hands on attitude and great leader skills, who wants security in their job, enjoys working in a team and wants long term job prospects and a friendly, family atmosphere to work in.

The role of receptionist requires a very welcoming and cheery personality and ability to work well on your own, running the front desk.

Working 40 hours a week over 5 days and receiving 31 days holiday a year, free use of leisure facilities, meals, uniform and a share of the quarterly gratuities, enrolment into the hotels annual bonus & pension scheme is also included, live In position is also available.

You will also be responsible for reservations via phone, website and 3rd party bookings. You will need to be a welcoming individual, with pride and passion in your work.

If you are the person who wants to secure their career within a company that really care about their team contact Paul Cookson General Manager in the first instance by sending a covering letter and your CV either by email to or by post to: Paul Cookson, General Manager, The Ambleside Salutation Hotel & Spa, Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 9BX | 015394 32244 |

For more information please contact

MEREWOOD COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL Windermere Cumbria LA23 1LH 015394 46484


Hours: 37 hrs per week – Full Time rota over 7 days Location: Brockhole Visitor Centre, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LJ Salary: Grade J £17,397 - £19,355 Would you like to be part of the visitor experience at Brockhole, situated on the shores of Lake Windermere in the stunning National Park? We need an enthusiastic and skilled Chef to join us at Brockhole Café to help us deliver a full range of breakfasts, lunches, afternoon teas and event catering. For an informal discussion and to find out more about the role, please contact Jen Ball on 015394 46601. For further details, visit our website at, or if you are unable to access the website please email or write to Human Resources, Lake District National Park Authority, Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal LA9 7RL. To apply for this position, please email your CV and covering letter to: Closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Friday 3rd February 2017. Interviews will be held on a date TBC.

Second Chef required

We are currently looking to recruit a talented Second Chef, to support our Head Chef in the running of our kitchen, and to lead and motivate our small brigade in his absence. We are a 30 bedroom hotel on the shores of Lake Windermere, with a fifty cover restaurant and busy outdoor terrace serving food all day. Preferably with a background of at least one rosette, you will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of health and safety, clean food handling practises and food costing to maintain profitability without compromising quality. In return we would offer a salary depending on experience, Straight shifts, Live in accommodation, Meals whilst on duty, Uniform, 28 days paid annual leave, Closed for Christmas. This position would suit a present second chef, or a skilled and motivated chef de partie looking for progression in their career. Please send CV to or contact Mark Tate, Head Chef on 015394 32254

Room Attendant

Full-time 40 hours per week, Flexi-time could be an option 7.45am – 3.45pm 5 days per week, or tell us your preferred hours and shifts. Excellent package including Christmas off and meals. Please apply to Richard on 015394 32254 or

Briery Wood

Country House Hotel & Restaurant Windermere, Lake District Part of Lake District Country Hotels.


We are looking for an outgoing & friendly person to join our dedicated team. Previous experience in the hospitality trade, including reception, bar, dining room work along with good customer communication skills is an advantage but not essential. The job is a live in position or live out. Working 5 days a week, straight shifts including evenings and weekends. Staff uniform & meals are provided. Excellent salary. Please apply by e-mail ONLY with a CV and covering letter to Roger Benson Or Warren Grant Assistant manager

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Front of House staff needed to join the team at Chesters. Great rates, no evenings! Must work weekends and have own transport. If this sounds like you then call Nick or Ashley on 015394 34711 or drop in and see us.

Cragwood Country House Hotel & Restaurant Windermere, Lake District Part of the Cragwood International Group.

A small luxury Hotel in Windermere with outstanding customer service, attention to detail and quality are looking to hire a Full or Part Time

General Assistant

To assist with breakfast service, housekeeping and greeting guests. Excellent customer service is essential. Experience is preferred and good understanding of English. Hours 8.30am – 4.00pm 5 days a week (Full Time) Hours 10.30am – 2.30pm 5 days a week (Part Time) Work will include weekends and position is live-out. Excellent Wages, holidays, uniforms provided. Contact Caroline or Jonathan on 015394 43192 or email for more information and to arrange an informal discussion.

Seasonal vacancy Second Chef Working alongside our Head Chef producing fresh, homemade food using locally sourced produce. Hours will vary, initially weekends (3 days) then full time (5/6 days) during holiday periods. Required March until mid November. May suit experienced Commis Chef looking for first post of responsibility. Single accommodation available if required. Wage dependant on experience.

• Chef de Partie • Junior Sous Chef • Junior Pastry Chef The 4 Star, 1 Rosette Cragwood Country House Hotel are looking for a the above to join our award winning team. The successful applicants will have a desire to learn from our experienced team with the aim of progressing their career. Specific knowledge or experience isn’t a necessity, but enthusiasm is a must. We offer a competitive salary & 28 days holiday, all meals on duty, Company Pension. Contact Chef Calvin Harrison or email with C.V.

Receptionist Full-time position including weekends. We offer a competitive salary & 28 days holiday, all meals on duty, Company Pension. Contact GM Albert Waldon or email with C.V. CRAGWOOD COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL Windermere, Cumbria Telephone:- 015394 88177

Please send CV to Park Cliffe Camping & Caravan Estate, Birks Road, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 3PG T: 015395 31344 W:

The Albert Bowness-on-Windermere

We are currently looking to expand our team:

- Supervisor - Chef de Partie -

Great rates of pay, full/part time positions available If you interested contact us by email Or phone 015394 43241 and ask for Paul or Charlie

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Our 9 bedroom, multi award winning, 2 rosette, 85 cover Inn is currently looking to recruit:

• Full Time and Part Time Front of House opportunities Preferably with experience. Salaries/hourly rates are dependent on experience and skill level. Meals provided during shifts, own transport would be essential due to the business location. Contact Lorraine Stanton on 015395 68237 to arrange an interview or email your CV to

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• Receptionist / Reservationist • Chef de Partie • Junior Sous Chef The above positions are full time. Excellent rates of pay. Accommodation available. Application form and further details can be found at : or email CV and covering letter to Alison Magee-Barker, General Manager: / 015394 45759

We are currently recruiting for:

Restaurant & Bar Staff supervisor Chefs of all levels | Kitchen porter Front of house | Night Porters Full time & weekend Housekeepers The Lyth Valley Country Inn is a family owned traditional Country Inn’s set the heart of the Lake District. We are looking for people with a passion for hospitality, enthusiastic to learn, friendly, well presented, with good manners and communication skills. We currently have full and part time positions available with salary/pay commensurate with experience. Email your CV with a cover letter to, or come in for a visit. Lyth Valley Country Inn, A5074, Near Kendal LA8 8DB

KITCHEN CLEANER REQUIRED 11.00am – 7.00pm Monday to Friday Term time only plus cleaning days. £7.20 per hour Please contact Mr N Kirkpatrick on 015394 46164 Windermere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

General Vacancies Lakes Carpet Cleaning - Ambleside

Van driver / Laundry Assistant To work 40 hours over 5 days. Will be driving our delivery van 3 days per week and working in our commercial laundry 2 days per week. You will have to speak to customers and take messages so you must be able to speak, read and write English. Must have a clean driving license that allows you to drive in the UK. The job will involve working weekends and bank holidays. No experience necessary as full training will be given. Call 015394 34441 to arrange an interview

Windermere School Patterdale Road, Windermere, The Lake District LA23 1NW

General Vacancies GELDARD FARMS LTD

Low Foulshaw Farm, Gilpin Bridge, Levens, Kendal LA8 8ET


Driver/Guides & Mini-Coach Drivers £8.00 per hour + Customer Service Bonuses Full time, part time and flexible hours available

This person will be required to work within a motivated team, to help with the grading and packing of eggs and all aspects of work in our egg packing centre. 36 hours per week Monday to Friday, weekend shifts also available.


This person will be required to deliver eggs to our customers ensuring a high level of customer service at all times. Approx. 20 hours per week, which can be over 2 or 3 days.



Mountain Goat Garage Ltd are recruiting an experienced full time mechanic to work on cars, light commercial and PSV Vehicles. Good rate of pay (experience related)

This person will be required to prepare customer orders ready for dispatch along with loading and unloading of vehicles, using 3 wheeled counter balanced forklift.

For more details on our vacant positions please visit:

Previous experience preferred but full training can be given.

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General Vacancies THE BRIDGE DENTAL PRACTICE 14 Milnthorpe Road Kendal

work for

We require a Part-time

DENTAL NURSE Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Training will be provided if necessary. Please telephone

01539 721730

or call in for more information

Lakeland is home to the extraordinary It’s a place where innovative cookware and inspirational homewares go hand in hand with passionate people and exceptional service. It started as a small family business in a garage in Windermere and now boasts 69 stores nationwide and overseas franchise stores. Come and develop your skills and career in a respected, thriving family owned company that nurtures its colleagues and cares about its customers. We have the following opportunities available in our Windermere Store:

• Retail Colleagues – 23 and 16 hours permanent (shifts are on a rota basis over 4 days).* Our success is due to hard work and a belief that it’s our core values that make Lakeland an extraordinary place to work and shop. We’d love you to join Lakeland so if you want to be part of this motivated, exciting team, apply now. To find out more and apply, please visit

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* £7.61 per hour at 18 years and over.

Alexandra Buildings, Windermere, Cumbria LA23 1BQ

One of the UK’s leading educational and care providers has announced plans to open new specialist children’s homes in Burton in Kendal and Grange over Sands. The Cumbria based Witherslack Group operates schools, children’s homes and integrated children’s homes and learning centre facilities across the UK and is now looking to expand their offering with the addition of the new children’s homes in the local area.

The Group has purchased properties in Burton in Kendal and Grange over Sands. After a process of renovation each of the homes will accommodate up to 4 young people with special educational needs.

Could one of our brand new children’s homes be your next career move? We are looking for outstanding people to form a whole new staff team: From Registered Manager to a full staff team, including Support Workers and Night staff. For further details, and to apply, please visit

REWARD Our salary and benefits package is among the best in our sector. It includes a competitive salary, contributory pension, comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 35 days holiday (including bank holidays) and £1000 per annum Attendance Incentive Scheme. We also offer extensive Group staff benefits, such as a Medicash Health Plan/ Employee Assistance, Cycle to Work and tax free childcare vouchers.

FIND OUT MORE AT OUR RECRUITMENT OPEN DAY ON TUESDAY 24TH JANUARY 2017 Sessions at 4:00pm and 6:00pm at The Longlands Hotel, Tewitfield, Carnforth, Cumbria LA6 1JH To book your place please call 015395 66081 or email

For more information please visit The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and staff. All positions are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.


Flood Recovery – Business Support Officer Based at the Northern Area Office, Threlkeld, or at Murley Moss, Kendal Grade J: £17,397 - £19,355 pa pro rata | Part-time (3 days a week) Fixed Term until 30 June 2018

We are looking for a Business Support Officer to provide quality support to our ‘Routes to Resilience’ Flood Recovery Project. You will need to have an excellent understanding of administrative processes in relation to project management or service delivery. Reporting to the Flood Recovery Project Manager, this important role provides an opportunity to help shape an exciting project as part of a dynamic new team. For an informal discussion about the position please contact Ged Acton on 01768 871403, ext. 2403 / Mob. 07584593274. For further details, visit our website at We are unable to accept CVs.

General Vacancies Stricklandgate House 92 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PU Registered Charity No. 1027444

Presentable, reliable people required for well-respected community building.

Manager’s Assistant

To cover for the Manager in his absence. Duties may include: Tenant liaison, admin (bookings, finance and computer work), ensure compliance with Fire/H&S and Trust policies, managing meetings, reception, light maintenance and, if necessary, caretaking duties.

Closing date for applications is Monday 23rd January 2017 at 5pm. Interviews will be held on a date TBC.

Do you want to work for the number one selling and letting agent in Kendal? Due to our continuing success we are now looking for two highly motivated individuals looking to progress their careers within our Sales and Lettings departments based between our Kendal and Windermere branches. The ideal candidates will have previous experience, be motivated, organised and enthusiastic and display high standards of service and presentation. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and generous bonus scheme together with excellent staff benefits. As an award winning, growing and fast paced business we are committed to both client care and staff development. If you want to work as part of this progressive and forward thinking company then we would love to hear from you. Full driving license is essential. Please send C.V. and covering letter to Clare Hoban, THW Estate Agents, 112 Stricklandgate, Kendal LA9 4PU or

Grasmere Gingerbread ®

Person Spec: Organised, good written and spoken communications skills, numerate, personable, presentable, tactful. Would suit a good ‘all-rounder’ with a positive and flexible approach. Hours: 1 day per week to start plus holiday/sickness cover. Rate of pay: £9.50 p/h


Duties will include light maintenance duties, ensuring public areas, meeting rooms and tenant’s offices are cleaned to a high standard, managing and catering for meetings. Hours: Minimum 5.5 per week plus holiday/sickness cover. Pay Rate: £8.12 per hour. For full job/person specs. please contact the Centre Manager on 01539-742601 - applications by CV with covering letter plus minimum 2 references should be sent to the above address. Closing date: 31st Jan 2017


Even after 163 years Grasmere Gingerbread continues to grow and maintain its world wide reputation; this unique family business is looking to recruit a:

A-ha! Distribution is looking for a merchandiser to work 2-3 days per week from February to October including weekends.

Sales and Marketing Manager

The role involves visiting a wide variety of outlets including hotels, tourist attractions, supermarkets and stations all over Cumbria to liaise with staff and stock up leaflet display racks with information about things to see and do in the area.

to work within a small dedicated team. This is a full-time varied and exciting new position covering all areas of digital marketing, sales promotion and events. Salary: 20 - 25K. Further details: Tel: (015394) 35428

You will need to have a customer-focussed approach, be friendly, tenacious and happy driving large vans. In return we offer good rates of pay, a flexible work environment and a role that involves travelling around and meeting people. The position will be based at our Kendal office. E-mail or post an outline of relevant skills and experience to us at A-ha! Distribution, Mintsfeet Road North, Kendal, LA9 6LZ. Closing date: 20th of January 2017 E-mail: or call for an informal chat on 01539 739 777

Administrative Assistant To work Monday-Thursday, approximately 24 hours per week in open season (0830-1430 AprOct) and 18 hours per week out of season (0830-1300 Oct-Apr) in the busy Estate Office. Must be highly numerate, computer literate, possess an excellent telephone manner and have previous administrative experience to undertake this varied and challenging role. A basic knowledge/experience of accountancy would be helpful but not essential. Competitive salary for the right candidate. Email for an application form and further information. Closing date for applications 1000 on Monday 30 January 2017.

Property Viewing Assistant Applications are invited from well-presented individuals to work flexibly as a viewing assistant around the South Lakes area, and also assisting with general property management duties such as meter reading in commercial properties. Flexible and varied hours on an ad-hoc basis with hourly remuneration plus mileage expenses. Must have own car and full driving licence. Applications by 3 February 2017 to Sharon Laurie, Peill & Co, Tanners House, Gulfs Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4DT or by email to

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Lakeside Taxis

Kendal & Windermere Fancy a career change or some extra part time work??

Cumbria View Care Services

We are currently looking to recruit new taxi drivers for our Kendal and Windermere offices. We offer full help and guidance in gaining your SLDC taxi badge from start to finish and can provide cars if you don’t have your own.


We have a range of shifts available to suit your requirements from full to part time, week, weekends and evenings. So if this sounds like something you or anyone you know would be interested in please get in contact with us for more information. Attractive packages with hours to suit around your lifestyle. We’re always looking to recruit:

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Owner drivers Private hire drivers Hackney carriage drivers Email: Phone: Windermere 015394 88888 / Kendal 01539 735331

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Are you looking for a job where you feel valued and appreciated? Here at Cumbria View Care Services the ethos of our company is to provide the type of care that we would want for our own families. This is achieved through the amazing dedication and support of our Home Support Carers, who are valued and appreciated not just by us as a company, but also by our many clients too. Home Support Carers make such a huge difference to the lives of our clients by enabling them to remain independent within their own homes. We are currently looking to recruit friendly, reliable, honest and caring people to join our existing teams in the South Lakes area. We are particularly looking for people who live in the Milnthorpe/Arnside area to join that particular team, and for people who live in the Kendal/Burneside area to join that team.

Cat C (Class 2 TRAINEE Driver) Max Recycle – Kendal

Trainee Cat C drivers required for immediate start with leading waste management company. The successful candidates should be a minimum of 25 years of age in order to meet insurance parameters, and have held a Driving licence for at least 2 years. Based in Kendal, you will ultimately be driving a 16 tonne RCV, operating as part of a two man team collecting waste from customer’s premises and disposing of this at licenced facilities. Full on the job training will be given. A competitive salary and bonus scheme is available, so, if you believe you meet the above criteria, then please forward a cv to or alternatively call 0191 3851310 and ask to speak to David Tate. Job Type: Full-time Job Location: Kendal Required experience: Car Driving: 2 years

BUILDER Holker is seeking to recruit a full-time Builder who will undertake a wide range of building activities across the Estate. The ability to work with enthusiasm, flexibility, demonstrating attention to detail, competency and possessing a capacity for hard work are all essential skills required in this role. Remuneration package dependent on skills and experience. For more information, go to the website Please apply in writing with a full CV to: Mark Carroll - Estates Building Surveyor Holker Group, The Estate Office, Cark-in-Cartmel, Cumbria LA11 7PH Or e-mail: Closing date for applications: 31st January 2017

Service Advisor

Some of our benefits include: • DBS paid for (formerly called a CRB check) • Minimum hourly rate of £7.80 (days) and £8.00 (weekends) • Paid travel time AND mileage (when travelling between clients homes) • Supportive training, on-job mentoring and progression opportunities • Permanent, full time and part time vacancies Experience is not necessary as we provide you with all the training and skills required to complete your tasks to a high standard. As you will be providing care to clients in their own homes it is essential that you have a full driving license (valid to drive in the UK) and have access to a reliable car.

We are also looking for people to join our NIGHT TEAM

Our NIGHT TEAM operates between 11pm and 7am. Working in teams of 2 the NIGHT TEAM deliver care and support throughout the night to clients in their own homes; it is therefore essential that you have a full driving license (valid to drive in the UK). You can work anything from 1 regular night to 4 nights per week.

Contact our friendly team on (01539) 735694, apply on-line at, or pop into our office at 16c Market Place, Kendal for an informal chat

(we are next door to Nina’s Café in the Market Place). We are a fast moving and forward thinking food wholesaler that is amongst the “1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2016”. Based in Windermere, we are now recruiting for the following positions:

Forklift Driver (maternity cover)

Main responsibilities are loading and unloading vehicles using a Counterbalance FLT (Candidates must have a Counterbalance Licence), booking goods in/out, manual handling and order picking.

Warehouse Operative (Freezer)

Part of this role is assembly and picking of orders from our freezer warehouse as well as maintaining freezer stocks to enable all orders to be complete.

3.5t / 7.5t C1 Multi Drop Delivery Driver

We’re looking for a Service Advisor to join our team.

We are looking for candidates who have good geographical knowledge, experience in driving and delivering.

You will be working in a main dealer environment, with ideally a minimum of 2-years experience of a similar role. You will have experience working with DMS systems, and have excellent communication skills.

Candidates must be conscientious, have a very keen eye for detail and ideally come from a fresh fruit and veg or catering background. You will need the ability to work under pressure as well as being customer focused. It is essential the candidate applying for the 7.5t Delivery Driver position has a valid C1 driving licence as well as 7.5t driving experience.

Please email your CV to

All positions are available on a full time basis but part time can also be considered. Previous applicants need not apply. Please send your CV to

General Vacancies


Join our developing Team and help make a difference. I am looking for flexible, experienced, hands-on, creative, talented and passionate full time male and female Support Workers and Care Assistants asap! I am not looking for the average so if you have a happy, kind and caring nature, can cope under pressure and have a “can-do” attitude then you sound just what we are looking for. All I require is that you are computer literate alongside have some talent and skills in the clients’ interests of Music, Sports, Art or Arts & Crafts, Woodwork, gardening, filmmaking & photography or cooking. Perhaps you have something new you can bring to the table? In return we offer a full time 36 hour (shifts over 4 days) permanent contract, competitive rates of pay, training, pension scheme and a generous holiday allowance.

Part-time staff required for Grasmere shop Herdy is a lovable and responsible brand born in the Lake District creating gifts, homeware and accessories made to make you smile. We’re looking for a bright and bubbly sales assistant to join the team and work at our Grasmere shop. If you think this may be you, send your CV to

For further information, job description or to apply (by emailing your CV) simply contact A satisfactory DRB check is required for the posts

Volunteers Wanted

Are you caring and compassionate? Are you a good listener? Do you have a couple of hours a week to spare?

We need people who can provide support as Peer Mentors (1-to-1 support) and help out at our Drop-ins in Kendal, Grange, Sedbergh, Kirkby Lonsdale and Milnthorpe. Or maybe you can give some time more occasionally? If so, maybe getting involved in our community fundraising efforts would suit you better? Contact Freddie van Gulik for further details, stating which area you are interested in: 01539 740 591 / 07715 666 414 /

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LIVE IN OR LIVE OUT CARE STAFF REQUIRED HOLEHIRD HAS BEEN AWARDED OUTSTANDING RATINGS BY THE CARE QUALITY COMMISSIONERS (CQC) Holehird has been providing care for younger adults with life changing medical conditions for nearly sixty years. We care for the younger adult with complex medical conditions such as brain and spinal injuries, and long-term medical conditions. If you would like to join our Care Team in helping to provide care and support please get in touch with us. In addition to having a rewarding vocation you will receive training, guidance and support whilst working in a warm and friendly environment. Our magnificent mansion which is currently undergoing refurbishments provides a fantastic opportunity for individuals to attain knowledge and experience which is generally required by the universities prior to studies being undertaken in the care profession such as general nursing, midwifery or even medicine.

• WE OFFER AN ATTRACTIVE HOURLY RATE OF PAY (ABOVE THE NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE). • ACCOMODATION IS AVAILABLE FOR FULL TIME STAFF. • GENEROUS HOLIDAY ALLOWANCE. • PENSION SCHEME • HEALTH BENEFITS OCCASIONAL HOUR CONTRACTS (bank work) is also available at an enhanced rate of pay). To find out more about the work we do, look online at: or contact us on 015394 42500 to arrange for an informal look around or for an interview. Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A satisfactory disclosure check is required for this post. To apply please visit and search for reference number LCD4756. If you do not have internet access, please contact 01902 792060, quoting the reference number.

Seasonal Retail Assistant 37.5 hours per week

The Wordsworth Trust is looking for a Seasonal Retail Assistant to join our small, friendly, dedicated team working 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis. The ideal candidate would have some retail experience and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills. In return we offer a personal pension scheme, free on-site parking, staff discounts and an opportunity to work in the heart of Wordsworth Country. No CVs – please download an application pack from our website or contact Catherine Harland at Closing date: 29/01/17, Interviews to be held: 08/02/17

Heydays Care & Support Services Are recruiting:

Support Workers & Sleepover Staff Rates from £7.80 + mileage allowance

Various shifts to suit, Mornings & Evenings, alternate weekends or weekend only hours. Or just permanent sleepovers 10pm till 8am. Positions available in the following areas: Kendal & Milnthorpe. Please contact Kelly or Dawn on 015395 52548 or 01229 808023, or email

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