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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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