Find a role that fits around you. We have various opportunities in Barrow Ulverston and surrounding areas.
Are you interested in supporting Adults in Cumbria?
Would you like to be part of our friendly hardworking teams making a difference to someone's life?
We have opportunities for caring and compassionate people to join our Cumbria Care teams throughout Barrow and surrounding areas as Support Workers (Carer Care Worker Care Assistant) providing support and care across our Disability and Mental Health Services:
About Disability and Mental Health
Day Services & Supported Living
Help people to build their independence and skills supporting people with learning disabilities to live a full life and be part of their local community.
Residential Care (DMH)
Provide both long term care and respite promoting independence and skills and providing 24-hour support to adults with a learning disability within a residential home.
About the role
As a Support Worker (Carer Care Worker Care Assistant) you will get the opportunity to know people individually and support their wellbeing through physical and emotional care. You may also assist with medication providing personal care and encouraging our people to achieve or maintain independence.
No experience or qualifications are needed to get started. We will help and support you with fully paid training and development - we are looking for the right people with the right qualities. If you do have experience then take the next step in your career with us. As a large employer we can offer great opportunities to develop and build your skills to take you where you want to go.
If you're friendly compassionate and want to make a difference to people's lives' we would love to speak with you!
Application and Interview Information
We have made it easier to apply for a job in care. Simply fill in the details on our online application form and a member of our Recruitment team will be in touch to help you find the right role for you.
This role requires an enhanced DBS check with an Adults Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults
From 11 November 2021 everyone working in a care home including agency staff and other professional visitors are legally required to be fully vaccinated unless they are medically exempt or visiting due to an emergency.
We expect all candidate s to be able to show evidence of being fully vaccinated or medically exempt. You will only be able to start employment if you are able to provide this evidence.
What we can offer you
Cumbria County Council is a modern vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits including:
*Excellent training and development offers
*Flexible working opportunities
*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
*Various perks and discounts schemes including money off your phone contract and local gyms
Equality Diversity and Inclusion
Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.
As a Disability Confident Employer disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.