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REQ00000012998 / Support Worker (Carer, Care Worker, Care Assistant)
Learning disability
£19,698 - £20,493 / year
Permanent, Full/Part-time
Cumbria Care - Cumbria County Council



We have various hours available and opportunities across Penrith 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 as Support Workers (Carer, Care Worker, Care Assistant) We currently have vacancies across the following Services:

Disability & 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.

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.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Additional Information

This role requires an enhanced DBS check with an Adults Barred List check. Please note this role involves working in regulated activity with Adults

 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.

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First advertised: 04 January 2022

Closing date: 31 December 2022

About Cumbria Care - Cumbria County Council

Telephone: 01228 606060




It is great time to join Cumbria Care as we are recruiting for a range of rewarding permanent, temporary and flexible roles available to those new to care as well as experienced care professionals across Cumbria.

We are looking for the right people to join our team and make a real difference to people's lives. In return you will be given excellent training, full support, opportunities for progression, competitive pay, additional allowances for night and weekend work as well as great benefits.

For many of our roles you don't need any previous qualifications or experience, as you will be fully supported in the workplace to complete training and qualifications. Learn more and get started in care

We offer great opportunities if you have care experience. We want you to enjoy your role so if you are looking to develop, specialise or take the next steps in your career, there are opportunities for you at Cumbria Care. Learn more and progress your career now.