Full & Part time Care Support Workers
You will ensure a quality service is delivered using a person-centred approach to tenants in our Supported Living apartments in the Macclesfield area.

Experience is welcome but not essential, as training will be provided. If you are interested in applying for the above vacancies please find below the link to the Recruitment Information Guide, Application Form and Job Profile.

Waking Nights Care Support Worker Job Description

Care Support Worker Job Profile


PR and Administration Assistant

Salary £16,000 - £18,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week Fixed Term

Maternity cover (up to 31/12/2015)



We are looking for a bright, proactive individual with exceptional organisational and PR/media skills.


You will need to have a calm, approachable and open manner and be used to juggling a variety of tasks.


The role will involve admin duties and assisting the Head of Fundraising and PR in addition to ensuring the administration/front of house operates in a highly efficient manner.


This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join one of Cheshire’s award winning charitable organisations.


Key Skills/Responsibilities


  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher are essential

  • Experience of Graphic design would be a bonus

  • Experience of preparing and circulating press releases in order to raise awareness and promote the activities of the organisation

  • Experience of producing PR material – posters, notices

  • To take photographs of individuals/events for use in publicity material

  • Experience of maintaining Social media functions – Facebook, Twitter

  • To ensure web site content reflects the vision and mission of the Trust

  • To be the first point of contact for day-to-day telephone, email and face-to-face enquiries for the organisation

  • To undertake general administration tasks for members of the management team

  • To provide administrative support to the Head of Fundraising and PR

    e.g. prepare letters, promotional material

  • To maintain existing database of contact details

  • To prepare reports, papers and presentations

  • To prepare materials for meetings e.g. AGM

  • To order and maintain stationery supplies and frank and distribute post

  • To assist with the organisation of fundraising events e.g. liaise with venues

  • To contribute to and support fundraising initiatives

  • A proven self-starter – able to work unsupervised within agreed timeframes

  • Strong planning and organisational skills – able to prioritise workload effectively

  • Good relationship building skills with a strong commitment to customer service

  • Previous experience of working in the charitable sector is an advantage, but is not essential

  • The role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check



If you are interested in applying for the above vacancy please find below the link to the Recruitment Information, Application Form and Job Profile. 



Closing date:           Friday 27th February 2015


Interview date:        Friday 13th March 2015



PR & Admin Assistant Job Profile



If you have read the job information and would like to apply for a post,

please click here for an application form as a PDF or as a Microsoft Word document

Click here for details on how to apply Recruitment Information

Or Call 01260 252500

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Please return the completed form by post or e-mail to: 

Head of HR, Jan Roberts-Smith, Rossendale Hall, Hollin Lane, Sutton, Macclesfield, SK11 0HR

The Rossendale Trust provides a range of training and development to help employees develop the skills, knowledge and competencies they require to do their job.

The training commences on Day one at the trust, new employees take part in a comprehensive induction programme that is designed to support the individual to deliver an excellent service to our tenants.

The induction training using “Skills for Care” Common Induction Standards underpins a range of mandatory training courses and additional courses that will be offered in specialist fields.

In addition to this, the Trust encourages and supports employees to complete their diplomas in range of areas including Health and Social Care, Business and Administration and Leadership.

All staff undertake mandatory training in the following

Health and Safety | SOVA -Safeguarding of vulnerable adults | Fire Safety | Mental Capacity Act & DoLS | Equality and Diversity | Moving and Handling | Medication Administration | Infection prevention and control | Food Hygiene Awareness | Dignity and Respect well as specialist courses as required. Some specialist courses include, Epilepsy, Autism, Diabetes and Insulin Administration, Transport safety.