Working for the Rossendale Trust can offer you a rewarding career supporting people with a disability to live full and meaningful lives.  You will be working in a friendly, caring and supportive environment with lots of opportunities for future development.

We offer many benefits here at the Trust such as health and life insurance schemes, pension scheme and fully funded study for qualifications. Experience is not necessarily required as we believe that interpersonal skills are far more important and we offer everyone a full and varied training programme specific to the role.

A Day In The Life Of A Support Worker

Read about a typical day of Helen Smeaton one of our key workers

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A Day In The Life Of An Activity Leader

Read about a typical day of one of our Activity Leaders Jane Hitchener

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A Day In The Life Of A WorkTaste Coach

Read about a typical day of one of our WorkTaste coaches Becky Norbury

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Working At The Trust

Working for the Rossendale Trust is a rewarding career supporting people to live a full and meaningful life. Our staff are exceptional and we continuously strive to offer opportunities for development. We offer many benefits here at the Trust such as Westfield Healthcare, a pension scheme and life assurance scheme. Experience is not required – we believe that personal skills are more important as we offer a full training programme. All our staff go through a thorough recruitment process including references and a full DBS check paid for by the Trust.

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Work as an activity leader at the Rossendale Trust

Volunteering At The Trust

The Trust is always on the lookout for volunteers to work within the Oakwood activity service.  We try and match the skills and experience of our volunteers to the tenants and people from the wider community who use the service to ensure it is a rewarding experience for all involved. 

You don’t need to have any previous experience, but a friendly and pro-active attitude is important. All our volunteers enjoy the pleasant surroundings and the fun, lively atmosphere.

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Simon Mayo – Training Manager

Working for the Rossendale Trust is not just a job, it is a career choice. Training Manager, Simon Mayo, tells us about how his career has progressed since joining the Trust as a Support Worker in 2012.

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Work with people with learning disabilities


We are sure you will have lots of questions. Here we have tried to answer ones that we frequently get asked about.

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Career Development Opportunities

We aim to offer our employees the chance to build a rewarding career with the Trust. Read here about two key workers who have done just that.

Rossendale Trust

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Our Core Values

Warm The Trust is a homely environment where everyone feels welcome and well supported. Respectful We respect and appreciate others for their individual beliefs, passions, goals and choices, whilst embracing person centred care. Inclusive The Trust provides an inclusive environment where people of all backgrounds can come together and feel valued.

The Rossendale Trust Ltd,
Rossendale Hall, Hollin Lane,
SK11 0HR

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