Registered Care Manager

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Bluebird Care are recruiting a Registered Care Manager to join our Carlisle and Dumfries team.

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They are looking for an experienced registered manager with a passion for delivering premium quality care.

This is a rare, but exciting opportunity to manage one of the leading and most established home care companies in the Carlisle area.

They pride ourselves on providing only the highest quality care, and they are looking for someone who is passionate, extremely dedicated, professional and motivated.

As the Care Manager you will:

  • Manage their office team to ensure they provide high levels of continuity of care and customer satisfaction
  • Be responsible for the safe and effective delivery of the service in line with legislative requirements and company policy and procedures
  • Work closely with, and report to, their Owner Directors
  • Ensure our service is compliant and of the highest quality
  • Be responsible for CQC inspections
  • Ensure the recruitment and retention of the very best care staff
  • Ensure there are sufficient numbers of suitably qualified staff allocated appropriately to meet service needs at all times
  • Implement company policy and procedures in relation to managing absence, disciplinary, capability and grievance matters
  • Maintain records & reporting systems to ensure the effective running of the business
  • Undertake training and development to keep up to date with the latest industry practice and changes in company policy
  • Organise and run regular staff team meetings to maintain effective communication within the whole team
  • Effectively manage complaints and incidents and carry out investigations accordingly
  • Manage an effective and efficient on-call system, directly or indirectly, to ensure that our customers and care experts are fully supported, and that absence and sickness does not affect the delivery of premium quality care

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience of managing a successful home care operation and be knowledgeable in home care compliance and quality assurance
  • Must have a valid Level 5 (or equivalent) in Health & Social Care or relevant degree
  • Have previous experience of managing a CQC regulated service
  • Be able to work calmly under pressure, and have a solution focus mindset
  • Be able to effectively lead an experienced team
  • Have experience in dealing with customers, employees and stakeholders where service excellence is paramount
  • Be highly organised and be able to manage different priorities
  • Have a passion for ongoing professional development for yourself and the whole team

Why you should apply to be their Registered Care Manager:

  • Competitive salary of £35k
  • Performance related bonus
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of a developing and ambitious team

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £35,000.00 per year


  • Company pension


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend and evening availability as required


  • Care Management: 1 year minimum


  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Level 5 (or equivalent) in Health & Social Care

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Apply now or share with someone you know who would suit this role

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Production Team Member – Part Time (Permanent)

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Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career in the food industry?

We are excited to announce an available position within our company, as we set to expand further, and invite you to speak with us about joining our team.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who are forward thinking, organised, detail-orientated, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. If you have a passion for great food and want to be part of a team dedicated to delivering excellence, we would love to hear from you!

3 Days per week – Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday – Approx 16 hours per week (overtime is also available)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and assemble high quality, handmade food items following recipes and guidelines.
  • Ensure all food products meet our high standards for freshness, taste and presentation.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary working environment, adhering to food safety regulations and best practices.
  • Collaborate with team members to meet production goals and deliver outstanding customer satisfaction.
  • Assist in inventory management, including monitoring stock levels and conducting regular quality checks.

Skill Set & Experience Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience working within the food industry is essential.
  • Excellent organisational skills and a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes high-pressured environment, being able to problem solve and adapt to change when needed.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Flexible availability, including weekends and bank holiday working when required.

What We Offer:

  • Full training: We provide comprehensive training to ensure you have the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in your role.
  • Competitive salary: We offer excellent employee rates that recognise your hard work and dedication.
  • Employee discounts: Enjoy exclusive discounts on our delicious food products.
  • Free lunch: Take advantage of a complimentary lunch and drinks during your shift.
  • Team events: Join us for fun and engaging team-building activities and events.
  • Pension package: Plan for your future with our comprehensive pension package.
  • Wellness incentives: We value your well-being and offer incentives to support self-care.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to join Lakes Sandwiches and be part of a dynamic team that values quality, teamwork, and innovation, we invite you to submit your application.

Head to or email: or call: 01539 723303 (Press option number 3 and leave your contact details)

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Relationship Fundraiser (Individual Giving Focus)

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Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice · Carlisle, England, United Kingdom

About the job

Our committed team of fundraisers is looking for an engaging and dedicated professional who will help develop and drive our fundraising forward, securing the future of hospice care. The right person will be warm, proactive and enthusiastic and take a leading role in the successful stewardship of our highly valued supporters.

Working across all fundraising income streams and as part of the wider team, you will be flexible in your approach and have excellent interpersonal skills.

You will offer vital day to day support as part of the team, working with the Fundraising Manager and wider Marketing and Income Generation team towards the shared goals of excellent communication, data management and engagement with the local community.

We are seeking a creative individual who will:

  • Build effective relationships with supporters by understanding their motivations, and developing our stewardship programmes
  • Ensure our donors understand their impact, and that they feel valued in their support, increasing retention to fulfil KPI’s, both financial and non-financial.
  • Though of course welcomed, there is no requirement to have a background in fundraising to be able to excel in this role. We value the expertise that you will bring and encourage applicants who feel they have the necessary transferable skills and are passionate in their support for local families.

Closing date: 10am Monday 25th March 2024.

Find out more and apply via our website

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Private Client Solicitor

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Company Name: Cartmell Shepherd Ltd
Location: Negotiable

Cartmell Shepherd is a leading law firm with the largest Private Client team in
Cumbria, dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to our clients. We
specialise in private client matters, catering to high net worth individuals, including
business and agricultural clients. With a commitment to excellence and a focus on
building long-lasting client relationships, we are seeking a talented Senior Private
Client Solicitor to join our team.


 Manage a varied and complex workload, handling matters for high net worth
clients, including business and agricultural clients.
 Provide expert advice and assistance on Wills, Estates, Powers of Attorney,
Court of Protection, and Trusts.
 Draft and review legal documents with precision and attention to detail.
 Maintain regular communication with clients, providing updates and guidance
throughout the legal process.
 Represent clients in negotiations, mediations, and court proceedings when
 Mentor and support junior members of the team, fostering a collaborative and
supportive work environment.


 Qualified Solicitor with substantial experience in private client matters.
 Membership in STEP and the Association of Lifetime Lawyers preferred.
 Proven track record of handling complex cases for high net worth clients.
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
 Strong attention to detail and ability to work effectively under pressure.
 Ability to manage a varied workload efficiently and prioritise tasks effectively.
 Commitment to professional development and staying updated on relevant
legal developments.
 Competitive salary commensurate with experience
 Excellent career prospects with the possibility to head up a branch office.
 Generous pension plan contributions.
 Flexible working arrangements to promote work-life balance
 Support for ongoing professional development and training.
 Opportunities for advancement within the firm.
 Vibrant and inclusive company culture.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter to

Cartmell Shepherd is an equal opportunity employer.

This vacancy can also be found on their website

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Farming & Rural team vacancies

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The Rural Law Practice

Published 8th of March 2024

· Would you like to work with one of South Cumbria’s largest and most respected legal firms?

· Would you like to make a positive difference to your clients?

· Are you willing to be flexible and look to broaden your experience and expertise?

We have opportunities for lawyers to join our Farming & Rural* team in the Rural Law Practice branch of Thomson Hayton Winkley.

We’d love to hear from you if you are qualified via all routes to law and have at least 24 months experience. (*Retrain opportunity for those with a strong property background).

You don’t need a “rural” background, but we are a small, friendly team based at J36 Rural Auction Centre. We work closely with farmers and other rural professionals, so a down to earth approach and a willingness to learn more is definitely an advantage.

With a competitive salary, a varied and interesting case load, generous holiday, pension contributions, a groupwide earning and development programme, volunteering days and much more, this could be the new role you are looking for to create the new life you want! For more information, contact and one of the team will call you for a chat!

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Commercial Property Lawyer

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Thomson Hayton Winkey Solicitors

Published 8th of March 2024

· Are you a commercial property solicitor or legal executive with a minimum 2 years PQE?

· Would you like to work with one of South Cumbria’s largest and most respected legal firms?

· Would you like to make a positive difference to your clients?

· Are you willing to be flexible and look to broaden your experience and expertise?

If the answer is YES then we want to hear from you!

Although the successful candidate would mainly be dealing with commercial property transactions, any additional skills in other areas would be an advantage, including:

· Business sales and purchases

· Company/corporate

· Employment

· Agricultural and rural

Please get in touch direct with our Recruitment team: for more information.

With a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, opportunity for some flexible working, pension contributions, a groupwide earning and development programme, volunteering days and much more, this could be your next career move for 2024.

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