Job opportunities for Ukranians

Welcome to the UK. We are so pleased to be able to support you on your new chapter. If you are ready to return to work and looking for a rewarding, flexible career then we have a range of positions across Cumbria with immediate starts available and no experience is necessary.

About West House

We are Cumbria’s leading care provider for children and adults with learning disabilities. Our vision is for everyone we support to lead a fulfilling life in the way they want and with the support that they choose. If you would like to be a part of this by providing positive, person-centred and inclusive care, you will be rewarded with competitive pay and a range of benefits.

Why work for West House:

  • Training opportunities: We can help you gain Level 2 – 5 Diplomas in Health & Social Care alongside in-house training courses such as Medication Handling, Moving and Handling, Epilepsy Awareness, First Aid, Basic Care, Care Certificate and more.
  • Flexible hours: We can provide guaranteed hours contracts, flexible working, attendance draw and a Nest pension scheme.
  • Access to earn more: We provide a competitive sleepover rate allowing you to earn up to an additional £6,000 per year more for full-time contracts, access to a pension and credit union scheme and pay enhancements following probation.
  • More perks of the job: O2 mobile, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, £250 recommendation payment, discounts online and on the high street through inclusion in the Blue Light Scheme.


For more information on what it is like to work at West House or to discuss our range of vacancies, please contact our friendly HR team or see below for current opportunities.

Support Workers

Join our crew of super support workers and you will receive a welcome bonus of £250 in your first full month's pay along with the potential to earn up to an additional £6k per year in sleepover allowance for full-time contracts!

Support Workers Required

Role: Support people who have a learning difficulties and other associated needs by ensuring their independence, choice rights and inclusion through the enhancement of their personal, domestic and social needs. Join our crew of super support workers and you will receive a welcome bonus of £250 in your first full month's pay!
Salary: £9.50 p/h to £9.90 p/h + up to an additional £6k per year in sleepover allowance for full-time contracts
Hours: Various hours available from 15 – 39hrs per week
Location: Available across West Cumbria and Carlisle

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Service Manager - Supported Living

Role: We are looking for an experienced manager to be responsible for supporting a skilled and knowledgeable support team, providing care and support to people with learning difficulties living in their own home in line with our values of being person-centred, positive and inclusive.
Salary: £32,386 p/a depending on skills and experience
Hours: Full-time
Location: Across Copeland and Allerdale

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Do you have an interest in support work and care? Do you think that everyone should be able to lead a fulfilling life in the way that they choose?

Join us as an Apprentice and work towards a Level 2 Diploma in Care (Standard) supported by Lakes College West Cumbria.

An apprenticeship at West House will enable you to gain on-the-job training, whilst receiving a wage and qualifications in a rewarding, positive and person-centred environment.

Apprenticeship Support Worker

Role: To assist the people we support to lead as active and independent lives as possible by providing person-centred care.
Salary: £4.15 per hour for the first 12 months. National Minimum Wage thereafter.
Hours: 35 hours per week (on the job training)
Location: All

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Volunteers are not paid – not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless.

Becoming a volunteer is a simple easy way for people to make a real difference to someone’s life. Volunteers within West House can do many things including:

  • Accompany someone on a day/night out
  • Organise a fundraising event
  • Act as a committee member
  • Advocate or speak up for somebody

The list is endless.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer there is a simple process to go through. You will need to complete an application form, attend an interview and complete a DBS check. This process is necessary for everyone’s protection.

For further details contact or call 01900 67777.

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Don't see a role suitable for you? We do accept speculative applications via the online application form. When applying, simply click ‘other’ on question one and tell us where you’d like to work.

Please do keep an eye out for all our other vacancies here.

Seasonal Catering Assistant

Role: As a catering assistant you will be responsible for:- - Assisting with the preparation and serving of all meals and beverages to customers - Ensuring that the kitchen areas are clean and tidy - Maintaining outstanding levels of customer service, processing orders quickly accurately and efficiently - General cleaning of the food areas
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Hours: Various hours available
Location: Café West - Keswick

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