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  • Year established:
    1974
  • Website:
    http://www.rossendaletrust.org
  • Contact
    • Rossendale Hall, Hollin Lane, Sutton, Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom, SK11 0HR
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About The Rossendale Trust

The Rossendale Trust are a charity providing full time care and support to adults with learning disabilities, some with physical disabilities. They also provide a day service and provision of short-term employment opportunities for tenants.

Based in Macclesfield, Rossendale Trust have over 200 employees looking after tenants living in shared apartments and houses, and have annual expenditure of about £4.5m.

There is a firm belief that their greatest asset is their team of dedicated team members, and do what they can to help them progress and develop with them.

Rossendale Trust encourage the team to further develop their academic qualifications and provide financial support up to level 7 in a sector where care and NVQs are more important than MBAs.

They have a rewards and recognition framework which links closely with the organisation's values. Celebration evenings, death in service cover, health insurance, long service awards and Christmas bonus' all form part of their benefits package. In addition, staff forums, newsletters, staff suggestion schemes and team meetings ensure staff are heard and truly feel part of the team.


What is it like to work for The Rossendale Trust

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Wellbeing Days include personal development both in terms of physical, mental and academic. Local companies and providers attend the day and provide opportunities to staff ranging from relaxation techniques to supporting mental health, through to college courses such as pottery or art.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The Rossendale Trust work hard to create the right culture where employees feel valued and important and confident enough to speak up if anything is troubling them.
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My Company
The Rossendale Trust have a structured induction process for new staff, and a comprehensive annual training calendar of statutory, regulatory and 'best practice' programmes. 

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  • Women
    Women

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    Gym

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  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Development
    Development

    Companies that provide support for non-work related training to all staff

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    15%

  • Male : Female:

    18% / 82%

  • Staff:

    192

  • Earning £35,000+:

    2%

  • Average Age:

    45

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