Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Registered Charity
  • Year established:
    2012
  • Website:
    http://www.rossendaletrust.org
  • Contact
    • Rossendale Hall, Hollin Lane, Sutton, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 0HR

About The Rossendale Trust

The Rossendale Trust are a charity providing full-time care and support to 70 adults with learning disabilities, and some with physical disabilities. Working across seven sites, staff also provide a day service and the provision of short-term employment opportunities for tenants.

Through their values of safe, caring, effective, responsive and well-led, the organisation aims to create an environment in which people can develop and grow, enabling them to have ownership of their own lives and futures.

The Trust deliver a person-centred service, putting tenants at the centre of everything that it does. Employees care for people as individuals, working to improve the quality of their lives by creating an environment in which they can develop at their own pace.

Staff at the Rossendale Trust are valued for their hard work, while progression opportunities are offered to staff who want to develop their career within the organisation.

Chief Executive Steve Nichols was appointed to his current role in June 2013. Steve aims to interact with all employees and regularly visits the various Trust locations to participate in team meetings and communicate future plans.


What is it like to work for The Rossendale Trust

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Last year, the organisation won Investors in People Gold just 12 months after first being accredited. This excellent benchmark made specific reference to the way the organisation supports its people and show examples of best practice.
Wellbeing
Wellbeing
The organisation takes employee wellbeing seriously, and believes if staff become too involved in their work, they may neglect their own physical and mental health. All staff are invited to coffee break chats and team meetings with managers to avoid workplace stress.
My Company
My Company
During the past twelve months, Rossendale Trust have implemented several new initiatives to better engage with staff teams and senior managers within the organisation more easily, including through the use of employee suggestion boxes.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here

Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Earning £35,000+:

    1%

  • Male : Female:

    17% / 83%

  • Staff Turnover:

    18%

  • Staff:

    195

  • Average Age:

    44

  • UK sites:

    7

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