OFFICE MANAGER | HR MANAGER – The Tannery, Burton in Kendal


25 hours 9.30am – 14.30pm / Permanent – Immediate start / £18.50 per hour

We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic individual to join our growing team in a welcoming and well-resourced domestic setting providing a person-centred quality living and lifestyle experience for an adult male with an acquired brain injury and epilepsy living between Kendal and Carnforth. Rural area so driver with own car essential/clean driver licence desirable.

You will be able to prioritise a varied workload, using your initiative to meet deadlines and ensure the smooth running of the office on a day-to-day basis. It would be advantageous if you have worked in a care environment but it is not essential. You will have a meticulous eye for detail, be very experienced in the use of computers (Microsoft Office) and be able to work quickly and efficiently.

Key Skills

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience of budget and/or accounts management
  • IT skills: Google Drive, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, all social media channels
  • Reliability and discretion: you will often learn of confidential matters
  • Adaptability and Initiative
  • Communication, negotiation and relationship-building skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Leadership and the ability to “make things happen”
  • Experience of working in care settings

Day to day you will have responsibility for general office duties, updating medical records and producing correspondence and documents, alongside manage presentations, spreadsheets and databases.


£18.00 – 22.50 per hour depending on experience and qualifications
20 hours per week Mon- Thurs 9.30am – 14.30pm

Seeking an approachable and friendly individual to work as our HR Manager reporting directly to the Line Manager and Financial Deputy. Our HR Manager will direct and manage the whole HR function and will need experience of HR Administration and an understanding of HR processes Absence, Disciplinary, Grievance, recruitment and training.

It would be desirable if you have a CIPD qualification but not essential as you may have long term experience and the relevant experience for the role. It would be helpful if you have experience of the care sector and the policies used in the sector alongside a good underpinning knowledge of employment law in this sector.

The role is based on 20 hrs per week Monday to Thursday between 9.30 – 14.30 but hours/days can be flexible and potentially some remote work from home can be arranged if the need arises.

For more information or to apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Carole:

A satisfactory DBS check is required for these roles

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