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Dalton Court, Europe Way, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0RJ

Priory Group Division

Adult Care




22.5 hours per week

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Job Advert Role Description

We are currently looking to grow our already established and dedicated team at our site on the outskirts of Cockermouth.

  • Dalton Court is a purpose built care home providing a friendly and companionable place to live for older people requiring general or specialist dementia nursing care. Located in the heart of the Lake District, the home offers a supportive environment with individualised bedrooms and comfortable lounge areas.   
  • Do you believe that everyone is entitled to the very best care and support?
  • Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives?
  • Do you want to support people to help them achieve their goals, dreams and aspirations?

We do and we are passionate about providing excellent residential, nursing and dementia care and support to older people with varying levels of need. As a hostess, you will have the opportunity to be part of 1000s of stories of inspiring care and support for our residents.

As a hostess you will be supporting our residents with their day to day lives, encouraging them to live as independently as possible. Your main daily duties will include setting up the dining rooms, serving meals, helping to assist with food and drinks.

Our ideal hostess will:

•          Be reliable, friendly and caring to help our residents achieve their everyday goals

•          Be able to support in house activities and hobbies

•          Engage with residents

•          Be resilient, attentive and ensure our residents are treated with the dignity and care they deserve

What we’ll give you:

•          A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development

•          Brilliant, ongoing training to help you achieve more

•          Support of an experienced and friendly team of colleagues

•          A range of salary sacrifice benefits, cashback rewards, pension options and much more!

•          Access to our Career Pathways, which will help shape your career with us – you can work towards goals and milestones that will take your career in whichever direction you wish

Please call Dalton Court on 01900 898 640 if you’d like an informal discussion. We’re also recruiting for Care Assistants, so please still get in touch if this may be more suitable for you.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland, and the cost of this will be covered by Priory. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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