We’re recruiting Care Staff

Following our successful registration with the Care Quality Commission we’re now actively seeking care professionals in both permanent and bank roles. You will be providing support to people who may require help with personal care tasks e.g. getting out of bed, dressing, toileting, and bathing. They may have restricted mobility, dementia and/or challenging behaviour. To provide …

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Now’s the time to #BuildBackBetter in Social Care

Recruiting for a Registered Manager The Covid 19 Crisis has proved that we need a better sort of domiciliary social care. More holistic and person centred. One that moves beyond providing just basic care and allows people to lead fuller lives. One that treats care professionals with the respect they deserve. The crisis has also …

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AGM – Thursday November 19th

We would like to share the news about our first AGM happening on 19th November! We’ve now completed a big piece of work connected to securing registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the regulator for social care organisations – and we’re currently awaiting written confirmation that we have been successful in achieving registered status. …

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Researching local community needs

Our vision as a community social care co-operative is to blend a quality home care service with a vibrant volunteer-based community programme which will allow people using our service to live life better. We have now received a tremendous endorsement from people in the Colne Valley with our Community Share Offer raising the £150,000 start …

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We Did It!

A big welcome and thank-you to all of our new investor members. We are proud to be able to announce that with your help our Community Share Offer has been a great success. We have reached our target and now have the start-up capital we need to launch our innovative new Care Co-op! We were …

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New institutional investor

Milnsbridge village hall

We are really pleased to say that Milnsbridge Village Hall has become an institutional investor in our community share offer. Robin Beaumont, Chair of Milnsbridge Village Hall told us “We are proud to support Co-operative Care Colne Valley in its ambition to provide top quality home-based care. The aim to recruit well-paid carers locally and …

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Online Q&A Session

Yesterday evening we hosted a special Zoom conference call and invited supporters, investors and most importantly potential investors to join in, meet a few of our board members and get their questions answered about our vision and plans for the business, and about our Community Share Offer. We had a great mix of people joining …

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Bank Account Verification

A small number of investors in our Community Shares Offer have been in touch to let us know that when making their payment they’ve been alerted by their bank that our account “can’t be verified” or words to that effect. In somer instances we understand that their bank has informed them that if they proceed …

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New presentation: our innovative model of Community Co-operative Care

We have been busy spreading the word about our innovative model of Community Co-operative Care with people in the co-operative movement and amongst local authorities. Here is a film – actually a presentation with accompanying voiceover from our Chair, Richard Murgatroyd – delivered to Co-operative Councillors last month.It sets out our vision and practical approach. …

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