Latest news from Oaklea Trust

Hairy Biker found moonlighting at Oaklea -and other strange tales


Profile: Oaklea, 10th Jul, 2018

It takes all sorts - that’s why people are our No.1 asset! The Summer edition of our Newsletter, “Branching Out” is now available electronically (see link below). Oaklea Trust covers a real variety of activities from social enterprises to social care to running youth activities. One of our regular features looks at a member of the Oaklea team.

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Healthy ‘hands on’ approach to life


Profile: Oaklea, 06th Jul, 2018

Oaklea Trust place a big value on their staff -and that’s why they have introduced a healthcare plan’ as an employee benefit. It’s provided by Yorkshire based Sovereign Healthcare and covers both employee and dependent family. Some of the benefits include contributing to everyday essentials like dental and optical care. It also helps with things to keep you ‘ticking over’ like physio, chiropody, alternative therapies and health screening.

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R2W celebrates a big ticket to drive


Profile: Right2Work, 05th Jun, 2018

Oaklea social enterprise Right2Work (R2W) have secured sponsorship of our collection vehicles from leading bus operator, Stagecoach. It’s a really fantastic gesture from Stagecoach and helps keep our bulky waste and furniture collection vans on the road. Regional Manager of R2W, Peter Bradbury and Sean O’Callaghan from Stagecoach can be seen at the ceremonial handover with an extra large sponsorship cheque!

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No time to waste with Oaklea


Profile: Right2Work, 14th May, 2018

Council praises Oaklea Social Enterprise arm, Right2Work (R2W) thanks to waste contract that transforms lives. R2W have recently secured the contract to remove unwanted furniture and household goods and at the same time continue helping disabled and disadvantaged people.

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Tailored to your needs - that’s the Oaklea approach


Profile: Oaklea, 10th May, 2018

“It’s not about the house – it’s about the customers and how they’ve made it a lovely home” - Oaklea, always putting the customer at the heart of what we do! To emphasise this we’re producing new information leaflets aimed at those working in Adult Social Care and anyone tasked with choosing or referring potential customers (this can also include friends and family in assisting with making such choices). Our latest involves one of our homes in Kendal, Lowther Park and Supported Living Accommodation in Barrow.

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