Sefton’s leading care provider, New Directions, is now recruiting for staff to work at the heart of the community. We currently employ around 500 staff across the business who pride themselves on delivering high quality social care and support to vulnerable groups within the Sefton area.

Benefits

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Company holiday pay – up to 33 days (pro rata) after qualifying period
  • Paid DBS check
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Pension with company contribution
  • Paid training and induction
  • Opportunity to gain an accredited, professional qualification relevant to job role

Our core values:

  • Big Hearted: we say that we are proud of the quality of care, empathy and kindness we offer to the people we support and each other
  • Count on Us: we act in a way that you can rely on us to be able to meet the needs of the people we support and each other
  • Together as One: we say that we take pride in working as a team to deliver a very person-centred service
  • People Focused: we recognise the importance of transparency, trust, recognition and development within our workforce

Do you share these values? If so, read on …

If you would like to apply for any of the roles listed below, please click here for Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form

The closing date for the below roles is 27th January 2020


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Temporary – 12 months)

Head Office, Waterloo

36 hours per week: Monday – Friday

£16,609 per annum  

Working within a small, friendly and supportive team, your role would be varied and the successful candidate will provide a range of administrative and IT functions to support the operations within Head Office.  You will be required to manage incoming calls, ensuring these are effectively communicated to the relevant parties and also to provide an efficient reception service.

Experience of working in an office environment and a minimum of Intermediate Excel are essential requirements of the role.  A Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration or equivalent would be advantageous. 

A Standard DBS Check is required.

For more information regarding the above job role, contact Julie Harrison, Business Support Manager on 0151 705 0300.

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SCHEDULER

Magdalen Square, Netherton

36 hours per week

£17,619 – £20,521 per annum

Reporting directly to the Lead Coordinator you would play a support role in the planning and management of care staff rotas and act as a point of contact for staff, service users, families and other professionals, reporting any changes in service user circumstances or concerns about their welfare.  This is a busy and at times demanding job, but equally rewarding.  An understanding of the planning and provision of care to adults and an ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and/or other professionals is essential.

When working in our team you will come across individuals from all walks of life, with diverse needs.  You will learn new skills and be given an opportunity to gain a recognised qualification.  We are looking for people who have a friendly, confident approach and when needed can work under pressure.

We pride ourselves on supporting individuals who have been discharged from hospital or may have had a change in circumstances in relation to themselves or their carers.  Our main aim to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of the local community.

Day, evening and weekend shifts, therefore the post-holder must be flexible.  Must be able to fulfil the travel requirements of the post. 

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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For more information regarding the above job role contact Lorna Irving, Service Manager on 0151 347 7834.


HOME/ DOMICILIARY CARE WORKERS

£8.85 per hour

Various hours available

Location:  Waterloo/Litherland/Netherton/Bootle

 Based in the above areas providing support and assistance to people of all ages in their home.  The role includes personal care, such as: washing, dressing and bathing.  No qualifications are necessary.  The ability to work evenings and weekends is essential.

Home Care Workers support older people who live by themselves, enabling them to remain at home and continue living independently.  As well giving you the satisfaction of making a difference in the community this job offers:

·                  Free DBS Check

·                  Free smart phone for business usage

·                  Full paid training

·                  Opportunity for career development

·                  Paid induction programme

·                  Paid travel time

A driver with access to their own vehicle is desirable.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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For more information regarding the above job roles contact Lorna Irving, Service Manager on 0151 347 7834.


2x REABLEMENT WORKERS

£9.39 to £9.57 per hour

25 hours per week

Location: All Sefton

Based across the Borough of Sefton, providing support and assistance to people of all ages in their home. The role includes personal care, such as: washing, dressing and bathing. No qualifications are necessary. The ability to work evenings and weekends is essential.

Reablement Workers help people who have been discharged from hospital, or had an illness or fall, to regain their life skills and confidence at home. As well giving you the satisfaction of making a difference in the community this job offers:

· Permanent contracts

· Free smart phone for business usage

· Full paid training

· Opportunity for career development

· Paid induction programme

· Paid travel time

Day, evening and weekend shifts, therefore the post-holder must be flexible.

A driver with access to their own vehicle is also an essential requirement.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

For more information regarding the above job role contact Lorna Irving, Service Manager on 0151 347 7834.

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RAPID RESPONSE WORKER

36 hours per week

£9.39 – £9.57 per hour

All Sefton Areas

We are now recruiting for Rapid Response Workers to work at the heart of the community.  This is an exciting time to join a new team that will enhance our well-established Reablement service.

Are you a self-driven individual who has a passion for delivering the best duty of care?  Do you want to work in the community and help people regain life skills by working alongside them and promoting independence?

When working in our team you will come across individuals from all walks of life, with diverse needs.  You will learn new skills and be given an opportunity to gain a recognised qualification.  We are looking for people who have a friendly, confident approach and when needed can work under pressure.

We pride ourselves on supporting individuals who have been discharged from hospital or may have had a change in circumstances in relation to themselves or their carers.  Our main aim to respond quickly and effectively to the needs of the local community.

Day, evening and weekend shifts, therefore the post-holder must be flexible.  A driver with access to own vehicle is essential. 

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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For more information regarding the above job role contact Lorna Irving, Service Manager on 0151 347 7834.

 


ACTIVITIES LEADER

North Hub, Southport

14.4 hours per week: Monday & Tuesday

£20,521 – £23,530 pro rata 

The successful candidate will lead on designated specialist activity within the day service.  The post holder will plan recreational, therapeutic and educational activities both in the Hub and local community, working with service users in a person centred way to promote greater choice, skill development, independence and inclusion.

The post holder will work in community based settings and also contribute to the development of the service.

Experience of working with vulnerable people in community or residential based settings is essential. A Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent is also essential.  Experience of supervising staff would be advantageous.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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For more information regarding the above job role contact Paula Scott, Service Manager on 01704 829480.


 

3x SUPPORT WORKERS

Aintree Lane, Aintree 

15, 17 & 17.5 hours per week

£17,619 – £20,521 pro rata

The successful candidate will participate in the day to day delivery of a range of services, working with service users in a person centred way to promote greater choice, skill development, independence and inclusion.  The post holder will work be required to work in a variety of community based settings.

Day, evening and weekend shifts, therefore the post-holder must be flexible. 

Experience of working with vulnerable people in community or residential based settings is essential.  A Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent is also essential.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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For more information regarding the above job roles contact Virginia Flaherty, Service Manager on 0151 531 9595.


2x NIGHT CARE WORKERS

Aintree Lane, Aintree

20 hours per week

£8.85 per hour + 33% night care allowance

Working within the night care staff team as part of a planned rota, you will be required to attend to the care needs of the residents as necessary during the waking night duty cover in the home and to undertake certain domestic duties, which can be performed during the night hours.    

Previous experience of working within a care role is essential.  Experience of working with vulnerable adults is desirable. A Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care would be advantageous.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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For more information regarding the above job roles contact Virginia Flaherty, Service Manager on 0151 531 9595.


ALL SERVICES – RELIEF WORKERS  

Hourly rate dependent upon job role

Location:  All Sefton areas

If you wish to be included on our relief bank to work on an ad hoc basis to cover for sickness or annual leave in any of our services, then contact the HR Team on 0151 705 0300 who will take details regarding your availability and where you are able to provide cover, based on your skills and experience.