New Directions offers adult service users rewarding and fulfilling lives through individualised support and care that also deliver peace of mind for families and loved ones.

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 35 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

If you would like any further information please contact our Head Office on 0151 705 0300


SUPPORT WORKER

Simonscroft, Netherton

23.5 hours per week

£18,104 – £21,085 pro rata

 

Sefton’s leading care provider, New Directions, is now recruiting for a Support Worker in Simonscroft, Netherton. We currently employ around 450 staff across the business who pride themselves on delivering high quality social care and support to vulnerable groups within the Sefton area.

Simonscroft is a Supporting Living Service consisting of service users who live in the house as tenants.  The service provision offers a personalised service to vulnerable adults, aged over 18 years who have learning disabilities and/or autism.

The successful candidate will participate, on a rota basis, in the day to day running of the Supported Living Scheme.  You will work with service users in a variety of settings to promote greater choice, skill development, independence and inclusion.  

There is a requirement to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays in accordance with a planned rota.  Sleep in duties are also required for which you will receive an additional payment.

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.

Benefits

Competitive rate of pay

Up to 35 days leave

Paid DBS check

Occupational sick pay

Pension with company contribution

Paid training and induction

Ongoing support from a dedicated manager

For more information regarding the above job role contact Karen Bennett, Service Manager on 01704 829514.  

To apply complete and application form (above) and return to ndrecruitment@ndirections.org or contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for an application pack.

Click here to view job description and person specification

Closing Date: 1st February 2021


 

HR MANAGER

£35098 to £38647

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced HR professional to join our senior management team. You will assist with the management of the overall HR operations and the delivery of strategic objectives. Reporting directly to the Head of HR you will be well supported and work with a certain degree of autonomy. The size of the HR team allows for the role to be varied providing a great opportunity to expand on your current experience whether you are looking for your next career move or a new challenge.

The Role

    • Providing professional management advice, guidance and support on all aspects of operational HR and employee relations matters.
    • Manage, advise and provide support to managers with complex employee relations casework including dispute resolutions, disciplinary, grievance, sickness absence, retirement (including ill-health), service reviews and redundancy, liaising and negotiating with Trade Unions, as appropriate.
    • Company sickness absence to ensure this is being managed appropriately. Attend formal meetings as required, ensuring the implementation of any necessary follow up action.
    • Manage the recruitment of hires across the business ensuring that the end to end process is fair and effectively managed in compliance with Company policies/procedures, legislative and regulatory requirements.
    • Support the Head of HR in the review, development and implementation of HR policies, processes, systems and procedures in response to any legislative/ technological changes to drive performance and mitigate disputes.
    • Participate in the implementation of specific projects, policies, procedures and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the organisation.
    • Support the Learning and Development Manager to deliver the workforce development plan. Deliver training, mentoring and coaching to managers on people issues leading on HR and business projects in line with the HR Business plan as directed. Deliver ad-hoc training/ briefings as and when required to ensure the workforce is adequately skilled and staff have the necessary skills to perform their role effectively.

The Ideal Person

    • CIPD qualified to Level 7 (Advanced Qualification) or working towards
    • Senior HR generalist experience within a medium sized organisation looking for a permanent and secure role
    • Management/Supervision of HR Team/Function
    • Experience of working closely with senior management/leaders
    • Practical experience of HR/Payroll management systems
    • Knowledge of current employment legislation, regulations and HR best practice HR and business knowledge evidencing appropriate decision-making skill

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to quickly gain trust and build strong working relationships

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to plan and prioritise to achieve targets and meet deadlines
  • Ability to influence and coach managers to ensure that decisions are in line with current legislation and/or business requirements Excellent standard of report writing and recording skills
  • Ability to negotiate and influence at all levels of the organisationProficient in the use of Microsoft Office Packages
  • Ability to analyse information and recommend appropriate strategies or actions for to address the issues
  • Ability to support others to learn using enabling, coaching and mentoring approaches
  • Ability to work flexibly, independently or as part of a team and take decisions as appropriate
  • Ability to demonstrate behaviours that are aligned to the Company’s core values
  • UK driving licence with access to vehicle or other reliable means of transport to adequately meet the requirements of the post
  • Please apply by submitting your CV and a short covering letter (no more than 2 pages) to summarise your experience and expertise.

    For more information about the position you can contact Elaine Davies, Head of HR on 0151 705 0300.

    Closing date: 11th January 2021

    COVID-19 considerations

    To ensure the safety of our workforce all work sites are risk assessed. Strict infection control,hand sanitizers, PPE if required, temperature checks, social distancing, working from home and video conferencing facilities are in place

     

    RELIEF/BANK STAFF

    (CARE OR MENTAL HEALTH)

    Based across the Borough of Sefton

    £9.09 to £11.23 p/h dependent upon job role

    Do you have experience of caring and/or supporting older people or adults with disabilities/mental health needs on a paid or voluntary basis?  Are you qualified to at least Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent?

    We need experienced/qualified people to provide staff cover on an ‘as and when’ basis.

    The covered roles will be Care Workers, Night Care Workers, Support Workers and Mental Health Workers.

    • Care Worker £9.09
    • Night Care Worker £9.09 + 33%-night shift allowance
    • Support Worker £9.64
    • Residential Mental Health Worker £11.23

    The post holder will be expected to operate in line with our workplace values, which have been co-produced by individuals who use our services. 

    An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

    To apply complete and application form (above) and return to ndrecruitment@ndirections.org or contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for an application pack.


    REABLEMENT WORKERS

    £9.64 to £9.84 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.

    Click here to view job description and person specification

    To apply complete and application form (above) and return to ndrecruitment@ndirections.org or contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for an application pack.