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.

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.

To apply for the following positions you must be able to evidence that you have been double vaccinated for Covid-19 or have had at least one dose of the vaccination by no later than 16th September 2021.  On 11th November 2021 the double vaccine will become mandatory.

 

-Registered Manager JDC

-Care Workers Chase

-Support Workers Chase

-Relief Workers


RAPID RESPONSE WORKER

Reablement Service

North Sefton Locality

£18104 – £18466

36 Hours

Are you looking for a care role with a difference?

If you drive, have your own car and enjoy working in the community to support people to leave hospital in the knowledge that they can count on your support, this may be the job for you.

We are looking for a caring and self-motivated individual who has a passion for caring for others to join our highly reputable Reablement team as a Rapid Response Worker.

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.

The benefits on joining our team are as follows:

• Permanent contracted hours • Paid, high quality training and Induction programme • Pension with company contribution • Company holiday pay (up to 33 days per year, after qualifying period) • Free uniform • Free smart phone (business use only) • Paid travelling time between calls • Car mileage allowance • Free DBS check • Ongoing support from a dedicated manager. • Career opportunities

You will be required to work day, evening and weekend shifts. Working in the community you will need to be able to drive with access to own vehicle.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required for this post.

You will need to comply with any regulatory or legislative vaccination requirements for this 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.

For more information regarding the above role contact Lorna Irving, Registered Service Manager on 0151 347 7834 and CLICK HERE to view the role description.

 

REGISTERED SERVICE MANAGER

James Dixon Court, Netherton

36 hours per week

£35,098 – £38,647

 

Are looking for the next step in your career or do you want a new challenge?

James Dixon Court is a 30-bed residential care home located in Netherton that provides care for older people with age related conditions through its dedicated staff team.

We are looking for a full time Registered Manager who can demonstrate they have the passion, drive and experience to lead a 24/7 service that makes a difference to the day to day lives of our residents.

Putting the needs and wellbeing of our residents first the Registered Manager has responsibility for ensuring that the service complies with all relevant legislation and standards.

To be considered for the role you must be able to evidence the following requirements:

  • Diploma in Leadership and Management Level 5/ NVQ Diploma in Management Level 4
  • Management experience within a Registered Service in a residential setting
  • Experience of managing and developing a staff team
  • Good understanding of CQC assessment criteria
  • Good understanding of risk management and health and safety management
  • Effective management and staff leadership skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Good IT skills.

For more information about the role contact Andrea Woods, Head of Operations on 0151 705 0300.

Click here for the job description.

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

 

  

SHARED LIVES WORKER

Shared Lives Service – Southport

36 hours per week

£18,104 – £21,085

 Shared Lives is a service that matches adults with learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities, older people and/or mental health needs with carers and their families, to live within their home. Shared Lives offers people the opportunity to live in a family environment, allowing them to become part of a community, where they can maintain existing friendships and develop new ones to help them gain the confidence and skills to become as independent as possible.

The main aspects of this post involve working closely with Shared Lives Carers, people we support and families to enable the satisfactory matching of Shared Lives arrangements and their continued suitability for long term/short breaks/day share arrangements. The successful candidate will be responsible for contributing to individual assessment, planning and review processes to ensure the arrangements are meeting individual needs, choices, and personal outcomes.

As a member of a small team, the post-holder will carry out the tasks necessary to operate the Shared Lives scheme to ensure that the service complies with all relevant legislation standards.

Relevant experience in a social care setting and experience of working with people with learning disabilities is essential.  A Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent is essential and a Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care would be advantageous.

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

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

Click here for the job description. 

 

REABLEMENT WORKER

25 hours per week

£9.64 – £9.84 per hour

North Sefton – Formby, Ainsdale, Birkdale and Southport

Being a Reablement Health Care Worker is so much more rewarding than you think. In this role, you aren’t taking care of people in a healthcare setting – you are helping them to manage their own personal care within their own homes. By focussing on abilities and outcomes, you are assisting them to improve their long term independence.

The role means you will be supporting individuals who have been discharged from hospital or may have had an illness, crisis, fall at home or change in circumstances in relation to themselves or their carers.  Our main aim is to help individuals gain confidence by working alongside them and sharing in their pride as they achieve goals and gain independence.

Joining our team means 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. A driver with own vehicle is essential.

As Sefton’s leading care provider, we currently employ around 400+ staff across the business who pride themselves on delivering high quality social care and support to vulnerable groups within the Sefton area.

The benefits on joining our team are as follows: 

  • Permanent contracted hours
  • Paid, high quality training and Induction programme
  • Pension with company contribution
  • Company holiday pay (up to 33 days per year, after qualifying period)
  • Free uniform
  • Free smart phone (business use only)
  • Paid travelling time between calls
  • Free DBS check
  • Ongoing support from a dedicated manager.
  • Career progression

Day, evening and weekend shifts, therefore must be flexible. 

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

Click here for the job description.

 

 CARE WORKER

South Hub – Netherton

36 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

£9.09 per hour

The successful candidate will provide a programme of personal and social care, according to a Care Plan, specific to each individual service user.  Care duties will include personal care, dietary care and a range of community based daily living tasks and therapeutic activities.  

Experience of working with vulnerable people within a care environment is advantageous, but not essential.  A Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent is also desirable.

For more information regarding the above job role contact Christian Hooton, Service Manager on 0151 705 6677

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

Click here for the job description. 

 

SUPPORT WORKER

South Hub, Bootle

36 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

£18,104 – £21,085

The successful candidate will participate in the day to day delivery of a range of services for people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism or associated mental health conditions; working with service users in a person centred way to promote greater choice, skill development, independence and inclusion. The post holder will work in a variety of community-based settings, including day service activities.

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

For more information regarding the above job role contact Christian Hooton, Service Manager on 0151 705 6677

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

Click here for the job description. 

 

ACTIVITY LEADER

South Hub, Bootle

36 hours per week

£21,085 – £24,177

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.

For more information regarding the above job role contact Christian Hooton, Service Manager on 0151 705 6677

Click here for the job description.

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

 

CARE WORKER

Chase Heys, Southport

1 x 30 hours

2 x 22.5 hours

£9.09 per hour

The successful candidate will provide a programme of personal and social care, according to a Care Plan, specific to each individual service user. Care duties will include personal care, dietary care and a range of community based daily living tasks and therapeutic activities. You will also work with service users, carrying out all aspects of their Care Plan to achieve agreed outcomes.

Experience of working with vulnerable people within a care environment is advantageous, but not essential.  A Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent is also desirable.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

For more information regarding the above job roles contact Nicky Maguire, Registered Service Manager on 01704 214279.

 Alternatively, you can contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for details to be sent out in the post

Click here for the full job description. Applications for the role are at the top of the page. Once filled in please send your completed application to nicky.maguire@ndirections.org

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

 

Support Worker 

Chase Heys, Southport

1x Part-time hours: 30 per week

Are you an experienced care professional looking for a Support Worker role in a quality residential service. Are you a big hearted team player with a passion for making a real difference to the daily lives of vulnerable older people. If so, you may be who we are looking for to join our fantastic team in Chase Heys.

Chase Heys is a 30 bed service that offers residential, respite and intermediate care to older people who need long term care or more short term care from hospital.

The job role is to support and assist in the day to day operation of the Intermediate Care, Transitional/short stay beds, ensuring provision of a service that is compliant with relevant legislation, Company policies and other relevant guidance.

Main duties

Assist in the management of client care including admission, discharge, medication management and daily care routines to ensure that services users have appropriate care plans to ensure that services meet individual needs, choices and personal outcomes.

Work in cooperation with members of multi-disciplinary health teams to maximise opportunities for Service User therapeutic care.

Contribute to and participate in risk assessment processes, ensuring that risks to service user’s personal safety are identified and managed so that they do not become a barrier to developing independence.

Administering and recording daily medications.

Attend and participate in the weekly multi-disciplinary team meeting and client reviews as required.

Attend to the physical and personal needs of service users who require assistance.

There is a requirement to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays in accordance with a planned rota.

Experience of working with vulnerable people in a residential based setting and at least Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care or equivalent is essential.

An Enhanced DBS Check and evidence of at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccination by 16 September 2021 are essential.

Benefits

Competitive rate of pay

Company holiday pay – up to 35 days (pro rata) after qualifying period

Occupational sick pay

Pension with company contribution

Paid full training and induction

For more information regarding the above job roles contact Nicky Maguire, Registered Service Manager on 01704 214279.

CLICK HERE for the full job description. Applications for the role are at the top of the page. Once filled in please send your completed application to nicky.maguire@ndirections.org

Closing Date:  20 August 2021

 

ALL SERVICES – RELIEF WORKERS  

Location:  All Sefton Areas

Hourly rate dependent upon job role

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.

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.