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 …


Head of Care Quality & Compliance

£48644

We are entering an exciting phase in transforming our services and developing a 5-year strategy.

We are a values-based company and aspire to be the local employer and provider of choice.

We are looking for someone with the right values and behaviours who can help ensure our workplace values, developed by individuals who use our services, are at the heart of everything we do. 

As Head of Care Quality & Compliance, you will work with committed managers driving up standards in quality of care and health and safety in our pursuit of excellence.

Your role will be to review and implement a robust quality assurance framework, provide effective leadership and specialist advice on care quality compliance, safeguarding and health and safety.

You will provide trend analysis reports and identify common themes to inform business decisions on service improvements.

You will lead and coordinate the mandatory training programme for over 500 dedicated employees ensuring excellent quality person-centred care and support.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will report direct to the Managing Director and attend relevant Board meetings.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the role contact Mark Fox, Managing Director on 0151 705 0300.

Click here for Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date: Open

(Application form at the bottom of this page)


CARE SCHEDULER

£17,619 – £20,521 per annum

36 hours per week

All Sefton Areas

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.

The benefits on joining our team are as follows: 

  • Permanent contracted hours
  • Paid, high quality training and Induction programme
  • Free uniform
  • Free smart phone (business use only)
  • Paid travelling time between calls
  • Ongoing support from a dedicated manager.

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 for this post.

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

To view the full job description and person specification Click here for Job Description and Person Specification   Alternatively, you can contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for details to be sent out in the post.

Closing Date: Open


LEAD CARE COORDINATOR

£20,521 – £23,530 per annum

36 hours per week

All Sefton Areas

Reporting directly to the Deputy Service Manager you will play a key role of in supervising, mentoring and developing the Care Schedulers to ensure that they effectively, efficiently and safely carry out their job roles to ensure resources are fully maximised.

The post-holder will have relevant experience in the planning and managing 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 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.

The benefits on joining our team are as follows: 

  • Permanent contracted hours
  • Paid, high quality training and Induction programme
  • Free smart phone (business use only)
  • Ongoing support from a dedicated manager.

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 for this post.

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

To view the full job description and person specification Click here for Job Description and Person Specification  Alternatively, you can contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for details to be sent out in the post.

Closing Date: Open


RAPID RESPONSE SUPERVISOR

£17,619 – £20,521 per annum

36 hours per week

All Sefton Areas

Reporting directly to the Deputy Service Manager you will undertake day-to-day supervision and work load management for a team of Reablement and Rapid Response Workers.  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 other professionals is essential.  You will ensure that a quality service is delivered that meets the needs of the service users and promotes their independence and the ability to remain living in their own homes.

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
  • Free uniform
  • Free smart phone (business use only)
  • Paid travelling time between calls
  • Ongoing support from a dedicated manager.

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 for this post.

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

To view the full job description and person specification Click here for Job Description and Person Specification Alternatively, you can contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for details to be sent out in the post.

Closing Date: Open


RAPID RESPONSE WORKERS

£9.39 – £9.57 per hour

36 hours per week

All Sefton Areas

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 for this post.

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

To view the full job description and person specification Click here for Job Description and Person Specification Alternatively, you can contact the HR team on 0151 705 0300 for details to be sent out in the post.

Closing Date: Open


HOME CARE WORKERS

Grade 3A:  £8.85 per hour

Areas:  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 would be advantageous.

Relief work also available. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Click here for Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date: Open

(Application form at the bottom of this page)


REABLEMENT WORKERS

Grade 5: £9.39 to £9.57 per hour

25 Hours – All Areas

We support people who have been discharged from hospital, or may have had an illness, fall or other crisis at home. We work alongside them, helping them to regain their life skills and confidence, and to maintain their independence.

To achieve these objectives we’re seeking self-driven individuals with a commitment to delivering the best-quality care in the community. We’re also looking for people who have a friendly, confident approach, and can work under pressure when needed.

As a member of our team you’ll have the satisfaction of meeting individuals from all walks of life, with diverse needs. You will also learn new skills, and be given the opportunity to gain a recognised Health and Social Care Level 2 qualification, or higher.

Full paid training will be provided, to enable you to develop a successful career within social care.

The benefits of joining our team include:

  • Permanent contracted hours
  • Paid travelling time between calls
  • Free uniform and business smart phone

The role involves day, evening and weekend shifts so applicants must be flexible and able to drive, with access to their own vehicle. Relief work is also available.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Closing date: Open

Click here for full job description and person specification

(Application form at the bottom of this page)



To apply for any of the above vacancies, please download and complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Once completed please return both forms to ndrecruitment@ndirections.org 

If you have any queries about the recruitment process please call a member of the HR team on 0151 705 0300