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


 

TEAM LEADER

James Dixon Court, Netherton

36 hours per week

£24,177 – £26,692 per annum

The post holder will assist the manager in the day to day running of the service, ensuring an environment is provided where service users feel secure and comfortable.

You will oversee the delivery of the service for vulnerable, older people, working with a person-centred focus to promote well-being, choice, dignity, development, independence and inclusion.

You will be responsible for supervising the daily work routine of care/ support staff, ensuring that they are meeting the requirements of the post.

A Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3 or equivalent is essential. Sufficient experience of supervising staff to adequately meet the requirements of this post is also an essential requirement.

Closing date:  4th December 2020

For more information regarding the above job role contact Julie Jones, Registered Service Manager on 0151 705 0320.

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.


TEAM LEADER

Poplars, Southport

31.5 hours per week

£24,177 – £26,692 pro rata

The post holder will assist the manager in the day to day running of the service, ensuring an environment is provided where service users feel secure and comfortable.

You will oversee the delivery of the service for vulnerable people, working with a person-centred focus to promote well-being, choice, dignity, development, independence and inclusion.

You will be responsible for supervising the daily work routine of care/ support staff, ensuring that they are meeting the requirements of the post.

A Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3 or equivalent is essential. Sufficient experience of supervising staff to adequately meet the requirements of this post is also an essential requirement.

Closing date:  4th December 2020

For more information regarding the above job roles contact Victoria McTaggart, Registered Service Manager on 01704 535118.

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.


SUPPORT WORKER

Poplars, Southport

29.5 hours per week

£18,104 – £21,085 pro rata

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.

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

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

Closing date:  4th December 2020

For more information regarding the above job roles contact Victoria McTaggart, Registered Service Manager on 01704 535118.

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.


GENERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

Poplars, Southport

29 hours per week

£8.96 per hour

The post holder will carry out a range of domestic duties to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and a pleasant, safe and clean environment is maintained at all times. There may also be a requirement to assist in the kitchen, including serving meals and refreshments.

Experience of undertaking general cleaning and domestic tasks is an essential requirement, however no specific qualifications are needed for this post.

A Standard DBS Check is required.

Closing date:  2nd December 2020

For more information regarding the above job roles contact Victoria McTaggart, Registered Service Manager on 01704 535118.

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.


SUPPORT WORKER (Temporary – 6 months)

North Hub, Southport

36 hours per week

£18,104 – £21,085 per annum

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 community or residential based settings is essential. A Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2 or equivalent is also essential.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

Closing date:  2nd December 2020

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

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.


CARE WORKER

North Hub, Southport

36 hours per week

£17,066 per annum

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 Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 2 or equivalent is also desirable.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

Closing date:  2nd December 2020

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

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.


GENERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

Hudson Road, Maghull

20 hours per week

£8.96 per hour

The post holder will carry out a range of domestic duties to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and a pleasant, safe and clean environment is maintained at all times. There may also be a requirement to assist in the kitchen, including serving meals and refreshments.

Experience of undertaking general cleaning and domestic tasks is an essential requirement, however no specific qualifications are needed for this post.

A Standard DBS Check is required.

Closing date:  2nd December 2020

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

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.


 

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.