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.

The closing date for all roles is 24th May 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.


SUPPORT WORKER

Hudson Road, Maghull

2x 14 hours & 1 x 30 hours per week

£18,104 – £21,085 pro rata 

Sefton’s leading care provider, New Directions, is now recruiting for a Support Worker in Hudson Road, Maghull. 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.

Hudson Road is a 24-hour residential service for five adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. We provide a safe caring and homely environment, which can be both relaxing and stimulating. We adopt person centred approaches towards supporting people to develop in all areas of daily living, as well as helping people to seek good health care appropriate to their needs.

The successful candidate will participate, on a rota basis, in the day to day running of the Hudson Road.  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. 

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.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

For more information regarding the above job role contact Elizabeth Robinson, Service Manager on 0151 531 9595.  

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GENERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

Aintree Lane, Aintree

20 hours per week

£8.96 per hour 

Sefton’s leading care provider, New Directions, is now recruiting for a General Domestic Assistant in Aintree Lane, Aintree. 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.

Hudson Road is a 24-hour residential service for five adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. We provide a safe caring and homely environment, which can be both relaxing and stimulating. We adopt person centred approaches towards supporting people to develop in all areas of daily living, as well as helping people to seek good health care appropriate to their needs.

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

No specific qualifications are needed, however experience of undertaking general cleaning and domestic tasks is essential.

A standard DBS check is required.

For more information regarding the above job role contact Elizabeth Robinson, Service Manager on 0151 531 9595.

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SUPPORT WORKER

North Hub, Southport

28.8 and 36 hours per week

£18,104 – £21,085 pro rata 

Sefton’s leading care provider, New Directions, is now recruiting for a Support Worker in North Hub, Southport. 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.

The North Hub is a large day service that provides quality care and support for adults who have learning, physical disabilities, autism or associated mental health conditions.  The Hub has another satellite site within the locality where service users participate in horticulture activities.

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.

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

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.

An Enhanced DBS Check is required.

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

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GENERAL DOMESTIC ASSISTANT

Poplars, Southport

2 x 26.5 hours per week

£8.96 per hour

Sefton’s leading care provider, New Directions, is now recruiting for a General Domestic Assistant in Poplars, Southport, Merseyside. 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.

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

No specific qualifications are needed, however experience of undertaking general cleaning and domestic tasks is essential.

A standard DBS check is required.

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

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Senior HR Advisor (12 month FTC)

36 hours per week

£26,692 per annum

Crosby, Liverpool

 This maternity cover role is great opportunity for a HR professional who is looking to continue to develop their career. Working within a small, friendly and supportive team based at our Head Office, your role would be varied and interesting.

The main focus of this role will be managing disciplinary, sickness and grievance cases, recruitment, performance management, training administration and providing day to day employment advice and support to managers and staff across the business.

To successfully undertake this role you will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience in a HR Generalist role and will be CIPD Level 5 qualified or working towards this. 

New Directions is a successful provider of adult social care within Merseyside.  Wholly owned by Sefton Council with a diverse workforce of over 400 staff, if you feel that this is the job for you, we would very much welcome your application.

For more information regarding the above job role contact the HR Department on 0151 705 0300.

Closing date Monday 24 May 2021

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 2 June 2021

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RAPID RESPONSE WORKER

All Sefton Areas

36 hours per week

£9.64 – £9.84 per hour

We are now recruiting for Rapid Response Workers to work at the heart of the community.

Are you a self-driven individual who has a passion for delivering the best duty of care within the community. This is an exciting time to join a new team that will enhance our well-established Reablement service. 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.

  • Permanent contracts
  • Free smart phone for business usage
  • Full paid training
  • Opportunity for career development
  • Paid induction programme
  • Paid travel time

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

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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.


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.