Due to our successful growth and future expansion plans we are currently recruiting full time and part time staff in a variety of roles within the charity, some of which may include shifts covering evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. We are currently operating flexible closing dates for some of our vacancies and therefore advise you to apply at your earliest opportunity as once sufficient applications are received the vacancy will be closed.
Care Worker (Residential Services)
Full (35.5 hours per week) time. Starting at £9.01 per hour, up to £9.37 per hour.
You will enable, encourage and support people according to their care plan to maintain their skills in all aspects of daily living and to acheive their desired outcomes. You will support people with personal care, to make choices and to actively take part in the running of their home. You will support people within the local community and beyond, to attend appointments and take part in social and leisure activities and ensure they maintain relationships with their friends and families. You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, to prioritise and show initiative, and enjoy interacting with a variety of people. You will have basic computer skills. We provide full training and regular supervision so that you can develop your skills and progress in your career.
Support Worker (Supported Living service)
Full time (35 hours per week), including sleep in shifts. Starting at £9.01 per hour, up to £9.37 per hour.
Your day will involve encouraging and supporting people to be as independent as possible, to make choices and to seek opportunities so that they can realise their potential. You will be supporting individuals with personal care, daily living skills and to maintain their homes. You will support people within the local community and beyond and ensure they maintain relationships with their friends and family who are central to their lives. You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, to prioritise and show initiative, and enjoy interacting with a variety of people. You will have basic computer skills. We provide full training and regular supervision so that you can develop your skills and progress in your career.
3 x Senior Support Workers to work with a young woman we support in her own home.
Female – this is a genuine occupational requirement of the role.
Mon-Sat daytime shifts split between the 3 workers, to be agreed. £9.37 per hour.
Your day will involve supporting a physically independent young woman with complex communication difficulties. This is a supportive as well as personal care role that requires motivational, emotional, physical, personal and organisational skills. For further information please see ‘The Role’ document below and the general ‘Job Description’ for a support worker.
Full time – 35 hours per week. Starting at £9.66 per hour, up to £10.11 per hour.
You will be motivated and put the people we support at the heart of your every
working night. You will be positive, kind, honest and a good listener. You will have
patience, compassion, common sense and the ability to problem solve. Your shifts
will involve ensuring all aspects of support and care are provided to a high standard
according to individuals’ support plans. You will be supporting individuals with
personal care during the night maintaining privacy and dignity, encouraging and
promoting independent living skills and ensuring that the rights of the people we
support are always respected. You will update and review night time care
plans. You will need to be able to maintain accurate records, to prioritise and show
initiative, and enjoy interacting with a variety of people. You will have basic
computer skills. We provide full training and regular supervision so that you can
develop your skills and progress in your career.
It is desirable that you have had previous experience in a similar role.
Deputy Manager (Supported Living service)
Full time, 38 hours per week, salary from £23,112 a year.
New Directions is looking for a proactive and enthusiastic Deputy Manager with good people
management skills and attention to detail to work alongside the Registered Manager to manage,
grow, develop and promote the Supported Living service in line with the company’s vision, business
aims and objectives whilst encouraging independent living and choice for the people we support.
This is a busy role as a member of the management team requiring cooperation with the Registered
Managers and staff teams to ensure the high standards set out by CQC and our funders. We are a
growing organisation and you will be involved with the recruitment of new staff.
You will need a minimum of Level 3 Diploma/NVQ Health & Social Care/Management or equivalent
and it is desirable that you are working towards or hold a Level 5 Diploma in Leadership in Health &
Social Care, with a commitment to continuous development.
Full time (38 hours per week) which may include evening and weekend work as required. You will be
required to take part in the managers’ on call rota.
Full time (38 hours per week). Salary: £25,000 a year.
We are looking for someone who can take control of the rotas for the company using IT based software ensuring that all shifts are covered and who can communicate effectively with all staff.
You will be a proactive and enthusiastic individual who will ensure that documentation and records are accurate and up to date. You will empower the support team to fully contribute and develop ensuring that all day to day operations are run effectively and efficiently whilst ensuring individuals’ needs, choices and dignity are put first. You will ensure that high standards of all aspects of support are maintained.
You will need to have at least one year’s experience of rota coordination in a Health and Social Care setting.
Volunteers We are looking for volunteers to help in many different areas of the charity e.g. administration, driving, befriending and gardening. If you would like to become a valued member of our team, learn new skills, share existing skills and make a difference to the lives of others please contact us today.
Work Experience If you are currently at school or college and have an interest in support work but would like to find out more, please contact us about our work experience placements.
Work Placement Students If you are studying for a health and social care degree and looking for a work placement, please contact us.