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.

Your initial employment is conditional upon the provision of a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Certificate of a level appropriate to your post.  You will be required to consent to subsequent criminal record checks from time to time during your employment as deemed appropriate by the Company.  In the event that such certificate(s) are not supplied your employment with us will be terminated.  Our full criminal records policy is available upon request.  Please contact the Administration Team via admin@newdirectionsrugby.org.uk
 
Please see the application guidance and apply online.
 
 

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.

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Supported Living Support Workers – Mental Health, Autism, Learning Disabilities (post ref. SL)
Full and part time shifts available, including evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.
Starting at £9.01 up to £9.37 per hour.
 

Part of a supportive team, you will lone-work at times so will have the ability to remain calm in an emergency, know when to seek support, be confident and resilient in managing difficult situations and above all, have the interests of the people we support at the heart of everything you do.

You may already have experience of supporting people with mental health needs and/or learning disabilities and other complex needs. You may have a background in care or have worked in an environment supporting people who are vulnerable for a variety of reasons. Whether or not you have previous experience, we are looking for people who can demonstrate compassion, respect and empathy.

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.

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We are currently looking for a support worker to work with an individual we support in their own flat in the Brownsover Area of Rugby, this will include shift work and sleep-ins. (post ref. RC Support Worker)

“I am an outgoing friendly gentleman, whose interests include;
Church, Cooking, Visiting my Dad (After Covid), Listening to Queen on my Alexa, Reading my Kindle, Meals out, Going for a Coffee and Cake, Chatting with my staff, Watching others play pool and snooker, and Watching Man United Win on the Telly!

I do have poor mobility, and over the past months my mobility has declined. I use my walker to help me walk around my flat, but at times, I may need the use of my wheelchair. I do move at a slow pace due to my mobility. When I am out in the community, I use my wheelchair. I also have my own mobility car.”

If you are interested in this position, please complete the online application form. For further information, please contact us at admin@newdirectionsrugby.org.uk


Learning and Development Manager
Salary £25 to £30k per annum
38 hours per week

As we continue to expand our services, we are very excited to recruit to a new post of Learning and Development Manager. As an experienced learning and development professional, you will be essential to the continued success of our services through the development of our staff teams.  You will be a valued member of our Management Team, working closely with colleagues to ensure the effective selection and development of our staff through designing and delivering a comprehensive induction and ongoing training programme to meet the expectations of the Care Quality Commission and to support our aim to be an Outstanding provider.  

You will have substantial experience of conducting training needs assessments and developing and delivering successful health and social care training programmes to meet business needs. You will have experience of evaluating the impact of learning to ensure performance improvement and have the ability to coach and develop staff to ensure they deliver to the best of their ability.

In return we will offer you 28 days leave per year including public holidays (pro rata for part time), the cost of your DBS check reimbursed on successful completion of your 6-month probationary period, regular supervision and support, access to a free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme helpline and a reduced rate voluntary healthcare cash plan to support your health and wellbeing and that of your family.

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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.