ghp Social Care Awards 2017 | 25 Company: Your Direction Ltd Email: [email protected] Web Address: www.yourdirection.co.uk/ Telephone: 0151 203 5758 or 07865443692 they wanted to live their lives. After the founders reached this decision, they never looked back. The founding family has vast experience in supporting independent living and personal care, with the team including a fully qualified and practicing RGN nurse, support workers and care assistants; one member alone has over 28 years’ experience in the care environment. In addition, the family have supported countless social and community events and activities as volunteers, as well as assisting in supported holidays for disabled people across Europe, organising events and schemes to assist the development of individuals and groups of young people, adults with disabilities and learning disabilities and the elderly. The team at Your Direction are not only experienced in the care industry however; their professional knowledge stretches into the leisure and education field, where they have over 26 years’ experience, with over 20 years accounted for in a managerial position. The team have managed Leisure Centres, Community Centres, and Educational establishments for dual use projects, and are proficient in all aspects of human resource management, including supporting performance review and developments, appraisals, training needs analysis, continued professional development for employees and colleagues, conduct and capability issues, disciplinary and grievances. Your Direction have developed protocols and policies for working practices, designed a normal operating procedure and an emergency action plan which covers all health and safety requirements and risk assessments, alongside the production of national documents which include ‘Pregnant Employees working in a Leisure Environment’ under the Sex Discrimination Act, a living document. Your Direction also have significant financial management experience, indicating a high level of understanding of financial rules and regulations. Managing capital and revenue budgets with the responsibility for several cost centres with substantial budgets including, budget setting, monitoring and adherence to financial regulations. The team have also had vast experience in developing adult education provision, teacher training and community development. All of these add up to a service that is of real benefit to its users, and which enables them to lead the life they choose. If you have any questions or would like to discuss any of Your Direction’s holidays, please call 0151 203 5758 and a member of their experienced staff will be very happy to assist.