New Directions Recruitment
New Directions is a group of companies offering specialist recruitment and training services to key employment sectors.
2017 has started in the same vein as last year with a number of trophies already collected…
Winner of Wales HR Awards – HR Professional of the Year – Sophie Cecil, Group HR Director 2017
Shortlisted for Wales HR Awards – HR Assistant of the Year – Melissa Hale, Group HR Assistant 2017
Shortlisted for Cardiff Life Awards – Professional Services Company of the Year 2017
Winner of Acquisition International Awards – Best in Education and Domiciliary Recruitment UK 2017
2016 was an exceptionally successful year for New Directions. We won the following awards:
Winner of Acquisition International ‘Most Outstanding Recruitment Training Services Company’ Excellence Award 2016
Winner of ‘Best Company to Work For (under 250 employees)’ at the IRP Awards 2016
Highly Commended for ‘Best Service’ at the Go Wales Awards 2016
Winner of ‘Innovation and Excellence’ Award at the Corporate Live Wire Awards 2016
Winner of ‘Best Recruitment and Training Services – Wales’ at the Business Excellence Awards 2016
Winner of ‘Best Recruitment Agency’ at the Regional Awards 2016
Shortlisted as the ‘Best Professional Services Company’ at The Cardiff Life Awards 2016
Winner of ‘Best Compliance Team’ at The Women in Compliance Awards 2016
Winner of ‘Supplier of the Year’ at the Welsh National Procurement Awards 2016
Shortlisted for ‘Community Award’ at the Welsh National Procurement Awards 2016
The group has a combined turnover in excess of £25 million and employs around 150 staff in offices across the UK. The business operates in the following towns and cities:
Aberystwyth, Bangor, Bridgend, Bristol, Brynmawr, Cardiff, Cross Hands, Liverpool, Manchester, Swansea, Wirral and Wrexham.
For further details on any of our subsidiary companies please click the relevant links.
New Directions is committed to creating a safer more sustainable recruitment service than ever before, we support the ‘Safer Jobs’ initiative:
“To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit
SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.
New Directions Education is working with a Pupil Referral Unit in the Ystrad Mynach who are currently seeking a Learning Support Assistant with relevant Additional Learning Needs (ALN) Experience, Predominantly Emotional and Behavioural, Emotional and Social Difficulties (BESD) […]
In recent years our business has really changed shape in terms of how we work to support our community. Of course quintessentially we are a supply agency. However, beyond the work we do to provide schools and colleges with cover staff – we try to uphold the ambitions for the […]
Due to an increase in demand for Pharmacy support staff in Bristol, we are urgently looking to grow our pool of locum dispensers and registered Pharmacy technicians in the area.
We are looking for motivated and professional individuals to fill ad-hoc vacancies, short-term […]
Leading business services organisation New Directions have been announced as ‘finalists’ in the ‘Best Company’ category at the Cardiff Life Awards.
This is a second successive year of shortlisting for the organisation who had a 2016 in which they won a flurry of awards […]
New Directions are currently seeking an Officer for a children's secure unit Neath.
The unit requires you to have a background and knowledge of working in a similar environment and working closely with young offenders. The unit is a national purpose built Secure Children’s […]
Faced with the prospect of writing a ‘blog’ post for our social media accounts, I thought yes…I can do this. I am full of commentary about life, football and all things Swansea (my new work place home).
I love my job (most of the time), I am passionate about the things […]
The Paediatric First Aid training programme and assessment will cover the following topics:
Role of a first aider, accident reporting and the first aid box
Action planning in an emergency
Primary & secondary assessments
Please note that after 25th April 2017 we will no longer be offering CIEH courses. We are delighted to announce that we will soon be releasing new courses approved by Qualsafe Awards, an Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqual to offer regulated qualifications to our customers.
New Directions is a group of companies offering specialist recruitment and training services to key employment sectors. We are:
A market leader
Accredited Gold employer with the Investors in People
IRP ‘Best Company to Work for 2016’
Winner of 'Best Recruitment […]
A Recruitment HR Director has been named ‘HR Professional of the Year (Business / Finance Services)’ at a national awards ceremony held in Cardiff.
Sophie Cecil, Group HR Director for leading recruitment and training specialist New Directions was announced as winner at […]