New Directions Social Care

Recruitment & Training Provider in the Social Care Sector

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Care Assistant

Job Description

New Directions Health & Social Care are looking to recruit dedicated care assistants to join our friendly team on either a full or part time basis in the following areas:

  • Torfaen
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Caerphilly
  • Neath
  • Port Talbot

We’re seeking caring, compassionate individuals who enjoy interacting with elderly residents and assisting them with their daily activities. Candidates must be warm and friendly, with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and a genuine passion for providing elderly residents with high quality care and support. If you’re compassionate, friendly and looking to make a difference to people’s lives then we would be interested to hear from you.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Providing high standards of care
  • Assisting residents with all aspects of personal care whilst maintaining dignity and respect
  • Ensuring safe practices of manual handling, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients
  • Report any concerns or issues to the team leader, nurse in charge or home manager as appropriate including reports of any complaints
  • Encourage clients to participate in social and recreational duties

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A basic understanding of legislative requirements
  • Ability to empathise
  • Manual Handling certificate
  • Excellent team player
  • Personal care
  • Assist with mobility issues
  • Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures

Essential criteria:

  • Must have previous experience working in an elderly care home setting in either 3 months paid or 6 months voluntary work

Desirable criteria:

  • Ideally manual handling trained

Benefits working with New Directions

  • Weekly pay – on time, reliable pay with support every step of the way
  • Flexible working – use our online portal to update your availability and request shifts to work around you
  • Ongoing CPD – New Directions has its own internal training company to ensure you are constantly up-skilled and updated
  • Great bonuses including Refer A Friend scheme
  • A dedicated team to help you
  • 24 hour on call service in place
  • Award winning Company
  • Respected reputation throughout the social care and recruitment industry
  • Working as part of a friendly, established team

If you are interested in the role, please apply today. Not for you, we offer a £150 referral bonus with every successful referral.

New Directions Social Care is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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