New Directions Social Care

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Senior care assistant

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£10.25-£10.75 per hour

If  you are Passionate about providing the very best care in residential nursing home settings, New directions Social care are looking for enthusiastic and committed Senior care assistants to join the team for night shifts in the Cardiff area.

You will be providing the highest quality of care leading a team on shift taking responsibility for the support, physical and emotional well being and social needs of elderly residents. assisting and providing support for residents with personal care such as Washing personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals.

As a senior Care assistant you will have responsibility for administering medication so will need to have completed the medication training, and hold a Level 3 in health and social care, have or be willing to obtain an Enhanced DBS check

Key skills as a Senior Care assistant

  • Level 3 in Health and Social Care
  • Experience of administrating Medication and completed medication training.
  • Have excellent Communication skills, and have the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team.
  • Experience of supervising and leading a team.
  • Understanding of regulations and legislation within the care profession
  • Experience of caring for individuals with Dementia
  • Displaying Compassion, patients and empathy in all tasks whilst being organized and reliable in approach to work.
  • Have or be willing to obtain an Enhanced DBS check
  • Manual handling, Basic Life support and all mandatory training.

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

To find out more please contact Louise John or email [email protected] or call us today on 02920 390 150.

Not right for you but you know someone who would be perfect? Refer a friend today for a £150 Bonus* T&Cs apply.




  • Working as part of a friendly, established team
  • 24 hour On Call Service in place
  • Flexibility to choose where, when and how much you want to work
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Award winning company
  • Online Services to access to your information; payslips, request holiday pay
  • Full booking confirmation before you start
  • Access to FREE Training Courses and personal development
  • Respected reputation throughout the Social Care and recruitment industry
Please be advised that we require a minimum 6 months paid social care experience or 12 months relevant voluntary experience.
We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a robust recruitment procedure and hold a fully enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 24th May 2022

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