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Benefits of working as an agency Nurse

Louise John explains the benefits of being an agency nurse

At New Directions Health & Social Care, we have more than 20 years of recruitment experience and are experts in all aspects of agency work, so we know all about the benefits of being an agency Nurse. Our dedicated Recruitment Consultants know that agency Nurses work at the heart of our communities every day, where they make an immeasurable impact caring for our most vulnerable. Louise John, one of our expert Recruitment Consultants, explains the…

How to beat Blue Monday with Ryan Jones

Blue Monday typically takes place on the third Monday of January and it’s known as the saddest day of the year. Christmas has come and gone, our resolve for New Year’s resolutions are put to the test, the nights are still dark and it can feel like forever since the last pay day. So, what can we do about it? If you’ve woken up and started to think about your next opportunity, take a look…

New Directions Health & Social Care supports the Mr X Christmas Appeal

Mr X Christmas Appeal

As always, the run up to Christmas has been a time for giving at New Directions Health & Social Care as we provided a helping hand to a special charity. The Mr X Christmas Appeal is a charity based in South Wales that gives people the opportunity to buy presents for disadvantaged children. Read about how our team supported the charity to deliver presents to children who may have nothing else to open on Christmas Day.

Meet the Nursing team: Q&A with Deb Carey

As a Nurse with 30 years of experience, Debra Carey brings a lot to the table as Clinical Lead with New Directions Health & Social Care.   Debra supports our agency Nurses in their training and development, drawing on her extensive knowledge and understanding of Nursing.  Read our Q&A to get to know Debra, find out about her career and the advice she has for agency Nurses…  Can you tell us why you would recommend agency Nursing?  “Agency working can be really valuable for…

Meet the Nursing team: Q&A with Sam Marriott

Samantha Marriott

One of the best advantages of being an agency Nurse with New Directions Health & Social Care is the opportunity to work with Sam Marriott, an industry-specific specialist with a passion for helping you to make the most out of your career.  Sam is always on hand to offer advice and guidance, using the insight and expertise she’s gained over the past six years of working in Nursing training and recruitment.  Read our Q&A with Sam and learn about her role to see how she can support yours…  Tell us about your role.  …

New service launched for Nursing training and recruitment


Press release: A new service for Nursing in South Wales has been launched by a leading training and recruitment company. New Directions Health & Social Care, which has over 20 years of experience in the Care sector, has expanded its services to offer short and long-term Nursing placements and permanent Nursing positions in private Healthcare. After investing in the growth of its team in recent months, New Directions Health & Social Care will be led…

Two new appointments at New Directions Social Care

New Directions Social Care has made two new appointments in support of continued growth within the organisation. Samantha Marriott joins the company as Social Care Manager and Keri Evans as a Recruitment Consultant at its Head Office in Cardiff. New Directions Social Care, part of the New Directions Group of award-winning companies, is a recruitment and training provider for the social care and associated sectors, working to place Mental Health, Children’s Residential, Learning Disability, Nursery,…

The EU Settlement deadline is approaching – 30th June 2021


As you’ll be aware, the UK left the EU in January 2021 and as a result free movement ended for EU/EEA Nationals who plan, or wish to continue, to live and work in the UK. If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply for FREE to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living and working in the UK, however you must apply before the 30th June 2021. Find out more and start your application today. Already applied and…

Mindfulness and Wellbeing Webinar

Join us and Clare McRobbie for a Mindfulness and Wellbeing webinar. 16th February 2021 (or 3rd June - please see below)Time 1-3pmMicrosoft Teams Learn how to: Acknowledge the causes and signs of stress within workplace settings Understand  what mindfulness is and how it can help to support your wellbeing Explore the science behind mindfulness and how it can reduce stress and anxiety Learn a range of mindfulness techniques to improve and support wellbeing in your…

New Directions Christmas Food Bank Match Appeal

New Directions Food Bank Match Appeal

In response to the increased need for food bank donations across the country, New Directions introduced its Christmas Food Bank Match Appeal, and invited its clients and staff to tag or send in photos of their food bank parcels, to be ‘matched’ by an additional donation from New Directions. Customers from all companies within the New Directions Group were invited to take part and as a result we were overwhelmed by their contributions. Sophie Cecil,…