Senior Care Assistants

Nurses Direct is currently seeking professional Senior Care Assistant to join our relief team and cover our client’s temporary contracts in Plymouth area. We provide temporary coverage for our clients’ contracts across the South-West of England, encompassing a wide range of care settings, including Nursing Homes, Residential Homes, and Private Hospitals.

Nurses Direct is a local company with a network of high-profile clients across the south of the UK. We are committed to supporting our workforce, providing them with the necessary skills to excel in their roles and develop their careers.


  • NVQ level 3 or above in Health and Social Care
  • Medication trained.
  • Minimum 6 months experience as a Senior Carer in UK.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Good time keeping.
  • Can work well within a team.
  • High standard of hygiene.
  • Can easily adapt in new environments.

Why choose Nurses Direct?

  • Hourly pay between £12.50 – £29 per hour
  • We pay weekly!
  • Time and half pay on bank holiday and double pay on Christmas Day.
  • Excellent mileage pay (£0.45pp mile after the first 10 miles)
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Flexible hours to suit your working availability.
  • We understand your need for a better work to life balance.
  • Fully interactive booking system.
  • A wide range of clients so we can find the roles that best suit your skills.
  • Opportunity to choose from our full-time vacancies.
  • Temp to perm available.
  • Free uniform.
  • Career development
  • Pension scheme


  • Provide holistic, person-centred care to our clients’ residents, ensuring their well-being and comfort.
  • Perform tasks such as medication administration, assessments, care planning, and coordination with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Maintain a high standard of hygiene and infection control practices.
  • Demonstrate a warm, compassionate, and personable nature, working with patience, tact, and understanding.

With our interactive booking system, we make it a lot easier for you to except shifts, arrange time off, making sure you have a better work to life balance. We strongly believe in loyalty to our nurses as our company ethos is to create an equal working relationship with our team as we are Nurses ourselves.

This is an exciting opportunity for any qualified Senior Carer looking to make the step away from working in permanent jobs as we have an extensive range of clients to work with, giving you a varied working experience, as well as meeting new people and creating new working relationships.

You must be a warm, compassionate, and personable nature with the ability to work with patience, tact and understanding

To apply for this role, please send your CV at or contact us on 01752 418 400 EXT 1.

Job Category: Senior Care Assistant
Job Location: Devon Plymouth

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