Direct Health will create up to 500 new jobs in Wrexham over the next five years after being awarded a contract to deliver over 135,000 hours of care each year.
The care provider, which is part of the Accord Group, will deliver home care services across the Wrexham area on behalf of Wrexham Borough Council.
Direct Health will recruit local staff to deliver the care contract, ensuring that it is able to support the Council’s aim of offering a better cover of care for local people.
The contract will start in June this year until 2020 and will provide services in Aberoer, Acrefair, Cefn Mawr, Chirk, Froncysyllte, Garth, Glyn Ceiriog, Llanarmon DC, Llwynmawr, Newbridge, Plas Madoc, Pontfadog, Rhosymedre, Ruabon, Trevor, Johnstown, Ponciau, Rhos, Penycae
Jonathan Vellacott, Chief Executive of Direct Health, said: “We are delighted to announce our continuing partnership with Wrexham Borough Council having worked in the area since the 1990’s.
“We look forward to the opportunity to forge closer links within the local community and providing high quality care support across Wrexham Borough, which in turn will create an additional 500 job roles for this region of Wales.
Direct Health provides care services to over 6,000 people in theMidlands, North East and North West regions and into Wales.