Home care provider Comfort Keepers says it plans to create 25 full-time and 520 new jobs over the coming nine months as it expands its business.

The company says it will be opening two new offices and training centres within the next month, creating six full-time jobs and 200 carer jobs.

Another 19 full-time jobs and 320 jobs for carers will be added in existing offices over the next nine months.

Comfort Keepers says it is immediately seeking to recruit trained carers throughout the country in addition to care managers, HR administrators, qualified healthcare trainers and office co-ordinators.