Apply with Lynda Gaspar
Lynda Gaspar is our South African agent, covering the Western, Eastern, Northern Cape and Orange Free State.
Lynda has first hand experience of leaving South Africa to become a carer in the UK, she worked as a live-in with Consultus for many years then decided to move back to South Africa and focus on sourcing suitable candidates to become carers. Lynda made the move from professional live-in carer to overseas agent with ease and can guide you on the process. She is always on hand to answer any questions and assist you with your application.
Moving from one country to another for work can be daunting, Lynda fully appreciates this and will ensure you are prepared for the move and have all the relevant paperwork. Becoming a live-in carer has changed Lynda's life and now it is time for her to help you become the best live-in care professional possible.
Before you leave South Africa you will have the opportunity to meet other carers who are also taking the same journey as you. Before you leave South Africa you will have all the information you need and will be ready to start an incredibly rewarding career.
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR CONSULTUS
- Excellent rates of pay from £1,134 to £1,344 for a two-week assignment
- Meals and accommodation provided while on a booking
- Contribution towards travelling costs
- Reward scheme
- Award-winning Training.
"I can honestly say that Lynda guided me step by step and constantly reassured me with all the questions I asked. If I hadn't had Lynda's guidance I would have been totally overwhelmed. I have now been working as a live-in carer for 5 months and I am really enjoying my new career!" - Angela, Live-in Carer
Firstly make contact with your overseas agent who will be happy to brief you on the application process. We really want to hear about you and why you feel you have the skills and attitude to become a great live-in carer. We will work with you to fill in our online application form to make sure we have all the information that we need, including your last 10 years work history and details for us to apply for two written verbal references. You will also need to complete a DBS application, as part of the process.
When you arrive in the UK, you will undertake our five-day Induction training progamme which will give you the highest level of training so you will gain confidence in becoming a live-in care professional.
You will have the opportunity to stay at one of our Carer Houses, where you will meet other carers and use this as your "home from home" during your training. The UK Recruitment and DBS team, will welcome you and are on hand to answer any questions you may have. You will meet with our experienced Care Consultants, who all understand the journey you have taken before your arrival to the UK. They will introduce you to our clients and update you on available bookings.
Unsure if you are eligible to work for us? Please note - only those with a British/EU Passport or a British Ancestry Visa may apply to become a carer. Consultus is unable to sponsor applicants or assist those needing to obtain a work visa.
If you are interested in becoming a live-in care professional with Consultus, contact Lynda or Maureen, who will be happy to help you get started on your caring journey and create the best work/life balance possible.
Contact Lynda via telephone on 0027 (0) 76 93 465 97 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org