Live-in Carer (employed by Consultus)
We currently have vacancies for employed Live-in Carers based in the South East of Kent.
Who we are
Consultus Care & Nursing has been providing live-in carers and live-in nurses throughout the UK for over 50 years. Our exceptional carers and nurses ensure hundreds of elderly and vulnerable people remain happy and secure amongst their belongings and memories in their cherished home.
Employed directly by Consultus as a Live-in Carer, you’ll stay in your client’s home and support them to live as independently as possible.
Your duties may include, but are not limited to:
- Washing, dressing and various other aspects of personal care, ensuring dignity is maintained
- Light housekeeping, laundry, shopping and preparation of nutritious meals
- Maintain daily care records documentation precisely and to deadlines
- Liaise professionally and effectively with our Care Consultants and other carers to ensure continuity of care for our clients.
Previous experience of at least 2 years within the care sector is essential for this role. If you have worked as a professional Live-in Carer, or are NVQ Level 2 or 3, this would be advantageous.
- The right to live and work in the UK
- English competency, both written and spoken.
HOW WE WILL SUPPORT YOU
To ensure the booking runs smoothly for the carer and client, Consultus will:
- Conduct a thorough assessment of the client and their home to determine the client’s needs, the carer’s role and anything else of note
- Provide ongoing support throughout the booking including visiting the client’s home regularly to check in, as well as being on call for you.
As a Consultus employed Live-in Carer you will:
- Receive excellent rates of pay of £91 per day, paid directly by Consultus on a weekly basis
- Meals and accommodation while working
- UK travelling expenses (as agreed with client)
- Night call supplements
- Where required, you will have full use of the client's car and insurance is provided
- Accrue holiday pay at a rate of 12.07%
- Free induction training at our award- winning Consultus Care Training Centre.
To find out more about becoming an employed Consultus Live-in Carer, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, phone Consultus’ Head of Recruitment, Sara Taylor, on 01732 355231 to discuss the role further.