Live-In Care Jobs
We know live-in carers are special, which is why we would like to hear from you. Consultus has been introducing remarkable live-in carers to look after clients in their own homes for over 50 years. We at Consultus have created an environment where you receive the highest standards of training and where your talents, individuality and motivation is encouraged, making caring a long term fulfilling and varied career.
wHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
Consultus are looking for individuals who have patience, empathy, integrity and compassion for others, as well as being fit and healthy. You may have worked as a professional carer for another agency, cared for a family member or loved one or you may have had a career within another professional industry such as teaching and now feel the time has come to make a difference to someone's life. You will have good communication skills, be a self starter, have the ability to work in different situations and are motivated by helping and inspiring others.
Live-in carer role
As a live-in carer you will support your client with washing, dressing and various aspects of personal care. You will meet clients who have varying degrees of dependency which means you will be supporting them with everyday activities. Some clients who may be experiencing memory loss or struggling with mobility can find the small tasks such as cooking and running the home increasingly difficult, so your role will be to take on these household chores to ensure the client feels safe, secure and confident in their cherished home.
What you will receive – Benefits – The Rewards
- Excellent daily rates of pay from £86 to £96 caring for a single client, in line with industry practice
- The daily rate for couples will range from £101 to £139 in line with industry practice
- A selection of additional accreditations and training opportunities
- Inclusive accommodation while on assignment
- Travelling costs as agreed with your clients
Where are we going
There are exciting times ahead with increased recruitment in our Head Office in Tonbridge, with the introduction of our employed model as well as our self-employed model. Client expansion across the UK and the development of our award winning Consultus Care Training Centre. Our mission is to raise the profile of live-in carers ensuring they are recognised for the truly wonderful work they do and in turn become empowered professionals.
Our aim is to get to know you as an individual and what motivates you day to day. We will discuss your life skills and care experience, as well as your personality, interests and soft skills to ensure we match you with the right client.
information for eu citizenS
For new and existing overseas carers, please follow the EU Settlement Scheme link: www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens. The closing date for applications is not until 30 June 2021, but applications can be made now.