Apply with Maureen Hopkins

or give us a call on 01732 355 231

Maureen Hopkins is our South African agent, covering Pretoria, Johannesburg and Kwazulu Natal areas.

Maureen has been an experienced live-in care professional for many years and decided to help more carers in South Africa to enjoy a great work-life balance with a truly rewarding career. Maureen can help you on your journey to becoming a professional live-in carer and fully understands what is required to join Consultus as a carer.

Once you contact Maureen you will feel reassured and confident that you will be recieving the best guidance to help you move to the UK. All aspects of the process will be explained in detail with every question answered clearly, Maureen has been in your shoes and can give you a personal account of the process and what is expected of you.


  • 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.


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.

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