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Start Your Career As A Live In Carer

We know Live-in Carers are special, which is why we would like to hear from you. We are looking for caring, hard-working people who are interested in becoming Live-in Carers. Consultus has been providing high-quality live-in care services for clients in their own homes for nearly 60 years. 

Here at Consultus, we understand how beneficial receiving social care in the comfort of your own home is to our service users. This is why we strive to provide the best in live-in care and make a real difference to people’s lives. 

We have created an environment where your talents, individuality and motivation is encouraged and where you can make your Carer job a fulfilling and varied career. We will provide you with full training to the highest standards to ensure that you will be at ease and comfortable in your role as a Live-in Carer and provide a high-quality service to your clients.

Our Managed Home Care service is regulated and inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our latest report, which stated we were a good care provider, can be found here.

Live In Carer Jobs

As a professional Live-in Carer, you will provide support and meet the care needs of elderly or vulnerable people when they need help the most while also allowing them to live as independently as possible. You will work in your client’s home where they are more comfortable and relaxed. 

Our live-in care service can involve helping with cooking and cleaning, helping your client move around the house or get up in the morning, help with washing or going to the toilet and other forms of support. Most importantly, you will be there to offer companionship to your client. 

Working as a Live-in Carer can be tough, but it is also extremely rewarding. You will get all the support that you will need to start your career as a Live-in Carer with us. Every day is different when you provide live-in care for the elderly or vulnerable. You will enjoy the rewarding feeling that comes from making a real difference to some one’s lives with personalised and individual live-in care.

Introductory Care or Managed Care

We're Currently Running a Complimentary Training Package For All New Carers Worth £250!

Live In Carer Job Description

As a Live-in Carer, you will provide a full-time home care service for your client and support them with things such as washing, dressing and various aspects of personal care. You will meet clients who have varying degrees of dependency and care needs, which means you will be supporting them with a range of 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 own home.

Above all else, you will be offering your clients companionship and emotional support when they need it most. Simple things such as a quick chat over a cup of tea or sharing a laugh while they watch their favourite TV show can go a long way. For more information on our Live-in Care service visit our Live-in Care Page

We offer a Complimentary Training package worth over £250*, this includes your induction training, which is a mix of virtual & face to face training. An additional £70 worth of funded training, plus a gift voucher once you have completed 42 days’ work’.

*Please read the Training package terms and conditions

In addition to our training package Consultus can also offer:

  • We offer a guarantee of work for a minimum of 12 weeks and with such a flexible role, you can plan your work schedule to suit you;

  • You can expect to earn between £650-£945 per week;

  • We provide a free COVID-19 test at our clinic here in Tonbridge;

  • You can book subsidised overnight accommodation in one of our nearby comfortable carer houses during training and for short breaks between bookings;

  • You will be assigned a training mentor to support you during training and into your first booking and beyond;

  • You will be able to sign up to our online, social support community for carers, via a dedicated Consultus Platform;

  • We will offer a well-being support package for carers which includes emotional support;

  • Access to further education within the Consultus Training Centre.

What Are We Looking For?

Here at Consultus, we are looking for compassionate and respectful individuals who are motivated by helping and inspiring others to join our care team and become live-in care assistants. If you have patience, empathy, integrity and compassion for others, as well as being fit and healthy, then you might have what it takes to become a Live-in Carer. 

If you have previous experience and have worked as a professional care worker or support worker for another care agency then we would like to hear from you. If you lack professional experience but have cared for a family member or loved one then you should also apply. In addition, if you have had a career within another professional industry, such as teaching, but are interested in care work we can provide you with full training to begin your career as a Professional Live-in Carer. 

You can make a real difference to someone’s life by becoming a Live-in Carer. In our experience, Carers come from a variety of backgrounds from across the UK and overseas. If you are a self-starter with good communication skills and thrive working in different situations then you should join one of the UK’s leading care groups and start your career as a Live-in Carer today. 

Consultus welcomes carers from overseas who are interested in becoming live-in carers. Many of our carers come from France, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Australia and many more. 

In any one week, there are more than 600 carers looking after elderly and vulnerable people in their own homes throughout the UK. Working as a live-in carer is an excellent way to earn an income when visiting friends or family in the UK.

For new and existing overseas Carers, please follow the EU Settlement Scheme link: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families. The closing date for applications is not until 30 June 2021, but applications can be made now.

This week's Top Jobs

to apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials​

Job of the Day: URGENT - Somerset Placement, waking-night carer needed for Fri 18th June

couple holding hands at birthday party

LH – Daily rate £97

The Managed Care at Home Department is urgently seeking a waking-night carer for an 81-year-old gentleman in Bath, Somerset from Friday 18th June. The client suffers from Parkinson’s disease and Type 2 Diabetes. The gentleman is at a very high risk of falling and often has hallucinations, as well as being disorientated and difficulty with mobility. The client requires assistance with all personal care. The gentleman needs help with toileting and wears pads at all times due to occasional accidents. The client needs help with transferring, supervision with mobility, and reminders to use his frame. The gentleman’s diet is extremely important due to Diabetes and this needs to be monitored.

The carer also needs to be calm, empathetic, and patient.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

URGENT: Wiltshire Placement from Thursday 24th June

DF – Daily rate £97

The Care at Home team is urgently seeking a carer for a placement in Wiltshire for a 92-year-old lady who suffers from Alzheimer’s, asthma, UTIs, and hearing issues. The client often becomes breathless and gets disorientated with daily tasks such as eating and drinking. Due to the lady’s diagnosis, she is prone to wandering and needs to be monitored at all times (this is worse in the mornings and at weekends). The client requires a daily bath and needs gentle encouragement to undertake this. The lady also needs supervision with medication, especially inhalers, as well as toileting, and has urinary incontinence. The client is weight-bearing but when using the stairs, she should be monitored at all times. The lady is very mobile, however, the use of a stick and stairlift should be gently encouraged. The lady eats well but needs supervision and monitoring to help avoid choking. The client enjoys going to a day centre every Friday, likes to socialise, keeps fit, partakes in art classes, enjoys puzzles and indoor Bowls.

The carer we need ideally needs to have experience with clients with Alzheimer’s and needs to be calm, patient and encouraging. Other duties include cooking, shopping, and laundry – there is a gardener and outside carers who come in to cover breaks. Please note this is a non-smoking booking and an owner-driver is preferred but not essential.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

URGENT: Bristol Placement from Friday 25th June

carer and client having tea

AR – Daily rate £102

The Care at Home team is seeking a carer for a 90-year-old lady in Bristol who suffers from mini-strokes, an Ischaemic stroke, Osteoporosis, dental problems, and suspected asthma. The client also has extreme weakness down her right side, difficulty with speech, and a frozen shoulder. The client requires assistance with all personal care, toileting and uses a commode for double incontinence. The lady also needs help with transferring and the client has zero mobility so a wheelchair is always in use. There is also a stairlift in situ. The client enjoys good food and lunch is her main meal. The lady enjoys Bridge, politics, travel, and food.

The carer we are seeking ideally needs to have experience with this type of client, be patient, encouraging, and empathetic. Other duties include cooking, shopping, and a driver is essential – there is an Automatic car available for eligible drivers.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

URGENT: Waking night placement in Ealing, London from Friday 25th June

AE – Daily rate £102

The Care at Home Department is looking for a waking night care for a 98-year-old lady in Ealing, London. The client suffers from COPD (on oxygen) and short-term memory loss – the lady also suffered a broken hip a couple of years ago. The lady has undergone 2 unsuccessful hips operations and therefore has poor mobility, requires oxygen, and is very forgetful. The client requires assistance with washing and dressing as well as supervision with medication. The client wears pads for incontinence and although weight-bearing, she needs help with transferring and uses a Zimmer frame and stairlift. The lady also sufferers from nightmares throughout the night and relies heavily on the carer.

The waking-night carer we are looking for ideally needs to have experience with this type of client, empathic, gentle, and patient. There is a day carer in place and the night carer will need to work closely with them to manage handovers.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Essex Placement

PA – Daily rate £112

The Managed Care Department is looking for 2 live-in carers for a placement in Essex starting in August. The client is a gentleman in his eighties who suffers with Vascular Dementia. He lives with his wife, who is a great support to the carers and she would like the carers to be a good companion to her as well, so they can work together to give the client the care he needs.
They live in a beautiful apartment in a rural part of Essex and there is parking available at the property.

Although the client is generally good natured, due to his dementia he can have verbal outbursts, so the carer should be able to understand that this is part of his condition and should not take it personally. Dementia experience is important for this role and the carers must be compassionate and considerate.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Hythe, Kent Placement for this weekend/Monday 14th June

SG – Daily rate £97

The Care at Home Department is urgently seeking a waking-night carer for a lady in Hythe, Kent. This 80-year-old lady suffers from Leukaemia, enlarged lymph nodes, arterial fibrillation, and Type 2 Diabetes. The client also has short-term memory loss and episodes of confusion. The lady requires assistance with washing, dressing, and supervision with medication (she is allergic the Penicillin). Her mobility is largely ok, but she does need help and uses a stairlift and Zimmer frame. Although the client doesn’t need help with toileting, she uses a commode next to her bed very frequently. The client enjoys jigsaws, looking at magazines, and chatting.

The waking-night carer we are looking for needs to be experienced with this type of client and able to give reassurance, time, and able to express themselves clearly and calmly. Other duties will include cooking, housekeeping, and laundry. Please note this is a non-driving booking.

Important information: this is a waking-night placement, and the client can wake up feeling confused and needing the toilet, therefore, we need a carer who is sympathetic and empathetic to the client’s condition and needs.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Star Job Of The Day: URGENT - Kent Placement from Wednesday 16th June

PS – Daily rate 97

Our Managed Care Departments are urgently looking for a carer from Wednesday 16th June for a placement in Biddenden, Kent. The client is a 91-year-old lady who suffers from Diverticular disease, Sciatica, Hypertension, and Osteoarthritis. The client requires assistance with most personal carer as well as mobility, there is a Profiling bed, bed rail, wheeled walker, and a Zimmer frame to assist with mobility. The lady also needs help with transferring, but this is minimal. The client needs assistance with toileting and wears pads for security and occasional night-time incontinence. There are no specific dietary requirements and the client enjoys Scrabble, current affairs, audiobooks, and jigsaws.

The client we are looking for ideally needs to have experience with clients with similar medical conditions and willing to undertake other duties including cleaning, laundry, cooking, and online shopping (which the clients likes to take part in). The District Nurse and Physiotherapist also visit the client who will advise on the times. Ideally, the carer will drive and oven a car, however, this is not essential.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Star Job of The Day: Royal Tunbridge Well Placement

VE – Daily rate £112

The Care at Home Department is looking for carer for a regular placement in Tunbridge Wells for an 83-year-old lady. The client suffered a stroke 12 years ago and has Osteoarthritis in the knees and hips, Polymyalgia rheumatic, Muscular degeneration, and Arterial fibrillation. The lady has limited mobility and needs help with transferring, there is a stairlift in place and a wheelchair when needed. The lady requires assistance with washing dressing and supervision with medication. The client is looking for company as well as care and is interested in watching TV, visiting the local garden centre, going to the shops.

The client we are looking for needs to be patient, calm, and supportive. There is a dog at the property, however, the client’s daughter lives onsite and takes care of the pet. Please note this client requires a driver and there is an automatic car available for eligible drivers. This is also a non-smoking booking.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Isle of Wight Placement from July

RB – Daily rate £97

The Managed Care Department is seeking a carer for a 92-year-old gentleman with full-mental capacity in Newport/Cowes area. The client suffers from a drop foot, has some mobility issues, and uses sticks to aid his movement. The gentleman does not require personal care or assistance with toileting, however, supervision and help to administer medication is needed. The client is an ex-sailor and still likes to get out on the water when possible, he also enjoys current affairs and traditional English food.

The carer we are looking for needs to engage with the client and happy to have conversations at length. Other duties will include cooking, light housekeeping, and laundry.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Royal Tunbridge Wells Placement From July

JB – Daily rate £92

The Care at Home Department is looking for a carer for a regular booking in Sevenoaks, Kent. The client is a 90-year-old gentleman who suffers from a 70% blocked artery in the brain and has TIAs in recent months. The gentleman has poor short-term memory and has limited ability; however, no help is needed when transferring. There is no personal care involved, however, supervision with medication is required. The client enjoys homecooked mean and his interests include nature, gardening, and current affairs.

We are seeking a carer who is patients and preferably experienced with this type of client. Other duties will include cooking, shopping, and laundry, as well as being able to drive the client’s automatic car.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Managed Care Department Seeking 4 carers for NEW CLIENT in Wiltshire from July

HB – Daily rate £102

The Managed Care department is looking for four live-in carers for a placement in Wiltshire. Two carers covering the days and two covering a waking night. There are four separate bedrooms for each of the carers.

The client is a gentleman in his 80s who suffered a stroke earlier this year, which has subsequently affected his left side. Prior to the stroke the gentleman was living independently. He has an interest in paintings and sculptures, many of which are around his home, and he likes listening to cricket and poetry. He has a lovely, spacious property with a beautiful garden at the rear.

The gentleman requires the assistance of x2 carers at all times when transferring with a standing aid, he also requires repositioning every four hours and his skin needs close monitoring. He has experienced unsettled nights while in hospital and suffers from incontinence. The gentleman enjoys nutritious, well-cooked food, such as meat, fish, pasta, and it may be a requirement to follow a desired recipe of his. He can eat independently with his right hand, although food needs to be cut into bite-sized pieces.

The carers we are looking for should preferably have experience with stroke clients, calm, collected, patient, and are great team players. They are also happy to provide male personal care. Other duties include washing, dressing, and light cleaning. There is a visiting cleaner and gardener.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Urgent Placement - Haywards Heath from July

JM – Daily rate £97

The Managed Care Department is looking for 5 carers for a lady in Haywards Health. The client is relatively healthy and has dementia, she also suffers from high blood pressure, which is managed with medication, osteoarthritis, high levels of anxiety, an unhealed ulcer on her left leg, and an underactive thyroid. The client has poor mobility and needs assistance with moving and positioning, however, equipment is in place to aid her and she needs to be encouraged to use it. There is minimal personal care although help is required at bedtime and medication supervision is needed.

The carers we need must have extensive experience and be very patient and understanding. The client recently lost her husband, on whom she depended, and this has added to her extreme anxiety. Carers need to be pleasant, reassuring, calm, and happy to prepare/cook all meals.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Devon Placement

KW – Daily rate £102

The Care of Home team requires a carer for an 86-year-old lady in Devon. The client suffers from Parkinson’s, COPD has a fungal infection in her neck, and had a fall in December 2020 which has left her immobilised. The client can be muddled and confused at times and suffers from hallucinations at night. The lady has suffered from pressure sores in the past and although now healed, the areas need to be monitored. The client requires help with all personal care including washing, dressing, and an Access Sling is used in the morning for the lower body wash. The lady also needs supervision with medication, help with toileting, and wears pads due to double incontinence. The client requires help with transferring and also has a Sling Hoist, Toileting Hoist, Oxford Stand Assist Hoist, a manual wheelchair, hospital bed, and 2 bells to ask for assistance. Please be aware that there will be several calls during the night. The lady enjoys TV, radio, crosswords, audiobooks, and smokes 10 cigarettes per day.

The carer we are seeking ideally needs to have experience with patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease. other duties include cooking, shopping, housekeeping, and laundry. The client has a dog that will need cleaning up after, however, a dog walker visits twice a day. As the client smokes, she will accept an outside smoking carer.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Kent Placement

MH – Daily rate 97

Our Care at Home Department is looking for a carer for an 89-year-old lady in Kent. The client has a Pacemaker, Hyperthyroidism, high blood pressure, anxiety, and clinical depression. The lady possibly has undiagnosed Asperger’s syndrome (routine and timings are crucial to this client). The lady requires assistance with washing, showering, and dressing as well as supervision with medication. The client suffers from Urinary incontinence for which she wears pads. Although the lady is weight-bearing, she sometimes needs assistance transferring and uses sticks and a Zimmer frame to her mobility. The lady is very interested in history and her religion. The dietary requirements of the client need to be discussed with the carer.

The type of carer we are seeking ideally needs to have experience with patients who suffer from anxiety/depression and Asperger’s syndrome. Other duties will include cooking, shopping, housekeeping, and laundry. Please note, there is no car available in this placement.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Oxfordshire Placement

carer and client conversation

PM – Daily rate £97

The Care at Home team is seeking a carer for a client in Oxfordshire. This 91-year-old lady suffers from Type 2 Diabetes, Gallbladder problems, and periods of confusion. She also has a revised right hip, 2 hearing aids, can get drowsy due to low sodium levels and UTIs affect the client’s legs badly (prone to reactions when taking antibiotics). The client’s mobility is poor and requires assistance via a Zimmer frame and manual wheelchair. The lady needs help with all personal care including washing daily, dressing, full make-up daily, and hair styled daily. Medication supervision is needed and self-medicates at night-time. The client also needs assistance with toileting and although she is not incontinent, pads are worn. The lady can experience pain in the legs during the night so night calls may be required. The lady enjoys going out, good conversation, loves signing, and is part of a choir.

The carer we are looking for ideally needs to have experience in Diabetic care, be kind, caring, and patient. The client requires companionship as well as she spends most of her time in her bedroom. The carer needs to be able to cook as the client must have freshly prepared meals.  Other duties include shopping, laundry, light housework, and gardening. There is a cleaner that visits bi-weekly as well as a Community Therapist. There is no car available, however, a carer with a driving licence is preferable. This is also a non-smoking booking.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Hampshire Placement

JA – Daily rate £97

Our Care at Home Department is seeking a carer for a 92-year-old gentleman in Hampshire. The client suffers from mild Asperger’s syndrome, Asthma, Arthritis, and Lacunar infarction. The gentleman has limited mobility and uses a Rollator and hoists. The client is double incontinent and wears pads, unable to bear weight, and requires help with transferring. The gentleman also requires assistance with washing, showering, dressing, and medication supervision. The client enjoys Bridge, listening to Classical music and Opera, and quizzes.

The carer we are looking for will work alongside two private carers and will provide support for all the client’s needs, the client also sees a Physiotherapist weekly. Other duties include light cooking and cleaning as there is a part-time cook and cleaner hired by the client. There is a car available for eligible drivers and a driver is required.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Kent Placement

DM – Daily rate £97

The Managed Care Department is looking for 3-4 live-in carers for a placement in rural Kent. The client is a gentleman in his eighties who is partially sighted and has poor short-term memory. He is very sweet natured and polite and would suit a companionable carer who enjoys spending time in the countryside and watching sport. He lives in a beautiful farmhouse in a rural village and parking is available. He has a gorgeous house cat who also needs some TLC.

We need carers who are calm, patient and understanding. Other duties include cooking, cleaning, laundry and ironing, as well as watering the plants and feeding the cat.

To apply please email managedcare@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

London Placement

PB – Daily rate £92

The Care at Home department are looking for a carer for a London placement for a gentleman who previously suffered a stroke and has Type 2 Diabetes. The client’s right leg is very weak and require aid for mobility and getting in/out of the car. The client also has a Zimmer frame and electric wheelchair. The gentleman requires help with dressing, medication supervision and some aspects of toileting. The client also wears glasses and a hearing aid.

We need a carer who has experience and/or training in diabetic care, is happy to cook, go shopping, do laundry, and perform light housekeeping. A driver is preferable and there is an automatic car for eligible drivers.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

East Sussex placement

AOR – Daily rate £97

The Care at Home Department are looking for a carer for an 86-year-old lady based in East Sussex. The client has suffered a stroke, has skin cancer, Osteoporosis, and an arthritic knee. The lady has weakness on her right side, a weak right knee which affects stability, low mood at times, and an Oedematous left leg that needs dry dressing. The client needs assistance with showering twice a week, dressing and moisturiser applied to affected areas. She also needs strict monitoring with medication, firm encouragement with daily exercises, assistance with toileting, and has occasional incontinence. The client needs help with mobility, particularly when transferring to and from the bed (the client has a Zimmer frame and slide sheet). The lady’s interests include Bridge and attending Church (carer must be happy to attend with her as she needs help standing.

The carer we require needs to be calm and patient, as well as completing household duties including cooking, cleaning, and shopping. There is an adapted manual mobility car that can take the client in her wheelchair and there is ample parking for a carer’s car.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Kent Placement

A new career in live-in care

MS – Daily rate £107

The Care at Home department requires a male carer who would like to return on a regular basis this year and next year, for a 76-year-old gentlmen near Tunbridge Wells. The client has earlu onset Vascular Dementia and subsequtenly has problems with balance and short-term memory loss. He requires some supervision when performing personal care duties and when administering medication. The gentleman has occasional incontinence (may need assistance with toileting) and needs help with mobility.

The client’s interests include Bridge, watching sport, theatre and enjoys havinglunch with friends.

The carer needs to be calm, patient and able to take instructions. Home cooked food is essential and gluten should be avoided is all meals.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

East Sussex placement

JMS – Daily rate £117

The Care at Home Department are looking for a carer for a couple in East Sussex. The lady suffers from Alzheimer’s and is forgetful however, she is fit, able, and likes to look after her home without assistance. The lady has a good level of mobility and doesn’t need help with transferring. Her interests include arts, being creative, enjoys good conversation, and likes to visit the local shops located 5 minutes away. Her husband suffered a stroke and can only use his right side, he is unsteady on his feet and at risk of falling, there are early signs of cognitive decline, weight loss, and has difficulty swallowing. The gentleman needs help with all personal care, suffers from double incontinence, has limited weight-bearing capabilities, and needs supervision with medication. He also needs assistance with transferring and all food needs to be pureed as he has difficulties in swallowing. The gentleman enjoys food and drink, watching TV, and used to enjoy gardening.

The carer required for this placement needs to be experienced, calm, understanding, and reassuring. Other duties include cooking, shopping, housekeeping, and laundry; however, the lady is proud and likes to do the majority of this.

Please note this is a non-smoking and non-driving booking.

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

carer and client conversation

Kent Placement

PW – Daily rate £97

We are looking for a carer for a placement in Kent for a 97-year-old lady who has Osteoporosis, is fitted with a Pacemaker, is disorientated at times, hard of hearing, and has suffered fractures to the right femur and wrist from a fall in the past. The client is double incontinent, requires full personal care, and needs supervision with medication administration. The lady is also immobile, uses a 2-person hoist (external carers come in twice a day to assist) and a hospital bed is in place. 

The carer who is placed in this booking needs to be experienced, calm, and happy to do cooking, cleaning, and laundry. This is a non-driving booking, however, there is parking for carers that own a car. 

To apply please email care@consultuscare.com and quote the initials seen above.

Working as a carer is immensely rewarding and here at Consultus, we have built up an incredible award-winning training centre, which exemplifies the very best in teaching standards and knowledge. Our outstanding award-winning trainers use their wealth of knowledge and experience to provide you with a valuable insight into caring; building confidence as you train in new areas.

If you are interested in a career as a Live-in Carer, we can provide you with all the training you will need to represent our brand and provide our clients with the highest standard in personalised Live-in Care. 

If you are interested in finding more information about the training courses we provide, visit our Training Courses Page

Our Live-in Carers receive our free award-winning training which is unmatched by other home care providers. We provide Induction Training for all of our Live-in Carers that includes a combination of online courses, videos, live virtual training sessions and a practical training session to cover all of the core skills needed to qualify as a Consultus Live-in Carer. 

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 United Kingdom 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 and create a role that is personalised to you. 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.

Live In Care Jobs Frequently Asked Questions

As the job title would suggest, a Live-in Carer lives with their client in their home and provides a care service that supports them with everyday tasks such as cooking, cleaning, getting dressed and washing. Some clients are more independent than others and your work and tasks can vary depending on the client. 

With Consultus you can expect to earn between £650-£945 per week. You will also receive inclusive accommodation while on assignment and potentially travel expenses as agreed with your clients. 

We provide all of our Carers with full training and support while they are working as part of our care team. You can also access a selection of additional accreditations and training opportunities to advance your Live-in Care Career.

Yes, all of our Live-in Carers have their own room while they are on assignment. We ensure that it is suitable before assigning a Carer. 

All Carers have a face to face interview, at which we check all documentation, take professional references and process a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure and DBS Adult First. All professional references are followed up with police checks from their country of origin.

Yes, many of our clients have favourite regular Carers and vice-versa. We try to arrange a rota of Carers wherever possible.

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