Live In Care Jobs
Join Consultus To Begin Your Life-changing Career As A Live In Carer
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.
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.
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.
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.