A career that makes a difference
As a live-in carer with The Good Care Group, you will become part of our team, providing exceptional home care services to help clients live comfortably at home. For those with a passion for caring, a career in live-in care provides the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others.
Live-in care jobs at The Good Care Group are highly rewarding, our employment packages are unrivalled in the industry. We offer a number of benefits to carers, including paid annual leave, 24/7 support and flexible rota patterns; making sure there is a healthy balance between live-in care work and personal life, this is so our carers can perform at their best.
As a company, our objective is to provide the highest standard of care to clients and maintaining "Outstanding " care delivery, we accomplish this by fully supporting live-in carers at every stage. Your career with us begins with an intensive training course to prepare you for your new live-in care job. You'll follow programmes recognised as the some of the best in the industry and receive continuous support during assignments. We help develop our cares in their skills and careers, providing opportunities to train for specialist roles and travel across the UK for live-in care work. The Good Care Groups 4.6 star rating on the recruitment review site Glassdoor is a clear indicator of our commitment to providing good employment to live-in carers.
Who can apply for a live-in care job?
The Good Care Group would like to hear from compassionate and respectful individuals with professional or personal experience in care, meaning you can apply for a live-in carer vacancy if you have worked in a care home, have experience with domiciliary/hourly care work or have cared for a family member or loved one.
To become a carer with The Good Care Group we will support you to attain an NVQ 2 in health and social care, this qualification shows us that you possess the fundamental knowledge and skills needed to care for others. Carers must also have excellent spoken and written English language, must have the ability to prepare and cook nutritious meals and be physically able to undertake tasks and duties.
Carers join us from a variety of background and various countries. The Good Care Group offers live-in care jobs in London and across the United Kingdom, however, as well as recruiting carers who reside in the UK, we also recruit carers who reside in other parts of the world as long as they are eligible to work in the UK. An example of some of these countries include Spain, Poland, Portugal, Greece, Slovakia, Lithuania, Hungary and France.
The role of a live-in carer
As a professional live-in carer, you will provide care and companionship at a time when a person needs it most and all within the comfort of their home.
Working in a live-in care team of two, your priority will be to provide support and assistance, helping the person experience the highest level of health and wellbeing as possible. Carers provide one-to-one home care in accordance with the person's specific care plan as well as helping them to enjoy living a full life as independently as possible.
Your live-in carer duties may include but are not limited to:
- Providing companionship and company
- Supporting clients with personal care
- Support continence
- Administering Medication
- Light housework and gardening
- Preparing healthy meals
- Accompanying clients to appointments and social outings
- Supporting clients to pursue their hobbies, interests and social activities
- Offering specialised care for people with Dementia, Parkinson’s, Stroke and other conditions
But our carers can offer much more than that in this fulfilling career. Laetitia, one of our valued team, puts it perfectly:
“As live-in carers we are uniquely privileged to support and care for people in their own homes…I cannot think of a more fulfilling and rewarding job. With this privilege comes a great responsibility to respect the trust placed in us to live in someone's house and have access to all parts of that person's home and life.”