Live In Care Jobs
Make a difference AND develop your career with a leading live in care provider
As a live-in carer with The Good Care Group, you will become part of our team, providing exceptional home care services to help our clients live comfortably at home. For those with a passion for caring, a career in live-in care provides the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others.
Live-in care jobs at The Good Care Group are highly rewarding. Our employment packages are industry-leading and offer a number of benefits, including paid annual leave, 24/7 support and flexible rota patterns. We believe that maintaining a healthy balance between live-in care work and your personal life helps you perform at your best.
As a company, we aim to provide the highest standard of care by fully supporting our 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 expert-led programmes and receive ongoing guidance during assignments. We support our carers with their skills and careers, providing opportunities to train for specialist roles and travel across the UK for live-in care work.
Our high rating on Glassdoor shows our commitment to being an outstanding employer.
If you’re a compassionate and respectful person with professional care experience, we’d like to hear from you. You can apply for a live-in carer vacancy if you have worked in a care home or as a domiciliary or hourly care worker.
If you lack professional experience but have cared for a family member or loved one, you should still apply but may find that suitable roles are limited.
We will support you to attain an NVQ 2 in Health & Social Care, a qualification that equips you with the fundamental skills to care for others. You must also have excellent spoken and written English, the ability to prepare and cook nutritious meals and be physically able to undertake your tasks and duties.
Carers join us from a variety of backgrounds to work in placements across the UK. We regularly recruit from overseas – often from Spain, Poland, Portugal, Greece, Slovakia, Lithuania, Hungary and France – but you must be able to prove you are eligible to work in this country.
As a professional live-in carer, you will provide care and companionship at a time when a person needs it most, in the comfort of their home.
Working in a live-in care team of two, your priority will be to provide support and assistance as agreed in a personalised care plan, helping the person to live a full life as independently as possible.
However, our carers 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 their home and life.”
Live-in care work requires dedication and commitment. Successful live-in home carers share characteristics which help them with the challenges they may face on assignment. They include compassion, respect, empathy, adaptability and resilience. With these attributes, carers can provide a dignified service to all clients, no matter their level of dependency.
As well as sharing The Good Care Group’s values of expertise, teamwork, trust, respect and professionalism, we look for people with the following:
Whether you want to grow your skills as a professional live-in carer, gain expertise in complex needs or go on to become a care manager, we’ll help you achieve your goals.
If your application is successful, you’ll attend a five-day live-in care induction programme in London, with sessions led by industry specialists. You’ll learn live-in care skills, innovative techniques and the knowledge to help our clients continue to live well at home.
We invest in and encourage every employee to continually develop their skills and experience, providing a range of opportunities for professional enhancement. Additional training, ongoing supervision, coaching and mentoring are available to all our live-in carers.
We also offer free training webinars and workshops and support with attaining your Health and Social Care Diploma, covering the cost of the course.
The Good Care Group gives you the opportunity to take on live-in care assignments across the UK. Wherever you work, rest assured you will never be alone.
From the moment you’re introduced to a client, a dedicated management team will be on hand with help and advice, alongside a local carer support and buddy network.
If you’re new to live-in care, we also offer a shadowing service that lets you learn from the best. And, as you can face challenges at any time, an emergency phone line is there if you need it, all day, every day.
There’s also a confidential employee assistance service, with counsellors providing 24/7 telephone support for any professional or personal issues you want to discuss. Our Consultant Admiral Nurse will also be there for you, offering support through any bereavement you may experience.
We’ll do everything we can to match you to a client based not only on your skills and experience but your personalities and interests too. We know that companionship works both ways and the experience is best for you when we get this right.
As a professional live-in carer for The Good Care Group, you’ll have the option of rotas to suit your lifestyle, with your breaks covered by a relief carer if required.
Your health, wellbeing and happiness are important to us. We’re rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in England for the management and support we provide and ‘Excellent’ for quality of care and support by the Scotland Care Inspectorate.
Join us and the support you need is only ever a phone call or email away – and you can claim back the cost of all work-related calls from your mobile each month.
Part of your live-in care work will include managing client records electronically. We provide a lightweight laptop with every placement, so you’re constantly connected. A dedicated email address means you can receive regular updates, attend webinars and access 1-2-1 support whenever you need it.
To prepare for live-in care placements you will receive: