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Carers from South Africa

We're in South Africa on the 4th & 9th March!

Training to work as a carer in the UK

Helping Hands are coming to South Africa!

Our team of expert carer recruiters are flying all the way over from the UK to hold events in South Africa, the team will be holding ‘meet the team and Q & A sessions’ – with an opportunity to learn more about Helping Hands and the amazing work we do living, supporting and helping customers in their own homes, and how you can live and work in the UK and enjoy free time to travel at the same time!

We will be in Cape town on 4th March and Johannesburg on 9th March.

Please note – Helping Hands can only accept candidates that have the Right to Work in the UK. Click here to read more about working in the UK and whether you will be eligible.

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To register your interest, fill out the form below and a member of our dedicated recruitment team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Could you be a live-in carer in the UK?

Do you live in South Africa but want to work flexibly in the UK?

If you have a genuinely caring nature and can put the needs of others before your own, we could have the perfect job for you.

Do you care about other people? Do you want to help them lead an independent life and be the person they want to be? If you answered yes to these questions, then we want to hear from you! Being a live-in carer with Helping Hands gives you a fantastic opportunity to help another person live in the comfort of their own home. We’ll carefully match you with one of our customers to suit both of you and you’ll benefit from plenty of support.

At Helping Hands, we have been recruiting globally for over 20 years with notable success across South Africa, and we are now looking for carers to join our team. Our friendly training team will help you settle in to the UK lifestyle and culture, as well as teaching you everything you need to become a skilled carer. Once you have completed your training with us, you will have the full support of a local care manager, someone who will answer any questions and ensure that your well-being is looked after, so that you can concentrate on your customer!

Working as a live-in carer, you will be accommodated in the customers home making this a great career for our international carers. If you are caring and compassionate and have the right to work in the UK, we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today from South Africa

There really isn’t a better time to start your career as a Live-in Carer at Helping Hands! You can choose the length of time you live with and care for our customers here in the UK, with placement lengths tailored to suit your needs.

So if you’re used to caring for others, whether that be for a family member or professionally, or if care is your calling and you’re looking for a new career, we want to hear from you. Register your interest below and Deborah, our local South African based recruitment partner, will contact you to discuss your next steps!

Please be aware that only applicants who have the right to work in the UK can be considered for this job role.

Our wonderful training & recruitment team in the UK are all waiting to welcome you!


Applying from South Africa

If you’re currently based in Africa and want to work as a carer in the UK, contact our dedicated recruitment partner based in South Africa.

Following a detailed chat over the phone, and after we’ve carried out all of the pre-employment checks, you’ll attend our free five-day training course at our training centre in the UK before starting your first placement. Contact our South African partner today:

Deborah van der BiltLive-in recruitment partner, Johannesburg

Live-in recruitment partner, Johannesburg, Durban & Free State


Suzanne Van Greuning

Live-in recruitment partner, Cape Town

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