Doing right by you, when you provide care a lot

When you commit to caring through the Elder platform, you can make a difference in so many ways. 

You provide life-changing companionship that stops people becoming cut off from the world in later life, and you can give quality time back to families – freeing them from the worries of caring for a loved one alone. 

Being a self-employed live-in carer is an extraordinary job, and this loyalty programme has been built to celebrate and thank you for your commitment to the families you help. 

Monthly bonus

You’ll receive an additional cash bonus, as a thank you for your loyalty to Elder, and the families you help.

An industry leading weekly rate

You’ll always be properly and fairly compensated with a competitive base rate of at least £700 a week.

Double pay on bank holidays

You’ll receive double your regular daily rate on every bank holiday you work, including Christmas. 

Paid travel

We’ll cover your travel costs to and from your placement, regardless of how far you need to go.

The Elder referral scheme

If you refer a friend to Elder and they complete 14 days of care through the Elder Hub, you’ll both receive £300.

Access to free e-learning*

Enhance your skills in things like dementia and stroke care, through an external e-learning platform.

24/7 emergency support line*

You’ll have access to a dedicated helpline when working on a placement, for support around the clock.

Mental health support*

Get 24/7 emotional support, expert advice and counselling.

Self employed assistance services*

Get help managing your money, tax contributions and more.

Perks and discounts*

Make your money go further with deals and discounts on food, fuel, technology and more.

Injury cover*

Get compensation if you get injured and are unable to work.

Sickness cover*

Get compensation if you get ill and are unable to work.

Family leave*

Paid leave if you welcome a new family member.

Compassionate leave*

Paid leave if you lose a loved one.

Digital GP*

Avoid the waiting room and connect with a GP when it’s convenient for you, via phone or video conference.


Get a digital assessment of your muscle and joint problems.

Disablement cover*

Receive compensation to support you in the case of disablement.

Accidental death cover*

Receive compensation in the case of accidental death.

*Rewards delivered by a trusted third party provider.

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