Candidate Journey

What can you expect as a candidate working for SMarter Care.  We pride ourselves on working with you in an open and honest way.  We expect this back from our candidates.

Candidates will be subject to a variety of checks these include:

  • Right to work checks
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Competency based questions
  • Employment history check (checking for gaps in employment and reasons why)
  • Referencing form at least 2 employers
  • Training – aligned with the Care Certificate knowledge and practical moving and handling
  • 12 monthly refresher training for all staff
  • On going supervision and feedback sessions and 1:1 training
  • Shadow shifts

The above checks can take anywhere from 1 weeks to 6 weeks, so at times this can be a lengthy process.  We ensure all candidates are 100% complaint before they work for SMarter Care.  Once on board we obtain feedback from your first few shifts, this is to help you so we can develop or identify any areas that needs to be improved.

These checks are then done every six months on all candidates.  Our director also carried out spot checks on candidates, where she will observe you at work and again as always feed back to you. This will develop you professional career as a care worker and ensures we are maintaining high care standards.


In return we offer:

  • Dedicated and qualified staff to support you whilst employed with SMarter Care
  • Free mandatory care training that aligns with the care certificate. Our staff are all qualified trainers and assessors and experienced in the care sector – therefore have up to date knowledge and understanding of the sector
  • Free ongoing support and training as and when you require
  • Local offices for you to be able to drop in and see us face to face – we love to see candidates and will always make time for you
  • Candidate of the month
  • Weekly pay and holidays – we have our own in house accounts and payroll based
  • Payroll portal so you can access your payslips at anytime to suit you
  • Open and honest approach that allows two-way conversation
  • Milage claim back
  • COVID-19 Vaccine and testing
  • Call mobile 24/7
  • Flexibility to pick and choose your working days and hours
  • Variety of clients to work with

Register with us to get started.