Carer visa opportunities now available with ENS Care and Support

Posted: 27th April 2022

If you’re a Carer or Support Worker looking to work in the UK, ENS can help.

ENS are pleased to announce that we now offer Health and Care Worker visa sponsorship opportunities. This visa has replaced the Tier 2 (General) work visa.

Following the UK Government’s change in visa advice earlier this year, ENS has been approved as an official Government visa sponsor and can now offer permanent job roles to professional foreign care workers with 6 months’ paid care experience.

Individuals can now apply and gain sponsorship from ENS for permanent care roles and the fantastic benefits of working for a UK employer.

Sponsorship visa benefits:

The 5-year visa offers some amazing benefits including:

  • The opportunity for your partner and children to join you
  • A pathway to permanent UK citizenship
  • Extension of your visa as many times as you like
  • Minimum annual salary of £20,500
  • Permanent job of 39 hours a week with potential paid overtime
  • Holiday pay – 28 days per year
  • Statutory sick pay if you are eligible
  • Pension contribution of 3% of annual salary
  • 24/7 out of hours support service for staff
  • National staff discount scheme
  • Mental health counselling helpline

Your place of work:

You will be supporting vulnerable adults from 18 to 80+ who may live in their own home or a small group home. Our clients may have learning disabilities, such as autism, dementia, physical disabilities and require support with their day to day lives.

Currently we are looking for people to support our clients in South Essex (from Southend on Sea to Basildon) and North Essex (the Colchester area).

Visa requirements:

To qualify for sponsorship through ENS individuals must have 6 months paid care work experience that we can reference, English language at level B1 or above, and have sufficient funds to meet the employee cost of the application and evidence that you have at least £1,270 in your bank account. The application process from start to finish can be completed within 8 weeks but Government priority services can speed this up.

Why ENS?

ENS Care and Support is a family owned, leading care provider with over 30 years of experience and prides itself on supplying trained and experienced staff who assist clients with holistic person-centred support. All staff undertake a range of mandatory and specialist training to provide the best of care.

In a recent staff survey, more than 80% of carers and Support Workers said that they continue seeing themselves working for ENS for the next two plus years and that they enjoyed the job flexibility, hours, friendly staff, and clients and described ENS as responsive, reliable, professional and person centred. So, a great company to work for!

Find out more

To apply and receive your free guide to applying for a health and care worker visa, email ENS with your CV at

For further reading from the UK Government see


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Why ENS?

  • You have access to our consultants 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • You receive a dedicated specialist consultant to source exactly the right staff for your company
  • We offer a full range of courses and can tailor them to your business needs
  • Let our passionate Care and Support team find the best care for your loved one

What people are saying about ENS

ENS has been our sole agency provider for the past 8 years. During this time we have worked in partnership to establish an agency service that provides us with the assurance that ENS staff are flexible, highly trained and able to adapt to our working environment across all of our diverse services.
ENS has been able to support our services to a very high standard throughout our geographical locations. Key Performance Indicators often exceed agreed outcomes.
Our relationship with their senior team and operational supervisors is professional and open. We are assured that our long standing working relationship with ENS will continue.
To this end we would not hesitate to recommend ENS as an agency provider to support their organisation.

Director of Human Resources and Training – large Housing and Support charity based in London

We needed to fill two last minute vacancies with high quality teachers.  With this brief, Julie from ENS did not disappoint.  One candidate was from Canada and Julie ensured that the move over went as smoothly as possible both for the teacher and the school. 
What impressed me the most was how Julie listened to exactly what I required and so no time was wasted on my part, sifting through candidates who would not have been good enough for my school. I would highly recommend ENS to another school looking to fill their teacher vacancies.

Darren, Drapers Academy in Harold Hill

My daughter Lynda has enjoyed 24 hour care provided by ENS since July 2013. The care staff are all well trained & briefed as to her complex healthcare regime & are also very sociable. This is very important to Lynda who loves to talk &interact with them. They also manage her household budget, encourage her to participate in domestic tasks within her capabilities, & promote a healthy lifestyle. The administration of ENS is excellent & has ensured that Lynda has a regular rota of carers & that when stand ins are necessary that they have had shadow shifts with her.


I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the hard work and support you have offered our Foyer and Parent and Child Scheme in managing the placement of temporary staff.
We appreciate the level of consistency and continuity your staff have bought to the schemes and would not hesitate in recommending the services of ENS Recruitment.

Foyer Manager – Large Housing Association based in Southeast England