UK Skilled Worker Visa
Also known as Tier-2 visa in UK, A Skilled Worker Visa allows you to come to or stay in the UK to do an eligible job with an approved employer.
UK Government has provided list of certain occupation which falls under shortage occupation.
These list contains various occupation out of which most preferred occupations are:
- 6145-Care Home or Home Care Worker
- 6146- Senior Care Worker
Main advantage of shortage occupation is relaxation by UK government in rules and regulations for getting visa, visa approval ratio is high and easy to get PR (Permanent Residency), ILR(Indefinite Leave to Remain in UK) after 5 years and No need to pay IHS (Immigration Health Surcharge) in Home care or Senior Health Care.
Reasons to apply for UK Skilled Worker Visa
Who can apply for UK Skilled Worker Visa?
To qualify for a Skilled Worker Visa, you must:
- Work for a UK employer that’s been approved by the Home Office.
- Have a ‘Certificate of Sponsorship’ from your employer with information about the role you’ve been offered in the UK.
- Do a job that’s on the list of eligible occupations.
- Be paid a minimum salary – Depends on the type of work you do.
UK Skilled Worker Visa FAQs
- Any person with minimum Bachelor degree in any stream(Like B.Com, BBA, BE, B.Tech, BCA, B.Sc, BA, B.Ed).
- IELTS score requirement – 4.5 bands and no less then 4 bands in each module.
- Married or Unmarried anyone can apply.
Here are the responsibilities/duties of Care Home Worker:
- Personal Care: Assisting with activities of daily living such as bathing, grooming, dressing, and toileting.
- Medication Management: Ensuring that individuals take their prescribed medications at the appropriate times and in the correct dosages.
- Mobility Assistance: Helping individuals move around their home safely, including transferring from beds to chairs, using mobility aids, and providing support during walking or exercise.
- Meal Preparation: Planning and preparing nutritious meals based on dietary restrictions and preferences.
- Light Housekeeping: Performing light cleaning tasks such as dusting, vacuuming, and laundry to maintain a clean and safe living environment.
- Companionship: Engaging in conversation, providing emotional support, and participating in recreational activities with individuals to combat loneliness and promote social interaction.
- Monitoring Health: Observing and reporting any changes in an individual’s health or well-being to appropriate healthcare professionals or family members.
- Record Keeping: Maintaining accurate records of services provided, medication administration, and any notable observations or incidents.
There are two types of Care Home:
- Door to Door: In Door to door you will get different houses daily and you need to visit their and provide the services to service user.
- Home Care: In home care service user will be at home care only and you need to provide service in home care itself.
- Any graduate in health care education like Nurse, Doctor , Medical Officer or Adult Care Worker.
- Proven Work experience in Healthcare.
- Rest all common with Care Home Worker.