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How Curam works


1. Search

Simply search carers in your local area or filter to your needs, join for free and there are no tie in contracts

Shortlist & message

2. Shortlist & message

Contact carers directly and get to know each other better, check references then agree rates, hours, and services that work for you both.

Start your care

3. Start your care

As an online platform, we handle all of the service agreements and payments, so you can get on with life and enjoy the time with your family.

Curam's 12.5% + VAT commission is included in the carer's advertised rate, you only pay for care that is delivered and there are no joining fees or tie in contracts.

Quick Guide

Each self-employed carer sets their own rates which are usually negotiable depending on number of hours and job conditions - the hourly or daily rate is mutually agreed by the carer and client or their representative.

Each client/ carer relationship starts with a sevice agreement produced by the carer via the platform which outlines the contractual relationship between both parties. On approval of the agreement the carer will also produce a shift invoice which will be for a fixed period of time and for a specific amount of money. On receipt of the shift invoice, the client enters their debit/credit card details in the secure online payment system on the platform (stripe). For alternative payment options such as BACS or direct payments please contact the office on .

Curam’s commission is included in the carer’s published rate.

Each self-employed carer transacting via the Curam platform is covered by a self-employed carer’s insurance policy. please note that the insurance policy is only valid if the carer contracts via the Curam platform.

Yes we can advertise your care requirements to our carer network via our jobs board and by direct communications at no cost to the client.

No there are no sign up costs. You only pay for care delivered and there are no contracts.

Only our administration team, no-one else.

Yes all the carers are DBS/PVG (criminal record) checked, have the legal right to work in the UK, are tax compliant and are individually interviewed by our recruitment team.

You do. We believe you are the best person to make the choice of who is the best carer for you or your loved one.