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Book Your Coronavirus Vaccine

Book Your Coronavirus Vaccine

Social Care NewsAs the vaccination programmes roll out across the UK, it's essential for all social care staff, in any role or position, to ensure they take up their frontline entitlement to receive a jab. There are still millions of fantastic care workers working...

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Winter Safety Tips for Care Workers

Winter Safety Tips for Care Workers

Social Care NewsAs we dive into the depths of January, and the mercury dips ever lower, it is vital for care workers to consider their safety and wellbeing. Not only are frontline key workers dealing with all the challenges of providing outstanding care throughout a...

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Top 10 Social Care Worker Gifts

Top 10 Social Care Worker Gifts

Social Care NewsChristmas is fast approaching, and with a year that has been challenging for many, it's an excellent opportunity to show your love and appreciation for the social care workers in your life who have been at the front line managing the strain of the...

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OUTT Academy – Social Care Training

OUTT Academy – Social Care Training

Social Care NewsWhether you're an established social care worker or thinking about applying for a care staff job, you know that social care training is just part and parcel - no matter how much of a drag it is. The thing is, training feels almost designed to be...

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Healthy Lunch Alternatives on Your Social Care Shift

Healthy Lunch Alternatives on Your Social Care Shift

Social Care NewsWe get it - you're in the middle of a busy social care shift, have a short lunch break, and haven't eaten anything since you snagged a bite of toast on your way out of the door this morning. It's always tempting to grab a quick bite to eat from the...

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Manage Care Worker Stress

Manage Care Worker Stress

Social Care NewsCare workers are key-workers and for perhaps the first time ever, the world is really beginning to appreciate just how important our roles are! The unsung heroes of the healthcare world, care workers suffer similar stresses to other healthcare...

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Tailor Your CV for a Senior Care Vacancy

Tailor Your CV for a Senior Care Vacancy

Social Care NewsSenior care vacancies come up from time to time in some sectors of care, and when they do, they’re fiercely competed for. If you’re applying for a senior care vacancy, now is the time to revamp your CV – and to tailor it exactly to the role you want to...

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Why The DBS Update Service is Great for Care Workers

Why The DBS Update Service is Great for Care Workers

Social Care NewsEvery healthcare worker knows that they might need a new DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check carried out every time they start a new role, simply because safety is the top priority in carer roles. It is now the norm for employers to cover the...

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Build Your Social Care CV with OUTT

Build Your Social Care CV with OUTT

Social Care NewsSocial care jobs are not often considered by careers advisors to be high-powered and dynamic professions, yet actually, those working in the industry will know that they absolutely are – just run on the basis of compassion, care and true connection...

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Self Care When Working In Social Care

Self Care When Working In Social Care

Social Care NewsWorking in social care, you dedicate your career to looking after others and to improving their lives. This journey is rarely linear, nor easy. As a result, many of us find ourselves in stressful situations, working long hours and investing emotionally...

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Health and Social Care Jobs with OUTT

Health and Social Care Jobs with OUTT

Social Care NewsHealth and social care jobs are amongst the most important roles in our society, but for too long social care workers have gone under-paid, under-recognised and under-appreciated. Healthcare employment agencies have for too long made profit their...

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Could You Work In Social Care?

Could You Work In Social Care?

Social Care NewsSocial carers are now considered ‘key workers’ in the UK, and more people than ever are considering roles to support others, as a result of a newfound respect for those helping our society function. Could you work in social care? To work in social care...

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Social Care Worker Safety – Lone Working

Social Care Worker Safety – Lone Working

Social Care NewsSocial care worker safety is always of utmost importance, but even more so if you usually work alone. Let’s look at some of the factors to be aware of, and what you can do to keep yourself protected! What is Lone Working in Social Care? Lone working...

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Working In Social Care in 2020

Working In Social Care in 2020

Social Care NewsIf you’re considering a career in the healthcare industry, you might feel a tad bit spoilt for choice. There’s a whole universe of jobs and career paths in this sector. One of the most increasingly popular choices is a job in social care - and there’s...

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