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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...

i News Budget 2021 Feature

Social Care NewsOUTT.com was featured in the i news this week, with our thoughts on what we hope could be announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak in the 2021 budget. With IR35 implications also impacting social care in April 2021, this is a...

Government Guidelines for Social Care Workers this Winter

Social Care NewsWhile the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt across the nation, the effect on our care sector has been profound. Social care workers may be first in line for vaccinations as front line key workers, but there is still a vital need to protect...

2021 Minimum Agency Rates and National Living Wage – The Facts

Social Care NewsLiving wages, page freezes and the cost of living have all been high on the agenda this year - as many frontline social care workers face heavier demands and are recognised as imperative to the nation's health. However, it's well worth thinking about...

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...

Reduce Agency Spend on Social Care Recruitment

Social Care NewsLet OUTT show you how to reduce agency spend on social care recruitment - control your agency staffing budget, reduce costs, and streamline your rota! Agency staff are the backbone of the social care sector, providing vital support for care homes and...

COVID Safety Paperless – What are We Doing Differently?

Social Care NewsThe coronavirus pandemic has made fundamental changes to the way we do most things - and, of course, social care recruitment is at the heart of OUTT's purpose. Covid Safety Paperless Our newest initiative looks to reduce all plastic items and paper...

OUTT Bucks The Trend To Create 5000 New Social Care Jobs

Social Care NewsIn a move to challenge the misfortune of 2020, the social care temporary recruitment app OUTT is creating over 5000 new social care jobs in 2021. Where many industries have endured shock waves of redundancies and business closures, social care remains...

IR35 for Care Homes – Implications 2021

Social Care NewsAfter a false start earlier this year, the new IR35 UK tax legislation concerning self-employed workers looks set to take effect from April 2021 - having been postponed more than once and this time due to the Coronavirus pandemic, look at the...

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...
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...

i News Budget 2021 Feature

i News Budget 2021 Feature

Social Care NewsOUTT.com was featured in the i news this week, with our thoughts on what we hope could be announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak in the 2021 budget. With IR35 implications also impacting social care in April 2021, this is a...

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...

Reduce Agency Spend on Social Care Recruitment

Reduce Agency Spend on Social Care Recruitment

Social Care NewsLet OUTT show you how to reduce agency spend on social care recruitment - control your agency staffing budget, reduce costs, and streamline your rota! Agency staff are the backbone of the social care sector, providing vital support for care homes and...

IR35 for Care Homes – Implications 2021

IR35 for Care Homes – Implications 2021

Social Care NewsAfter a false start earlier this year, the new IR35 UK tax legislation concerning self-employed workers looks set to take effect from April 2021 - having been postponed more than once and this time due to the Coronavirus pandemic, look at the...

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...

Social Care Employer Interview Techniques – Post-COVID

Social Care Employer Interview Techniques – Post-COVID

Social Care NewsInterviews are a crucial part of recruitment and help social care workforce managers learn so much more about potential candidates than a CV can possibly tell them. Face-to-face discussions allow employers to see how applicants respond to pressure, how...

Changes in Right to Work Checks for Social Care Employers

Changes in Right to Work Checks for Social Care Employers

Social Care NewsSocial care employers are no strangers to completing thorough checks on new employees; whether permanent, part-time staff or agency/contingent workers. The sector demands comprehensive verification processes to ensure that staff caring for vulnerable...

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...

Care Home Safety – Difference in Facemask Grades

Care Home Safety – Difference in Facemask Grades

Social Care NewsPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) has always been a vital resource in care homes.  Social care workers are accustomed to safety equipment such as masks, gowns and gloves. The performance and quality of facemasks however, has become increasingly...

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...

App Will Overturn Hiring in Social Care Sector

App Will Overturn Hiring in Social Care Sector

Social Care NewsA new government-backed social care recruitment App is set to revolutionise staff hiring in the sector. In a similar fashion to taxi App Uber, OUTT makes life easier for home care employers to bring in temporary staff – by cutting out the ‘agency’...

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...

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...

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...

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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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...

Working as a Homeless Support Worker

Working as a Homeless Support Worker

Social Care NewsThrough recent turbulent times, it could be said that the UK has done more to acknowledge the issue of homelessness - and put in place support networks - than ever before. Homeless support workers have long been part of the social care worker family...

What does a Family Support Worker job entail?

What does a Family Support Worker job entail?

Social Care NewsSocial care needs are ever-evolving, growing and developing as society does - and with it so too are the roles and responsibilities of carers and support workers. There are now many different types of social care work and as you review careers in the...

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...

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...

Are You Suited to a Mental Health Support Worker Job?

Are You Suited to a Mental Health Support Worker Job?

Social Care NewsAre you suited to a Mental Health Support Worker job? In recent years, mental health has entered public perception as a healthcare issue worth discussing, tackling and improving, and finally, it is beginning to get some much-needed and long overdue...

4 Best Resources for Social Care Jobs in London

4 Best Resources for Social Care Jobs in London

Social Care NewsWorking in healthcare is an incredible career choice! Whether you’re just starting out or are looking to hop up onto the next rung of the ladder, we’ve got you! Finding social care jobs in London can feel like a minefield. With so many different...