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Outt.com named as TechRound100 Finalist

Outt has been named in the TechRound100 – an annual competition that celebrates the most successful and innovative startups in the UK

App to Help Social Care Staff work Flexibly

Health Tech World Published November 19th, 2021 Social care jobs marketplace Outt.com is developing an app to make it easier for UK social care staff to work where and when they want. CEO at Outt.com, Steve O’Brien, said the app will allow workers to choose their...

Transitioning From a Home Care to a Care Home Role

Social care comes in a diverse range of forms. Home carers provide an invaluable service, helping people live independently and safely.

How to Survive Family Life Around Shift Work

Shift work is part and parcel of working in social care or healthcare – and there are many pros and cons to be aware of.

A Social Solution To The Social Care Staffing Crisis Calls For Public Support

Business Mondays Published November 9th, 2021 Outt.com, a social care jobs marketplace is raising funds using CrowdCube to launch an industry changing way for care professionals to work in the UK. The Outt.com app will blend technology with real people at the end of...

Tips to Help Care Professionals Decompress After Challenging Situations

We hear from hundreds of professional care workers who are often concerned from news reports about working through an agency. So, it seemed a great time to run through how OUTT.com works and the outstanding benefits on offer!

The 10 Best Healthcare Professional Christmas Gift Ideas

Social Care NewsIt's that time of year again, and Christmas 2021 is sure to be an occasion to be celebrated! After our last festive season was damped down (if not cancelled altogether) by lockdown restrictions, we're excited to exchange gifts and spend time with our...

How Can I Choose a Mental Health Sector to Work In?

We hear from hundreds of professional care workers who are often concerned from news reports about working through an agency. So, it seemed a great time to run through how OUTT.com works and the outstanding benefits on offer!

The Benefit of EIS for New Investors

Social Care News Outt.com is delighted to have received Advance Approval from The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) because it means offering a tax perk to every investor who decides to join our crowdfunding journey. The reality is that deciding whether to purchase...

Why We Are Fundraising Through Crowdcube

Social Care News With the news literally streaming coverage of social care staff shortages, the time has never been more relevant than right now, for Outt.com to launch. The OUTT.com crowdfunding raise is the next phase in developing our market-leading business...
Book Your Coronavirus Vaccine

Book Your Coronavirus Vaccine

As 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…

Maintain Care Staff Morale in Difficult Times

Maintain Care Staff Morale in Difficult Times

We hear from hundreds of professional care workers who are often concerned from news reports about working through an agency. So, it seemed a great time to run through how OUTT.com works and the outstanding benefits on offer!

i News Budget 2021 Feature

i News Budget 2021 Feature

OUTT.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

Coming Back to Social Care After a Break

Coming Back to Social Care After a Break

We hear from hundreds of professional care workers who are often concerned from news reports about working through an agency. So, it seemed a great time to run through how OUTT.com works and the outstanding benefits on offer!

Winter Safety Tips for Care Workers

Winter Safety Tips for Care Workers

As 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

Let 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

After 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

Christmas 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

Interviews 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 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

Whether 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 inconvenient…

Care Home Safety – Difference in Facemask Grades

Care Home Safety – Difference in Facemask Grades

Personal 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

We 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

A 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

Care 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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Coming Back to Social Care After a Break

Coming Back to Social Care After a Break

We hear from hundreds of professional care workers who are often concerned from news reports about working through an agency. So, it seemed a great time to run through how OUTT.com works and the outstanding benefits on offer!

OUTT Academy – Social Care Training

OUTT Academy – Social Care Training

Whether 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 inconvenient…

Working as a Homeless Support Worker

Working as a Homeless Support Worker

Through 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 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

Health 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 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?

Are 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

Working 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…