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Payroll Benefits of Working with OUTT.com

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 Big Sleep-In Shift Pay Debate

As a new force in the social care staffing sector, the team here at Outt.com is always happy to question the status quo when something doesn’t feel right, especially with our people-first ethos. One such debate has arisen around fixed-rate

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

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

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

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!

Government Guidelines for Social Care Workers this Winter

While 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

Living 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

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

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…

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…

Tailor Your CV for a Senior Care Vacancy

Tailor Your CV for a Senior Care Vacancy

Senior 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

Every 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 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…

Self Care When Working In Social Care

Self Care When Working In Social Care

Working 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…

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…

Social Care Worker Safety – Lone Working

Social Care Worker Safety – Lone Working

Social 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…

Social Care Worker Safety during Covid-19

Social Care Worker Safety during Covid-19

Our social care workers are invaluable, and provide an amazing service in caring for us when we need it most! (Well we are clapping you every week) For social care worker safety during Covid-19, here are a few things to think about to make sure you…

Working In Social Care in 2020

Working In Social Care in 2020

If 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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