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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 global pandemic -...

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 social care...

COVID Safety Paperless – What are We Doing Differently?

The 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 timesheets - not...

OUTT Bucks The Trend To Create 5000 New Social Care Jobs

In 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 vibrant, but as...

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 implications of IR35 for...

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 pandemic! So here...

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 quickly they...

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 people have been...

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.  You...

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 important and is...
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 global pandemic -...

read more
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 social care...

read more
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 implications of IR35 for...

read more
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 pandemic! So here...

read more
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.  You...

read more
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 important and is...

read more
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 canteen, or even...

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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’ middle man. Staff...

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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 professionals. Working...

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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 secure. OUTT...

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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 cost of a DBS...

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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 rather than just...

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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 into our roles....

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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 but are being...

read more
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 field, you’ll...

read more
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 primary goal, causing...

read more
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 isn’t to choose...

read more
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 attention. As a...

read more
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 placements and career...

read more
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 simply means...

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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 stay safe during...

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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 a ton of good...

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Careers

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.  You...

read more
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 but are being...

read more
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 field, you’ll...

read more
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 primary goal, causing...

read more
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 isn’t to choose...

read more
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 attention. As a...

read more
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 placements and career...

read more