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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 quickly they can think on their feet, and help establish a...

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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 people have been thoroughly vetted. However, amid the Coronavirus...

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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 have to turn up for one hour every week for what...

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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 likely to remain so in the post-pandemic years to...

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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 nip out for a cheeky McDonalds! However, as a carer,...

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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 shortages during Covid-19 highlighted the need for...

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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 in the care sector is extremely stressful for many...

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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 has teamed with expert CV builders Wozber to help...

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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 check for applicants, but this isn’t the case for...

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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 job titles, salary bands and status. Care work is a...

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