We look at the top 5 apps you need when working in the care sector:

  • Shift worker
  • Feedly
  • NHS Safeguarding 
  • Evernote
  • Headspace

Today, we can do most things on our phones. Got a question? Google it on your mobile. Need to send lots of people the same message? Make a group chat on Whatsapp. Want to turn your heating on? There’s an app for that.

That’s right - there’s an app for pretty much everything now, and that includes apps which can help you with your day-to-day life in the care sector, ranging from the ability to schedule your shifts, to accessing information about the latest safeguarding news. We’ve handpicked our top five must-have apps to download today:

1. Shift worker

Keep all your shifts in order with this nifty app. Visual cues give you a snapshot of the week and month ahead, whilst giving you the freedom to create rotations of any length.

2. Feedly 

It can be difficult to keep on top of the latest news when you work in a sector with ever-changing regulations. Use Feedly's clean and easy to read format to see all your news in one place and ensure you stay up-to-date!.

3. NHS Safeguarding

 A useful app for those who work within healthcare to get guidance on safeguarding.

4. Evernote

Always jotting down ideas or writing to-do lists? This clever app will keep all your notes in one place, and all in order.

5. Headspace

Working in health and social care can be tough: this app will help you get the most out of your day by teaching you skills of meditation and mindfulness.

In addition to everything that the world of mobile can offer you, Randstad Care also provides online training programmes to keep you up-to-date with the latest regulations and to make sure that you are always equipped to provide top class care.