A Leicester startup which aims to address the staffing crisis across the care industry has secured £2-million in funding.

Care Hires, raised the money through West Hill  Capital as part of a Series A Investment round.

The company allows care providers to employ healthcare staff on-demand and claims to save care providers about 10% in costs.

According to the business, care homes are missing a third of the staff they need and more than one in four have closed their doors to new admissions in a deepening labour crisis.

The startup works with over 150 Care services across the UK and has over 1,000 healthcare staff onboarded to the platform.

Director Nizam Bata said:

“Having worked with the team at West Hill over the last few months, we are delighted to have them onboard. We are transforming recruitment across the Care Industry by providing a simple solution to an industry in crisis. We want to become the chosen partner for care providers and care agencies for all staffing requirements and to provide automation through the launch of several SaaS products. My experience running a group of care services allows us to provide a solution to the growing deficiencies and problems faced by care providers.”

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