Mycare is a free way you can find workers, create contracts, schedule visits, and pay workers. There is no signup fee or ongoing cost. Our goal is to help you maximise your budget allocation to live your life.
Mycare is a contracting platform designed to support families and workers. Contracting your support workers, rather than employing them, is recognised as a legitimate option by the Ministry of Health and IRD and is in the spirit of Individualised Funding. The majority of workers told us they joined Mycare because they want flexible, part-time, contract work. Contracting also means you and your family don’t have to take on the liabilities of a small business when arranging your support.
Workers that are booked and paid on Mycare are covered by public liability and professional indemnity insurance in case something happens when they are in your home. We also pay tax to the IRD on their behalf and automatically generate the contracts that are agreed between you and them. Workers pay a 5% fee to Mycare to help us cover these costs, and help us create more jobs so they can live the lives they want to live.
We understand the frustrations members of the Individualised Funding community have about the various different systems. We continually engage with all Individualised Funding hosts to make it simpler. Keep an eye out for our regular surveys or get in touch to share your views by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 0800 677 700.
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