Flexible Resource Pool - Staff Bank

15/07/2019 - 02/07/2021 

(option extend 2x12 months)

Staff bank services for NHS contracting authorities, open to all UK Public sector, including central government and wider public sector. Available for direct award and further competition.

NHS Procurement in Partnership and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) are two public sector organisations that have come together in collaboration with the intent to explore the whole workforce portfolio of health workforce services as part of a new Workforce Alliance. 

Workforce Alliance is pleased to announce the flexible resource pool - staff bank framework to support the NHS and the public sector in their future recruitment strategies. 

Through this agreement you can access services to help you flexibly manage your workforce and maximise shift fill rates (filled by bank). The agreement will focus on providing staff bank services to NHS contracting authorities, but is open to all UK public sector bodies with staff bank needs. 

Included in the scope of the agreement: 

  • set up a flexible resource pool (staff bank)
  • operating and managing an existing flexible resource pool (managed staff bank)
  • operating, managing and employing or engaging a flexible resource pool (fully outsourced managed staff bank)
  • managing contingent labour. 
  • support for the procurement development programme for the NHS
  • support for NHS England and NHSi initiative to reduce agency use, expanding the use of staff banks, in particular for medical staff
  • end-to-end planning and delivery solutions available
  • access to a mix of experienced suppliers, and capable new market entrants
  • flexible solutions available to suit customer needs
  • access to experienced providers of staff bank management solutions
  • flexible pricing to suit individual organisational needs
  • compliance checks are conducted in accordance with NHS Employers check standards, and suppliers are inspected to ensure compliance. 
  • Bank Partners
  • Collaborate Staffing Partners Ltd
  • Day Webster Ltd
  • Hays Talent Solutions
  • Holt Workforce Solutions
  • Ingenium
  • Lantum Ltd
  • Litmus Workforce Solutions Ltd
  • NHS Professionals Ltd
  • Patchwork
  • Pertemps Bank Solutions
  • Ranstad Care
  • Reed Specialist Recruitment
  • Retinue Health
  • Sanctuary Health

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