Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5706

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5706

Date Request Received: 25/06/2020 10:00:05

Date Request Replied To: 03/08/2020 08:36:05

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Request Summary: Temporary Staff management & spend

Request Category: Researcher

 
Question Number 1:
Sourced Staffing Arrangements
1a. Do you have a master vendor (MV) or neutral vendor (NV) arrangement in place for sourcing agency staff? If so, please state which arrangement is in place
1b. What is the name of the MV/NV provider?
1c. Please provide the contract start and end date for this provider
 
Answer To Question 1:
1a None
1b N/A
1c N/A
 
Question Number 2:
Temporary Staffing Spend
2. How much did the organisation spend on agency (non-contract) staff and internal bank staff for the financial year 19/20 (April 2019 - March 2020).
Please fill in the table to represent the agency and bank spend for the below staffing groups-

Ambulance staff: Agency (non-contract) Spend 19/20 Internal Bank Spend 19/20

Administration and Estates: Agency (non-contract) Spend 19/20 Internal Bank Spend 19/20

Medical and Dental: Agency (non-contract) Spend 19/20 Internal Bank Spend 19/20

Nursing and Healthcare Assistants: Agency (non-contract) Spend 19/20 Internal Bank Spend 19/20

Healthcare Science: Agency (non-contract) Spend 19/20 Internal Bank Spend 19/20

Scientific, Therapeutic and Technical Staff (STT) inclusive of AHP’s: Agency (non-contract) Spend 19/20 Internal Bank Spend 19/20


Staffing Group Clarifications

Ambulance Staff: Both registered ambulance staff and support to registered ambulance staff
Administration & Estates: Non- Clinical staff and non-clinical support stuff including non-clinical managers and administration officers.
Medical & Dental: Registered Doctors and Dentists
Nursing and HCA Staff: Registered Nurses, Midwives and Health Care Assistants
Healthcare Science: Registered qualified and other staffing working in defined healthcare scientist role
Scientific, Therapeutic and Technical Staff (STT) inclusive of AHP’s: Scientific staff, including registered Pharmacists, Psychologists, Social Workers etc
 
Answer To Question 2:
Agency
Ambulance - £Nil
Admin and Estates - £1,558k
Medical and Dental - £1,825k
Nursing and Healthcare Assistants - £1,847k
Healthcare Science - £164k
Scientific, Therapeutic and Technical Staff - £1,241k
Internal Bank
Ambulance - £Nil
Admin and Estates - £1,794k
Medical and Dental - £Nil
Nursing and Healthcare Assistants - £6,283k
Healthcare Science - £Nil
Scientific, Therapeutic and Technical Staff - £85k
 
Question Number 3:
Direct Engagement/Outsource Employment Solution
3a. Does the organisation use a third party to provide a Direct Engagement (DE)/Outsourced Employment Solution? (This is where the NHS organisation sources agency staff via a recruitment agency but hold a direct contract between the organisation and the worker - there is often VAT savings associated to this employment model)
3b. What is the name of the DE/Outsourced Employment supplier? (e.g 247Time/Allocate, PlusUs, Retinue, Liaison etc.)
3c. Under the DE/Outsourced Employment arrangement, which staffing groups are managed? For example; Medical, Admin, Scientific etc. Please list all applicable
3d. Does your DE supplier provide reporting as part of their service? For example, producing NHS Improvement weekly return reports
3de. Please provide the contract start and end date for the DE supplier
3f. How much did the organisation spend in 19/20 for the provision of the direct engagement service?
 
Answer To Question 3:
3a Yes
3b PlusUs
3c Medical, Admin, Scientific, AHP
3d Yes
3e This contract is in the process of being finalised.
3f £85k
 
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