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Why work for a healthcare staffing agency?

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Why work for a healthcare staffing agency?

Working with a healthcare staffing agency such as Paterson Health and Social Care comes with a range of benefits.

It’s no secret that demand for health and social care workers is at record levels. The sector is fast moving and constantly changing and so working with an experienced, highly reputable agency can be a great way to way to navigate these challenges, ensuring you can work flexibility and secure a pay rate that is suited to your skills and experience.

Agency work is a great option for people at all levels of their careers. Whether you’ve been out of the job market for a while and are looking to get back into work or you’re an experienced healthcare professional who is looking to maintain variety and flexibility. Our vast network of services and clients means we can work closely to ensure we find the best role for you.

Here are just some of the key benefits we offer our agency workers:

1. Joining bonus

We are passionate about showing our agency workers how valued they are and regularly run joining incentives and bonuses which you can benefit from. Our current incentives include:

- £250 joining bonus (on completion of 300 hours)

- £150 for every friend you refer to us (on completion of 200 hours

- £300 refer a friend bonus for registered nurses (on completion of 200 hours).

2.    Flexibility

Flexible working is one of the top benefits people seek in an employer yet so many still don’t offer it. We are able to offer our agency workers a high level of flexibility and provide as much notice as we can when it comes to shift options meaning you can choose the shifts that work around your lifestyle and commitments. We have a huge range of clients and job roles on offer so whether you prefer working days or nights, long shifts or short we’ll be able to find the best option for you.

3.    Training & Development

We are proud to offer free induction training for all our agency workers plus we have an array of e-learning course available via our website which are a great way to further develop your skills and experience. This also enables us to retain long term relationships with our workers as we can support you in advancing to the next stage in your career or enabling you to try out different types of healthcare jobs by helping you develop your skills in different areas. Feedback tells us that this level of variety and career enhancement gives workers greater job satisfaction and helps them to secure more senior positions in the long term.

4.    Benefits and Pay

As a well-established, highly reputable agency, we’ve built up a strong network of clients who trust our recommendations. This means we can typically negotiate better pay for our workers. Furthermore, agency workers tend to get paid more than permanent employees, particularly if you are working across multiple locations. You are also entitled to paid holiday, which accrues as you work and provides added security.

5.    Ongoing support

Our team of dedicated recruiters, bookers and administration staff are all highly experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate people. We understand the intricacies of working within the healthcare sector and the challenges faced by our workers. That’s why we offer ongoing, friendly and professional support whenever you might need it.

As a healthcare recruitment provider, we recruit across multiple disciplines including all aspects of homecare, health and social care and hospital and specialist staff. We are proud of our inclusive and personal approach to recruitment and our team will always go the extra mile.

So if you’re looking to take your career to the next level with the support of a trusted agency which offers lots of benefits, then look no further.

For more information visit our website.