New Available Shifts Feature Launched in StaffShift

New Available Shifts Feature Launched in StaffShift

To take any stress and uncertainty out of planning your shifts, we are excited to announce the launch of the brand new Available Shifts feature, on our StaffShift app.

Advantages of using the Available Shifts Feature in StaffShift

  • Check your Available Shifts quickly & efficiently: directly from your mobile

  • Planning your schedule is easy: plan shifts days, weeks or even months in advance

  • Know exactly what you’ll earn: budget with confidence

  • Express interest in shifts with ease: we are standing by to help you

  • The app is FREE to download and use - with no pesky ads

  • Fast, friendly, helpful support: we are available 24/7/365

Download StaffShift and use the Available Shifts Feature Now

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Bank Holiday Deadlines – May 2019

Please take note of the following to ensure prompt payment during the upcoming 2019 May bank holiday period.

1. Bank Holiday Deadlines – MAY 2019

Bank Holiday Pay Period (Weekending) Deadline For T/S Submission To Ensure Payment On
Monday 05/05/2019 Midday Friday Friday
06/05/2019 (shifts up to 03/05/19) 03/05/2019 10/05/2019
Monday 26/05/2019 Midday Friday Friday
27/05/2019 (shifts up to 23/03/19) 24/05/2019 31/05/2019

Please make sure that your timesheets arrive at the Head Office by post (92-96 Lind Road, Sutton, SM1 4PL) or email (wages@a24group.com).

2. PAYROLL QUERIES – PHONE LINE OPENING HOURS

In order to ensure we can pay you promptly, over this period, we need to notify you that we will be operating reduced hours with regards to our phone lines for payroll queries and as follows:

Date Phone Line Opening Hours
Friday 3rd May 2019 09:00-12:00
Monday 6th May 2019 CLOSED
Tuesday 7th May 2019 09:00-15:00
Wednesday 8th May 2019 CLOSED AS NORMAL
Thursday 9th May 2019 BACK TO NORMAL OPENING HOURS
Friday 24th May 2019 09:00-12:00
Monday 27th May 2019 CLOSED
Tuesday 28th May 2019 09:00-15:00
Wednesday 29th May 2019
CLOSED AS NORMAL
Thursday 30th May 2019 BACK TO NORMAL OPENING HOURS

Regards
A24 Group Payroll Team 

APRIL 2019 BANK HOLIDAYS

Dear Agency Worker

******IMPORTANT******

Please take note of the following to ensure prompt payment during the upcoming 2019 Good Friday and Easter Monday bank holiday period.

1. Bank Holiday Deadlines – GOOD FRIDAY AND EASTER MONDAY 2019

Bank Holiday Pay Period (Weekending) Deadline For T/S Submission To Ensure Payment On
Friday 14/04/2019 Midday Friday Thursday
19/04/2019 (shifts up to 11/04/19 ) 12/04/2019 18/04/2019
Monday 21/04/2019 Midday Thursday Friday
22/04/2019 (shifts up to 17/04/19) 18/04/2019 26/04/2019

Please make sure that your timesheets arrive at the Head Office by post (92-96 Lind Road, Sutton, SM1 4PL) or email (wages@a24group.com)

2. PAYROLL QUERIES – PHONE LINE OPENING HOURS

In order to ensure we can pay you promptly, over this period, we need to notify you that we will be operating reduced hours with regards to our phone lines for payroll queries and as follows:

Date Tuesday 16th April 2019

Tuesday 16th April 2019
09:00-12:00
Wednesday 17th April 2019 CLOSED AS NORMAL
Thursday 18th April 2019 09:00 to 12:00
Friday 19th April 2019 CLOSED
Monday 22nd April 2019 CLOSED
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 09:00-13:00
Wednesday 24th April 2019 CLOSED AS NORMAL
Thursday 25th April 2019 BACK TO NORMAL OPENING HOURS

3. NEST Auto-Enrolment Pension 

This is a reminder that if you are a member of the Auto – Enrolment Pension Scheme with NEST, your contributions will automatically increase to 4% (net) from 5th April 2019.

In addition to this, employer contributions will rise to 3% and the Governments contributions will rise to 1%.

Finding out more about NEST   

If you’d like to know more about NEST you can visit their website at www.nestpensions.org.uk. NEST’s contact details are NEST Nene Hall Lynch Wood Business Park Peterborough PE2 6FY.

Member enquiries: 0300 020 0393 or Email: support@nestpensions.org.uk

You can also get general information on pensions and saving for later life at www.direct.gov.uk/workplacepension  

Regards
A24 Group Payroll Team

DECEMBER 2018/JANUARY 2019 BANK HOLIDAYS

Dear Agency Worker

*** IMPORTANT NOTES ***

Please take note of the following to ensure prompt payment over the upcoming Bank Holiday period:

1. DECEMBER 2018/JANUARY 2019 BANK HOLIDAYS

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Please make sure that your timesheets arrive at the Head Office by post (92-96 Lind Road, Sutton, SM1 4PL) or email (wages@a24group.com) by the relevant weekly deadline detailed above.

2.  PAYROLL QUERIES – PHONE LINE OPENING HOURS:

Payroll phone line opening hours are as follows:

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Thank you and all the best for the upcoming Holiday period.

Best Regards, A24 Group Payroll Team

Increase your work opportunities by 95%

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Did you know it only it takes 15 seconds to update your availability on www.staffshift.com and it could increase your chances of receiving shifts by 95%.

When we are coordinating shifts with our clients it requires the most efficient and timely feedback to our Clients, therefore it is imperative that we always have your current availability which ensures that we’re able to offer you shifts quickly.

If you do not have access to a desktop or laptop, we cater to your requirements with our Free - Staffshift Mobile application for iOS & Android

For Android you can Download the app now from your Google Play Store

For iOS you can Download the app now from your App Store

Take advantage of this opportunity today!

Communicating in a healthcare setting with people who have hearing loss

Healthcare staff in provision of services rendered need to obtain information and give advice, and patients need to ask questions and share their concerns. Therefore, to provide a thorough service for hearing impaired patients, it is of paramount importance that their communication needs are acknowledged and addressed by those responsible for the providing healthcare service.

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The pivotal role of social media A24

Social Media has taken the world by storm, through its strategy to inform the public in all aspects related to personal or healthcare issues.  With so much publicly shared information, this presents a challenge for healthcare workers to keep track of answering questions or providing information that may not be unambiguous.

It is of great importance for health care officials to be aware of the ethical and professional implications of distributing confidential information.

The Nursing & Midwifery Council shares guidance on how to use social media responsibly.

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A24AHP UK Guide to NHS Occupational Health Compliance for Locum AHPs

Occupational health requirements for the NHS PASA - Purchasing and Supply Agency - for AHPs (Allied Health Professionals) may seem daunting to medical staff who want to register for temporary assignments. However, a new guide by A24AHP sets out the steps to take to ensure compliance for working with the agency. There are also details of useful contacts, such as independent medical laboratories in the UK where immunity tests are available. Please Click Here

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AHPs Connect for Temporary UK Medical Staff Jobs

Ambition 24hours, a member of the A24 Group has introduced a web portal, Connect, to enable AHPs (Allied Health Professionals) and other qualified medical staff to manage their availability and eligibility for work with the agency on-line, for positions with UK hospitals, GP surgeries and other healthcare providers nationwide. New candidates can register easily on our website. The registration process requires satisfactory completion of a face-to-face interview and full CRB and other credentials and reference checks by Ambition 24hours.

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New Locum Job Service for UK AHP Allied Health Professionals and Health Science Services Personnel

UK AHP (Allied Health Professionals) and Health Care Scientists seeking work positions nationwide can now quickly identify locum jobs and opportunities that are available, download registration forms and have their questions answered by the support team, 24-7 and 365 days a year. Details at the Ambition 24AHP web site www.a24ahp.co.uk .

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Neurology Agency Jobs at Ambition 24AHP

Ambition is a nationally contracted provider of AHP locums to the NHS, and is Government Procurement Service (formerly NHS Buying Solutions) approved.The AHP agency supplies medical staff to a range of hospitals, PCTs, prisons and private organisations. A24 AHP is a member of the A24 Group. Operating nationwide, Ambition specialises in the provision of Neurology jobs and vacancies for other AHP Allied Health Professionals and HSS Health Science Services staff for temporary placement within the private sector and the NHS. 

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