Florence has introduced the launch of its new app ‘Florence for Enterprise’, designed to assist deal with the staffing disaster at present gripping the healthcare trade.
The brand new app additional elevates Florence’s providing for care houses, NHS trusts and domiciliary care suppliers by making filling shifts simple, seamless and extra environment friendly.
Customers can now publish and handle shifts on the go on the app, populating workers rotas and schedules by way of a easy, clear and versatile device. Managers may have entry to over 90,000 staff, carers and assist staff and may settle for or reject candidates and fill shifts instantly from the applicant pool.
Florence is on a mission to repair the healthcare staffing hole. The corporate empowers nurses and different healthcare professionals to seek out versatile, honest, and clear work choices.
It additionally allows long-term care houses, hospitals, and different organisations to sustainably fill open shifts of their schedule with extremely expert and vetted healthcare staff.
Because it at present stands, the healthcare sector is beset by an epidemic lack of flexibility and difficulties in the case of organising and filling shifts.
A latest research of over 1,000 well being and social care staff, carried out by Florence discovered 9 in 10 (89%) NHS and social care staff say power workers shortages are affecting the standard of care.
Three quarters (76%) say high quality of care is already being ‘severely’ impacted as excessive emptiness charges sweep throughout the trade.
Tech innovation is on the core of the Florence product to assist drive constructive change within the healthcare sector. Healthcare organisations utilizing the Florence app save as much as 30% on their company spend by connecting instantly with staff, relatively than utilizing an company intermediary.
In March, Florence was accepted as one of many 23 contributors on the AWS Healthcare Accelerator for Workforce, a mirrored image on its place as an trade chief within the area.
Coaching portal and new course on supply
After experiencing standout progress 12 months on 12 months within the UK since 2017 and a $35 million Sequence B funding spherical in 2022, the information is the most recent dedication by Florence to assist the well being and social care sector.
The corporate has constructed a web-based coaching portal, Florence Academy, aimed toward serving to assist skilled growth and upskilling of healthcare staff. The corporate additionally has launched a brand new Pathway to Care programme.
The course is freed from cost, designed to assist faculty leavers (15-19 12 months olds) be taught key expertise and construct expertise forward of beginning a Care Certificates or a nursing diploma.
Dr. Charles Armitage, CEO and founding father of Florence, stated: “The Florence for Enterprise App is a serious step for the corporate as we proceed to make use of expertise to enhance the healthcare sector. Staffing and emptiness charges throughout the sector are on the highest ranges in years, with high quality of care struggling because of this.
“We all know that the healthcare professionals are dealing with insurmountable strain each day, the continuing staffing disaster throughout the sector is forcing healthcare managers into a continuing state of disaster.
“Filling shift vacancies, typically urgently, is clearly changing into a problem that managers should cope with increasingly more often. This app is a crucial growth in Florence’s portfolio and highlights Florence’s dedication to alleviate the strain by making staffing as seamless as attainable.”
The app is obtainable to care organisations to make use of as soon as they’ve accomplished registration with Florence. Customers can begin the registration course of by signing up here.