Modern Slavery Statement
This statement is made as part of Nurseline Healthcare Ltd’s commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act). It summarises how Nurseline Healthcare Ltd operates, the policies and processes in place to minimise the possibility of any problems, any risks we have identified and how we monitor them, and how we train our staff.
This statement is published in accordance with section 54 of the Act, and relates to the financial year April 2018 to March 2019. It was approved by the Senior Leadership Team on 22nd May 2020.
CEO and Founder
Nurseline Healthcare is a limited company operating in the recruitment sector. We supply temporary workers in the healthcare sector.
Nurseline Healthcare is an independent business.
1.1 Who we work with
As part of our business, we also work with the following organisations:
- the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (www.rec.uk.com)
1.2 Other relationships
Where the Company has relied on a legitimate interest to process your personal data our legitimate interests is/are as follows:
- We interpret the legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in finding an appropriate person for a job vacancy. We consider that by registering with Nurseline Healthcare you have given your permission to us collecting and holding personal information for disclosing this information to potential employers and clients in our recruitment process.
Nurseline Healthcare Ltd has a modern slavery policy available on the internal shared drive in the Policies folder and also on our website https://www.nurselinehealthcare.com/modern-slavery-policy/
2.1 Policy development and review
The Company may process your personal data and/or sensitive personal data with the following recipients:
- Clients for work finding services
- Payroll Systems (Safe Outsourcing, Sage)
- Online rostering / Workforce management system / Document Storage (Sirenum, 3B Forms)
- Document destruction service (Shred-It)
- Auditors (Neuven Solutions)
- Cloud Based Hosting Services (Excalibur)
- Email Marketing Tools / Analytics Tool (Mailchimp, Google Analytics)
In order to assess the risk of modern slavery, we use the following processes with our suppliers:
- We conduct audits before entering into a commercial relationship with any business where there is the potential for risk. These audited businesses form the basis of our preferred supplier list.
- We review the potential for risk at regular intervals, including the possibility of re-auditing a supplier or conducting spot checks.
After due consideration, we have not identified any significant risks of modern slavery, forced labour, or human trafficking in our supply chain. However, we continue to be alert to the potential for problems.
Additionally, we have taken the following steps to minimise the possibility of any problems:
- We reserve the right to conduct spot-checks of the businesses who supply us, in order to investigate any complaints.
- We require the businesses we work with to address modern slavery concerns in their policies.
- We collaborate with our suppliers in order to improve standards and transparency across our supply chain.
- Only senior members of staff who have undergone appropriate training for assessing modern slavery risks in the supply chain are authorised to sign contracts and establish commercial relationships in any area where we have identified the potential for risk.
Our staff are encouraged to bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.
As part of monitoring the performance of Nurseline Healthcare Ltd we track the following general key performance indicators:
- The level of training amongst our staff,
- The level of compliance and transparency we have established in our supply chain.
Based on the potential risks we have identified, we have also established the following key performance indicators, which are regularly assessed by our senior leadership team:
- the level of modern slavery training and awareness amongst our staff
All of our staff receive training and support that is appropriate to their role. In particular:
- Our leadership team receive detailed training in identifying and resolving concerns around modern slavery and human trafficking.
- Our recruiters and HR personnel undertake training courses that include guidance around modern slavery and human trafficking, as well as other wider human rights issues.
- All of our staff receive awareness-raising information around issues involving modern slavery and human trafficking, so that they can bring any concerns they have to the attention of management.
Training is refreshed annually.
Reviewed 22nd May 2020 Next Review Date: May 2021 v.2