Arrows Group Healthcare: specialists in recruiting
fully complaint Nurses, Locums and Healthcare
Workers throughout the UK. Arrows Group
Healthcare has created a market leading, open
system which provides high calibre staff and
exceptional service 24/7, 365 days a year.
Even at short notice.
Arrows Group Healthcare has redefined bespoke healthcare
recruitment with the development of their unique, dynamic model,
the AG HIVE™, uniting the usually separate recruitment streams of
Temporary, Contract, Permanent and Management.
Established in 2003, Arrows Group has At the same time, we appreciate the
quickly built an impressive reputation for importance of maintaining a happy and
the consistent delivery of innovative, quality confident workforce, in order to deliver
driven healthcare recruitment services that robust, efficient services to our clients.
challenge the traditions and conventions of We ensure that our consultants maintain
the industry. close relationships with our workforce and
carefully look after their needs, so that they,
Our core business focuses on providing in turn, can provide devoted care to the
staff and services to specialist areas and service users with whom they work.
secure environments, who benefit from
the peace of mind that follows from our Arrows Group is fully compliant with the
experience and in depth understanding of Care Quality Commission (CQC), and our
these roles. Our clients include the NHS, service has been fully audited and passed
Her Majesty’s Prisons (HMP), Mental Health with flying colours.
Units and the Private Healthcare Sector.
We focus specifically on the Service User,
understanding that, in this sector, service
users are often vulnerable and require a
high level of care and attention. All of our
Healthcare Consultants are fully trained and
the service they provide is designed with the
service users’ requirements in mind.
COmplIAnCE And VETTInG prOCEdUrES
All Arrows Group healthcare
staff are put through a rigorous
vetting and registration process
that adheres to Care Quality
Commission (CQC) and industry
standard regulations that are
subject to external and internal audits.
Vetting procedures check list:
• Formal Interview and Clinical Assessment:
This is conducted by our Nurse Manager, a
• Enhanced Criminal Recrords Disclosure
(CRB) Disclosure updated annually
• CV detailing 5 yrs employment history
• Valid Passport + Visa
• Driving Licence
• 2 x References
• Proof of Address
• NI Number and copy of Card
• Immunisation details
(Hep B, Rubella,Varicella, TB, HIV and HEP
C, checks for EPP)
• NMC card
• Quarterly audit of NMC register
In addition to this, registered
midwives must produce the following:
• In date CTG training
• Intention to practice
• Adult and Infant CPR training
The following training is offered to all
Arrows Group Healthcare staff:
Induction: Fire Safety, POVA, Food Hygiene,
Infection Control, and Arrows Group Induction.
Annual: Manual Handling and Basic Life
Specialist training modules that include:
PMVA, IV, Cannulation and Venepuncture.
All our staff are supplied with an Arrows
Group Healthcare Staff Book that contains
detailed information on polices, procedures
and general advice.
The AG HIVE™ represents Arrows Group
Healthcare’s extensive services centre and how we
deliver an exceptional, bespoke service to our clients.
From 24/7 rapid response Temporary Bookings to
longer term contracts and master vendor supplier
management agreements, Arrows Group Healthcare
combines cutting edge recruitment techniques
within a single, flexible service offering.
Entirely transparent, our unique AG HIVE™ approach allows our clients to
engage just one layer of service or benefit from utilising a combination
of service layers to ensure that complex recruitment requirements are
fulfilled efficiently and effectively.
Diverse techniques and wide ranging And no matter which service or combination
candidate networks can be delivered by the of services our clients choose to receive,
AG HIVE™, designed precisely for the needs they are always assured of our commitment
of the client. to quality process and procedure.
We define these needs, and establish the Every step of our recruitment lifecycle
right conditions for a successful ongoing strictly adheres to our ISO 9001 Quality
relationship, by always meeting our clients Management System, designed in line with
face to face on site, prior to commencing our commitment to the APSCo and the
any new client engagement. REC’s Code of Conduct along with strict
adherence to the CQC Standards.
Arrows Group Healthcare database
Arrows Group Healthcare network
Off-Shore recruitment capability
Background check – proof of identity
Security checks: CRB, POVA
Clinical nursing interview
24/7 TEMP STAFF CONTRACTS
Our rapid response Our client management
teams are available 24 teams provide our
hours a day, 7 days a temporary staff on short
SPECIALIST SKILLS week ready to supply our term contracts – anything
Midwifery fully qualiﬁed healthcare from 2 weeks up to 6
Pediatric, A&E, ITU staff for our clients when months+ - to our clients in
Theatre, ODP order to provide reliable,
they need them.
familiar and ﬂexible
support to the areas that
need them. ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
Dedicated account managers per client
HYBRID Ongoing appraisal of performance
Detailed progress reports
Hybrid Recruitment allows clients to beneﬁt from a
combination of 24/7 Temporary Stafﬁng, Contracts,
Primary Supplierand Master Vendor candidate generation
techniques, all within a single service, allowing our clients
to beneﬁt from a truly bespoke service.
PRIMARY SUPPLIER MASTER VENDOR
Whilst taking responsibility Our client are able to
for ﬁlling all of our clients outsource their entire
temporary requirements recruitment process and
we guarantee this through centralise key processes
appointing and managing a and supplier management
2nd tier of suppliers to
SLA through the Arrows Group
ensure all requirements
Permanent client engagement get ﬁlled. Healthcare Master Vendor
Contractor SLA Management Structure.
Temp framework agreements TRAINING
Industry approved Annual CPR and manual handling
Modular based specialist training
Hospital speciﬁc induction training
COMPLIANCE & REGULATIONS
KEy SKIll SETS
Our priority is to support our clients and enable them
to maintain the highest levels, and continuity of care
they are able to provide to their patients.
Arrows Group Healthcare have a highly skilled,
mobile workforce which enable us to work in
partnership with our clients in supplying key staff on
a 24/7 basis. We are very proud of our staff and the
critical services they provide.
Our teams of RGN’s are experienced Nurses
who make up a highly flexible workforce that
enables our NHS Trust Hospitals to bolster
their existing staffing options.
(A&E, ITU, PICU, RSCN, HDU, CCU &
THEATRE, OPD, ODA)
Our Specialist Nurses are supported by
our Clinical Nursing Team in order to make
sure that they are fully equipped to fulfil
their duties, and also to ensure they are
supported both on and off site.
Our dedicated Midwifery Service
specialises in providing high calibre,
experienced midwives to the NHS. Our
Midwives are available on a 24/7 basis
and also for longer term contracts / lines
of work. We benefit from a full time Clinical
Midwifery Manager who is responsible for
recruitment and training for all of
All our HCA’s are NVQ2 qualified and
available to place into last minute 24/7
shifts or on longer term contracts / lines
HMP Holloway has worked closely with
Arrows Group Healthcare since October
2008. Arrows Group Healthcare constantly
supply highly competent healthcare
and nursing staff that are experienced,
confident and very able and we are always
satisfied with their work. We have a great
relationship with Arrows Group Healthcare
and they are proven to be able to meet our
demanding requirements on a regular basis.
We will continue to work closely with them
for the foreseeable future.
Nursing Lead for Mental Health
Arrows Group Healthcare provides highly
trained, reliable staff to the trust on a
regular basis. We rate their service highly
and they provide temp nurses of a variety
of disciplines across the wards. They play
an important part in our overall staffing
strategy by providing a flexible, temporary
work force that is available when we need
to use it.
Arrows Group Healthcare have looked after
me for the past 3 years in providing me
with regular shift work at a small number
of NHS hospitals in the Thames Valley
area. The Arrows Group Healthcare team
are responsive and have taken the time to
understand my skills and strengths and as
a result have enabled me to work regularly
in the same wards for the same hospitals
which helps me do my job to best of my
ability. I always recommend them for their
professionalism and commitment to high
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