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The Florence app fills shifts with your own team first, plus our 90,000+ nurses, carers and support workers. For NHS and social care.

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Temporary staffing solved ✔

Get 24/7 shift cover from 100,000+ care staff. The best temp staffing solution for NHS and social care (in one easy app).

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Why book temp care staff with Florence?

Save money

Stop over-paying agencies: set your own rates and maximise your permenant team's hours via Auto-fill.

Quality staff

Florence's 100,000+ background-checked nurses, carers and support workers can instantly pick up unfilled shifts.

Save time

Post shifts then work on other things while staff apply, instead of chasing. Or, invite favourites directly.
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See how many Florence staff are nearby

Put your healthcare organisation's postcode in below to see how many Florence nurses, carers and support workers are ready to cover your shifts nearby.

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Healthcare organisations using Florence

Our temp staffing app fills shifts across a range care settings.

Nursing homes

Residential care homes

Supported living homes

Domiciliary care

Mental health services

Complex care facilities

NHS hospitals

Private hospitals

How the app works

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Book skilled professionals

Add specialised skills to shifts to make sure people with the right qualifications and experience apply.

Florence professionals' skills are verified by our experienced team, and all Florence staff are fully compliant, background and reference checked.
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How much could you save?

Find out how much you could save when you work with Florence instead of using a traditional agency.

Compare setting your own rates on our app to using agencies, and see the difference for yourself.

Effortless continuity

Send shift invites to your own staff and our 100,000 nurses, carers and support workers from the app.

Invite the same Florence professionals back, again and again, and achieve effortless continuity of care.
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Auto-fill with your own staff first

Florence helps you maximise your own staff's hours and avoid spending on agencies altogether.

Use auto-fill to invite teams to shifts by SMS in a few button-taps, then sit back as staff accept shifts from their phones - no chasing needed.

The app that's better than an agency

There are no hidden costs, no cancellation fees and no surprise commission bumps, ever.

Unlike an agency, Florence works for you: invite professionals back again and again for continuity of care, and view full profile IDs and public ratings to always know who you're working with.
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Committed to safety: incident management

Safety is our number one priority, and our robust incident management policy reflects this.

Our Chief Nurse-lead incident management team will follow up on any reported incidents within 24 hours, and will aim to resolve suspected incidents within four weeks.

Throughout this time, a dedicated team member will work closely with you, provide an action plan and communicate at every stage of the process.

It's part of our promise to remain transparent, give you peace of mind and, ultimately, help you deliver the best care.
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Case studies

Angela Boxall
Angela Boxall

COO, Majesticare

What I love most about working with Florence is the honesty, transparency and communication, which has been there from the start.

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Fiona McAnespie

Director of Care and Support, Radius Housing

We needed an easy-to-use solution. Thanks to Florence, we’ve reduced our reliance on paper... [and] we can spend more time caring for people.

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Rachael Ellis

Director of Nursing, Enable Care

Before we switched to Florence, we had trouble filling shifts when people called in sick, but now I have peace of mind.

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Gabriella Zahariev

Roster Coordinator, Vida Healthcare

I’ve built a list of your nurses that have taken the time to understand us and enjoy working for us, and I invite them back regularly.

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Melani Carpenter

Service manager, Enham Trust

If I need a worker with a specific skillset, I can select the skills I want when I post a shift.

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8+ million hours of care delivered

91% of our care providers say we're 'easy' to use

93% of our professionals recommend us

24/7 support for you and your team

Your friendly and dedicated account team is here to help you at every stage, with full setup and training included when you join, and ongoing support given wherever you need us.

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We have answers.

What is Florence?

Florence is a staffing app for health and social care organisations.

We work with 1000s of businesses across the UK to help them take control, save money and spend less time organising their staff.

Our app allows you to manage your schedule, fill any shift gaps quickly and track all of your staff costs.

Who is Florence for?

How easy is it to get set up?

With Florence, you can be up and running in minutes. Book a demo to get started.

Am I locked into a contract?

Florence is a pay as you go service, you only pay when you fill shifts with us.

My staff aren’t tech-savvy… Is Florence easy to use?

91% of our users find it super easy to use and we are always at hand if you need a refresher training session for you and your teams.

Who decides the rates for care professionals?

You set your own rates but must comply with the minimum wage rate.

What kind of staff can you provide?

We provide nurses, carers, support workers with a variety of skills.

Do you have an app?

Yes. You can post shifts, review applicants and approve timesheets at anytime from anywhere.

Can the same professional come back to my organisation?

Absolutely. At Florence we encourage continuity of care as much as possible and have a favourites feature so you can invite staff back, again and again.

Can multiple users log in from my organisation?

Yes, you can add as many users as you need.

Will I get charged if I cancel a shift last minute?

No, we don't charge cancellation fees.

What is your incidents procedure?

All incidents should be reported to the Incident management team via We facilitate and support the gathering and sharing of statements and information. This procedure ensures incidents are properly investigated, lessons are learned, and improvements implemented. A copy of our Incident Management Policy can be requested.

Do you interview your care professionals?

Yes we interview every professional who joins Florence and perform rigorous background checks covering relevant training and qualifications, right-to-work and criminal history. 

Are there any reoccurring subscription fees?

No. We have no hidden costs, you only pay when you use us to fill shifts.

What is your data security policy?

We take your data seriously here at Florence. We are Cyber Essentials certified and are on a number of public sector frameworks that involve a data security audit.

Got more questions?

Head over to our help centre where you can find more information on registering to Florence, shifts and payments and much more.

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