Here's everything you need to book NHS shifts with Florence.
Here’s what you’ll need to upload to the app to register for NHS shifts
DBS (England): We need a picture of your enhanced DBS certificate. If it’s more than one year old, we’ll also need your DBS Update Service ID.
If your certificate is over a year old and you’re not registered with the update service, read about how you can get registered and get a new certificate here. You'll need to pay for your renewal, but after you complete your first shift, we'll reimburse you.
PVG (Scotland): We need a picture of your PVG certificate.
We'll reimburse the cost of renewing your DBS, PVG or AccessNI certificate after your police checks have cleared and you've worked your first shift.
We need to collect a minimum of two professional references covering the past three years of work. These must come from a professional email address.
Multiple references that cover the 3 consecutive years are also welcomed.
If you are from outside the UK, references must be on company letter headed paper and should be attached to an email from a professional address.
We will ask for records to prove you have the following immunisations:
Varicella (we only need proof of this if you have not had chickenpox/shingles)
Here’s how much work experience you need to book NHS shifts with Florence:
You must be a UK resident, and you must have lived in the UK for at least 12 months.
Please send us your CV, which should include your last ten years’ employment information (or, if you've been working less than 10 years, all your work history). Make sure you explain any gaps in your employment history.
If you’re a nurse, we need your 8-digit NMC PIN and expiry date so we can check your registration with the NMC.
To confirm your right to work in the UK with a right to work (RTW) check, we’ll need either:
A valid visa
Note: We no longer accept overseas passports for RTW.
We'll need a copy of your SOE to confirm you can work in NHS facilities.
You'll need to fill out an FTW assessment form, which we provide. We’ll send this to NHS facilities with a copy of your vaccine record.
If you don’t have any of the following certificates, or they’re over one year old, you can complete these for free with Florence Academy.
These must be dated within the last three months. Examples include:
We will send this short form during the onboarding process, it will ask for information about: your medical history, dates of vaccinations and for your consent that your questionnaire and immunisation report record can be assessed by occupational health. This information is required in order to create your Fitness to Work certificate.
You will need to submit the following information:
You must provide official proof of your NI number through submitting one of the following:
Submission of one of the following:
2. Upload documents and training
3. Start finding shifts near you
If you have all the above information to hand, the process to upload your documents should take no longer than 15 minutes.
We will be in contact with you via phone or email* within 24 hours regarding next steps.
We follow strict data protection policies, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which covers personal data protection and processing in the European Union (EU). To meet GDPR regulations, we have to keep your data safe and secure, and we take that responsibility seriously. We never share data with third parties.
It can take as little as three days - it depends on whether you have your documentation ready to upload and the validity of it. Our team of Consultants are here to support you and make it as efficient as possible.
Once they are uploaded, your dedicated consultant will review your documents before forwarding them to the NHS trust. We’ll support you through registration, and get in touch if you need to make any changes or submit any other documents.