Primera is proudly accredited by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s (REC).

The REC's Health and Social Care Sector Group provides specialist support and advice to recruitment agencies who work across the health and social care space.

The sector group is one the REC’s largest and most active, with members ranging from the top ten staffing suppliers to hundreds of SMEs.

Key campaigns include:

  • Reforming public sector procurement – they regularly lobby NHS Improvement, NHS Employers, major framework providers and your Social Work/Care clients to improve the accessibility, quality and commercial sustainability of framework agreements and managed service arrangements.
  • Tackling skills shortages – by promoting better workforce planning, the value of contingent labour, and responsive immigration policies.
  • Championing the importance of agency workers’ access to training and CPD as critical to employee well-being and patient safety.
  • Raising standards, compliance and safeguarding in the sector.