About Sanctuary

About Sanctuary Personnel
About Sanctuary Personnel

​About Sanctuary Personnel

Sanctuary Personnel Limited was founded in 2006 with one ambition; to set a new standard in health and social care recruitment; offering trusted, healthier and more resilient resourcing solutions.

Today, Sanctuary Personnel is the umbrella company of leading recruitment specialists, including Sanctuary Social Care, Sanctuary Executive, Sanctuary Health and Sanctuary Criminal Justice.

Our close-knit specialists share one mission; to provide a brighter future for all; our employees; our contractors; our clients and the vulnerable people we support.

To find out more about the job roles we recruit for, visit our sector focus page.

Gender Pay Gap Report

​Sanctuary Personnel is required by law to publish an annual gender pay gap report.Under the law, men and women must receive equal pay for:The same or broadly similar work;Work rated as equivalent under a job evaluation scheme;Work of equal value.Sanctuary Personnel is committed to the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment for all employees, regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, age, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or disability. It has a clear policy of paying employees equally for the same or equivalent work, regardless of their sex (or any other characteristic set out above).Download the Sanctuary Personnel Gender Pay Gap Report 2019

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Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement

Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement This statement is made as part of Sanctuary Personnel's commitment to eliminating the exploitation of people under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the Act), to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking in its own business and its supply chains. This statement relates to actions and activities during the financial year to 31 October 2019. Sanctuary Personnel recognises that it has a responsibility to take a robust approach to slavery and human trafficking and is absolutely committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in its corporate activities and to ensuring that its supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking. 1. Our businessSanctuary Personnel Ltd is a limited company operating in the recruitment sector. Our business consists of recruitment across the health and social care sector. We supply temporary workers and act as a master vendor. Through the trading name of Skylakes we deliver managed health and social work services. These services consist of statutory and non-statutory health and social work intervention. Sanctuary Personnel is an independent business. 1.1. Who we work withAll of the hirers that we work with, and all of the work-seekers we provide, are known to and identified by our staff. All of the temporary workers we supply are identified by our staff. Some of these work-seekers operate through their own limited companies. Some of our work-seekers are supplied via other businesses, who facilitate providing them to the eventual hiring company. As a master vendor, we work with other businesses to supply workers to hiring companies. We hire some of the workers directly, who are directly recruited by our staff. Other workers are hired directly by other businesses. Some of these workers operate through their own limited companies. We facilitate supplying a mix of these workers to the hiring companies. The hiring companies that we work with are located in various locations across the UK, Guernsey, Jersey, Isle of Man and the Falkland Islands. The workers we supply live in locations local to the clients we are working with. 1.2 Other relationshipsAs part of our business, we also work with the following organisations: The Recruitment and Employment Confederation (www.rec.uk.com)The British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (www.babcp.com)The Online CBT Register (www.cbtregisteruk.com)The British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (www.bacp.co.uk)The Health and Care Professions Council (www.hcpc-uk.org)The Nursing and Midwifery Council (www.nmc.org.uk)The General Medical Council (www.gmc-uk.org)The Northern Ireland Social Care Council (www.niscc.com)The Care Council for Wales (www.socialcare.wales)The General Dental Council (www.gdc-uk.org)The Scottish Social Services Council (www.sssc.uk.com)The General Pharmaceutical Council (www.pharmacyregulation.org)2. Our policiesSanctuary Personnel has a modern slavery policy. In addition, Sanctuary Personnel has the following policies which incorporate ethical standards for our staff and our suppliers. Whistleblowing policy. The organisation encourages all its workers, customers and other business partners to report any concerns related to the direct activities, or the supply chains of, the organisation. This includes any circumstances that may give rise to an enhanced risk of slavery or human trafficking. The organisation's whistleblowing procedure is designed to make it easy for workers to make disclosures, without fear of retaliation.Employee code of conduct. The organisation's code makes clear to employees the actions and behaviour expected of them when representing the organisation. The organisation strives to maintain the highest standards of employee conduct and ethical behaviour when operating nationally, internationally and managing its supply chain.Supplier code of conduct. The organisation is committed to ensuring that its suppliers adhere to the highest standards of ethics. Suppliers are required to demonstrate that they provide safe working conditions where necessary, treat workers with dignity and respect, and act ethically and within the law in their use of labour. The organisation works with suppliers to ensure that they meet the standards of the code and improve their worker's working conditions. However, serious violations of the organisation's supplier code of conduct will lead to the termination