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9th March 2021

NEPO508 Agency Staff supports rapid coronavirus testing in schools

The Department for Education (DfE) has published guidance to help schools recruit temporary staff to support with their on-site testing programmes.

NEPO is supporting this work through NEPO508 Agency Staff and has published a guide to help educational settings get started.

Procured by NEPO in accordance with legislative requirements, NEPO508 Agency Staff was awarded to Geometric Results Inc (GRI) in 2018. GRI act as a neutral vendor partner. This means that GRI take on the management of an organisation’s temporary workers, fulfilling vacancy requirements using extensive panels of approved recruitment agencies.

NEPO508 Agency Staff features several benefits:
  • Offers a quick route to market to appoint temporary support
  • Agencies conduct full vetting of candidates against all legislative and role-specific compliance requirements, including DBS
  • Cost transparency ensures that there are no additional charges
  • Tried and tested with public sector organisations across the UK using the solution
If you are a public sector organisation interested in using NEPO508 Agency Staff please visit the solution webpage and get in touch using the enquiry form.