Affinity Workforce Solutions wins master vend contract

We’re delighted to announce that Affinity Workforce Solutions has been appointed as master vendor for drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust via Lot 2 of the Crown Commercial Service ‘deal for schools’ framework for the supply of temporary workers and supply staff!

The Trust provides education to pupils in mainstream Primary Schools across Dudley and Birmingham: Audley Primary, Beechwood CE Primary School, Bromley Pensnett Primary School, Hob Green Primary School, Jervoise School, Princethorpe Infant School, Princethorpe Junior School, The Oval School and Wychall Primary School.

Group Operations Director, Alex Champion, said: “We are very much looking forward to working in partnership with drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust to implement their temporary staffing managed service in 2021. The trust comprises of 9 fantastic Primary Schools that we are excited to be supporting along with our other supply panel partners.”

Julie Gouldbourn, Director of Operations at drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust commented:”drb Ignite Multi Academy Trust have decided to go through the Lot 2 Managed Service route with Affinity Workforce to give us a greater overview of the supply staff being procured across our schools and to ensure our charges are consistent and manageable.

“The rate cards give our supply staff the best possible rates without impacting on our costs. We are hoping this service will not only make efficiencies for our admin teams but also help achieve budget savings across our Trust.”