Affinity Workforce appointed Master Vendor

Affinity Workforce Solutions is proud to announce it’s been appointed as master vendor for Castle School Education Trust (CSET) for the supply of temporary workers and supply staff.

The Trust comprises of seven schools – 4 secondary and 3 primary – across Bristol and South Gloucestershire including The Castle School, Marlwood School, Downend School, Mangotsfield School, Lyde Green Primary School, Severn Beach Primary School and Charfield Primary School.

Monarch Education, a brand of Affinity Workforce Solutions, is a provider on the staffing supply chain for both teaching and non-teaching staff across the Trust’s schools.

Group Operations Director at Affinity Workforce, Alex Champion, said: “We have been working with the Trust for more than 10 years and we are very much looking forward to further strengthening our relationship with them.

“We’re excited to be working in partnership with CSET Multi Academy Trust to implement their temporary staffing managed service in 2022. The Trust comprises of seven fantastic schools that we are delighted to be supporting along with our other supply panel partners.”

By becoming the master vendor and overseeing the staffing supply, Affinity Workforce will aim to standardise charge rates across all academies whilst ensuring candidates are paid above marketing rates to attract quality.

CSET aims to provide quality education in a caring environment and Affinity Workforce Solutions and its suppliers are committed to supplying exceptional individuals that embodies the Trust’s mission, vision and values.

Di Steer – Director of People at CSET added: “From our very first interaction with Alex and the team we were impressed by their professionalism and speed of response to any question we posed. Their innovative approach coupled with a strong public service ethos made them a perfect delivery partner for CSET.”

If you would like further information or to apply for a temporary role with CSET, please contact our Bristol Branch.