This statement has been published pursuant to the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 made it a legal requirement for companies like Avanta Care Ltd to be socially responsible and protect the human rights of workers. Alongside our legal obligations, our core corporate beliefs include a respect for the rule of law, promoting liberty, enterprise and democracy. To adhere to these beliefs and the law, we must take responsibility for individuals that work with and for us.
This statement sets out the action we have taken during 2020, aimed at ensuring that our business activities and suppliers/partners are free from modern slavery and human tracking.
Our business and suppliers/partners
Avanta Care Ltd is a healthcare organisation employing a workforce with a diverse set of skills. Its main business activities is supplying health care workers to hospitals, care and nursing homes throughout the UK. Avanta Care Ltd also has an online and in-house training centre and owns the website: www.avantacare.com/training.
We are based in the UK and work internationally. Our operations include training and preparation, sourcing and interviewing candidates, help with relocations, online training, recruitment, technology, marketing, advertising and customer services, including account management.
Policies and Processes
We strive to maintain the highest standards of conduct and ethical behaviour from our employees, clients, partners and suppliers:
Training and Awareness
We highlight our modern slavery obligations as part of our induction training to both internal and external employees. We are planning to establish a programme which will require all staff to complete training on our responsibility to prevent modern slavery. As well as training our employees, we will be raising awareness of modern slavery issues generally and reiterating to our staff the importance of our Supplier Business Code of Conduct.
This statement has been approved by the organisation’s Board of Directors, who will review and update it annually.
We know that to tackle modern slavery, and promote our core beliefs it is essential to monitor and improve our procedures on an on-going basis.