Employer Support

You may choose to recruit, select and employ your own personal assistants. This option provides unlimited cover to be a good, safe and legal employer:

We support with advertising, pay rates, interviewing, job descriptions, appointments, contracts of employment, policies and procedures. We provide guidance on the management of PAs and HR issues; sickness, holidays and advice on preparing rotas. We provide support to end contracts safely, e.g. for redundancy. We provide advice on the insurance you will need to protect you as an employer. We offer support to resolve day to day issues in a safe and legal way. There is unlimited contact during working hours for our advice. We provide a dedicated Adviser that will get to know you and your case. We will support your PA training and personal development. Payment is 3 months in advance, then monthly thereafter – 1 month notice period.

Support Planning

We help you decide, plan and choose the support you want, and who you want to provide it. This can be a person of your choice or a provider.  We will present your choices into a document called a support plan which will detail the cost of the help you want. 

As an employer, you have a responsibility to provide training for your employees so they can do their job safely and competently. We can discuss your training requirements and source training to meet your staff needs. We will cost every element of your chosen support, including holidays, statutory payments, respite options. We plan for the NHS, local authority, and private customers. The cost is a one-off payment – invoiced and payable following the first meeting.

Managed Bank Account

We can make payments on your behalf to your staff, care providers and other regular payments. We will set up an individual bank account in which you, or someone on your behalf, can provide the funds for your support. We keep records of all transactions, provide statements and account balances on request.

Fully managed and audited bank account includes:

An individual account for the purpose of managing individual budgets. We receive and reconcile incoming funds. This may be monies from the council, NHS, or private customers. We make payments to staff, care providers and other regular payments in line with the approved budget. Salvere is not responsible for funding care if there aren’t sufficient funds in the account. We keep records of all transactions, provide statements and account balances. We monitor insurance, ensure it is in place and renewed annually. We provide audits; reports on the budget to ensure costs are in line with the approved budget. Payment is 1 month in advance – 1 month notice period.

Managed Bank Account YORK

For York Council customers we can make payments on your behalf to your staff, care providers and other regular payments. York Council will set up an individual bank (prepaid) account which Salvere will administer for you. Your prepaid account holds records of all transactions, providing statements and account balances on request.

Payroll inclusive of Auto-enrollment

Salvere’s payroll service is simple and straightforward to use. Our systems are modern and allow online access for customers and employees to view all payroll records, HMRC liabilities, payslips and pension contributions. Our systems and process allow a real-time offer, which is slick and quick, meaning payroll can be set up swiftly and staff paid on time. 

We will: Register employers and their employee(s) with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Be a point of contact to HMRC on behalf of employers. Ensure that any HMRC employer and employee liabilities are correctly calculated. Provide payslips, electronically or by post if requested. Provide employers with on-line access to own company records. Ensure employers are compliant with workplace pensions regulations. This includes making sure that pensions are set up correctly for the people employed. Complete all Year-end reporting and submissions to HMRC. Payment 1 month in advance – 1 month notice period.

Payroll Plus

In addition to the Payroll service, Payroll Plus gives you the option for Salvere to make the payments on your behalf to HMRC, and your chosen Pensions provider for any employment liabilities you owe.

Provider Brokerage

Want a care provider and don’t know where to begin? – we can help you seek, source and retain a care provider:

We will discuss your care and support needs. Explore local care providers registered with CQC and share their quality ratings. Seek prices and availability with providers to meet your needs as you want. We can liaise with providers if you want to change your package or end your relationship with your provider. Open an individual account for the purpose of managing the payments to your chosen provider. Receive invoices directly from the provider and make the payments. Keep records of all transactions, provide statements and account balances. Payment 1 month in advance – 1 month notice period.

DBS & ISA Checks

Criminal and background check to ensure the suitability of a person for your situation.

The ISA check is a quick process to give confidence and safety, whilst awaiting for DBS check, that allows PAs to commence employment. It discloses anyone that has been banned from working with vulnerable persons.

Training

As an employer, you have a responsibility to provide training for your employees so they can do their job safely and competently. 

We can discuss your training requirements and provide flexible online training solutions. We have qualified Moving & Handling trainers that will come to your home and provide certified training to your team. We provide certificates following the successful completion of training.