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Sona’s Smart Scheduling system supports Residential Care, Supported Living and Domiciliary Care, all in one simple platform.
Sona’s dynamic roster is built to fit your business, not the other way around. Building a staff roster couldn’t be easier.Book a demo
View rosters by location and let Sona ensure that employees' contracted hours are met
Bring the people you support - and their care packages - into the system and ensure the right care is being delivered
Break up shifts into “runs”, with each visit and travel time clearly organised
Used by 30,000+ frontline staff
The team at Sona were very helpful and incredibly accommodating to all our requirements, ensuring that we could roll out very quickly and with minimal effort needed on our part.
The system is very well used and is now in all our homes with great results, with not just financial benefits seen but colleague morale having increased as they can easily see their rotas and also pick up extra shifts as they want to.
Keep your roster full
Take the headache out of assigning and filling shifts
Staff shortages and short notice changes are a constant headache for managers. Sona helps you build full rosters in minutes:
- Dynamic templates
Create and save custom templates so you can populate rosters in minutes
- Assign shifts
Managers can bulk-assign shifts to fit recurring shift patterns
- Shift Filler
Managers can set 'open' shifts that available staff can pick up as they choose
Built for all work types
Handle multiple contract types, pay codes, plus TUPE and agency staff, with ease.
Gone are the days of manually keeping track of which contract each employee is on and how their overtime or waking night shifts should be counted. Sona is built to handle:
- Staff contract types
Sona customers seamlessly track more than 20 different employee contract types
- Working time directive
Customisable rules prevent staff from working outside the rules you set for your organisation
- Integrate agencies
Keep track of shifts that have been assigned to agencies from the same roster view
One-click payroll reporting
Automatically create clean and error-free payroll reports.
Payroll reconciliation shouldn't be a painful and error-prone process. Let our system take the strain:
- Payroll reporting
Automatically generate accurate payroll reports that will save managers and finance countless hours
- Care package reporting
Report on what care hours were delivered against plan, including detailed reporting on shared care hours
- Simple absence management
Keep your roster updated and account for both planned and unplanned absence in real-time
Dynamic time and attendance
Robust digital T&A for easy time recording and reporting.
Replace paper timesheets and error-prone payroll reports and avoid payroll overspend by moving your timekeeping processes online with Sona.
- Mobile time-clock
Allow employees to clock in and out of shifts via their mobile phones with geo-fenced timesheets
- Easy exceptioning
Make complex exceptioning quick and easy for managers with guided processes and helpful prompts
- To-the-minute cost control
Reduce payroll overspend by accounting for every minute worked
The intuitive e-rostering solution for modern frontline workforces
Loved by managers and employees alike.
What are the benefits of digital rostering?
There are lots of benefits to using dedicated, cloud-based rostering software, but three of the biggest are:
1 Time efficiency
Rota management is one of the most time-consuming parts of a manager’s week. The right software can automate a lot of the manual roster work and reduce the time it takes to complete the tasks that can’t be automated.
2 Higher quality data
Having reliable digital records of when and where staff worked means a more accurate payroll. But it also lets you access valuable real-time intelligence about your people and operations that can help improve future schedules.
3 A better employee experience
Making rosters available digitally to your staff gives them greater control and flexibility over their working hours and fairer access to overtime. It also makes shift-based communication quicker, easier, and less intrusive when they’re not on shift.
Can I use Sona to schedule all my different shift and role types?
Yes. Rostering in Sona accommodates all working patterns, shifts, and role types. So full-time staff with fixed salaries can be scheduled right alongside hourly workers - not just in one location, but across sites, too.
Do you integrate with other workforce management solutions?
Silos are the enemy of efficient organisations. Sona is designed to integrate with your existing software so your staff can access everything in one place and data can move seamlessly between systems. We offer SSO and we integrate with a wide range of HR, payroll, and WFM platforms.
Recognise the great work that your employees do.
They will love you for it.
Our employee recognition tool is one of the many reasons why Sona is loved by managers and employees alike.
We believe that staff should always be told about the great work they do and how valuable they are - so we've made this as easy as possible for managers.
Simply click on their name and send praise their way in seconds.Book a demo
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