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Our team is dedicated to working tirelessly to help you find a role that suits your needs. We have years of experience and knowledge at our fingertips, ready to match you with your dream job.

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richard cunningham.

divisional director

Richard started with Randstad Care in 2007 and has more than nine years’ experience in qualified social work recruitment providing staff to a wide range of local authorities, NHS Trusts, charities and other private sector organisations throughout the UK. Richard has managed the Edinburgh Branch since 2011 and is now also overseeing the QSW hub operations supplying qualified social workers across London, North West England and Scotland. Richard contributes a unique understanding of the social work market and strives to deliver the best possible outcomes for his candidates and clients.

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giuseppa mckenna.

business manager

Our Belfast-based team work with and are on framework with the Trusts in Northern Ireland supplying Qualified Social Workers, Social Care staff and Allied Health Professionals across a number of job categories. Giuseppa comes from a nursing background and has over 23 years of experience recruiting healthcare professionals for both the private and voluntary sectors in Northern Ireland and additionally setting up and managing all businesses/staff for the Republic of Ireland. Her experience includes 15 years of recruiting qualified social workers and social care staff, 5 years recruiting medical doctors of all grades and 5 years' experience recruiting nurses and care staff.

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sarah leigh.

team manager

Sarah is responsible for overseeing all public sector recruitment and is responsible for the 10 Local Authorities that Randstad Care were awarded in Wales following a tendering exercise. Sarah has a team of 4 who supply qualified and unqualified staff on a temporary basis to Social Services. Sarah has 12 years social work recruitment experience, and has worked for Randstad Care for 9 years. Sarah has a real passion for travelling and in the last few years has visited Australia, Thailand, America and most recently a 6 week Italian road trip. 2018's destinations remain a mystery.

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richard sutherland.

key accounts team manager

Richard started with Randstad Care in 2014 and has more than 3 years' experience in qualified social work recruitment providing Adult social workers to a wide range of local authorities, NHS Trusts, charities and other private sector organisations throughout the UK. Richard is also Manager of our Newcastle office Key accounts Team and is overseeing recruitment in both Children's and Adult's services in the North East and Cumbria Areas.

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hayley watson.

senior account manager

Hayley is a Senior Account Manager with Randstad and has more than 8 years' experience in qualified social work recruitment, providing staff to a wide range of local authorities, NHS Trusts, charities and other private sector organisations in the North east and Cumbria. Hayley contributes a unique understanding of the social work market and strives to deliver the best possible outcomes for her candidates and clients. Hayley also delivers training to Randstad candidates to help towards professional registrations.

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keri evans.

key accounts team manager

Keri is a Senior Recruitment Consultant within the Cardiff Key Account team. An experienced recruiter, with over 4 years' experience in resourcing Qualified Social Workers within 12 local authorities across Wales and the South West. Keri enjoys football in his spare time and is an avid Arsenal FC fan (Although he has admitted it's not been as enjoyable in recent seasons!) He's also a keen artist and takes great pleasure in sketching and drawing in his spare time.

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lynne thomson.

QSW team manager

Lynne started with Randstad Care in 2012 and has more than four years’ experience in qualified social work and Allied Health recruitment providing staff to a wide range of our public sector clients including the NHS, local authorities and integrated teams across England and Scotland. Lynne has an excellent understanding of the public sector which is always a distinct advantage but coupled with that a strong network of candidates. She is committed to placing high calibre professionals providing positive outcomes for both clients and candidates alike.

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chris tervit.

senior consultant

Having joined Randstad in 2014, Chris has over 5 years of experience recruiting for the Qualified Social Work sector in Scotland. With this being his sole focus and specialism, Chris continues to grow strong, loyal relationships with both his clients and candidates and holds an extensive, in depth knowledge of the market. He is passionate about his role in supporting the Scottish Care Industry and has previously provided to an extensive range of Local Authorities, NHS Trusts, Charities and a variety of other private organisations nationwide.

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marc kustra.


Marc joined the Randstad team in 2018 and brings with him a wealth of experience in business development and relationship management. Covering Qualified Social Work in the North West of England, he is highly dedicated to helping candidates looking to progress their career, while supporting our wide range of clients to continue offering the highest level of care possible. Marc is committed to establishing and growing strong, long lasting relationships whilst always seeking to secure the best outcomes possible for his candidates.

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andrew paterson.

senior consultant

Andrew has been with recruiting social workers with Randstad for 2 years now. He is focused on placing qualified social workers within roles across the North West of England. He currently deals with over 30 Local Authorities across the NW as well as this he has a very strong relationship with NHS trusts and Private organisations in the area. Andrew has firm knowledge of the locum social work market in the NW and across the UK as a whole. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys playing rugby and travelling when possible.

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alice wilkinson.

key accounts consultant

Alice has been working with Randstad to support our public sector workers for the last 17 months. Alice focuses on finding the perfect roles for our Social Workers across ten Local Authorities in Wales as part of the WPC Contract. Before Randstad Alice worked as a Customer Representative within a well established building society and in her spare time Alice enjoys going on holiday and socialising with friends.

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richard french.

key accounts consultant

Richard has been with Randstad since 2017 and specialises in recruiting for Qualified & unqualified social workers into the public sector across Wales. Richard prides himself on developing & maintaining fantastic relationships with both candidates and clients alike. He's always looking to place the best calibre of candidates into the local authorities and is committed to delivering the best outcomes for his clients.

Outside of work, Richard, enjoys his spare time spent with his family and occasionally watching or playing some form of sport.

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leah rowley.

principal consultant

Leah started working with Randstad in January 2004 and has over 15 years' experience recruiting within the care sector. She initially recruited Allied Health Professionals until 2019, particularly Speech and Language Therapists and Occupational Therapists within the NHS, private & public schools and local authorities. Throughout this time, she has supported candidates to find challenging and exciting assignments across the UK.

Leah joined the QSW team in 2019 and is now supporting Qualified Social Workers who have experience with both adults and children to find work in numerous geographical regions across the UK.

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ethan proud.


Ethan joined the Randstad team at the start of 2019 and covers Qualified Social Work across the North East and Cumbria. He’s committed to sourcing new opportunities for candidates looking to progress their career. Ethan is dedicated to developing relationships and achieving the best outcomes possible for his candidates and clients.

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