Welcome from The Recruitment Co.

Public Sector

Welcome to our Public Sector team


As an approved supplier on the CCS and HTE frameworks, we’re trusted to deliver temporary and permanent recruitment solutions to over 50 NHS and Public Sector organisations across the UK.

We’re proud to place talented candidates into quality roles across:

  • Admin & Clerical
  • Corporate Functions
  • IT Professionals
  • Scientific, Technical & Clinical Coding
  • Estates, Facilities Management & Ancillary Staff


We have specialist public sector and NHS recruitment champions in each of our national hubs. 

Our knowledge and experience enable us to provide an efficient service whilst adapting our screening and recruitment process to meet the ever-changing NHS and wider public sector landscape requirements. 


  • National coverage
  • Robust compliance
  • Expert knowledge of regulations
  • Efficient onboarding
  • Industry-leading candidate attraction
  • Speed to hire and cost savings

Led by a management team with almost 60 years of experience supplying the NHS and wider Public Sector, we are the go-to specialists to support your organisation with temporary, permanent and fixed-term non-clinical staffing needs.

Our specialist sectors

  • Ancillary
  • Estates
  • Executive Search & Senior Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Healthcare Support
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Office-Based Roles
  • Professional
  • Scientific, Technical & Coding

How to reach us

Our office is virtual! We’re everywhere and anywhere you need us to be! Contact us and let's see how we can maximise the potential of your recruitment strategy.

Meet our Public Sector Team

  • Carl Murphy

    Carl Murphy

    Operational Manager

    Specialist Areas:

    • Operational contract management
    • Service improvement


    Carl has 22 years experience working within the recruitment industry, and vast experience supporting both Crown Commercial Services and Health Trust Europe, supplying non-medical, non-clinical staffing and growing framework opportunities.


    With vast expertise in building competitive commercial packages, instilling industry-leading contractual compliance and managing a national footprint of expert teams, Carl is an innovative operator focused on, and motivated by, delivering excellent service.


    In his own words, Carl says:

    “The experienced and knowledgeable Public Sector Team at The Recruitment Co. have over 50 years combined experience of supplying the NHS and wider Public Sector – this is reflected in the impeccable service, and true partnership approach, offered to the NHS and wider public sector”.

  • Samuel Marsh

    Samuel Marsh

    Recruitment Consultant

    Specialist Areas:

    • Specialist in the North West
    • Expert in hiring for estates, facilities, patient services & telecoms


    As a specialist in non-clinical staffing throughout the North West, Sam has over 7 years of experience partnering with the NHS and wider Public Sector, supplying staff within estates, facilities and telecoms. 

    Sam is an established expert in his field, recognised for his collaborative, partnership approach to supporting business leaders and decision-makers in growing a quality workforce at a time when the public sector is feeling the pressure. 


    In his own words, Sam says:

    “I have vast experience supplying the North West with quality and compliant workforces. Candidates can trust that I can find them a great opportunity, and clients can have peace of mind in my ability to manage attrition and retention”.


  • Christian Keenan

    Christian Keenan

    Recruitment Consultant

    Specialist Areas:

    • Change and Transformation
    • Executive Search
    • Digitalisation and Technology


    As a Senior Recruitment Consultant, Christian specialises in digital change and transformation for public sector organisations. He is focused on providing an exceptional client and candidate journey and is recognised for delivering quality service.

    Christian is proud to align his values with public sector organisations, putting integrity and passion at the heart of everything he does; he is driven by creating sustainable opportunities and agile workforces.


    In his own words, Christian says:

    “The Recruitment Co. is truly invested in the public sector and committed to offering a quality service, and delivering the best candidates, to support community objectives and government-led initiatives”

  • Leah Matkin

    Leah Matkin

    Director of IT Solutions

    Specialist Areas:

    • IT, software development
    • Professional staffing
    • Senior leadership recruitment

    Leah is a driven and efficient recruiter with a can-do mentality. Priding herself on building effective teams under time constraints and pressure, Leah is a natural problem solver and a delivery-focused recruitment partner.

    With a large network of both candidates and clients, Leah is respected for her solution-driven and proactive approach – making the hiring process smooth, effective and uncomplicated for all stakeholders.


    In her own words, Leah says:

    “I value partnership in my working relationships and especially enjoy working with organisations who value authenticity, honesty and integrity. I thrive within a public sector world, recognising the impact and purpose in every placement.”