Partnering private health and social care clients to recruit outstanding talent

With the Private Health and Social Care sector being such a competitive sector for talent, it is critical that you have effective recruitment solutions at your disposal.

Having the right people on board is the difference between success and failure and your ability to outperform your competitors.

You really shouldn't have to struggle or settle for second best when it comes to attracting new leaders or specialist talent to your team.


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It can feel so frustrating when you invest in a recruitment partnership to execute your people strategy, and it doesn’t consistently deliver.

Success comes from a robust but simplified process and our method is proven


We listen and understand your situation, needs and vision


We will invest time to listen and really understand your strategy, business and vacancy


We work relentlessly to find the right talent for you

Why 99% of our clients return

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97% of our assignments
were successfully filled last year by building collaborative partnerships
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Your online assignment portal
You will have total transparency of your assignment at all times
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Always acting in your best interests
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Right first time
Our proven and robust process ensures success

What we do in private health and social care

Our specialist health & social care consultants have been delivering success to our clients in the following areas during the last 20 years;

  • private healthcare (including oncology, women's health, orthopaedics) 
  • charities
  • brain injury rehabilitation
  • complex home care
  • domiciliary care
  • learning disabilities and mental health
  • cognitive health and mental capacity



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Doug is involved with his clients every step of the way. I could of not asked for better support. I would highly recommend working with Doug for all recruitment needs

Director of Corporate Development, Private Healthcare
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We have been partnering Collingwood Executive Search for over 6 years and have successfully recruited a UK Managing Director, a UK General Sales Manager, a Global Training Manager and a Regional Sales Director in Spain. They really understand the European Ophthalmic Industry and combined with their focus on understanding our company culture, they have simplified our recruitment process.

Leading Ophthalmic manufacturer
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I have worked with Justin for several years - initially when he placed me with my current organisation. The attention to detail during that period was second to none and the personal service incredible. Since then we have worked closely in the search and placement of roles within my teams. Working across multiple disciplines within the broadcast business, he is very well connected and knows the business inside out. If you are looking for a recommendation - Justin is most likely your man!

Client and Candidate,
Director of Tech, Healthcare Charity
Justin Carpenter

Justin Carpenter, Senior Consultant

Justin has over 20 years' experience in recruitment and is passionate about partnering clients in health & social care. Many of our clients are truly inspiring and are disrupting the sector.

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Doug Mcckay

Doug Mackay, Managing Director

Doug has been partnering clients in the private heathcare sector since 1998. 

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Here are some case studies to outline the success we have enjoyed with our clients in health & social care

Director of Operations - Learning Disability Services

It was quickly apparent that give the multi-faceted nature of the role, it required a solutions-focussed leader with a blend of clinical and commercial expertise

Clinical Director - Residential and Community Support

Case study following successful placement of a Clinical Director for a leading UK Residential and Community Support provider.

General Manager - Private Healthcare Services

Having previously worked with this client, we had a good understanding of their culture, services and the environment and challenges of the cancer care centre

General Counsel Pharmaceutical Company

Case study following successful placement of General Counsel as part of the new senior leadership team within a Pharmaceutical Company operating globally from UK premises