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.


We get angry when we hear about companies being let down by other recruitment consultancies. 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 will work relentlessly to find your sought right talent

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



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,

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 understandi…

CEO, leading Ophthalmic manufacturer,

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 together in the search and placement of roles within my teams. Working across multi…

Client and Candidate,
Healthcare Charity

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 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 Corporate Development - Private Women's Healthcare

We used our 20 plus years’ experience in healthcare to help our client shape the role and identify what was and was not possible

Medical Director - Healthcare

A rigorous search was carried out, with an approach made to over 224 medical leaders. 5 were chosen for competency based interview & assessment

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

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