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Recruitment

Specialist public
and social sector
recruitment

Improving public services by securing the best talent

Talent acquisition in the public sector has a unique set of challenges, not least attracting and retaining the best talent against stiff competition from the private sector. We are your talent ally, giving you the inside track to securing the resource you need, when you need it.

Services

Permanent Recruitment

A tailored, head-hunt approach to ensuring organisational success

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Interim
Recruitment

A shot of high value, highly qualified talent without the long-term commitment or risk

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Consultancy

A high value, expert-led fast-track to successful project delivery

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Specialisms

Finance

Securing the strategic leaders you need, to drive change across the whole of your organisation

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Procurement

Securing the forward-thinking innovators that can generate genuine business value

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Human Resources

Securing the cultural transformers who can make your organisation a great place to work

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Project Management

Securing the experienced leaders you need, to turn ambition into transformative reality

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Digital, Data & Technology

Securing the game-changing digital leadership to transform services and help you do more with less

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Executive

Securing exceptional, peak-performing individuals to lead you on the next step of the journey

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How we work

Get it right - first time, every time

We offer a breadth and depth of market experience and insight that brings an objective clarity to the most complex of leadership-resource challenges.

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An integrated approach to people and performance

From talent attraction, retention, and development to turnaround strategies, wholesale restructures, and change & transformation, we work with you to provide integrated people and performance solutions that help you do more with less.

Framework awarded,
sector-specialist solutions

We offer national networks with a pinpoint regional focus – including access to commercially astute talent from the private sector networks of the wider Seymour John group. And, because we’re awarded on the most relevant public-sector frameworks, procurement is straightforward and robust.

Honest. Open. Collaborative.

Whether through a detailed SoW specification, focused search and selection campaign, or project-consultancy model, ours is a dedicated, pin-point service tailored to your specific requirements.

Case studies

Recruitment

The people you need when you need them

Working in partnership with Arden & GEM CSU to provide multi-specialism, multi-role temporary and fixed-term contract support to the NHS.

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Case studies

Recruitment

Board recruitment campaign

When setting up a new organisation, things are inevitably fluid. In such circumstances all parties need to remain flexible throughout the recruitment journey.

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Case studies

Recruitment

Multi-role interim recruitment for GMICS

For organisations in transition, interims can offer the flexibility and expertise organisations need to take the next step on the development journey.

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Seymour John has managed a number of director- and senior-management-level assignments for me, always taking the time and effort to ensure that at all times they understood our requirements. To that end, they provided shortlists/assessments of a very high standard from which we were able to appoint for all the roles. The processes were painless and very professionally managed.

Kevin McGee, Chief Executive, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Further insights

Financial Controller needed urgently

When, after three months, multiple recruitment consultancies had failed to find any, Seymour John secured four suitable candidates within two weeks of starting our exclusive search for a Financial Controller.

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Search for a Finance Business Partner

Future-facing, the Finance Business Partner role has taken on increasing significance in helping organisations plan for growth.

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The people you need when you need them

Working in partnership with Arden & GEM CSU to provide multi-specialism, multi-role temporary and fixed-term contract support to the NHS.

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We know what good looks like

Whether through permanent and interim recruitment or project consultancy and solution delivery, we are people experts who work with expert people to support, develop, and guide our clients’ organisations.

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