Allied Round up – 17.05.19

CER Recruitment are looking for a Senior Education Recruitment Consultant, Liverpool

Do you know anyone who would be suitable, if so please ask them to send their CV to

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A warm welcome to all of the following new starters.

Janet Adams, East Lothian Branch Manager

Gary Franklin, Coordinator Leeds

Louise Gibson, Coordinator Lanarkshire

Jade Harding, Coordinator Southampton Extra Care

John Holmes, Administrator Lanarkshire

Mae Steward, Field Care Supervisor Colchester

A huge congratulations to Sophie in the Basildon branch on receiving her 5 years service award!

Welcome to the following new Branch Managers who commenced in post over the last month:

Sarah Maynard, Branch Manager Havering

Janet Adams, Branch Manager, East Lothian

Sophie Burden, Branch Manager, Coventry

Sarah Hedges, Branch Manager Southampton Extra Care

Also congratulations to the following on receiving their promotions!

Linda McKie, Branch Manager Falkirk

Jennifer Pritchard, Acting Branch Manager Telford

In addition, Joy Nixon (formerly Branch Manager of Lincoln) has taken the opportunity to manage our Peterborough branch as of 1 May.

Also welcome to our colleagues from Team 24 who will be operating out of the new Allied Reigate branch. This team deliver Complex Care to clients in their own home, similar to the Durham and Lincoln branches.

To take advantage of the opportunities available to us in the Complex Care Arena we have created the new role of Director of Complex Care and I am delighted to announce the appointment of Sandra Hustwick, who has a wealth of experience in the sector and joins us from Bupa. Sandra will provide leadership to the Nursing team and Quality team as well as develop relationships with our CCG funders to further grow this important area of our business.

We would like to bid farewell to colleagues who are soon to leave us.

Carl Brown who has been CFO of the business over the last two years and helped steer the business through many of the recent challenges culminating in the completion of the sale to HCRG leaves on the 17 May.

Jade Tranter who has led our Quality department is also embarking upon a new challenge outside of Allied and leaves at the end of May.

Julie Partington who has been responsible for the Customer Services team for the past 21 years departs on 23 May.

I also wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to James Drewry, Sharon Gasch and Richard Mazaheri who leave us soon.

Please join us in wishing Carl and all our recent leavers from Head Office the very best for the future, welcoming Sandra and our new Managers to the business and congratulating our recently promoted Managers.

Amy and Naomi from the Hampshire branch have been on Wey Radio promoting Stroke awareness and the branch Stroke Awareness day today, tune in here and listen out for them.

Fact Friday

There were two AI chatbots created by Facebook to talk to each other, but they were shut down after they started communicating in a language they made for themselves.

LinkedIn Leverage

LinkedIn is a very powerful tool when it comes to recruitment. If you use LinkedIn regularly or are new to the social meida giant, take a look at this article on using LinkedIn for Recruiting Employees.

LinkedIn Competition

If you want to be in the running to win a meal for 2 in a posh restaurant near you, all you have to do is post a recruitment related post on LinkedIn, email your post to and the person with the most likes at the end of the month, wins! You have until Friday 31st May to enter so get posting!

Baby Corner

Kerry Fenlon, Senior Bid & Policy Manager recently had a trip to Disneyland Paris with her 8 year old son Harley. We hope you had a great time!

When we were young

Each week we will post a photo of an employee in their early years, the week after we will announce who it is.

This week we have someone who can often be seen on Marketing collateral, can you guess who?

Last week’s entry was Marketing Manager, Rav Sidhu. Did you guess correctly ?

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