Who are we
We’re passionate about continuously developing our people and our expertise. Say hello to our team who offer a friendly and professional consultancy service to clients and candidates alike.
Dawn McBarnet
Founder and Director
With over two decades of experience in the recruitment sector, Dawn leads the way with her outstanding ability to match clients to candidates. A trusted partner for her clients, Dawn is consultative in her approach to ensure each hire is long-lasting and effective.
Rachael Andrews
Associate Director
After joining in 2015, Rachael has been working on the permanent desk for the last 4 years. As of May 2021, we are delighted to announce her appointment as Associate Director at Recruitment Direct. She will continue running, with her team, our successful and growing permanent desk alongside fellow Director Dawn.
Mandy Howard
Temp Desk Manager
Mandy has been an integral part of Recruitment Direct for over 14 years and has continuously strived and succeeded in building strong relationships to efficiently fill temporary positions. As of May 2021, Mandy’s new promotion will see her leading the thriving temp desk ably assisted by Clare and Sarah.
Clare Croose
Temp Desk Coordinator
Relocated back to her Herefordshire roots after 10 years working in the South East, Clare joined our temp desk team in March 2021. Clare’s previous experience in Resort Operations and Hospitality offers an exciting opportunity for her to assist and strengthen the service provision to both our clients and candidates alike on the temp desk.
Sarah Rooney
Temp Desk Coordinator
Sarah has returned to Herefordshire after many years in the South East and joined our temp desk team in May 2021. With a BA in Hospitality Management and currently studying towards a Master’s in International Human Resource Management, Sarah is sourcing and filling temporary bookings and offering exciting opportunities for our temps within the service industry.

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