Health & Social Care

Health & Social Care

Since 2004 we have been placing qualified Health & Social Care Professionals across a wide range of markets in the UK. Our consultants are widely experienced in the placement of newly qualified and experienced workers from entry level roles through to clinical leadership and senior management roles on both a temporary and a permanent basis.

The client portfolio of Search is widespread and includes many major UK employers in both the public and private sectors. With a large variety of work on offer from private hospitals, GP surgeries, clinics, charities, hospices, local authorities, housing associations and care homes, we are able to offer something to suit everyone's circumstances.

Our Healthcare teams comprise of highly trained and skilled recruitment consultants who can provide their expertise to clients and candidates alike to ensure that the right person gets the job. All Search consultants are expected to operate to exceptionally high standards. We expect to locate the best opportunities for our candidates and to provide the most talented of qualified individuals for our clients.

The types of roles we recruit include specialists in arts therapies, chiropody or podiatry, dietetics, operating department practice, orthotics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physiotherapy, prosthetics and orthotics, psychology, psychotherapy, radiography and speech and language therapy.

About Search Health & Social Care

At Search, our health and social care recruitment agencies were established in 2004. Our focus is to provide temporary and permanent recruitment solutions for clients in the social care and housing sectors, across a range of UK locations including BrightonCrawley, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, Manchester and Sheffield.

We are able to provide a full range of services, from high volume recruitment of temporary support workers through to the contingency placements of sought after sector specialists, managers and executives.

Our recruitment services include:

  • Search and selection of candidates for specific roles
  • A dedicated on-site compliance team
  • On-site mandatory training and regular updates
  • In-house advertising and response handling teams
  • CV and interview guidance
  • Outsourcing solutions
  • Interim, temporary and permanent assignments
  • Vetting and compliance to your standards
  • ISO9001:2008 accredited processes

Chiropody or Podiatry

Chiropractors, or podiatrists as they are also known, are just one of the groups of healthcare workers that Search recruits. Podiatrists tend to work in a variety of different aspects of medicine, including accident and emergency, orthopaedic surgery, general surgery, anaesthesia, radiology, pathology, infectious disease, endocrinology, sports medicine, physical therapy, biomechanics, geriatrics, internal medicine, critical care, cardiology, vascular surgery, psychiatric health, neurology, paediatrics, dermatology, pain management, wound care and primary care. With a wide network of offices across Brighton, Crawley, Glasgow, Leeds, LeicesterLiverpool, and Manchester, we can source candidates with experience in these areas quickly and effectively.


Most dieticians work in the treatment and prevention of disease, often in hospitals, GP practices or other community health centres. As a leading UK healthcare recruitment agency, we can source dieticians at locations throughout the country.   


Orthotics combines knowledge of anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, biomechanics and engineering. Patients who benefit from an orthosis may have a condition such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy, or have experienced a spinal cord injury or stroke. We have candidates on our books across our vast network of nationwide databases who are ready and willing to be placed into an orthotics role.

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy, which involves the use of assessment and treatment to develop, recover, or maintain the daily living and a work skill of people with a physical, mental, or cognitive disorder, is commonly used throughout the medical profession. At Search, we can source occupational therapists with varying skills sets depending on your requirements. 


Being a leading healthcare recruitment agency, Search can help you source your next physiotherapist hire. In addition to clinical practice, other activities encompassed in the physical therapy profession include research, education, consultation, and administration. At Search we can help you source the right physiotherapist candidate with the experience and expertise you require.


Psychology is a complex area of medicine and at Search we recognise the differences between social, behavioural and cognitive practitioners and the best methods for recruiting in this field.


Radiographers work in both public and private healthcare and are generally required wherever appropriate diagnostic equipment is located, most frequently in hospitals. We recruit radiographers across the UK who are prepared to work in various environments.

Speech and language therapy

Patients often require speech therapy after certain life changing illnesses or operations. At Search, we recruit speech and language therapists in a range of locations. We’re one of the leading healthcare recruiters in the UK and we can source speech therapists quickly and easily to meet your requirements.

These are just some of the healthcare areas that we recruit in. Contact Search today for more information on how we can help you as a healthcare recruitment partner in the following locations and beyond: BrightonCrawley, GlasgowLeeds, Leicester, Liverpool, and Manchester.

We look forward to hearing from you.