Sophie holds a BA (Honours) degree in Media with Journalism. After graduating she pursued her passion for snowboarding and travel by living and working abroad in France, New Zealand and Canada. She has a strong background in hospitality/customer service, progressing to General Manager of multiple restaurants/bars. A career change took her to a more commercially focused workplace, where she soon realised recruitment is the area she enjoyed most - so she came to work for the Council as a Business Support Administrator in the ESS recruitment team, and 6 months in she jumped at the opportunity to join the Resourcing Solutions team!
Kaitlin joined the Council in September 2019 as part of the ESS Recruitment Team after completing her BA (Hons) Degree in Photography. Kaitlin has over 9 years of experience working in customer-focused roles providing a high quality of service to a wide range of customers catering to their individual needs. Kaitlin has now joined the Resourcing Solutions Team working in our recruitment hub providing support with the recruitment of care roles across North Yorkshire as a Resourcing Coordinator.
Shelby joined NYCC in June 2020 (as a Resourcing Coordinator) remotely during the pandemic as she relocated from Essex to North Yorkshire, where she was previously working as a healthcare Recruitment Advisor for a private care provider. Before working in the healthcare sector, Shelby worked as a recruiter for an IT recruitment agency and completed a degree in Criminology & Criminal Justice.
Jack currently works as part of our ‘recruitment hub’. Prior to joining the team, he previously worked as a Business Support Administrator for North Yorkshire County Council, where he worked towards and completed his NVQ L2 in Business and Administration. Jack then joined the recruitment hub as he worked to meet the recruitment needs of care providers across North Yorkshire. Using his previous experience of social media and website development, Jack now works across our Make Care Matter digital platforms promoting and developing our brand.
Resourcing Solutions Business Partner
Jess has extensive resourcing experience gained from 12 years of working in both the private recruitment sector and from within our operational recruitment team. Jess leads and develops our strategic approach for recruitment campaigns which includes corporate, specialised and high volume positions and manages our recruitment hub, leading our resourcing approaches in the health and social care sector. Jess was involved from the concept of the recruitment hub, so has worked directly with care providers to identify their needs and plan and develop how the service can support these requirements.
Resourcing Solutions Senior Advisor
Lauren has a background in business psychology, along with experience of research and development of bespoke employee engagement and self-awareness tools for businesses and is a qualified assessor. Lauren initially supported our internal services with their large volumes, hard to fill and senior campaigns and school recruitment; assisting schools to effectively recruit to teaching roles. Her current focus is the delivery of resourcing solutions to our health and adult services; meeting their specific recruitment challenges, working with managers to achieve an effective, modern and agile approach to staff resourcing and fulfilling staff resource requirements including the future workforce. Lauren’s experience has brought with it a wealth of knowledge allowing her to offer advice and guidance to managers and clients in order to help resolve their recruitment needs.