About Knight & Jones

Healthcare recruitment across Chesterfield, Manchester, Nottingham Sheffield and the surrounding areas.
Nicki Knight

Nicki Knight

Director

Nicki has lived and breathed healthcare recruitment for her entire career. 

With over 15 years’ experience of delivering for clients and candidates in a variety of healthcare roles, she brings a vast range of knowledge and expertise to Knight & Jones.

Together with her outstanding reputation and track record, Nicki is always on the pulse of the ever-changing staffing needs of the healthcare sector. 

From putting in place plans to address shortages of skills, to keeping up to date with the very latest training and qualifications requirements, Nicki ensures Knight & Jones delivers a service fit for the modern healthcare workplace.

As an agency branch manager for many years, she successfully managed both temporary and permanent recruitment services, rolled out new services to new areas and was responsible for ensuring HR policy and procedures were adhered to at all times.

Now a director, she is using that combined experience and knowledge to deliver a healthcare recruitment service which exceeds expectations.

Nicki has been a Registered Manager and has gained her RMA (Registered Managers Award level 4) and Level 5.

Simone Jones 3

Simone Jones

Director

Simone has more than 20 years’ experience working in healthcare and can truly claim to know the sector from the bottom up.

Starting out in frontline agency care roles, she worked her way up to senior managerial positions, including at care homes and homes for people with complex learning disabilities and mental health needs.

Her dedication, meticulous approach and strong work ethic led her to thrive in the healthcare sector. Later in her career she moved into recruitment, where she has been able to bring all of those qualities and experience to the role.

Simone brings a level of understanding of both the needs of clients and candidates which can only come through direct experience of both frontline and senior managerial positions.

As well as providing temporary and permanent recruitment services, her broad experience also includes pre-screening and training staff, overseeing safeguarding strategies, ensuring compliance and managing council audit processes.

It is that knowledge, passion and dedication to the sector that helps Knight & Jones deliver a truly exceptional service. Simone’s passion is getting to the heart of what good healthcare recruitment really looks like.

Simone has been a Registered Manager. 

Robert Tulip

Robert Tulip

Recruitment Consultant

Robert has more than ten years’ direct experience in care roles, from support worker positions through to care service management.

Embedded in care for much of his working career, he understands the pressures and priorities of the sector.

With a reputation for diligence and being a fantastic people person, Robert successfully balances the needs of both client and candidate to provide an outstanding, reliable service.

Most recently a service manager for charity Mencap, which supports people with learning disabilities, Robert has intimate knowledge of the organisational needs of healthcare. That includes ensuring staff are fully up to date with training and qualifications, maintaining safeguarding and other HR policies and successful relationship building and liaison between staff and director-level management.

Robert brings a unique and important skillset to the Knight & Jones team.

Bradley Cook

Bradley Cook

Payroll & Compliance Officer

Bradley already has more than three years of healthcare recruitment experience for a major national recruiter.

With a strong background, both educationally and professionally in business administration, particularly in IT, Bradley is adept at generating neat ideas to streamline processes which improve value for money for our clients.

Whether dealing with clients or candidates, Bradley’s exceptional attention to detail and customer-led approach ensures queries and problems are resolved quickly and effectively.

Already experienced at managing, servicing and improving payroll functions and creating new tools and strategies for HR processes, Bradley’s skills are central to Knight & Jones being able to offer a smooth, efficient service.

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