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Based in the heart of Hereford city centre, we provide recruitment support and solutions to Herefordshire and beyond. Operating across the private and public sectors, we take pride in placing professional and skilled people across a wide range of industries and professions, as well as offering a quick and efficient online DBS checking service.


We have a huge range of available roles live right now, just waiting for the right person for the job - that could be you!

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We offer the complete package, from initial advertisement to shortlisting and interviewing, advice on contracts, pay and benefits, all the way through to appointment.

We also offer a bolt-on advertising service, which includes your vacancy being listed nationally on various sites, as well as on our own website, the Herefordshire Council website and boosted via our social media platforms. Download our advertising rate card.

Need to fill a temporary role? We have a trusted pool of individuals, ready to jump in and keep the cogs turning. We also offer a specialist supply teaching recruitment service which covers Herefordshire and beyond.

Leave your details and one of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.

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Our dedicated DBS team provide quick and efficient online DBS services to a range of customers including schools, care homes, voluntary organisations, children's centres, fostering organisations, GP practices and dental surgeries, to name but a few.

The team are fully trained in identifying document fraud, and ensure our knowledge in current legislation and guidelines are always up to date.

We offer Enhanced, Standard and Volunteer checks to suit different needs. Download our service options.

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Job sectors we work in

  • Health & Social Care

    We recruit for a large variety of roles in all aspects of health and social care, from Support Workers, Registered Nurses, Reablement Workers and Care Home Managers.

    Available jobs in health and social care
  • Childcare, Schools & Academies

    We are Herefordshire's largest provider of supply teachers and have an in-depth knowledge of the sector. We have a dedicated Education Consultant on hand to match brilliant teachers, supply teachers, teaching assistants and support staff with the right job, whether that’s a permanent leadership role, temporary support, or urgent cover.

  • Administration

    Roles here may include business support, finance assistants and receptionists, as well as administration roles within payroll and HR departments, for example.

    Available jobs in administration
  • Specialist Industries

    We recruit for number of specialist industries which can include technical or mechanical roles such as production engineers, as well as planning and project managers.

  • Maintenance & Cleaning

    These roles can vary from full-time building surveyors, to cleaners, caretakers and groundskeepers with various shift patterns and contracts.

  • IT & Computing

    We recruit for a wide range of roles within the IT and computing industry, which could include anything from service desk assistants and maintenance roles, to software developers and infrastructure engineers.

  • Herefordshire Council jobs

    We promote and recruit for a wide range of vacancies within Herefordshire Council, with roles varying from social work and healthcare to legal roles and finance, and everything in between.

  • Hoople Group jobs

    Join the Hoople team! In our growing business we have roles available across each of our service areas including Hoople Care, Building Maintenance and Cleaning, Payroll and HR to name a few.

Read our reviews

Primary health care provider in Herefordshire

Hoople provide us with an excellent recruitment service and their HR knowledge and expertise is essential for the running of our business.

Business solutions centre

Communication was excellent at all levels throughout the process and we found being able to meet face-to-face as well as speak over the phone on a frequent basis enabled the Hoople team to better understand the environment we work in and the diversity of the jobs to fill.

Meet our expert recruitment team

  • Kelly Hughes

    Kelly has been with the team since Hoople began in 2011 and has been working in the recruitment sector for over 15 years, so is the fount of knowledge for clients, job applicants and her team. Managing the team, ensuring a great service is provided and advising on all matters recruitment are top of the list, as well as always making sure we're placing the best applicants in roles for our clients around the county.

    Kelly Hughes

    Resourcing Manager

  • Kerry Donativo

    Kerry originally started off within the in-house recruitment team for Hoople and Herefordshire Council, and since moved across to work with Herefordshire schools, and now specialises in helping them to secure Supply Teachers and Teaching Assistants for both long and short term cover. She subsequently has a wide understanding of all recruitment procedures and policies and prides herself on customer-focused working relationships.

    Kerry Donativo

    Recruitment Consultant

  • Nick Butterworth

    After finding his passion for the world of recruitment in his previous role as a Recruitment Administrator, Nick knew that this was the career for him. Now specialising in the recruitment for our commercial customers and clients, his current responsibilities in the team include resourcing the best candidates and developing valuble client relationships.

    Nick Butterworth

    Recruitment Consultant

  • Claire Muir

    Claire is a long-standing member of the team having joined as an apprentice at the very beginning, and has since worked her way up to Team Manager. With extensive knowledge in all aspects of Recruitment and DBS, Claire's favourite parts of the role are working with the team, building relationships with managers and providing an excellent service to all our customers.

    Claire Muir

    Recruitment and DBS Manager

  • Angel Rawstron

    Having joined the recruitment team as an apprentice over three years ago, Angel is now a permanent member of the team with a Level 2 in Business Administration under her belt! AngeI focusses on recruiting internally within Hoople, and also for Herefordshire Council, dealing with a huge variety of roles from care workers to IT technicians and everything in between.

    Angel Rawstron

    Recruitment Consultant

  • Jayne Francis

    With a background in early years teaching, safeguarding and training, Jayne has worked at Hoople from the very beginning, gaining knowledge and experience in different departments so is the fount of all Hoople knowledge!

    Jayne Francis

    Recruitment and DBS Advisor

  • Julie Glazzard

    Julie is the newest member of the Recruitment team, having previously worked for Herefordshire Council for 24 years. Her role covers all new job adverts and new appointees for Herefordshire Council and Hoople. Julie says the best thing about her role is the great team and the challenge of learning new skills.

    Julie Glazzard

    Recruitment and DBS Advisor

  • Anna Gammon

    Anna has recently joined the recruitment team and has a specialist background in administration and vetting for large security companies across the world. In her new role, Anna focuses on recruitment for Hoople and Herefordshire Council internal and external roles, which involves advertising the position, arranging interviews and processing new starters.

    Anna Gammon

    Recruitment and DBS Advisor

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Hoople Recruitment & DBS
The Nelson Building,
Whitecross Road,


01432 383890

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