About Oakland

Our Mission

To work in partnership with all of our
clients and candidates, to provide an
outstanding service that helps to meet
all your recruitment objectives.

Our Vision

To continue to grow in a competitive
market through first class service, while
ensuring that our recruitment practice
is ethical, professional and reliable.

Oakland Care Team

Sarah Pursglove Howard
Head of Oakland Rec. and Director of Care

20 years’ experience within Recruitment and Training – Cert Ed qualified.

Nicola Wightman

Nicola is an experienced care manager with a wealth of experience within the recruitment sector.

She has exceptional knowledge and understanding the needs and requirements of clients and gives 100% in everything that she does.

In her spare time, she can be found watching re runs of friends as she describes herself as a ‘friends fanatic’.  Nicola likes to spend time with her dog and her boyfriend of which she has been with for 12 long years and still no ring!!!!

Marie Jones

Marie has 10 years care experience which in her current roles allows her to under stand the needs of clients and candidates to an exceptional level.

In her spare time she also likes to walk her dog and enjoys time with her husband when he is home.

Marie is married to a submariner and was only given 2 weeks’ notice that she was getting married earlier this year!!!

Dillion
Office Dog

Dillion or Dilly is 11, he loves nothing more than lazing on the sofa in the office.  He watches the world go by, pop in and say hello to him.

Oakland Recruitment Team

 

Mark Heath
Managing Director
Mark has lead Oakland Recruitment for 14 years and has over 25 years of experience in the recruitment industry.
Sarah Pursglove Howard
Head of Oakland Rec. and Director of Care
20 years’ experience within Recruitment and Training – Cert Ed qualified.
Shellie Phillips
Operations Manager
Shellie has 15 years of experience within recruitment and specialises in the industrial sector.
Tina Carnall
Payroll
Tina like Anna works across Recruitment and Care. She is responsible for all staff wages and ensure everyone is paid each Friday Tina is also the queen of speadsheets In Read More
Julia Bent
Recruitment Consultant (Business)
Julia is a senior recruitment consultant with a wealth of experience under her belt She is meticulous at her job and is a long standing staff member at Oakland. In Read More
Dillion
Office Dog
Dillion or Dilly is 11, he loves nothing more than lazing on the sofa in the office.  He watches the world go by, pop in and say hello to him.
James Daniels
Business Recruitment Consultant 5 years of sales/account management. Extensive experience in account and customer relationship management. Cultivates, nurtures and maintains long term client relationships. Skills: Business Development, Service orientated, revenue Read More
Ashleigh Coleman
Recruitment Consultant Industrial Ashleigh is a dedicated long standing team member. Starting on the reception desk Ashleigh applied herself and soon was promoted to consultant. In her spare time Ashleigh Read More
Chris Walmsley
Business Development Manager 23 years in sales In My Previous roles, over the years I’ve sold everything from Sofa’s to Mobile phones to Gas door to door. Over the last Read More

Oakland Group

Mark Heath
Managing Director
Mark has lead Oakland Recruitment for 14 years and has over 25 years of experience in the recruitment industry.
Sarah Pursglove Howard
Head of Oakland Rec. and Director of Care
20 years’ experience within Recruitment and Training – Cert Ed qualified.
Tina Carnall
Payroll
Tina like Anna works across Recruitment and Care. She is responsible for all staff wages and ensure everyone is paid each Friday Tina is also the queen of speadsheets In Read More
Anna Rost-Merrick
Accounts
Anna works for Oakland Group and is responsible for making the accounts balance across all companies! In her spare time she enjoys time with he daughter and Husband.  She is Read More
Jasmine Poole
Reception / Compliance
Jasmine is the Oakland Group receptionist and is perfect at her job. Jasmine will be the first person you meet when you come into our offices. She is expecting her Read More
Dillion
Office Dog
Dillion or Dilly is 11, he loves nothing more than lazing on the sofa in the office.  He watches the world go by, pop in and say hello to him.