Sarah McKenna HR Recruitment offers a refreshing approach to your business. Delivering an honest, straight forward service, filled with passion and enthusiasm for your business, brand and team.

Committed to building long term relationship with clients, Sarah McKenna, takes pride in offering a fully consultative service. You can benefit from Sarah McKenna’s 10 years’ recruitment experience as well as her extensive network of HR professionals both within the North East and further afield, as well as advice on current market conditions and salary benchmarking.

It’s all about building a long term partnership and ensuring that the right person is with the right company in the right role. Getting it right regards to culture and team fit is critical for any business, and it’s that talent of understanding your employer brand, your values and ethics that makes Sarah McKenna HR Recruitment’s delivery technique work and will feel like a positive addition to your team.

Recruiting for the whole HR, Talent and People Management spectrum including:-
• Generalist HR from HR Assistants to HR Directors
• Organisational Development
• Employee Engagement
• Talent Acquisition / Recruitment
• Learning and Development
• Temporary, Interim and permanent contracts

Proactively seeking out the best talent for your roles, candidates are sourced from an extensive network of HR professionals, including passive candidates and hidden gems! Sarah McKenna HR places the retention of your team as high priority and therefore finds you the perfect person for the future – not just the present.


Take time to understand brand culture and values.

Understand what impact the role has on the business.

What is important to the business/team/hiring manager.

Offer advice on candidate and wider market.

Suggest marketing/Tailored advertising campaigns.

Up front and honest about fees – agree if contingency or retained.

Agree realistic timescales for the process.


Using a blended recruitment approach combine executive search and extensive network of passive candidates.

Every candidate is interviewed that is submitted to you alongside a detailed and honest brief of who, what and why.

Only suitable candidates are shortlisted.

Available any time so flexible to take calls and attend meetings to suit your schedule.

Representing and promoting your brand in the best possible way to the candidate market.

Flexible to your needs – understand the challenges of recruitment.


Coordinate interview schedule making sure both candidate and client are fully briefed and prepared.

Making sure feedback is given to both parties as soon as it is available.

Ensure the offer and acceptance stage goes smoothly.

Keep in touch with both parties until candidate is settled in to the role.

If in the unlikely event the candidate should leave your employment, we offer a FREE replacement (subject to agreed terms of business).

You receive an honest and straight forward service and will be delighted by the ease of the process, quality of candidates and personal and friendly service received.