Recruitment firm welcomes more staff

East Lancashire recruitment consultancy Cummins Mellor has added five new members of staff to its growing team.

Since opening a second office in London, The Cummins Mellor Group has continued to grow from strength to strength.

Its national chef recruitment division Chefs Jobs UK has secured contracts with large hotel groups and Personnel Checks, its DBS Checking arm has recently become the supplier of choice for a number of councils across the country including Luton and Rossendale.

Amongst the newly appointed members of staff is 26 year old Helen Jackson, head of recruitment across the group. Helen, from Accrington has many years’ experience as a recruitment consultant and has a wealth of knowledge across a variety of industry sectors. The family run business are now also looking to take on another two consultants to join the East Lancashire recruitment team.

New additions to the business also include 19 year old apprentice receptionist, Natasha Ahmed and 23 year old Jenny Smith, an administrator within top 50 registered DBS Umbrella Body, Personnel Checks.

Chefs Jobs UK, which currently has 191 chefs working across the country, also welcomes Rachael Geldeard and Susannah Holden as recruitment assistants. Both come well prepared for the role as Rachel joins the team from Ribble Valley Inns with eight years’ experience working in the hospitality arena and 23 year old Susannah has a degree in hospitality.

When looking for new recruits, current members of staff are encouraged to find ‘Cummins Mellor people’ who fulfil the company’s core values; respect, integrity, going the extra mile, team and positivity.

Managing director Richard Mellor commented on the new team members: "As the Cummins Mellor group continues to grow week on week we are pleased that we have been able to add five new members to the business.

“We take great pride in recruiting the right people for the business and also invest a lot of time in young people as we strongly believe they provide so much for a company like ours. A third of our current employees started off in an apprenticeship with us and have grown to be successful team leaders today. “The future is very exciting for us all at the minute and the days just fly by- it’s nonstop and we are loving it."