Meet the Staff
This week we meet Steph Brown who is our Social Care Recruitment Consultant for the Sunderland and Durham area.
Steph started her career with a large multi national recruitment agency based in Newcastle with responsibility for sourcing new candidates and ensuring their candidate journey was a pleasurable one.
Steph has responsibility for developing business in the Sunderland and Durham areas and is currently building new relationships within our industry.
Social Care Recruitment Consultant
What are your day-to-day responsibilities with Advocate?
My day to day responsibilities are to find suitable candidates for vacancies which our clients provide to us. I also have responsibility of New Business Development in Sunderland and Durham.
Having recently joined Advocate, what impresses you about the company?
Advocate are a pleasure to work for , what impresses me the most is hearing the success stories of our support and I am really looking forward to hearing many more success stories in the near future.
What are you looking forward to achieving with Advocate?
Building, developing and managing my own area of support in new areas.
We deal with lots of candidates, what impresses you about a candidate?
Someone with a great working background who is friendly, chatty, hardworking and flexible.
I find it hard to say no … to a last minute referral. Reason being no matter what the situation was I would always make sure we could help if we can in every way possible
One of the things I’m very good at . . . is meeting new people and building relationships. I find nothing more refreshing then meeting a new face.
The best piece of advice I heard was . . . Never give up, because if you keep believing and trying, anything can happen.
And Finally, If you could sing one song on X Factor, what would it be?
As a former contestant on X Factor ( I didn’t get to meet Simon Cowell unfortunately) I would have to go for something a bit more current. Adele – Hello