Cohesion is a leading provider of outsourced recruitment services to the housing sector.

For some clients we are their dedicated outsourced recruitment team. We are responsible for hiring the best talent across all areas of their business.  For others we an on-demand recruitment partner to HR and Operational teams and inject a burst of high impact recruitment expertise to deliver volume and project recruitment campaigns.

All of our work is completed using our client’s employer brand.

In addition, we develop and run early talent programmes. These include apprenticeships, summer placements, Industrial Placements and Graduate Schemes. We strongly advocate for the sector and the opportunities that exist for young people.

Recruiting for Housing Associations such as Metropolitan, Peabody, Affinity Sutton and A2Dominion is in Cohesion’s DNA.

In depth understanding of the job roles

Frontline and head office staff require different approaches but also need to remain consistent within the Associations brand.

We have in in-depth understanding of the job roles recruited by Housing Associations as well as the challenges facing hiring managers in the sector.

We’ve developed local recruitment strategies, helping to have a positive impact on the communities our clients operate in.

We know what good talent looks like, in right to buy, in finance and in front line services.

Value for Money

Our Housing clients manage, build and maintain homes and communities around the UK.  The social and economic impact of changes in demographics, population and legislation are putting more demand on homes and services.  In order to flourish – value for money is key. So those operating in the sector need to attract and retain the best talent who can deliver what’s required in the most efficient way possible.

Whether it is providing support on a recruitment campaign or delivering a fully outsourced recruitment department, Cohesion have the tactical recruitment solutions that will deliver success in today’s challenging environment.

Massive reduction in reliance on agencies for specialist roles.

We’ve delivered millions in savings to our clients while at the same time increasing the retention of new employees.

Our Values

As a people business- our core values are important to us. These are the shared beliefs and guiding principles which we carry close to our hearts and which influence the way we work, define us and give us our identity.

We are Inquisitive. Passionate. Proud. Flexible. Confident.

Latest News

Cohesion recently hosted a Forum that was attended by representatives from care, health and housing organisations.

Under the heading ‘Can Early Talent Plug Front Line Care Gaps: Revisited’ attendees heard insights from Stow Healthcare and Hertfordshire County Council about their success stories of engaging with young people for employment.

Attendees also benefited from hearing from our panel of health and social care students and tutors from Barking and Dagenham College hosted by Professor Martin Green, CEO of Care England.

You can access the white paper summarising the content of the event here.

At the next FREE Forum in London on 11th June, we’ll be considering ‘The Challenge: Recruitment or Retention?’

As with all our forums, we’ll be sharing expertise and data from our experiences as well as showcasing case studies from health, social care and housing organisations.

To register your interest, click here. If you are unable to attend, please do share the event information with someone else in your organisation that would benefit from attending.

Don’t just take our word for it!

Wandle Case Study

The Fremantle Trust Case Study

North Bristol – NHS Trust Case Study

Connect with Cohesion

Cohesion have launched a series of Forums taking place regularly throughout the year. The purpose of the Forums is to share subject matter and best practice related to social care recruitment. Sign up here.

Cohesion have been selected as Laing Buisson 2018 & 2019 Awards Finalists:

Cohesion are proud National Care Forum & Care England Supporters: