Social Care & Education

Building for the Future

Making a difference within social care and specialist education

This is where it all began for Gilbert Meher - an Executive Search Consultancy focused on recruitment within the Social Care sector. Our business has changed a lot since then but our expertise in the Social Care market has always been the very foundation of our success.

The appetite for investment in the Social Care markets is as strong as ever and our ambition to be the preferred recruitment partner across the market is one that still drives us. Our complete recruitment solution makes us unique and we can fulfil any brief across operations, business development, finance, property, quality, HR and IT, either permanent or interim.

Our Specialisms

Our specialist dedication to Nursing & Care offers a critical competitive advantage to both our candidates and clients. We cover a wide range of briefs from home managers to care assistants to help care providers build effective, efficient and high-quality teams:

Elderly Care Homes
Adult Specialist Care
Neurological Care
Children's Residential Care
Specialist Education
Live-in Care
Digital Health

Your Complete Search Partner

We help and support companies and organisations of all sizes in a number of ways. Each search is tailored and bespoke to suit the needs and challenges of the role. To discuss our search solutions in more detail please get in touch.

Retained Search

We source leaders throughout multiple verticals, including commercial, technical and operational expertise.

Contingency Search

We have multiple search options for our clients to choose from. Our team are well placed to meet the needs of any project. We aim to create a positive partnership.

Recruitment Outsourcing

We are trusted to outsource on behalf of many well-known organisations in our core markets. Whether supplying or providing, we are here to help


Interim & Temporary

Due to our extensive network, we are able to provide access to exceptional interim management with extensive knowledge and passion for the market.

International Searches

Our experts have an extensive global network. As we are perfectly placed in Leeds and Switzerland we are able to attract and engage talent to connect professionals across the world.  

Executive & Senior Leadership Search

We have an excellent track record of appointing senior-level candidates in businesses. 100% of our Executive Search projects are delivered within agreed timescales, something we are fiercely proud of.

Talent Mapping

We source leaders throughout multiple verticals, including Commercial, Technical and Operational expertise. This means that we can find the best candidates 


We provide multiple search options for clients to chose from. We are able to provide full management of the process of any candidates, shortlist of best fit candidates and undertake a series of in-depth competency interviews.


Matthew Brown is promoted to Senior Consultant


We are delighted to announce the promotion of Matthew Brown to Senior Consultant.

Matthew has been part of the Gilbert Meher team since August 2018 and has always shared in our vision of delivering exceptional service with a personable touch.

He manages and develops key client relationships with a focus on Adult Specialist Care (incorporating Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and Brain Injury) from mid-senior to an executive level. He has successfully delivered on a broad range of projects within the sector across all functions and has established himself as one of the top recruiters within the sector. From the outset, Matthew has been a crucial member of the team and consistently demonstrates his ability to focus on new and complex appointments for our key clients.

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Social Care & Specialist Education Team

Jonathon Brooks
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Jonny Stewart
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Suzanne Jaeger
Associate Director
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Matthew Brown
Head of Social Care
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Taniya Saharia
Senior Executive Resourcer - Mental Health
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Craig Ruck
Senior Business Consultant
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James Binns
Senior Business Consultant
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Jorden Herendi
Head of Children's Services
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