Allena Clarke Appointments (ACA) initially formed in 2002 as a permanent management recruitment agency in the North East of England with an enviable reputation for finding the right people for the right jobs. We don’t just put people into jobs. We listen to what people want and then match their wishes to their ideal job. Our service offering also includes Outplacement using NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) qualified practitioners to increase performance and change management. We are also qualified i3 Profilers ( and can use to recruit and/or develop employees to become more aware of their dominant instinctive indicators, they then become empowered to feel more confident in who they are and what they have to contribute to a team environment. A one-stop shop search and business consultancy service.

Clients built up over a 30 year period tell us that we provide them with specialist knowledge which includes the ‘personal touch’ and a real understanding of their individual needs by spending time with the companies and gaining a true understanding of requirements. This saves everyone time and means a very high ratio of interviews to offer. We don’t operate to ‘office hours’ and ensure our personalised service is open to attracting and meeting candidates when it suits them.

ACA specialises in filling job vacancies in the North East, in particular management jobs within the fields of, sales, engineering, IT Sales and HR. We also have a specialist option that searches executive jobs for ‘C Suite’ and management jobs for managers.

Based in the North East ACA covers Durham, Teesside and Newcastle areas and more recently works with specific clients covering London and the whole of the UK particularly within Sales Management and IT Sales. Allena Clarke Appointments caters for all recruitment needs, whether it’s reviewing a job description for one person for a particular job or finding numerous employees across the UK “We believe in quality, integrity and transparency above anything else,” said Allena Clarke. “If we take the time to totally understand client and candidate requirements we’ll find the right jobs for the right people. Making sure that people are in the right job is crucial. It’s their career…it’s their life.”

Here at ACA we help candidates look for the right job. We predominately work with exclusive, often passive, candidates who won’t be found via a traditional contingency search and to this end we choose our clients carefully. Trust and commitment from the client and candidate are essential prior to investing time and expertise. Once we have agreed these we offer an unrivalled six-month free replacement plus a three month 100% refund guarantee. We believe in putting our service to your test and back that up financially. Our service is so customer service led we feel confident we will earn the trust and commitment from clients and candidates to keep returning to us.

Communication is our lifeblood and we are committed to keeping you the client/candidate fully updated at every stage of your journey. This is a holding page whilst a new site is developed.