Luke Aldred

Director of Social Work Recruitment

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Since joining the company in 2007, Luke has led and mentored entire sales teams. 

Having enjoyed six years in retail and insurance sales management before joining Sanctuary in 2007, Luke is no stranger to creating mutually beneficial business relationships. 

After several years as a senior recruitment consultant and team leader, he launched Sanctuary Mental Health in 2012, which now sits under Sanctuary Health. From a standing-start, Luke appointed and directed a team of talented recruitment consultants, who to this day, continue to place a high volume of experienced mental health professionals.

Discovering innovative ways to overcome specific recruitment challenges is something he is passionate about. Currently overseeing the day-to-day management of Sanctuary Social Care, he constantly enhances the company’s service offering to over 160 social work employers and a third of the UK’s registered social workers. 

With over ten years’ experience in personally placing candidates, he continues to inspire Sanctuary’s recruitment consultants; directing and mentoring them to deliver the very best candidate and client experience. Seeing them progress in their career to become highly knowledgeable within their sector is what continues to motivate Luke. 

When he’s not busy nurturing his team, he’s busy taking care of his young family, who he devotes most of his spare time to



Luke Aldred