About Us


Stafford Recruitment

Stafford are specialists in providing recruitment services to local businesses and job seekers in South Canterbury.

We provide temporary workers for short to medium term placements and source permanent workers to multiple clients covering a diverse range of industries and covering all roles in the region.


Our Mission

Stafford is well resourced with a dedicated and trained team committed to ensuring our
placement process is followed and the team is focused on our objectives and goals.

Proud winners of the Business Excellence Awards – Workplace Safety.
People are our business, and we are committed to keeping our workers safe.

Health and Safety is ingrained in our core values and drives how we do business.
Everyone has a role to play, and we value the strong partnerships we have developed with our clients based on best practice.

Carol Newman

Managing Director

  • Carol is the Managing Director and has over 20 years’ experience in the recruitment business.
  • Her role ensures compliance, consistency and brand integrity, and fosters a highly motivated and efficient business that continues to grow.
  • After hours Carol fronts the local band Black Sheep as lead singer and loves music.

Karen Morland

Senior Recruitment Consultant

  • Karen is our Senior Recruitment Consultant, with a wealth of experience in the recruitment space.
  • She is responsible for temporary and permanent commercial placements as well as key account management.
  • Karen enjoys photography, family and spending time at the beach, and she takes her coffee seriously … very seriously.

Caren Sellner

Recruitment Resourcing

  • Caren is part of the Recruitment Resourcing team and has a background in recruitment, administration support and client care.
  • Responsible for both commercial and industrial placements.
  • Loves spending time with her family and going on outdoor adventures

Laura Donaldson

Recruitment Resourcing

  • Laura is part of our Operations Team as a Recruitment Resourcer with a strong background in client relationship building and staff coordination.
  • She is responsible for both commercial and industrial placements.
  • Laura enjoys spending time with her family, and loves overseas travel – but that’s on hold at the moment!

Carol Jackson

Accounts Administrator

  • Carol is our Payroll and Accounts Administrator extraordinaire
  • Carol ensures everyone gets paid in a timely fashion
  • She is handy with a hammer and loves galloping around the countryside on her horse!

Natasha Griffin

Recruitment Resourcing

  • Natasha is part of the Recruitment Resourcing team and has a background in HR, recruitment and strong client relationship building.
  • Responsible for both commercial and industrial placements.
  • Natasha enjoys spending time with her family and travel.

MollyMae Shaw


  • MollyMae is our superstar on Reception, where she is responsible for a variety of administration and customer service tasks.
  • She is our number 1 traffic controller, directing candidates, clients (and all of us!) to the right places.
  • MollyMae enjoys spending time with her family and keeping fit.