About us

Full Circle Employment Agency has two divisions Full Circle Catering and Full Circle Care Agency. In 2002, Nadja Guy and Colin Thornton opened Full Circle Catering as an independent specialist recruitment agency and in 2005 Rachel Wood joined the Director Team.

In 2009, we opened Full Circle Nursing and Care Agency to compliment the Catering Division with staffing solutions to the Healthcare Industry.

The company has steadily grown over the years and now employs over 200 relief staff. This consists of Chefs, Cooks, Catering Assistants, Nurses and Carers.

In 2017, Full Circle Care were industry accredited to deliver Mandatory Training in-house and to Clients premises.

Meet the Full Circle team

Nadja Guy

Director

Nadja graduated with a Hospitality Management Honours Degree in 1993. After this Nadja worked as Catering Manager at Newmarket Racecourse. Nadja started in Catering Recruitment in 1997. Here she met Colin Thornton and together they opened Full Circle Catering Agency in 2002. In 2008 they expanded and opened Full Circle Care Agency, so they could provide the Nursing Industry with Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Cooks… the Full Circle!!

Enjoys swimming, cricket and yoga.

Rachel Wood

Director

Rachel has worked in the Hospitality Industry in various Management roles, as a Trainer and as a Chef. In 2002 she graduated from Sheffield Hallam University with an Honours Degree in Hotel and Catering Management. Rachel continued to work in Catering Operations until 2005 when she joined Full Circle Catering as Consultant; this evolved her career into recruitment. Rachel was made a Director of Full Circle Employment Agency Ltd in 2012.

Enjoys circuit training, running and travelling.

Susan Cooper

Senior Care and Training Consultant

Susan started her working career in the NHS as an Auxiliary Nurse, then changed roles and worked as a Cook for Nottingham County Council Schools. Susan then enjoyed being a mother of 3 which included twin boys! Susan also worked in an Advertising Agency for the Daily Mail. Following this Susan was the Customer & Training Manager for EON. Susan joined Full Circle Care Agency in March 2011 and is now the Senior Care Consultant.

Enjoys her dog Jose and travelling.

Craig French

Senior Catering Consultant

Craig trained as a chef at West Notts College and has been in the hospitality trade ever since. Craig has worked as a Head Chef in many high-end restaurants, hotel chains and independent establishments. In 2011 Craig could be heard on Mansfield 103.2 radio regaling the listeners in his twenty minute slot to the latest recipes, seasonal food and reviews of other chefs’ dishes in the area. Craig was on our relief chef team before he joined us in the office in February 2013.

Enjoys football, family life and socialising.

Julie Rayner

Nursing Consultant

Julie has an extensive work background starting off in an Advertising Agency working with high profile brochures, then moved to working with Imports and Exports for a Cutlery Firm. After this Julie returned to the Advertising Industry working with a Newspaper Company in Sheffield. More recently Julie was the administrator for a National Care Company before joining Full Circle Care Agency as a Nurse Consultant in March 2015.

Enjoys travelling and eating out.

Russell Talbot

Catering Consultant

Russ went to West Notts College to do an NVQ in Hospitality Management then subsequently trained to become a chef. Russ has been a chef working at every level of the industry. He then obtained a degree in Business Management via the Open University.

Showing his versatility Russ trained as a support worker whilst working as a relief chef for Full Circle Catering. Russ joined us in the office as a consultant in April 2017.

Enjoys football, travelling and music.

Jane Halford

Accounts /Payroll

Jane spent over 20 years working in the banking sector in a variety of roles which included working as a Cashier, a Banking Troubleshooter for Customers, Data Processor and Supervisor.

After leaving the banking sector she joined Full Circle Catering in 2006 and has been operating our invoice, payroll and sales ledger service, as well as supporting the team with administrative work.

Enjoys painting, gardening and socialising.