About Us


Hunters Recruitment looks after recruitment across Sussex. Hunters’ Recruitment HQ is open to our candidates and clients. We welcome you to our shop front on Worthing’s Marine Parade with views across the English Channel. We’d love to hear from you so please get in touch with us.

The Hunters Team

Hunters Recruitment & Training Ltd is a corporate member of the REC, meaning that Hunters adheres to the REC Code of Professional Practice.”

Patrick O’Donoghue

MD & Consultant

Patrick graduated in “Theology & Religious Studies” from St Catharine’s College, Cambridge in 1993. He served as a teacher in comprehensive schools before “temping” for Hunters as an unskilled machine operative. Noting his hard work and flexibility, Hunters accepted his application to train as a Consultant in 2008. In spite of the adverse commercial climate of the time Patrick powered to success, and the following year he became the owner of Hunters. He was shortlisted for “Business Personality” in the 2016 Adur & Worthing Business Awards.

Anna O’Donoghue

Director and Consultant

Anna is the “heart” of Hunters, and her role in the business allows her to showcase her superb management skills honed when previously working as a distributer for the Evening Argus. Anna led her team to a Highly Recommended for “Customer Service” at the 2014 Adur and Worthing Business Awards, and winners of “Team of the Year” in the 2016 Awards. Anna was her school tennis champion.

Michelle John

Recruitment Manager

Michelle John is Sussex born and bred, having grown up in Cuckfield. Her cousin is a current England international footballer! She combines being a full time mother with serving as Recruitment Manager with Hunters. Michelle started her career in insurance sales before joining the recruitment industry. She now has 17 years’ recruiting experience, including two stints with Hunters. Michelle is extensively travelled, and she has even recruited in Australia. Her philosophy on recruitment is: be passionate, tenacious, embrace variety and never give up.

Michelle (Elle) de la Motte-Rice

Recruitment Consultant

We are hiring

Recruitment Consultant

Dominic Weale

Division Manager

Dom is a seasoned recruiter, after spending the better side of a decade within the travel industry he transferred his exceptional customer service skills to the recruitment industry.

Now 5 years’ within the industry he runs and manages a very successful temporary recruitment division. He has built up effective working relationships with many long standing and outstanding local clients.

Outside of work he has a very busy family life with his partner, 3 kids, 2 rabbits and 12 tropical fish.

He dreams of being able to play golf and go out on his paddle board; well, we can all dream of this free time!