A warm welcome to our latest Essential team members

We have recently expanded our Essential team and brought on board 12 new members. Given the sensational rate of growth we have experienced in the past couple of years we have been hiring highly skilled professionals from within the industry to better serve our customers. They are great additions to our winning national team.


Pauline Towey Essential Healthcare

Pauline Towey – Group H.R. Business Partner

Pauline joins the Essential Group of Companies as our new Group HR Business Partner and brings with her over 20 years experience and knowledge of our industry as well as extensive HR Strategy, Leadership and Management experience.

Pauline will be responsible for the implementation of our  HR Strategy which will underpin the future growth and success of our company whilst developing the talent within our team.


Mark Barrett Essential HealthcareMark Barrett – Bench Technician

Mark joins the N.E. & Yorkshire Service team as Bench Technician. Mark has over 3 years experience in the industry.


Emily Hardy Essential Healthcare

Emily Hardy – Sales Operations Admin Assistant

Emily joins our Sales Operations Team as an Administrator to support the team.


Bryn Merchant – Trainee Service Engineer

Bryn joins the N.E. & Yorkshire Service team as Trainee Service Engineer.

New to the industry but has studied Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.


Ewan Fitzmaurice – Support Technician eRent & eDecon Services

Ewan joins us as Support Technician for the rapidly expanding Essential eRent & eDecon Services.

Ewan brings over 10 years experience in the industry and is a welcomed addition to the team.

Don Earley – Service Engineer

Don joins us as Service Engineer for the rapidly expanding North West Essential Servicing Team.

Don has 7 years industry experience in Servicing, Decontamination and Logistics,
43 years working for the same engineering firm.

Wayne Smith – Service Engineer
Wayne joins us as Service Engineer for the Southern region Servicing Team, and is a welcomed addition to the Team.

McKensy Wardman
McKensy joins us as Service Schedule Administrator and we wish her well in her new role

Jonathan Fletcher
Another new addition to the Essential family. Jonathan joins
Essential Healthcare as Logistics Technician/Driver. Always has a big smile for colleagues and customers. His favourite quote, is ”Live for today” Has a keen interest in F1 racing. Is a Star Wars fan and loves a Donna Kebab now and then. Welcome Jonathan!


Lesley Easthope

Lesley joins us today as Clinical and Contracts Manager  bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in both of these areas. Lesley first began her career nursing and still has an active PIN number.  She moved into our industry as Clinical Nurse Advisor where she remained for 17 years before moving into Contract Management. Initially working 3 days a week Lesley will be responsible for driving forward clinical best practice whilst providing training and education within our contracted and key accounts. Working closely with the regional teams to ensure our contract management aligns with our customers objectives to ensure we establish long term partnerships with our key customers.

Chris Sims – Service Engineer

Chris officially joins Marks and the North West team on the 30th September as Service Engineer, however you will have seen him about as he has been at Head Office doing training for three days this week.

Chris began his career in Engineering before moving to join the Police Force where he stayed for 30 years and more recently worked as a Nationwide Handyman especially for the vulnerable and elderly.

Linda Newis – Cleaning & Decon Operative

Linda joins the team as Cleaning and Decon Operative
Linda is very creative and in her spare time enjoys upcycling old furniture
and making gifts.

Welcome to team Essential.

Richard Baranski-Evans – Service Engineer

Richard joins the Southern team as Service Engineer and brings
with him over 7 years experience in the industry. in his spare time
he enjoys attending and promoting music events as well as travelling.
He will be scrambling Mount Snowden in February.

Brendan Abbott – Sales Operations Processor.

Brendan joins the team as Sales Operations Processor.
Brendan brings with him a wealth of experience within the electrical sector.
In his spare time Brendan is a keen follower of Formula 1, has an eclectic
taste in music, and hates his photo taken.

Wayne Towey – Bench/Decon Operative

Wayne joins the team as Bench/Decon Operative. Wayne has a
real passion for cooking and can be often found creating in the
kitchen. Wayne’s other passion (or obsession) is for Adidas trainers,
of which he has a vast collection.

Welcome Guys!

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