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Dave Langford FIRP CertRP

Director of Specialist Services & Group Information

Dave Langford has been with Compass Associates since 2011 and has spent over 9 years in the recruitment industry, previously working in the Procurement & Supply Chain Market after completing a BA (Hons) degree in Human Resource Management.

Dave’s personable yet professional manner, coupled with attention to communications, inspire confidence from both candidates and clients.

Recent completed assignments 2018-19:

  • Relationship Manager – Learning Disabilities (PLC, Large Corporate Provider)
  • Operations Director – Children’s Residential Market (Niche Southern Provider)
  • Head of Operations – Supported Living / Complex Needs
  • Managing Director – Homecare (UK Not For Profit)
  • Business Development Manager – Adult Residential (Large LD Provider)
  • Bids and Tenders Manager – Adult Mental Health Residential (PE Backed Org)


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Highly recommend Dave for his recruiting and communication skills. Top recruiter and very personalised service! Thanks for getting in contact and keeping me in the loop every step of the way!

Emma Story

New Business Manager
21st Jun 2017

The support and guidance I received from Dave from the onset was brilliant.  He was there every step of the way to ensure that, what could be often be a stressful experience of going the new job process, was as painless as possible.  Always contactable and friendly.  Thanks Dave.

Anne-Marie Cagliarini

Development Manager
22nd Feb 2017

Dave was extremely helpful reliable and informative. From the first conversation and throughout the recruitment process Dave provided regular contact and excellent support and advice.

Graham Farrington-Horsfall

Head of Quality
2nd Aug 2018

I would definitely recommend Dave, professional and friendly throughout the whole process.  Great communication, kept me up to date at every stage of the process and I had follow up calls post-appointment, very reassuring.  I would happily work with Dave in future.

Robert Lawrie

Finance and Commercial Manager
31st May 2017
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