Public Sector Recruitment

CPSA Approved Recruitment Agency

Matrix Recruitment is proud to have been added to the list of ‘Approved Recruitment Agencies’ by The Commission of Public Service Appointments (CPSA). The CPSA provides this list to Public Sector organisations who wish to engage with recruitment agencies should they have hiring requirements.

The Commission is Ireland’s regulator for public service recruitment. The CPSA has five codes of practice that must be followed for the appointment of positions in the Civil Service and Public Service. Matrix Recruitment are fully compliant with The Commission’s five Codes of Practice.

Why work with us as your Public Sector Recruitment Partner?

Matrix Recruitment provides a wide range of recruitment solutions to our Public Sector clients. Our team is trained in the CPSA Codes of Practice and consists of qualified Public Sector Recruitment Specialists. We have national leverage as well as ample experience working with public sector bodies in delivering recruitment services, which has allowed Matrix to develop a unique and in-depth understanding of the functions and requirements of state agencies, non-profit organisations & government agencies.

Matrix Recruitment is a leading Irish owned national recruitment company with over 100 years’ combined experience. With a team of 17 highly skilled and experienced consultants across 9 specialist divisions, you can rest assured we know what we’re doing.

We specialise in:

Public sectors we recruit in:

  • Health sector
  • Justice sector
  • Education sector
  • Civil Service
  • Defence sector
  • Local authorities
  • Non-Commercial State Agencies (NCSAs)
  • Education and Training Boards (ETB)
  • Local Enterprise Offices
  • Institutes of Technology

Meet The Public Sector Recruitment Team

  • Holly Purcell Grant - East & South

    Holly joined Matrix Recruitment in 2021 and is based in our Waterford office. Holly graduated in 2017 with a BBS (Hons) in Recreation & Business Management. Holly has previous sales and customer service experience in both the private and public sectors, and she specialises in permanent, temporary and contract roles within the Public Sector.

    Holly has a keen interest in fitness and loves the outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and walking her dogs on the beach in her spare time.

  • Lisa Egan - Midlands & West

    Lisa joined Matrix Recruitment in 2017 as a Recruitment Administrator bringing 15 years work experience in office/admin environment.  She attended Galway Institute of Technology receiving her Degree in BusinessAccounts & IT. Lisa looks after all temporary recruitment in the Midlands and West of Ireland specialising in public as well as private sectors.

    Outside of the office, Lisa is a big fan of the GAA and loves watching and attending matches!

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    For a confidential discussion, please contact:

    Lisa Egan (Midlands/West) on +353 874056165 or email

    Holly Purcell Grant (East Coast) on +353 874064062 or email