Hartlepool have completed the signing of Andy Monkhouse from Swindon.
The 26-year-old had been on loan at Pools, featuring in eight victories, and manager Danny Wilson said he was delighted by the signing.
"From our perspective, we liked what he did when he was here and," said Wilson. "He adds great balance on the left for us and adds competition for places.
"The more players we have the stronger the squad will get and I think this is a good signing for us."