Recruitment Agencies based in Cornwall, South West, UK

Recruitment in Cornwall is strong across a range of sectors and employment firms in the area help support job markets in settlements such as Truro, Newquay, St Austell and Falmouth. The southwest county, neighboured by the English Channel and Celtic Sea, once relied heavily on tourism, however the local economy is now dependent on a wider array of vocations. As a result, recruitment agencies in the Cornwall area will commonly aid hires in multiple industries.

Key industries in the county

The tourism industry attracts 5 million visitors annually and this helps sustain more than 25% of the jobs in Cornwall. Recruitment in tourism is divided into subsectors such as leisure, food & drink and hospitality. Kitchen and chef jobs are therefore common across the county, as are those in housekeeping and hotel management. Attractions, including the Eden Project near St Austell or the Royal Cornwall Museum in Truro, also provide permanent or temporary recruitment opportunities.

Public sector staffing demands results in a constant level of demand for Cornish recruitment agencies. There are nearly 55,000 members of staff employed within the local public sector, with some of the most notable employers including the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Cornwall Council and Falmouth University. This means that teaching staff will find career opportunities here, as well as nurses and social workers.

Fishing and agriculture were traditionally important industries for employment in Cornwall, with Penzance Harbour and St Ives Bay prospering in particular. Despite this being in slight decline, Cornwall still has a proud farming economy and offers agricultural and horticultural job prospects. Some of the biggest local employers in this field include Boddingtons and Southern England Farms Ltd.

Recruitment agencies in Cornwall

An employer or job seeker looking for a Cornwall employment service will find firms across the county. The largest concentration of recruitment agencies is in Truro, Cornwall's only city, and are predominantly situated around the River Allen and River Kenwyn. The A30 to the west of the county, running through the Camborne and Redruth district, also has number of staffing agencies in close proximity. Additionally, recruiter services are available in Falmouth, Bodmin and St Austell.

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  • Are you a Cornish employer that's looking for staff in Finance, Legal, Marketing, Admin or Consulting? Then contact your local Berry Recruitment branch. Located besides the Penryn River, our specialist Commercial Division is dedicated to finding the best candidates in the Cornwall area. From Secretarial to Accountancy roles, our team of helpful recruiters have access to the right staff for permanent, temp of contract jobs. We take great pleasure in our work and are proud to be a part of the Cornwall recruitment environment.
    Coverage UK wide
    • First Floor, Charles House, Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PQ
  • Working with Logistics, Warehouse and Manufacturing employers across the region, Berry Recruitment has grown into a leading Cornwall recruiter for all Industrial functions. We can deploy permanent, temporary or shift work staff for Cornwall vacancies from Penzance to Saltash. Our honest and collaborative approach means that we will work with you to find the ideal candidate in roles such as Assembly, Loading and Packing. We have developed a growing client list of top Industrial employers and are constantly striving for recruiting excellence.
    Coverage UK wide
    • First Floor, Charles House, Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PQ
  • Certainty Recruitment understands the local recruitment market having been working in this area for 27 years. Our clients range from small to international businesses. We are here to listen and assist you with your recruitment campaigns. Certainty Recruitment "Recruiting with Confidence"
    Coverage South West
    • Certainty Recruitment, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7QE
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    Tourism is the largest single sector for employment in Cornwall and is responsible for a quarter of all local jobs. Seasonality impacts the number of vacancies in the sector though, meaning that candidates looking for short-term work will find the best job opportunities between June and August.

  • Specialising in Senior Management and Executive positions throughout the South West
    Coverage South West
    • 19 Duke Street, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5PQ
  • If you want to work with an employment firm that has an expert knowledge of the Driving Sector in Cornwall, then Berry Recruitment can help. We enlist the expertise of specialist Logistics and Transport consultants that are able to supply the best document checked drivers in your area. Based between Harbour Village and Ponsharden, we are well placed to recruit HGV, ADR, 7.5 Tonne, 3.5 Tonne and Van Drivers across the peninsula. Our agency is FTA accredited and dedicated to promoting high skill standards within the sector.
    Coverage UK wide
    • First Floor, Charles House, Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PQ
  • Is your business on the lookout for top Catering and Hospitality talent on the South West Coast? Our Falmouth based recruiters are experts in the Cornish employment market and offer staffing solutions to hotels, restaurants and local venues. From recruiting permanent Head Chefs to ad hoc Kitchen Staff, we can provide your establishment with skill and food hygiene tested staff for all job roles in the field. So if you want a Cornwall recruitment agency that understands your industry, contact our Catering & Hospitality Division.
    Coverage UK wide
    • First Floor, Charles House, Charles Stree, Truro, Cornwall, TR12PQ
  • Berry Recruitment are one of Cornwall's leading Construction recruiters and are experienced at supplying qualified Tradespeople to work sites across the county. Our Construction & Asbestos Division is backed up by knowledgeable consultants that specialise in delivering bespoke solutions from our Falmouth branch. With SMAS Worksafe Contractor status and Constructionline membership, you are guaranteed of receiving a high quality service when looking for perm, temp or contract hires.
    Coverage UK wide
    • First Floor, Charles House, Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PQ

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