Recruitment Agencies based in North East, UK

The North East of England takes in cities of Sunderland, Durham and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and smaller areas such as Middlesbrough and Gateshead.

Employment in the area suffered a blow in the Eighties, when its main industries of coal, steel and shipbuilding were destroyed by changing government policies and emerging markets, and tens of thousands of workers found themselves out of a job.

Today, even though the region has the lowest employment rates in the country, a trend is emerging for the better with numbers of people in work steadily growing and adverts increasingly littering recruitment agencies looking for staff.

While there is a low number of professionals in the North East compared with the national average, there are efforts taking place to bring in employees with higher qualifications and skills. The Digital City scheme in Middlesbrough will see the influx of firms from creative and digital fields, while the Newcastle Science City aims to boost the regions science and technology industries, and it has an emerging reputation for pharmaceuticals, molecular engineering, microelectronics and stem cell research.

Manufacturing, services and national and global company operations make up a large part of the North Easts workforce. Almost 600 overseas firms employ thousands of staff, Nissan being the largest in Sunderland.

Average wages in the area range from £522 a week for those with level 4 qualifications, to £270 a week for level 2.

If you wish to narrow down your search for a recruitment agency, please select from one of the counties below.

Cleveland | County Durham | Northumberland | Tyne And Wear

 
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  • Sourcing the best talent within Sales, Engineering and Business Support services...while becoming an extension of your business team and a service provider of the highest quality. With offices in Manchester and Newcastle we can provide full UK coverage.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne & wear, NE1 1DE
  • Westray Recruitment Consultants are a team of knowledgeable and experienced recruitment specialists based in Gateshead. We offer our full consultancy services across the North East in the Manufacturing & Industrial, Commercial, Technical & Engineering and Professional sectors.
    Coverage North East
    • Valley House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0JW
  • Covering all of the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside we specialise in Healthcare Recruitment. Please call us today with your recruitment needs...
    Coverage North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
    • 172A Front Street, Chester Le Street, Durham, DH33AZ
  • Personal about personnel! The One-Stop Shop for Recruitment, offering a full recruitment service for both temporary and permanent staff throughout the Scottish Borders, East Lothian and North Northumberland.
    Coverage Scottish Borders and surrounding areas
    • Boarding School Yard, 90 Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1BN
  • Jazz Personnel are an innovative recruitment company based in Middlesbrough providing permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to clients in the North-East and beyond. Specialising in Office Support, Accounting & Finance and Technical & Engineering, we pride ourselves on quality of opportunity for candidates and excellence in our offer to clients.
    Coverage North East & North Yorkshire
    • Boho 4 (Gibson House), Cleveland Street, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS2 1AY
  • Aspen Wolf can offer your business a complete professional package with both talent acquisition and learning and development services under one roof. One point of contact for all your staffing and development needs. Aspen Wolf has over 30 years experience within the recruitment sector. We have built our reputation on our ongoing success in understanding the markets and needs of our clients, and matching them with our candidates skills.
    Coverage North East England
    • 8 East Cliff Road, Durham, Seaham, SR7 7PS
  • Willow Hudson - the Sales and Marketing recruitment specialists. With offices in the North East and London, we provide recruitment and talent management services to organisations globally.
    Coverage UK
    • St Peter's Gate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR6 0AN
  • Recruiting professionals from Management to Maintenance, the Facilities Management team at Bluefire Consulting provide an award winning service when placing FM personnel into permanent, temporary and contract roles. Our REC / ISO certified solutions are able to address In-House and Consultancy vacancies via a network of UK offices. We can supply Hard and Soft service personnel as well as psychometric tests and executive searches as required.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 2nd Floor, Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
  • Bluefire IT & Telecoms are renowned industry recruiters and are leaders at supplying high quality technical professionals to national and SME companies alike. Through a network of offices across the UK, we are able to address all permanent and contract roles in areas such as FTTC / FTTH, Network Engineering, Support, Development, Mobile / Cellular and Project Management. We are REC and ISO accredited.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 2nd Floor, Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
  • Supported by a team of dedicated HR recruiters, Bluefire Human Resources is an award winning UK agency that specialises in placing CIPD / HR professionals into personnel / HR vacancies nationwide. Typically recruiting HR Officers, Managers and Business Partners, Training Managers, Administrators and Advisors, our industry expert consultants can provide bespoke solutions for all HR staffing demands. Headhunting services are also available.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 2nd Floor, Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
  • Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Building / Energy Efficiency, Maintenance, Industrial, Control & Automation and Mechanical & Electrical recruitment. Our nationwide network of offices enables us to fill permanent and contract roles across the UK; utilising knowledge and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • 2nd Floor, Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
  • Executemps recruit local permanent and temporary staff across many disciplines throughout the North East. We maintain 90% temp staff retention/engagement. Our permanent vacancy service delivers applicant profiling, employer branding, salary bench marking, client partnering, pre-referencing, skill set testing. 95% of placed employees stay on beyond 12-months.
    Coverage North East
    • 34 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 6SE
  • Whether you are looking for job opportunities within UK schools and nurseries or you represent a school or nursery looking to recruit staff you will find exactly what you are looking for at Protocol Education.
    Coverage Most areas within the UK
    • Suite 3, Second Floor, Shakespeare House, 18 Shakespeare Street, Newcastle, Northumberland, NE1 6AQ
  • Recruiting operatives, tradesmen, designers and managers working in Construction and Property within the built environment.
    Coverage Throughout Scotland and the North East of England
    • Churchill House, 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1DE
  • Sellick Partnership provide professional financial and legal recruitment services across a network of six offices nationwide. We pride ourselves on our integrity, and offer an unrivalled quality of service to our candidates, having built lasting relationships with clients who return to us time and time again.
    Coverage All of the UK
    • Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
  • Established 30 years ago by Engineers for Engineers. We deliver recruitment and project solutions within the Oil & Gas, Power, Nuclear, Utilities, Construction, Rail and Aerospace Sectors working for Owner/Operators, Consultancies, Contractors and Sub-Contractors serving the UK, European & Global markets.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    • C/o Intec (UK) Ltd, 9 Bowesfield Crescent, County Durham, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 3BL
  • Whether a client or a candidate, we aim to exceed your expectations, delivering a fast, effective and honest service. Our passion and commitment is backed by an experienced team of consultants who have a wealth of industry knowledge.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6b & 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
  • Bromak is an award winning construction and social housing recruitment agency. We recruit for temporary trades and labour, temporary management and permanent employees We were recognised as an invaluable supplier to an NHBC award winning site and have been nominated for Supplier of the Year at both the Housing Excellence and Builder and Engineer Awards. We hold Investors in People Silver, CHAS, SMAS, ARC, Constructionline and ISO 9001 and 14001.
    Coverage National
    • Arch Workspace, Abbey Business Centre, Durham, Pity Me, DH1 5JZ
  • Our Interaction Driving division is led by a team of recruitment experts with specialist knowledge of the driving market. We offer a flexible screening programme with elements such as DVLA checks, manual handling tests and LGV competence assessments, that ensures that our candidates are fully qualified before being submitted to our clients. We aim to provide a tailored and professional service that helps best meet the needs of employers.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6B and 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
  • At Interaction Commercial, we aim to surpass our clients' expectations by offering a tailored and consultative approach to staffing solutions. Our team of recruitment experts have a specialist knowledge of commercial services and source candidates from areas such as sales, design and customer service. We have 30+ offices across the UK and try and offer a professional and personal service that best meets the needs of our clients.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6B and 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
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