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.

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Executemps have been recruiting permanent and temporary staff across many disciplines throughout the North East. We boast a 90% staff retention ratio and offer profiling, branding, client partnering, pre-referencing, skill set evaluation and assessment/selection standards.
    Coverage North East
    • 34 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 6SE
  • Quay Personnel is an independent recruitment consultancy with approximately 70 years of collective experience, placing successfully candidates in Engineering and Technical, Commercial, IT and Manufacturing Industries across UK. Delivering a high quality services at competitive cost with a timely fashion. We look forward to assisting new clients in the future, providing both permanent and short-term assignments.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 96A Front Street, Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, Tyne and Wear, Monkseaton, NE25 8DL
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Our IT division at Interaction Recruitment is led by a team of expert IT consultants who offer a personal and professional recruitment service. Based across our nationwide offices, we look to supply roles in areas such as support and infrastructure, web development and data warehousing. We have access to a valuable database of suitably qualified candidates all with necessary experience and IT skills to match our clients' varying business needs.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6B and 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
  • At Interaction Finance, our team of expert recruiters have a specialist knowledge of the finance industry. We recruit high calibre accountants and related vocations for a number of national blue chip companies and financial institutions. Our trained consultants are based across our 30+ offices all over the UK, and can provide a tailored and professional service to help meet our clients' requirements.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6B and 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Interaction Construction is a CHAS accredited company that offers a tailored approach to construction staffing solutions. Our team of recruitment experts are dedicated to the CSCS scheme and we ensure that our candidates hold at least CSCS, ESC or CPSC cards as a basic. We specialise in sectors such as contract management and building services and we aim to provide a personal and professional service to meet our clients' needs.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6B and 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
  • At Interaction Industrial, our specialist recruitment team can supply candidates whether you're working on a last minute job or a large scale project. We can provide referenced and fully tested staff in areas of work such as manufacturing and logistics and can also deliver health checks, training and inductions for the food sector. We aim to gain an understanding of our clients' needs before supplying them with only the most qualified candidates.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 6B and 7 Carlton Court, Team Valley, Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0AZ
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