Recruitment Agencies in King's Lynn, Norfolk, East Anglia

A proud seaport and market town, King's Lynn is a key employment centre within the East Anglian county of Norfolk. Due to its location by the east coast, recruitment in King's Lynn has traditionally been focussed around agricultural related vocations. Despite this, the area has a diverse economy and specialist and multi-sector recruitment agencies will aim to fill job opportunities across all local industries.

Workforce and earnings

The King's Lynn and West Norfolk area has a working age population of around 87,500, however only 72% of this makes up the current labour force. Of these workers, a quarter are employed in technically skilled careers, while more than a third are hired into management jobs. Weekly earnings are 90% of the UK average at just under £480.

Key industries for recruitment

Recruitment agencies within King's Lynn will recognise the River Great Ouse as a key provider of business. The Port of King's Lynn is located just on the Wash and facilitates such industries as manufacturing, engineering and agriculture. Fishing is perhaps the most well renowned industry in the area and has helped the town develop a strong reputation within the seafood market.

With around 5,500 jobs, the retail industry creates arguably the highest demand for recruitment agencies in King's Lynn area. The town is the shopping epicentre of West Norfolk and job prospects are predominantly based around the High Street, New Conduit Street and Broad Street. The Vancouver Quarter can be found on the latter and is home to retail employers including TK Maxx, Superdrug and Argos. Many of the vacancies here may involve temp or part-time work.

Tourism is playing a growing role in the King's Lynn job market and has a direct impact on sectors such as catering and hospitality. Norfolk attracts over 3 million staying visitors every year and this is helped by King's Lynn attractions such as the Green Quay, True's Yard and Lynn Museum. Restaurants and hotels will take on chefs, kitchen porters, concierges and housekeeping staff to meet tourist demand, meaning that agencies will receive more employer approaches during summer months.

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  • The Commercial Division at Berry Recruitment consistently supports our King's Lynn partners in making Finance, Legal, Marketing and Admin hires. Whether you're looking for a Secretary or Sales Assistant, our expert consultants can find job seekers for all permanent, temp or contract roles. Located just a five minute walk from South Quay, we strive to become a trusted extension of businesses across the town and wider West Norfolk area.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
  • Berry Driving is a specialist employment agency that possesses an in depth knowledge of the Logistics and Transportation sectors in the West Norfolk market. Situated besides the River Great Ouse, our team of customer focussed consultants can supply license checked drivers for LGV, HGV and Courier jobs. We have FTA accreditation and are committed to improving the FTA's Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
  • Whether you're in need of Packers and Pickers or Warehouse Operatives, Berry Recruitment offer comprehensive access to the King's Lynn Industrial talent pool. We are experienced industry recruiters who are able to find suitably skilled candidates for day, night and shift work as necessary. Our consultants utilise their experience of fields such as Warehousing and Manufacturing to design effective staffing solutions for all Industrial requirements.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
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    For hospitality candidates, just under 10% of local jobs in King's Lynn are found within accommodation and food based sectors. These largely comprise of chef and management vacancies, however kitchen support and waiting staff will also find a range of part-time and temporary opportunities.

  • Specialising in placing construction and asbestos removal personnel into all levels of UK vacancies, Berry Recruitment is committed to delivering honest solutions to our list of esteemed clients. Our growing reputation within the market has allowed us to place staff from all sub-sectors of the construction industry into permanent, temporary and contract roles. We have also gained SMAS Worksafe Contractor status and Constructionline membership.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
  • At Berry Catering, we work with food and hospitality providers to uncover leading local talent such as Head Chefs, Cooks, Kitchen Porters and Bar and Catering Staff. We are located right in the heart of King's Lynn and strive to maintain lasting relationships with organisations ranging from restaurants to hotels. We supply staff to some of the town's most reputable venues and guarantee that all candidates will be assessed for customer service skills and food hygiene awareness.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY

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