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 and housekeeping staff to meet tourist demand, meaning that agencies will receive more employer approaches during summer months.

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  • Recruiting expert staff across the Finance, Insurance, Legal, Marketing, Secretarial, Administrative and Consulting sectors, our specialist Commercial Division at Berry Recruitment is a trusted extension of businesses throughout the UK. From SMEs to blue chip nationals, our friendly consultants are committed to delivering unbeatable customer service when supplying personnel for all permanent, temporary or contract Commercial roles.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
  • The Driving Division at Berry Recruitment specialises in recruiting Logistics and Transport professionals through an honest and professional service. We recruit document / qualification checked candidates for all categories of driving vacancies including 7.5 Tonne, 3.5 Tonne, HGV, LGV, ADR and van driver roles. We hold FTA accreditation and have played an important role in the development of the FTA's Driver Agency Accreditation Scheme.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
  • 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
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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.

  • Empowering People with Opportunities Established since 1997, Swanstaff is an award winning independent recruitment company, dedicated to raising the standards within our industry. Our ethical values are the core of our organisation and are reflected in all that we do. We are passionate about people; our clients, our candidates, the services we provide and our commitment to our core purpose.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 18 Tuesday Market Place, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1JW
  • Through an ever growing reputation and solutions built around the needs of our clients, Berry Recruitment are effective industrial recruiters within areas such as agriculture, manufacturing, distribution and warehousing. We can supply candidates to fit all of your requirements including day, night and shift work as required.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
  • From head chefs to food service assistants, Berry Catering provide solutions for all levels of permanent and temporary catering vacancies in the UK. Consultants within our specialist division are experts within Catering / Hospitality and ensure that candidates have any required food hygiene certificates before being recommended to clients. We currently supply catering staff to many of the country's largest sporting, events and catering venues
    Coverage UK wide
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY

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