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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We have 7 Recruitment Agencies based in King's Lynn.
Berry Recruitment - Commercial Division
Take a new direction in your candidate search and contact an agency that knows the local recruitment landscape. Our King's Lynn branch, just a hop, skip and jump from King's Lynn Landing, delivers a leading Commercial service to businesses across East Anglia. We are multi-sector specialists who possess the crucial knowledge required to provide the best hiring solutions in our famous port town. Filling roles in Office Accounting, Sales and IT, we guarantee a comprehensive service and a friendly smile.
Berry Recruitment - Driving Division
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.
Berry Recruitment - Construction & Asbestos Division
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.
Recruiter TipFor 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.
Berry Recruitment - Industrial and GLA Division
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.
Swanstaff Recruitment - Driving & Industrial
Building flexible workforces nationwide, Swanstaff deliver strategic recruitment plans that are tailored to the demands of the Driving and Industrial markets. If you’re suffering from a shortage of HGV Drivers or need to make a swift hire to combat changing production demands, Swanstaff can attract the leading professionals in your area. Filling permanent, temp or contract vacancies, we are members of the ALP and hold a Gangmasters license.
Berry Recruitment - Catering & Hospitality Division
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.
Swanstaff Recruitment - Health & Social Care
At Swanstaff, we understand the demands placed on the Care sectors and can supply the flexible professionals required to maintain a high standard of service. Working with national and local Care providers, our dedicated team offer exceptional staffing solutions from a network of nationwide branches. Sourcing qualified staff including Social Workers, Doctors, Nurses, Support Workers and HCAs, we facilitate hires for the Public and Private sectors.