Recruitment Agencies in Gateshead, Tyne And Wear, North East
Gateshead is a town in Tyne and Wear that has a history of Heavy Industry. Situated just three miles south of Newcastle, Gateshead has a population of just under 200,000 people, with more than a third of the workforce split between manufacturing and retail.
Major employers in Gateshead
The Metro Shopping Centre, built in 1986, is one of the biggest of its kind in the UK and houses many of the area's biggest Retail employers, such as Debenhams and House of Fraser. BAE systems are also responsible for employing many local workers having invested £28m in their Birtley plant near Gateshead in 2008.
The town of Gateshead is twinned with Komatsu in Japan and a manufacturing company bearing this name is also a major employer in the area. Komatsu, which builds earth-moving machinery and excavators for the construction industry, made Gateshead the site of its first European factory back in 1987.
Regeneration, growth, and employment in Gatehead
Gateshead Council recently oversaw a massive regeneration project, including the overhaul of the town's Trinity Square area, with local employment prospects boosted by this. The Local Development plan says total employment in the borough has experienced strong growth in recent years, reflected in recruitment agencies and job adverts, driven by significant increases in the fields of Construction and Public Administration. Current unemployment at around 5.1%, slightly above the national average. The average salary in the area is around £21,000.
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We have 8 Recruitment Agencies based in Gateshead and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.
Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd
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.
Interaction Finance Recruitment
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.
Interaction Driving Recruitment
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.
Interaction Construction Recruitment
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.
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.
Interaction Commercial Recruitment
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.
Interaction Industrial Recruitment
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.
Interaction IT Recruitment
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.