Asbestos Removal Operative recruitment agency listing

An asbestos removal operative is responsible for the safe monitoring, removal and disposal of asbestos from renovation and demolition sites.

The pathway into this career is relatively straightforward. Most operatives are nominated by their employer to undergo specific training for the removal of asbestos. However, the training must be compliant with current HSE guidelines. In most cases, working with asbestos also requires a licence, and that will always be issued by the HSE. Asbestos removal staff are primarily demolition or construction workers who have specialist training in removing the potentially harmful material.

Employment in this field is reliant not only on specialist training and certification, however. Candidates must be prepared to work with hazardous materials that have the potential to cause serious harm. In many cases, recruitment agencies are filling temporary vacancies for building contractors and major, national construction firms on a temporary basis. For self-employed, short-term contracts, candidates will often be required to supply their own personal protective equipment(PPE).

As Britain continues a major programme of house-building, opportunities for asbestos removal operatives will continue to be relatively plentiful. The considerable physical and emotional demands of the role mean that it is not a particularly popular career choice, so applicants with the right experience stand a good chance of success. A full-time asbestos removal operative can expect to receive a salary of between £17,000 and £23,000 with a construction or demolition specialist. However, many vacancies with recruitment agencies are offered on a short-term basis.

 
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  • Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    Multi-Trades Recruitment provides skilled staff to fill a variety of positions across the construction industry. Due to our experience and extensive database, we are able to source trained asbestos removal technicians to suit your business. We go the extra mile to ensure that you only see the most suitable candidates - so why settle for anything less?
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • Berry Recruitment - Construction & Asbestos Division

    Berry Construction & Asbestos is a specialist division that provide expert and competitive recruitment solutions for vacancies within the nationwide environmental sector. We are commonly approached by organisations to provide a shortlist of staff for roles such as asbestos surveyor, asbestos removal and environmental engineer. Our team will conduct strict character assessments and guarantee that all candidates are asbestos safety aware.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • Office 1, Kingston Court, Walsall Road, Cannock, Staffs, WS11 0HQ
    • Unit 7, Waterside House, Falmouth Road, Falmouth, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8BE
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 383 Hendon Way, Hendon, London, NW4 3LP
    • 110 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4LZ
  • Flex Recruitment Plus

    FlexPlus comprehensively covers the Construction Industry and can deal with any employer enquiry, no matter how challenging. Our bespoke recruitment plans can handle demands of large volume or urgency, supplying trained practitioners in fields such as Construction Management, Surveying, Architecture, Civil Engineering and Site Support. We can deploy teams for ongoing / large scale projects and ensure all staff are qualified and safety aware.
    Coverage UK wide
    15 Offices Nationwide
  • Tradeline Recruitment Ltd

    Working nationwide but specifically in London, the Home Counties & Midlands areas, Tradeline Recruitment are supported by industry experts who recognise the qualities needed for the Construction industry. We recruit for permanent & temporary positions & can supply everything from Site Management to Trades & Labour. Our flexibility means that we are willing to take on requests at short notice and we aim to build relationships for the future.
    Coverage Home Counties / London / Midlands / Nationwide
    • 21 Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH
  • Norse recruitment

    Norse contracting are a labour only hire contractor based in the Midlands operating throughout the UK on civil engineering, construction and housing developments. With 20 years experience in construction we have a large and stable workforce and can supply all types of operatives and staff.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Burlington House, 369 Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 4EU
  • AstraVia Recruitment

    AstraVia Recruitment are a professional & technical recruitment consultancy operating from offices in Swansea supplying permanent and temporary staffing solutions throughout Wales.
    Coverage Wales
    • The Warner Building, 98 Sterry Road, Gowerton, Swansea, SA4 3BW
  • Influx Recruitment

    Recruit for a variety of construction jobs including skilled, semi skilled and unskilled labour as well as site management positions.
    Coverage UK and Worldwide
    • Office 26, Fife Renewables Innovation Centre, Ajax Way, Fife, Scotland, Leven, KY8 3RS
  • Temp Trades Ltd

    We have an unrivalled understanding of UK trades and specialise exclusively in deploying temporary construction workers for nationwide building projects. We understand the economical challenges the industry faces and so aim to offer cost effective solutions without compromising on the quality of staff. Our clients range from Civil Engineering firms to M&E Contractors, who trust in our ability to supply staff for when they're operations require.
    Coverage Uk Wide
    • 9 Berryfield Garth, Wakefield, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9TE
    • 207 Regent Street, London, W1B 3HH
  • Hammond Clarke

    Serving the UK but with a focus on the South East area, Hammond Clarke can find the most technical and qualified professionals for our Construction clients. Supplying staff in all areas such as Engineering and Design, we source candidates from entry to senior levels, ranging from 15K-175K in salary. So whether you're searching for an Electrician, Plumber or Quantity Surveyor, we can provide the staffing solutions for your business needs.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • PB RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS LTD

    PB Recruitment Consultants consists of a partnership team who together have over 25 years' experience of management within the asbestos and construction industry. We have a vast amount of candidates within our database looking for temporary and permanent work, all over the country. We offer a tailor made service according to specific client/job/site.
    Coverage Throughout the UK
    • Suite 3a, Chantry House, 8-10 High Street, Essex, Billericay, CM12 9BQ
  • Construction & Property Recruitment

    Recruiting operatives, tradesmen, designers and managers working in Construction and Property within the built environment.
    Coverage Throughout Scotland and the North East of England
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    • 100 Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 6JJ
    • Churchill House 12 Mosley Street, Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1DE
    • 125-129 Glasgow Road, Baillieston, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G69 6EY
    • 1 Post Office Avenue, Inverness, Inverness-shire, IV1 1DN
  • Alpha Labour and Recruitment Ltd

    At Alpha Recruitment we know that you want to invest in staff - because we do too. We search far and wide for the best consultants - almost all of whom have previously worked in construction themselves, so know the trade like the back of their hands. These are the people who will be scouring the market to find the very best candidates in the Environmental sector for you - whether in Asbestos Management, Land Contamination or another discipline.
    Coverage UK wide - nationwide
    • Churchill House, 6-8 Meetinghouse Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2DP
    • Chancery Place, Booth Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4AB
    • 109 Vernon House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 6DQ
  • Trades & Labour (UK) Limited

    Trades & Labour (UK) Limited specialise in the Construction industry with over 30 years' Recruitment experience. We cover Permanent, Contract and Temporary roles at all levels. These include Site Managers, Site Engineers, Surveyors, all Construction Trades, Plant/Crane Operators and general labour. For Permanent roles Trades & Labour (UK) Limited screen all potential candidates, before presenting no more than 3 suitable candidates per role.
    Coverage United Kingdom
    • Dial House, Govett Avenue, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW178AG
  • AASL Recruitment

    AASL is a specialist Construction Recruitment company with experience in the commercial, retail, public and industrial sectors around the UK. We offer a flexible service, combined with a commitment to meet the demands of today's construction industry. We can provide anywhere from a labourer to Director level either on a contract or permanent basis .We are also members of Construction Line which means we are a qualified suppliers
    Coverage United Kingdom
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    • Southbridge House, Southbridge Place, London, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4HA
    • 2nd Floor, Quayside Tower, 252 - 260 Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HF
    • Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
    • 20 -23 Woodside Place, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G3 7QF
    • Peter House, Oxford St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Jparkers Recruitment Ltd

    Having many years experience within the Childcare, Education and Construction industries our experience allows us to deliver the right service at the right time as each and every situation is unique. All members of JParkers Recruitment can professionally support your company guaranteeing a professional service with competitive prices. We recruit UK Wide.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Office 109, Hedingham Grove, Chelmund's Cross, North Solihull, West Midlands, Birmingham, B37 7TP

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Asbestos Removal Operative Salary Rates
Low Pay:£22,500
Medium Pay:£33,481
High Pay:£49,000
6 Month Change:No Change
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Average Asbestos Removal Operative Salaries by Region
Scotland
£32k
North East
£26k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£27k
Midlands
£34k
East Anglia
£35k
London
£37k
Home Counties
£40k
South East
£34k
South West
£39k
Welsh Borders
£28k
Wales
£31k
North West
£36k
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