Recruitment Agencies based in Dorset, South West, UK

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Dorset is situated on the English Channel coast in South West England. It is bordered by the counties of Somerset, Wiltshire, Hampshire and Devon. It takes its name from the county town of Dorchester, which was settled by the Romans as 'Durnovaria'. It has an area of 2,653 square kilometres and an estimated population of 745,400 (2011).

Economic overview and key industries

While Dorset's primary industry was once agriculture, this has declined in recent times. The main employer in the county is now the services industry, which provides 81.5% of jobs, followed by manufacturing (11.9%), tourism (10.2%) and construction (5.3%). Recruitment agencies in the county will be able to connect employers seeking staff and job-seekers looking for employment in the area.

Companies with large numbers of staff in the area include Bournemouth University, Cobham plc, Sunseeker International and BAE Systems. There is also a substantial military presence in the county.

Dorset's ports, such as Weymouth, Portland and a number of smaller harbours, offer opportunities to staff who would like to work in tourism or trade. A recent estimate found around 37,500 people are employed by the county's tourist industry. Data shows the area had 3.2 million British and 326,600 overseas visitors (2008 figures), who spent £1,458 million.

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Electus Recruitment Solutions

About Electus Recruitment Solutions

Electus is a leading recruitment specialist in the Engineering, Technology & Digital and Cyber & Security sectors. We work across the Defence, Aerospace, Energy, Infrastructure and Digital markets.

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Automotive | Aviation | Biotechnology | Construction | Consulting | Creative / Design | Defence | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental
Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Financial Services | Government / Public Sector | Graduate | Headhunting | Health & Safety | Industrial | Information Industry | IT | Logistics | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Pharmaceutical | Project Management | Purchasing | Rail | Sales | Training / Learning | Science | Security | Space & Satellite | Telecommunications | Energy / Renewable Energy | Digital
Plus 25 additional industries

Covers: UK Wide, Europe, Australia, Canada | Contract, Permanent | Salaries from £17k - £100k+

Richmond House, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ

Care First UK Recruitment Solutions

About Care First UK Recruitment Solutions

Care First UK are Permanent Healthcare Recruitment Specialists operating right across the UK. Care First UK are family run, with over 30 years Recruitment experience and over 15 years experience in the Healthcare Sector. We specialise in Recruitment Days, averaging between 3-5 placements in one day, to help solve your recruitment needs.

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Executive / Management | Health Care | Social Care
Covers: Right across the UK | Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k

Sequoia House, 398A Ringwood Road, FERNDOWN, Dorset, BH22 9AU

Bailey Care Services

About Bailey Care Services

Bailey Care Services is an agency run by professionals from the Health and Social Care industry. It was formed in 1984 with 7 offices in total, Bailey Care Services operate from 6 of these offices working throughout the South West and East. BES is part of a larger Group known as Strategic Workforce Solutions that has a network of over 90 branches throughout the UK one of the largest providers of Industrial and driving staff in the UK.

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Health Care | Social Care
Covers: Wiltshire,Worthing,Eastbourne,Poole,Oxford,Newport | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

19-25 Hill Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NR
Plus 5 additional office locations

Forte Agency and Best Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality

First Floor, Yeatmans Old Mill, The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HA

Caspian One Recruitment

Caspian One Recruitment is a specialist provider of workforce solutions within the Financial Technology industry across the UK and internationally. They handle permanent and contract assignments that cover Front Office, KDB+, eTrading and Crypto.

Waverley House, 115-119 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8DY

More Driving

Industries covered: Driving

Unit 2, Broom Trading Estate, Broom Road, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4PA

Platinum Recruitment

Platinum Recruitment specialises in providing staffing solutions for the Hospitality Industry. Founded in 2005, they fill permanent and temporary roles such as Head Chef, Hotel Manager and Waiter. With offices in Bournemouth and Southampton, this agency serves clients both in the UK and internationally.

Suite 4, 1st Floor, Richmond House Yelverton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1DA

Pro Education

Industries covered: Education

57 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UT

Richmond Associates

Industries covered: Headhunting

Pinapple Business Park, Salway Ash, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 5DB

Aviation Requirements

Industries covered: Aviation, Logistics

Suite 2 York House, Coldharbour Business Park, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4JW

Forte Care Staff Agency

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

First Floor, Yeatmans Old Mill, The Quay, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HA

1st for Care

Established in 2007, 1st For Care is a Dorset based Heath, Social, Childcare, House and Education specialist recruitment agency. They are a family run business that offers both permanent and temporary staffing solutions throughout the UK for candidates and employers.

174 Bournemouth Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH14 9HA

WNA Healthcare

WNA Healthcare is a global recruitment agency that provides staffing solutions to the Healthcare sector. They have offices based in Poole, Cardiff and Edinburgh, where they recruit for roles across the Nursing, Doctors and Non-Clinical sectors. They also supply RGNs to prisons and provide a service 24/7.

15 New Fields Business Park, 2 Stinsford Road, Poole, Dorset, BH17 0NF

AGA Recruitment Solutions

AGA Recruitment Solutions specialises in Hospitality & Catering and Healthcare recruitment for nursing and residential homes, day centres, shelters, schools, industrial canteens, restaurants, hotels, and so on. They cover roles at all levels including Chef, Catering Assistant, Support Worker, Care Home Manager, Registered Nurse, and more.

Suite 7, Equity Chambers, 249 High Street North, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1DX

Cre8staff Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Construction, Engineering, Industrial

464 Ashley Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, BH14 0AD

Dovetail Recruitment

Dovetail Recruitment works with companies and candidates in the Accounts & Finance, Engineering & Procurement, HR & General, IT & Technical, and Sales & Marketing sectors. They fulfil permanent and contract roles such as Procurement Manager, Web Developer and Sales Administrator. The agency is based in Bournemouth and covers Dorset, Hampshire and beyond.

Dovetail Recruitment Ltd 112 Broadway Hengistbury Head, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 4EH

Holt Recruitment - Automotive Specialists

Holt Recruitment is a specialist in finding professionals in the Automotive industry. Founded in 2007, the agency helps candidates land temporary, fixed-term contract or permanent roles such as Panel Technician, Vehicle Painter and Bodyshop Administrator. They are based in Bournemouth and approved for membership by the REC.

First Floor, 8-10 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3NA

South West Recruitment

South West Recruitment helps companies find candidates for roles in the Industrial, Commercial, Engineering and Technical sectors. Established in 1998, the agency has facilitated temporary, contract and permanent placement for jobs such as Sales Assistant, Machine Setter and Online Customer Service. They are based in Bournemouth and serve clients across the UK.

1 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8EH

ALLEN & YORK

Headquartered in Dorset, Allen & York offers executive search and recruitment solutions to the Environment, Energy, Sustainability, and Health, Safety & Wellbeing sectors globally. They have placed candidates into jobs such as Bid Manager, Geo-Environmental Engineer, Senior Town Planner, Landscape Architect, Health and Sustainable Consumption Manager, and more. They have worked with international clients such as Siemens and DHL.

Farrs House, Cowgrove, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 4EL

Swann Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service, Industrial, IT

Unit 1a, Sunrise Business Park, Higher Shaftesbury Rd, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8ST

MPLOY

Industries covered: Administration, Agriculture, Driving, Health Care, Industrial, IT

24 Post Office Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1BA

Team Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Engineering, Executive / Management, Industrial, IT, Sales

30 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2PG

Bond Williams

Bond Williams is a recruitment agency which serves both job seekers and companies in the Accounting & Finance, IT, Office, Commercial, HR, Engineering and Science sectors. Established in 2004, they find professionals that can fill in temporary, interim and permanent roles such as Payroll Administrator, Laboratory Technician and Performance Control Analyst. The agency operates from their offices in Bournemouth, Southampton and Oxford.

3rd Floor, Heliting House, 35 Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6HT

Recruiting Together

Recruiting Together helps match job seekers and companies from a wide range of sectors including Accounting, Engineering, Healthcare, Sales and IT among others. They help fill part-time and full-time positions such as SAP Recruiter, Service Delivery Manager and Front End Developer. The agency is based in Bournemouth and serves clients across the UK.

Studio 308, 2 Lansdowne Crescent, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1SA

Octopus Personnel

Octopus Personnel partners with clients from a wide range of sectors – from Administration to Technical. They find candidates for permanent and temporary roles such as Warehouse Runner, Kitchen Assistant and Machine Operator. The agency is based in Dorset and is a member of the REC.

8 Newbury Court, Bournemouth, Dorset, SP8 4QX

Mploy Staff

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Agriculture, Banking, Call Centre / Customer Service, Driving, Engineering, Environmental, Executive / Management, Facilities Management, Financial Services, Health Care, Health & Safety, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Purchasing, Sales, Digital

210 Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3BN

Resource Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Creative / Design, Call Centre / Customer Service, Electronics, Engineering, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR, IT, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Purchasing

4 Axium Centre, Dorchester Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole, Dorset, BH16 6FE

Kemp Recruitment Ltd

Kemp Recruitment finds professionals from every level in the Commercial Vehicle, Plant and Rail industry. They fill full-time and part-time roles such as Electrical Engineer, Bus Driver and Plant Technician.

Third Floor, Pine Court, Gervis Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3DH

Hardy Recruitment

Hardy Recruitment is a privately-owned recruitment company that supplies staff in sectors including Maritime, Aerospace, Sales & Account Management, and Office, PA & Secretarial. The company has 2 directors, Daniel Hardy & Glyn Hardy.

21 Church Road, Poole, Dorset, BH14 8UF

Rubicon People Partnership

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Marketing, Sales, Digital

71-73 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1AF

Team Jobs

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Aviation, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Defence, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Marketing

30 Parkstone Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 2PG

Smart Recruitment Solutions

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Driving, Engineering, Industrial, IT, Legal, Marketing, Multilingual & Language, Sales

57 High West Street, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UT
Plus 1 additional office location

Nurses UK

Industries covered: Health Care

Suite 1, Somerleigh Gate, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1TA
Plus 2 additional office locations

Nurseplus

Nurseplus supplies Nurses and Healthcare professionals nationwide. The business started in 2005 and now has more than 50 branches across the UK. They specialise in providing flexible Nursing and Care staff to cover urgent requirements and long-term leave.

3A Mey House, Bridport Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 3QY
Plus 20 additional office locations

Sheridan Maine

Sheridan Maine is a specialist recruitment agency for Accountancy and Finance. Their headquarters are in London, but they also operate regionally through six additional offices in the UK. Accommodating clients and candidates alike, they are open for permanent, temporary and interim positions for various industries like Banking, Financial Services and Property. They were founded in 2001 and are part of the Pertemps Network Group.

19 Oxford Road Bournemouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8GS
Plus 5 additional office locations

Tinies

Tinies is a specialist recruitment agency in the childcare industry that has operated since 1975. They help clients in the UK and overseas to find job seekers for full-time, part-time, permanent, or temporary roles such as Nanny, Nursery Nurse and Room Leader. With branches all over the UK, the agency complies with the REC code of practice.

Clifton House, 10 Poole Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5PS
Plus 15 additional office locations

Backline Logistic Support Services

Backline Logistic Support Services places candidates for permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK. With over 14 teams across the nation, they specialise in filling vacancies in the Driving and Industrial sectors.

Oakland House, Building 420, Aviation Business Park, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6NX
Plus 6 additional office locations

Match Options

Match Options specialises in the Social and Healthcare industry, providing both temporary and permanent solutions nationwide. Nurses, Doctors, Allied Health Professionals, Support and Support Workers are some of the jobs they will recruit for, for a wide assortment of Healthcare organisations.

302 Wimborne Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH9 2HN
Plus 8 additional office locations

Newcross Healthcare

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care

Unit 4 St Stephens Court St Stephens Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6LA
Plus 47 additional office locations

CMA Recruitment Group

CMA Recruitment Group hires candidates for the Solent and Thames Valley regions with dedicated divisions for Accountancy & Finance, Executive, Practice, HR and Financial Services. They have five locations in South England. Since their operations started in 1980, they have worked with more than 400 companies, ranging from venture businesses to large corporations, and more than 25,000 applicants every year.

Ground Floor, Ocean 80, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8AL
Plus 3 additional office locations

TLP Recruitment

TLP Recruitment is involved with a wide spectrum of sectors including Driving; Industrial; Logistics and Supply Chain; Freight and Shipping; Port Services; Manufacturing; Engineering; and Commercial and Business Development. Created in 1998, the agency serves permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK through their six offices in Ilford, Felixstowe, Droitwich, Maidstone, Southampton and Bournemouth.

Broom Trading Estate, Broom Road, Poole, Dorset, BH12 4PA
Plus 5 additional office locations

Frontline Recruitment

Frontline Recruitment specialises in the supply of temporary and permanent staff across the East Midlands, East Yorkshire and the South-West. Jobs they have previously recruited for include Warehouse staff, Call Center & Sales Support through to HR & Personnel roles.

Unit 25, Basepoint Business Centre, Jubilee Close, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7BS
Plus 4 additional office locations

Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment is a multi-faceted consultancy established in 1992 for various areas including, but not limited to, Aerospace & Defence, Energy, and Life Sciences. With 600 branches worldwide, they have experience in supplying employees for permanent, temporary and contract jobs, in addition to confidential executive search services and international placements. In the UK, they have offices in Newport and nearly 20 other locations.

Bourne House Platinum Business Centre, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EF
Plus 25 additional office locations

City Centre Recruitment

City Centre Recruitment covers a wide range of sectors including Catering and Hospitality, Engineering, Driving, Cleaning, Service Levels, Industrial, Events, Housekeeping and Commercial. They deliver permanent and temporary staffing solutions to clients in Dorset, Hampshire, Somerset and surrounding areas. They have offices in Bournemouth, Charminster, Weymouth, Yeovil, Bridgwater and Southampton.

114 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 1LU
Plus 4 additional office locations

Class People

Class People satisfies schools and other educational settings with Supply Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Tutors, Early Years Practitioners and SEN staff. The agency is a recipient of numerous accolades such as Recruiter Awards - Best Temporary Recruitment Agency 2018 Winner. Founded in 2003 by a former supply teacher, they have 17 employees and 8 locations (Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Avon, Worcestershire, Devon, Dorset and Hampshire)

Platinum Business Centre/Bourne House 23 Hinton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EF
Plus 5 additional office locations

Hays Construction and Property

Hays Construction and Property is a specialist agency that provides workforces for the Construction and Property sectors. They offer permanent, temporary, and contract opportunities for roles such as Senior Planning Officer, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Senior Site Manager, Preconstruction Manager, Project Escort, Painter, and Labourer.

Waverley House, 115, 119 Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH8 8DY
Plus 60 additional office locations

Adecco

Adecco provides support to candidates and employers on a temporary, permanent or contract basis; they recruit for a multitude of roles across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

93 High Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1AN
Plus 68 additional office locations

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