Recruitment Agencies in St. Austell, Cornwall, South West

The large town of St. Austell, based on the south-west coast, is a popular settlement that benefits from Cornwall’s thriving tourism industry. Predictably, this influences much of the recruitment activities in the area, however, there are still a number of varied sectors that an agency will supply local job seekers for.

Local recruitment

St. Austell recruitment is largely focussed on tourism and related industries. This means that seasonality has an impact on the volume and type of jobs available. Tourists are drawn to the area by attractions such as the Eden Project and Wheal Martyn, and this in turn has an impact on the hospitality, food & drink and leisure sectors. Part-time and temporary jobs in St. Austell are therefore likely to be a common demand for recruitment agencies, especially in the peak summer months.

As in most towns, candidates will also find that retail vacancies are frequently advertised. Brands within the White River Place shopping centre will often be looking to hire staff, while independent businesses, such as gift, surf and craft shops, will likewise recruit from time to time. The latter are most commonly found in places such as Charlestown and Carlyon Bay.

Notable employers in the town

Historically, St. Austell was known for its quarrying after establishing itself as Cornwall’s prime destination for china clay. As recently as 2006, the industry employed more than 2,000 workers, but this has since halved. English China Clays, the principle clay company in the area, was bought by Imerys in 1999. The town is also recognised for its production of beer, more precisely, via the St. Austell Brewery. The brewery is more than 165 years old and has a workforce of around 1000 staff in total (including jobs in their pubs and hotels).

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We have 5 Recruitment Agencies based in St. Austell and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

Farringdon James

Specialising in Senior Management and Executive positions throughout the South West
Coverage  South West
19 Duke Street, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5PQ

Cornwall Staff Agency

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Industrial, IT, Social Care
Burton House, Trinity Street, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL25 5LS

Aeronautic Global Resources

Industries covered: Aviation / Aerospace
Victoria Advent House, A204 Station Approach, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8LG

Build Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Facilities Management, Health & Safety, Housebuilding, Property
Office 27, Victoria Commercial Centre, Station Approach, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8LG

Driver Hire

Industries covered: Driving
Office A101, Victoria Advent House, Station Approach, Victoria, Roche, St. Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8LG
Gibson House, Burraton Road, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6FB First Floor Graphic House, Alphinbrook Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, Devon, EX2 8RG 3 King Street, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2NX Rural Enterprise Centre, Stafford Drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 3FE Carlton House, Copeland Street, Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, ST4 1PU 11 Wharf Street, Deptford, London, SE8 3FT Howard House, Howard Road, Leytonstone, London, E11 3PL 58 Breckfield Rd South, Anfield, Liverpool, Merseyside, L6 5DR Riverside House, River Lawn Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1EP 3 Hope Drive, The Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 1DL Unit 12, Lyne Riggs Industrial Estate, Lancaster Road, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9EA Innovation Centre, Innovation Way, Europarc, Grimsby, South Humberside, DN37 9TT Suite 1, 1st Floor, 355 Hedon Road, Hull, North Humberside, HU9 1RA 209 Bomber Harris Green, Heathhall Business Park, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, DG1 3PH 3 Ladykirk Business Park, 9 Skye Road, Prestwick, Ayrshire, KA9 2TA Office No 4, Grangemouth Enterprise Centre, Grangemouth, Stirlingshire, FK3 8XS Unit 2, Deemouth Centre, South Esplanade East, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 9PB
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