Recruitment Agencies in Colchester

With just over 121,000 inhabitants, Colchester's population has soared in recent years and this is expected to rise further in the future. Located in Essex, this picturesque town comprises of areas such as Tiptree, Peldon and West Mersea. Because of its growing population, Colchester is filled with employment opportunities, and recruitment agencies are scattered throughout the town, all providing expert knowledge to help with the process of hiring staff to jobs in a number of sectors.

Recruitment in Colchester

Colchester's recruitment agencies - offering permanent and temporary roles - are well spread through the town and are serviced by Colchester and Colchester Town train stations, as well as the A134. The agencies have vacancies from employers throughout the town and some neighbouring areas of East Anglia. The common theme is one that sees recruitment agencies hiring for multiple sectors including Engineering, Catering & Hospitality and Healthcare.

Economic overview and salaries

For candidates in Colchester, the median salary stands at almost £20,000. However, when only full-time salaries are taken into account, the median salary rises to nearly £25,000. Employment in the town is generally very high. Of 100,500 who are economically active, 98,000 are in work. Not only does this represent over 83.3% of Colchester's overall population, but that figure rises further when just those registered for employment are considered.

Key industries and employers

According to the Office for National Statistics, human health and social work activities accounts for over 13% of Colchester's workforce, which is also higher than the national average. This is unsurprising given the town is home to Colchester University Hospital NHS Foundation. Employers are advertising Healthcare Assistant and Pharmacy vacancies amongst other related jobs.

The Automotive industry is another major employer in Colchester - thanks in part to Ford Retail Group, which has its head office in the town. In addition, the Retail Sector is a popular employer in the town - boosted by Store Assistant roles which are often available at the many stores based in the Culver Square Retail Park. These include Gap, H&M, and Pandora.

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We have 3 Recruitment Agencies based in Colchester and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

1Stop Healthcare

1 Stop Healthcare are an award winning, specialist Nursing and Healthcare recruitment provider with extensive experience in supplying high quality care and support staff across East Anglia. We are an independent agency founded with the vision to raise the standards within the recruitment sector through our customer and candidate experience and quality recruitment solutions.
Coverage  East Anglia
3 - 4 Cadman House, Off Peartree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0NW
20 Epslion HousernWest Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9FJ
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Cottrell Moore Ltd

Our Customers stay with us and continually recommend us, in fact over 80% of them have all recommended us at least once! Why not request to speak to any of them before deciding on Cottrell Moore as your recruitment partner. We recruit for permanent requirements only. We look forward to hearing from you!
Coverage  East Anglia, Home Counties and South East
Colchester, Essex, CO4 5JL
Unit 3, 47 Knightsdale Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 4JJ Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0AA Bury ST Edmunds, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2AA Stansted, Essex, CM24 1RW Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB10 1HH Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7SX Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 4EH Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 0BU Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7QA
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247 Professional Health

247 Professional Health specialises in the recruitment for nurses, healthcare assistants, adult and child support workers in both temporary and permanent placements within Residential Homes, Care Homes, Rest Homes, Nursing Homes, EMI Care Homes, Hospitals, SEN Schools, Children's Residential Services.
Coverage  UK wide
Unit 34 Colchester Business Centre, 1 George Williams Way, Colchester, Essex, CO1 2JS
The Base, Dartford Business Park, Victoria Road, Dartford, Kent, DA1 5FS Room 212, Island Business Centre, 18-36 Wellington Street, Woolwich, London, SE18 6PF 491 Holloway Road, Islington, London, N19 4DD First Floor, 21 Bancroft Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JW Access Self Storage, 1 Nestle Ave, Uxbridge, Hayes, UB3 4UZ Citibase Nottingham, 32a Stoney Street, The Lace Market, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1LL 80 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Birmingham, B61 7AG The Old Foundry, Suite 5a, Bath Street, Walsall, West Midlands, WS1 3BZ 104A Darlington Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4EX The Tannery, 91, Kirkstall Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS3 1HS 120 Bark Street, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 2AX Victoria House, 20 Hoghton Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0NX 187 Whitegate Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY3 9EW 89 Giles Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6BZ Airdrie Business Centre, 1 Chapel Lane, Airdrie, Lanarkshire, ML6 6GX Unit 6 Enterprise House, Springkerse Business Park, Stirling, Scotland, FK7 7UF
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