Recruitment Agencies in Southend-on-Sea

The seaside resort of Southend-on-Sea was once a bustling tourist hub, however the job market now relies heavily on the public sector and private service industries. As Central London is just 40 miles away, Southend has attracted a diverse range of employer types and recruitment agencies will aim to find the right staff for local employment opportunities.

Recruitment agencies in the area are predominately located close to both the Southend Central and the Southend Victoria railway stations. This area, just to the east of Westcliffe-on-Sea, is home to a mixture of specialist and multi-sector recruiting firms. The A217 provides excellent access to this hub of employment firms.

Economic overview

Southend-on-Sea has a population of around 178,000 people and an age 16-24 employment rate of 76%. There are around 5,500 businesses in the seaside resort and this is an important part of the Thames Gateway area. The gross weekly income for Southend-on-Sea is £475.20.

Key industries and employers

The Tourism sector is still worth more than £300 million per year to the Southend-on-Sea economy. Around 15% of workers are employed in Tourism fields such as Hospitality or Catering, however many of these will be part-time or temp jobs.

Education, Health and other Public Sector services have the greatest combined workforce in Southend, accounting for around 33% of the labour force. The Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is the single largest public sector employer and is responsible for approximately 1,700 members of staff. Other notable tertiary bodies include the University of Essex and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Finance, Insurance and Business Support services are not far behind the Public Sector and are the second biggest source of employment in the town. The sector is dominated by call centres and back-office accounts for major companies, and positions are frequently advertised through recruitment agencies.

 

 

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We have 20 Recruitment Agencies based in Southend-on-sea and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

Armstrong Knight

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Executive / Management
Finance House, 20-21 Aviation Way, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 6UN

Bryman Recruitment

Industries covered: Administration, Personnel / HR, IT, Property, Sales, Social Care
Oracle House 11 Clarence Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1AN

Dot Net Resourcing

Industries covered: IT
2nd Floor, Tylers House, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2BB

ERP Associates

Industries covered: IT
2ND FLOOR TYLERS HOUSE, TYLERS AVE, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2BB

Golden Health Care Services

Industries covered: Health Care
197 Manners Way, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 6QS

Greater Care lTD

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care
Clarence Chambers 28 Clarence Street, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1BD

Jewels Recruitment

Industries covered: Catering and Hospitality, Call Centre / Customer Service, Executive / Management, IT, Multilingual & Language, Shipping, Travel
141 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2NW

JLD Recruitment Ltd

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Banking, Call Centre / Customer Service, Industrial, Manufacturing / Production, Property, Rec 2 Rec, Sales
827 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2PP

The Recruitment Services Partnership

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Automotive, Banking, Catering and Hospitality, Electronics, Engineering, Financial Services, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Insurance, IT, Legal, Manufacturing / Production, Media, Retail
160 High Street, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1JX

VMR Consultants

Industries covered: Administration, IT
2nd Floor, Tylers House Tylers Avenue, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2BB

BizTek Recruitment

Industries covered: Construction, Consulting, IT
5 Cheldon Barton, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 3TX

One to One Personnel

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Engineering, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Logistics, Sales
4a Southchurch Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2NE

Aston Charles

Industries covered: Financial Services, Insurance
Thamesgate House 33-41 Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 6DF Plus 2 additional office locations

Angel Human Resources

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Executive / Management, Facilities Management, Industrial, Social Care
Suite 11 Thamesgate Business Centre Thamesgate House 33-41 Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 6BU Plus 4 additional office locations

Brook Street

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Administration, Government / Public Sector, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Industrial, Rec 2 Rec
2/4 Broadway, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1TJ Plus 51 additional office locations

Quattro Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Automotive, Banking, Engineering, Food & Drink, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Purchasing, Social Care, FMCG
14-16 London Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1NT Plus 3 additional office locations

Match Options

Industries covered: Health Care, Social Care
41 Victoria Avenue, Thamesgate House-Suite 28, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS2 6BU Plus 12 additional office locations

Reed

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Banking, Catering and Hospitality, Education, Engineering, Health Care, Personnel / HR, Legal, Retail, Sales
3rd Floor, Tyler House, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 2BB Plus 8 additional office locations

Hays Office & Admin

Industries covered: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service
19 Clifftown Road, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1AB Plus 63 additional office locations

Adecco

Industries covered: Administration, Agriculture, Automotive, Aviation / Aerospace, Banking, Catering and Hospitality, Charity, Child Care, Construction, Education, Engineering, Financial Services, Government / Public Sector, Personnel / HR, Industrial, IT, Legal, Logistics, Manufacturing / Production, Marketing, Not-for-profit, Purchasing, Retail, Sales, Telecommunications, Travel, Energy / Renewable Energy
85-89 High Street, Southend-on-sea, Essex, SS1 1HS Plus 67 additional office locations

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