Recruitment Agencies in Canterbury

Canterbury is a city in Kent, south-east England, which is perhaps best known for its significance within the Church of England - being the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury. With a population of 151,200 in the 2011 Census (up 11.7% since 2001), Canterbury is one of the fastest-growing cities in the south-east.

The majority of recruitment agencies in Canterbury are located within the city's picturesque central quarter, and assist local employers and candidates throughout the hiring process. Whether you are looking for temporary employees, a permanent job, or someone to fill a role on a contract basis, this page is an easy way to find a recruitment agency in Canterbury to help you - simply use the search bar below.

Economic Overview and salaries

The median salary in Canterbury was £23,384.40 in 2015 - higher than the UK median of £22,219.60, and slightly larger than the Kent median of £23,004.80. Unemployment in the city was a trend-busting 2% in 2013 - almost half the UK average of 3.8%.

Key industries and employers

Education was the key employer in Canterbury according to the 2011 Census - employing 16.3% (10,669) of workers in the city. This was 6.4% above the overall average for England and Wales that year. Canterbury actually has the highest student to resident ratio in the UK, with the University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University, and the University of the Creative Arts all based locally.

Other key sectors for employment in the area include Human Health and Social Work (2% above England and Wales average for 2011), and Retail (1% above average). Whilst organisations in other sectors do recruit in the Canterbury area, the above sectors in particular are anomalously large.

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We have 18 Recruitment Agencies based in Canterbury and an additional 100+ agencies that recruit in the area. Use the search box above to find your ideal list of agencies.

Moore People - Recruitment

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Personnel / HR
The Old Brewery Business Centre, Stour Streeet, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NR

Seetec

Industries covered: IT
Lombard House, Upper Bridge Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NF

Supplyforce

Industries covered: Agriculture, Catering and Hospitality, Construction
88 Field Avenue, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1TR

Match Healthcare

Industries covered: Health Care
41 Old Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3HH

Adecco Limited

Industries covered: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service
8a High Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2JH

Allchurch Barnes

Industries covered: IT
12 Conyngham Lane, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5JX

Hays Education

Industries covered: Education
81-82 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2QD

Sophie Bell & Associates

Industries covered: Health Care
PO Box 1003, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 9FA

SupplyDesk

Industries covered: Education
Suite 1, First Floor River House, Stour Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2NZ

Hays Accountancy Personnel

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance
81-82 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2QD

Farrar Barnes Limited

Industries covered: Accounting & Finance, Education, Executive / Management, Personnel / HR
The Clock Tower, 27-39 St George's Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2LE

Careerline

Industries covered: Health Care
PO Box 432, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2GW

Defusion Recruitment Limited

Industries covered: Telecommunications
Orchard House, Orchard Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8AP

Simpson Recruitment

Industries covered: Travel
Neville Lodge, Longage Hill, Rhodes Minnis, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 6XT

Hays Office & Admin

Industries covered: Administration, Call Centre / Customer Service
81-82 Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2QD
Union Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB10 1NJ
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HR GO

Industries covered: Administration, Catering and Hospitality, Construction, Driving, Facilities Management, Health Care, Industrial, Security, Social Care
24 Burgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HA
10 Railway St, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4JL Wearfield, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR5 2TA
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Nurseplus

Industries covered: Health Care
West Office, St Andrews House, Pin Hill, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BJ
13a Dover Innovation Centre, Dover, Kent, CT17 0HL Unit 2 Eurogate, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8XW 3 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4PN 15 Prebendal Court, Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP19 8EY Devonshire Business Centre, Office 3, Wade Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8PE Room 10, The Rural Enterprise Centre, Stafford Drive, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 3FE 7 Hamill House, 112-116 Chorley New Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 4DH
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Pro-Force

Industries covered: Agriculture, Driving, Industrial
Hunstead House Nickel Farm, Chartham, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 7PE
2-4 Medway Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1JS 187 London Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 9AE 15 College Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2FE
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