Recruitment Agencies in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Including: IT (35 agencies), Accounting & Finance (33), Engineering (25), Construction (18), Administration (18), Catering and Hospitality (12), Health Care (11), Call Centre / Customer Service (9), Creative / Design (6), Government / Public Sector (5), Education (5), Media (3), Food & Drink (3)

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FINTEC Recruit Limited

About FINTEC Recruit Limited

FINTEC Recruit specialise in the recruitment of top talent for vacancies in the Engineering, Technical, Finance, Fintech, Energy, and Life Sciences sectors. Since our establishment in 2011, we have strengthened our expertise in utilising traditional, social media, and headhunting techniques to source the best candidates for your jobs. Please get in touch with us for more details.

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Accounting & Finance | Agriculture | Construction | Consulting | Defence | Electronics | Engineering | Environmental | Executive / Management | Financial Services
Health & Safety | Industrial | IT | Manufacturing / Production | Marketing | Project Management | Purchasing | Science | Security | Telecommunications | Energy / Renewable Energy | FMCG | Digital
Plus 13 additional industries

Covers: UK wide | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

Biggar Road, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH10 7BH

Construction & Property Recruitment

About Construction & Property Recruitment

We operate in a wide range of sectors such as Architecture, Building, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Surveying, Project Management, Labour & Trades. As a leading specialist recruitment agency, C&P Recruitment deal with major Contractors, Consultancies and Local Authority Sectors. We understand how time consuming and costly it can be to recruit the right staff.

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Construction | Consulting | Creative / Design | Engineering | Executive / Management | Facilities Management | Health & Safety | Housebuilding | Project Management | Property
Purchasing | Energy / Renewable Energy
Plus 2 additional industries

Covers: Throughout Scotland and the North East of England | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+

4 Eyre Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 5EP
Plus 1 additional office location

Advance Global Recruitment

Advance Global Recruitment provides Energy staffing solutions internationally. They assist in fulfilling permanent and short term requirements, be it a single worker or a whole team. Their business started in 2011 and aside from their head office in Edinburgh, they have 2 more locations in the UK and overseas. They are accredited by the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency and certified by ISO for quality, environmental compliance and safety.

Beaverbank Business Park, Unit 16, Logie Mill, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH7 4HG

Chefs on the Run

Chefs on the Run, located in Edinburgh, recruits permanent and temporary Catering & Hospitality personnel. They collaborate with hotels, restaurants, events firms and even nursing homes in supplying staff for long term placements or as relief to cover employees on leave. They work with candidates of all levels, from junior staff to senior management. Their team has more than 28 years of hands-on experience in the industry.

93 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES

What are the most popular industry searches for Edinburgh recruitment agencies?

Nearly 10% of all searches for Edinburgh recruitment agencies on Agency Central are in the Administration industry. Construction is the next more popular industry with 7% of searches, followed by Catering and IT, which both account for 5% respectively.

Dixon Walter

Dixon Walter provides Executive recruitment solutions in the UK through teams located in Edinburgh, London and Newcastle. They particularly focus on Higher Education, Housing & Regeneration, Board Practice and Fundraising & Development. They also perform interim, contingent and international search. They started in 2015 and have serviced Beyond Housing, University of the West of Scotland, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, and more.

50 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7HF

Evolve IT Recruitment

Evolve IT Recruitment is a consultancy for the Technology and Digital sectors. With their main office in Edinburgh, they have a national reach and support ventures in their search for a permanent and contract workforce. They cover areas including, but not limited to, Information Security, Infrastructure and Software Engineering. They were established in 2012 by a recruiter with over 17 years of experience working in the UK and New Zealand.

20 Forth Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3LH

FWB Park Brown

FWB Park Brown, founded in 1993, focuses on Executive and Non-Executive Director recruitment globally. Their database consists of applicants from more than 30 countries and they have previously assisted Gatwick Airport, Inframark Water & Infrastructure Services in the US and Flowserve in Spain. They also deliver services to the government and NGOs. Besides their headquarters in Edinburgh, they have two more locations in the UK and the US.

19 Alva Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4PH

Gilliat Moray

Gilliat Moray finds candidates for Executive positions in various verticals like FMCG, Financial Services and Retail, among many others. Situated in Edinburgh, they accommodate both public and private organisations. Some of their previous clients are Telefonica, Ernst & Young and a number of FTSE companies. They were launched in 2011 and are a member of the Executive Research Association and Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

3 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7HW

Head Medical

Head Medical is an international Medical recruitment company, based in Edinburgh, that offers permanent and fixed-term jobs for practitioners of all levels. Since their foundation in 2008, they have placed over 1,500 doctors and partnered with over 20 institutions, like China's Guangzhou R&F Hospital and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia National Guard Health Affairs.

20 Alva Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4PY

What are the biggest industries for employment?

The Public Sector is the largest area of employment in Edinburgh, with Health, Education and Public Admin being responsible for more than 120,000 local jobs. Other notable industries for work include Finance, Retail and Tourism.

Jane Paul Recruitment

Jane Paul Recruitment assists prospective employees and employers for permanent and temporary Professional Services roles. Their services include search and selection for mid to senior-level assignments, and targeted executive recruitment for all disciplines except IT. With the main location in Edinburgh, they mainly cater to enterprises based in Scotland. They were established in 2007, leveraging the owner's 20+ years of related experience.

9-10 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2AF

JMP Selection

JMP Selection is an Edinburgh-based specialist recruitment agency for the Accountancy and Financial sectors. They aid in requirements for senior roles like CFOs, mid-level positions like Accountants, and short term interim placements in businesses, venture-backed companies and FMCG organisations across Scotland. Their client portfolio includes the Royal Bank of Scotland, Baxters Food Group and Sigma Capital Group PLC. They were founded in 2009.

5th Floor, 125 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4AD

Livingston James

Livingston James does Executive Search recruitment for private enterprises and non-profit organisations in Scotland and the UK. Catering to all disciplines, they recruit for permanent assignments and interim appointments. Established in 2010, they have worked with a number of firms including Ernst & Young, and Skills Development Scotland. They have offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

1st Floor, 69a George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2JG

Premier Connections Staff Recruitment

Premier Connections Staff Recruitment is a specialist Catering and Hospitality recruiting firm. They open opportunities for permanent and temporary Chefs, General Managers, Front of House staff and more for establishments like hotels, luxury yachts and private households. Since their business began in 1985, they have expanded to also support clients overseas. They are a member of the Federation of Small Businesses.

40 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 5JZ

Spring Technology

Spring Technology, part of the international workforce provider Adecco Group, is a recruitment consultancy for IT and Engineering. Through their 10 locations in the UK and more than 30 years of experience in the industry, they are able to aid thousands of applicants each year find permanent, fixed-term and contract employment in public and private institutions.

50 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1NG

Which recruitment agencies are most in-demand with employers?

Construction and Engineering recruitment agencies account for more than a third of employer searches in Edinburgh. This means that skilled tradespeople and labourers are in high demand.

Stealth IT Recruitment

Stealth IT Recruitment delivers full time, permanent and contract IT professionals for multiple industries like Financial Services, Government, and Media and Broadcasting. They focus on specific fields, including Software and Mobile App Development, Agile Product Management and UX/UI Design. Based in Edinburgh and London, their network extends all over the UK and Europe. They were launched in 2006.

CBC House, 24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 8EG

Subsurface Global

Subsurface Global hires permanent and contract crew in the Oil & Gas' Upstream E&P sector, particularly in Geoscience, Petroleum Engineering and Drilling & Wells. With teams in Edinburgh and Abu Dhabi, they offer opportunities worldwide from the UK to Asia. They have served multinational chains like CNOOC Ltd. and Mubadala Petroleum. They were founded in 2008 and are a part of WeConnect Energy Network, a global energy consultancy group.

2 Lister Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 9GL

Time Recruitment Services

Time Recruitment Services specialises in sourcing Office personnel for a variety of sectors which include finance, legal and marketing. They offer solutions from job advertising up to interviewing candidates, and more, for placements across the UK. They also provide a guarantee system to employers when a permanent hire does not perform as expected. They were founded in 2000 and their head office can be found in Edinburgh.

1 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2AS

Wilkinson and Associates

Wilkinson and Associates, established in 2003, specialise in the international recruitment of Accountancy, Finance Analytics, Corporate Finance, Audit, Tax, Risk and Change Management personnel. Based in Edinburgh they recruit from newly qualified level through to board & senior appointments.

50 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7HF

Fletcher Jones Executive Search

Fletcher Jones Executive Search is a recruitment consultancy that specialises in placing Financial Services, Professional Practice, and Not-for-Profit talent throughout the UK. The company also offers other services like executive search, board evaluation, and psychometric testing. The agency was opened in 1984 and is based in London.

12 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2DP

Where are other recruitment hotspots in the Central Belt?

The capital city is one of the principal locations for finding recruitment solutions in Central Scotland, but employment services can also be found further afield in Glasgow, Falkirk and Livingston.

Talent Focus

Founded in 2009, Talent Focus is an executive search & selection and talent focusing consulting company that has offices in Edinburgh, London, and the US. Some roles they offer recruitment services for include Campus Recruitment Manager, Talent Acquisition Manager, Reward Manager, Senior Pre-Sales Consultant, Marketing Automation Consultant, In-house Senior Recruiter, and Finance Sales Specialist.

24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 8EG

Adam Appointments

Adam Appointments specialises in Corporate Governance recruitment for permanent and fixed-term assignments. Through their main office in Edinburgh, their network extends all over the UK for positions in Governance & Risk Management and Regulatory Compliance, among many others. They were launched in 2003 with a team that has a collective recruitment experience of 30 years.

Abbey House, 83 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2ER

JohnstonGreer

JohnstonGreer, established in 2006, is a niche recruitment agency for the Actuarial, Insurance, Legal, Mortgage, Pension and Wealth fields. For businesses, they offer specific solutions for retained search, contingency hiring and comprehensive senior recruitment. For potential staff, they put forward permanent, temporary and contract positions anywhere in the UK and even remote if possible. They have offices in Edinburgh and London.

Forth House, 28 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2BW

Keillar Resourcing

Keillar Resourcing hires Investment and Wealth Management staff within the UK and globally. With teams located in Edinburgh and London, they partner with candidates and ventures alike for recruitment needs in Financial Advice, Client Servicing, and Investment Consulting.

15/16 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1JE

Management Staff Consultants

Management Staff Consultants, based in Edinburgh, recruits Accountancy personnel, particularly for General Accountancy, Audit and Tax. Utilising the team's recruitment experience of more than 60 years, they assist businesses located in both the UK and abroad. While they primarily cover management and senior professional roles, they also have services for retained search and selection for executive positions.

14-18 Hill Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3JZ

Does the Tourism sector create job opportunities?

Attracting more than 3.5 million visitors each year, Edinburgh is one of the UK’s largest tourist destinations. As such, the city typically advertises a wide range of vacancies for roles in Hospitality and Leisure. This also means there are plenty of opportunities for seasonal and part-time work.

Net Talent

Net Talent is an IT, Digital and Data recruitment service provider for talents and clients in the UK and overseas like France, Australia and the US. Based in Edinburgh, they accommodate jobseekers of all levels for permanent and contract roles. Their customers range from start-ups to FTSE 100 companies in multiple industries like Retail and Manufacturing. They were founded in 2010 and their team has a combined experience of more than 70 years.

6th Floor, 101 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES

Venesky-Brown

Venesky-Brown is a multi-sector recruitment company for Admin Services, Construction, IT and more. They supply permanent, contract, fixed term and interim workforce for public and private firms nationwide. Some of their serviced projects are the improvement of the M8, M73, M74 Motorways and the expansion of the Nottingham Trams. They were founded in 2005 and have teams in Edinburgh and Milton Keynes. They have more than 20 accreditations.

4A Rutland Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2AS

Choice consultants

Choice Consultants, established in 1999, focuses on Media Sales recruitment for local and global Media agencies like radio stations, magazine publishers and television broadcasters. They accept aspirants of all levels for opportunities as, but not limited to, Sales Executives, Account Managers and Sales Managers. They have partnered with a number of popular brands like STV, The Herald and Capital FM. Their headquarters can be found in Edinburgh.

8 Cammo Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 8ED

Think Global Recruitment

Think Global Recruitment sources Accountancy and Finance professionals for international appointments. Since 2000, they have placed over 2,000 applicants into 62 different countries and almost 200 organisations. Some of these are PwC, Deloitte and KPMG. They won at the Corporate LiveWire Awards and Recruitment & Employment Confederation's 2016 Institute of Recruitment Professionals Awards. Their UK office is in Edinburgh.

8a Belgrave Crescent, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 3AQ

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership

Gilchrist Recruitment Partnership seeks Marketing, Digital, Creative and Communications talents for Scottish firms. They help satisfy demands in the market for direct-hire, contract, temp-to-perm and freelance roles such as Lead Account Directors, Digital Marketing Executives, Brand Campaign Managers and Project Coordinators. Their operations started in 2011 and their staff has more than 20 years of experience.

24 Canning Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 8EG

Where can you find an Edinburgh recruitment agency in the city?

If you’re a business or potential candidate, you’re most likely to find a local recruitment service in New Town - particularly in the Queen Street, George Street and Princes Street area. Outside the city centre, a small concentration of multi-sector and specialist consultancies can also be found in Haymarket.

Greycoat Lumleys

Greycoat Lumleys provides Private Domestic staff globally. They have divisions for recruiting individuals in Private Estates, Childcare & Education, Catering & Hospitality, Corporate, and Skis & Yachts. They are also licensed to place permanent workers in Switzerland. They were founded in 1996 and have offices in Edinburgh, London, the North of England and Switzerland. They are a part of Empresaria Group which has locations in 19 countries.

1 Hill Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3JP

Milburn Lewis

Milburn Lewis is an international Executive Search recruitment consultancy for Professional and Financial Services. They have previously served Abercrombie & Fitch and multiple big 4 firms outside the UK. Their expertise is in delivering hiring solutions for Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory, Technology, Tax and Audit. They were launched in 2011 and have been recently awarded the Investors in People Standard.

Milburn Lewis Ltd, 13 Hill Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3JP

Seasoned Hands Recruitment

Seasoned Hands Recruitment supplies Care workers on a fixed-term, consistent or short-notice basis. They offer exclusive packages for Home Care, Live-In Care, Emergency Care, End of Life Care, and Complex Care. They have teams in Edinburgh and Livingston.

8/2 Prestonfield Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH16 5EE

AWS Recruitment

AWS Recruitment matches applicants with opportunities in Charities and Non Profit Organisations nationwide through their teams in Edinburgh and London. Aside from general operation roles, they also conduct Executive Search. Since they began in 2012, they have worked with numerous groups like Amnesty International, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund and Cancer Support Scotland. Please note that they do not offer part-time and short term jobs.

21 Young Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4HU

DAWN MACKENZIE CAREERS

Dawn Mackenzie Careers connects candidates of all levels with companies from various industries. With a head office in St. Andrew Square, they mainly cover Edinburgh and the Central Belt of Scotland. They were established in 2006 by a recruiter with more than 30 years of related experience and involvement in two international recruitment agencies. Besides recruitment, they also deliver consultancy services for career changes.

Regus House, 9-10 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2AF

Neilson Recruitment

Neilson Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency for Sales, focusing on the Construction, Engineering, Electrical and HVAC industries. Additionally, they also have vacancies for non-sales jobs in IT and Manufacturing & Production. Situated in Edinburgh, they cater to organisations in the UK and overseas. They have over 10 years of relevant experience. Some of their clients are PPG and Naylor Industries Plc.

4 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 9DQ

Core-Asset Consulting

Core-Asset Consulting, founded in 2005, is an independent recruitment firm for Finance & Professional Services businesses across Scotland. Their database consists of talent from all over the world, from Europe to Asia to the US. They accommodate requirements for permanent, temporary, contract, interim and executive placements in fields like Investment Management and Fintech. They are ISO 27001 Certified for Information Security Management.

37 Melville St, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7JF

Jarvis King

Jarvis King supplies professionals both in the UK and abroad for Construction, Engineering, Scientific and Technical areas. Since their foundation in 2002, they have served projects such as Crossrail for their Engineering needs and Wembley Stadium for supplying Construction workers. They also recruit for senior roles and a high-quantity contingent workforce. They were founded in 2002 and have 7 locations in the UK.

83 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2ER

Denholm Recruitment

Denholm Recruitment, located in Edinburgh, finds candidates for roles in multiple sectors like Creative, Technology, Finance, Sales and HR across the UK. They opened in 2002 and were shortlisted in the 2021 s1jobs Recruitment Awards.

8/4 Maritime House, The Shore, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 6QN

Radial Recruitment

Radial Recruitment connects prospective employees and employers in Scotland for appointments in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Communications and Design. They were established in 2017 by a recruiter with almost 10 years of relevant experience. For applicants, they offer services like mock interviews, while for companies, they aid in the preparation of job descriptions, support in interviews and more. Their office can be found in Edinburgh.

3 Melville Crescent, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7HW

Peace Recruitment

Peace Recruitment recruits permanent and temporary Construction, Property and Engineering staff. Specific fields they cater to include Architecture, Energy & Utilities and Quantity Surveying. They have vacancies for all levels of expertise, from Site Labourers to Technical Personnel to Executives. Their operations began in 2009 and they have partnered with CBRE and Square and Crescent Ltd, among others.

2, WASHINGTON COURT 6 WASHINGTON LN, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH11 2HA

Change Recruitment Group

Change Recruitment Group specialises in Professional Services recruitment for focus areas like Accountancy and Finance, IT and Risk and Compliance. Their network extends over 77 countries, including the UK where they have teams in Edinburgh and Glasgow. They have opportunities for permanent, contract and temporary employment. They have been in the industry since 1970 and have collaborated with prominent organisations like HSBC, PWC and KPMG.

2 Manor Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7DD

AJ Connect

AJ Connect is a specialist recruitment agency that delivers talented candidates to the Accounting & Finance, IT, and Sales & Digital Marketing industry sectors. Some roles that the agency recruits for include Administration Assistant, Site Reliability Engineer, Python Software Engineer, Finance Systems Manager, Customer Support Engineer, and Marketing Coordinator. The agency was founded in 2020 and is based in Scotland.

16 Rutland Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2BB

Denholm Associates

Founded in 2002, Denholm Associates is a recruitment business that specialises in providing Sales and Marketing recruitment to multiple sectors in Scotland and across the UK including Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance and Data & Technology. They recruit for a variety of job roles like Brand Manager, Head of PR, Content Strategist, Marketing Manager, and Social Media Executive. The agency is located in Edinburgh.

8/4 Maritime House, The Shore, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 6QN

Cathcart Energy

Cathcart Energy deals with developers, manufacturers, consultancies and construction companies within the Renewable Energy sector. They match clients and candidates across the UK and Europe through their offices in Edinburgh; Germany; Sweden; France; Denmark and The Netherlands. The agency recruits for roles at all levels and across all disciplines of the Energy industry. Cathcart Energy is part of the Cathcart Associates Group.

40 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2LE

ESS Recruit

ESS Recruit, established in 2010, handles recruitment in the Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology industries, covering Design, Sales & Marketing, Medical and more. With sites in Edinburgh and Dalgety Bay, they mainly aid startups and small to medium-sized enterprises seeking talent for permanent, temporary and contract positions. They are members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and are an accredited Living Wage employer.

63A CUMBERLAND STREET, EDINBURGH, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 6RE

EH20 Edinburgh Group Ltd

EH20 Edinburgh Group Ltd delivers Engineering, Construction and Telecom recruitment solutions, from technical labour to executive positions. They have been handling Telecoms, Electronic Engineering, Building & Construction and Clean Energy since 2016. In addition to satisfying permanent, temporary and contract requirements, they also perform campaigns and project recruitment. They have a global reach with offices in Edinburgh and Leamington Spa.

83 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2ER

Identify HR

Identify HR is focused on providing permanent, temporary, and contract staffing solutions to the HR, Technology, Information, and Communications Technology (ICT) & Digital industries throughout the UK, and beyond. Some vacancies they fill include HR Advisor, Marketing Executive, Software Architect, Media Specialist, Application Security Specialist, and many more.

7-9 North Saint David Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1AW

Aqua-Tech Recruitment

Aqua-Tech Recruitment hires for Technical Engineering, Construction, Civils, Mechanical & Electrical, Energy, Utilities, Industrial, Commercial and related industries. Serving the whole of the UK with the help of their office in Edinburgh, they help satisfy permanent, temporary and contract job openings like Groundworker, Electrician, Mechanical Fitter, Senior Process Engineer and Sales Ledger Administrator. They opened their doors in 2017.

Roomhills Steading, Unit 1, Frogston Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH17 8RT

The Harmony Employment Agency

The Harmony Employment Agency supplies Care and Support workers across Central Scotland. With more than 600 trained staff, they can fulfil emergency, short term and permanent recruitment needs in Learning Difficulties and Physical Disabilities Assistance, Night Support and more. Since they started in 2006, they have served institutions from local charities to national agencies. They are registered with Disclosure Scotland.

199-201 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH6 5LQ

Cathcart Associates

Cathcart Associates, located in Edinburgh, delivers IT recruitment solutions throughout the UK and Thailand for permanent and contract jobs. Since they launched in 2009, they have forged partnerships with public and private institutions like the UK government's Crown Commercial Service, Manchester Digital and ScotlandIS. They were shortlisted in the Recruitment & Employment Confederation's 2015 Institute of Recruitment Professionals Awards.

Ardmore House, 40 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2LE
Plus 1 additional office location

Robinson Medical Recruitment

Robinson Medical Recruitment provides Healthcare personnel throughout Scotland. From Nurses to Healthcare Assistants to Support Workers, they have become the preferred supplier of permanent and temporary staff to multiple NHS trusts, private hospitals, care homes, residences and even prisons. Founded in 2003, they operate in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London. They regularly offer in-person training as well as virtual classes to their candidates.

7 Walker Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7JY
Plus 1 additional office location

Henderson Scott

Henderson Scott employs permanent, contract, interim and senior-level Technical & IT Sales professionals internationally for areas like Enterprise Cloud, IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity. Since they began in 1999, they have won various awards, and for six consecutive years, they have been on the Recruiter Hot 100 List. They have offices in Thames Valley, Edinburgh and more. Some of their previous clients are Vodafone and NTT Communications.

93 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES
Plus 1 additional office location

Hydrogen Group

Hydrogen Group is an international multi-sector recruitment company for Accounting & Finance, Marketing & Business Development and Procurement, to name a few. They have 11 offices all over the globe, including a team in Edinburgh. They were established in 1997 and have since nearly 2,000 individuals in permanent and contract employment to enterprises in over 67 countries. Their client portfolio includes NBA, Warner Bros. and Formula One.

1 Lochrin Square, 92 - 98 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 9QA
Plus 1 additional office location

Hunter Savage

Hunter Savage delivers recruitment services for the Accountancy & Finance, Engineering, Operations & Supply Chain, Human Resources, IT and Legal & Compliance sectors. They have a combined experience of more than 100 years. They were launched in 2010 and have offices in Edinburgh and Ireland. Some of their clients are PWC, Ernst & Young and Carson McDowell.

5 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3QB
Plus 1 additional office location

FPSG Recruitment

FPSG Recruitment places individuals specialising in IT, Scientific and Legal and Professional into permanent, contract and temporary roles. They also have experience in Executive Search, as well as managing recruitment campaigns. They partner with public and private institutions across the UK, including the Cabinet Office's Crown Commercial Service who has listed them as an awarded supplier. Their teams are located in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

1st Floor, 6 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4AW
Plus 1 additional office location

Amplifi Talent

Established in 2020, Amplifi Talent is a specialist recruitment firm for the Accountancy, Finance, and Business Intelligence industries. Some areas they focus on are Interim Specialists, Corporate & Personal Tax, Governance, Risk & Regulation, Strategy, Planning & Business Performance, Digital Transformation, and more. The agency has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Belfast, and they offer their services across Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Kingsford Business Club 26 Dublin Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 6NN
Plus 1 additional office location

The Fortune Group

The Fortune Group matches job seekers with employment opportunities in Infrastructure, Cloud, Information & Cyber Security, IT, Digital & Business Transformation and Change. Leveraging their team's combined experience of over 50 years, they complete permanent, contract and executive placements like IT Security Officer, Infrastructure Architect and Head of DevOps. They started in 2016 and operate from sites in Salford, Manchester and Edinburgh.

9-10 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2AF
Plus 1 additional office location

Stafffinders

Stafffinders is Scotland's longest family-run recruitment agency handling permanent, temporary and contract staff to 34 key industry divisions. For 50 years we have successfully partnered a broad selection of high-calibre candidates with prestigious companies across a magnitude of sectors. Our network of Scottish offices in Paisley and Edinburgh allow our specialised recruitment team to build genuine relationships all over Scotland.

139 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4JY
Plus 1 additional office location

Head Resourcing

Head Resourcing, established in 2001, is a recruitment agency for IT, Digital and Business Change. Besides fulfilling permanent and contract placements, they also have a dedicated division for Executive Search. With offices in Edinburgh and 2 other locations in the UK, they work with organisations nationwide like Cortex Worldwide, and Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banking Group. In 2018, they received an Investors in People Platinum accreditation.

2 Manor Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7DD
Plus 2 additional office locations

Michael Page Banking & Financial Services

Michael Page Banking & Financial Services is the dedicated division of Michael Page UK for Banking and Financial Services recruitment. They offer permanent, temporary and interim opportunities for Treasury, Internal Audit and more. They work with local and overseas financial institutions and they also have global talent contacts.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 2 additional office locations

Morgan Philips Group

Morgan Philips Group is an international company for Professional Services recruitment and Executive Search with over 30 locations worldwide, including 6 teams in the UK. Extending opportunities for permanent, temporary and interim placements, some of the industries they hire for are Tech and Life Sciences. They have previously worked with global brands like Toyota (Japanese), Allianz (German) and Roche (Swiss).

1 Lochrin Square, 92 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 9QA
Plus 2 additional office locations

Conrad Consulting

Conrad Consulting specialises in Technical recruitment for a total of 8 verticals including Architecture, Civil & Structural, Environmental and Traffic & Transportation. Besides hiring for permanent, temporary and contract appointments, they also deliver Executive Search services. They were established in 2001 and have 6 offices nationwide. They are a corporate member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

15/16 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1JE
Plus 2 additional office locations

Detail2Recruitment

As an established recruitment specialist, we're the chosen recruitment partner for many of the UK's leading retail, hospitality, contract catering and facilities management companies. Detail2Recruitment can help you make the right choice when it comes to furthering your career. We are passionate about delivering fantastic service, giving quality job advice and support. We are committed to matching the right candidates with the right vacancies..

Hudson House, 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3QB
Plus 2 additional office locations

Hyper Recruitment Solutions

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS) exclusively operates within the Life Science sector. Founded by Ricky Martin in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, HRS covers recruitment solutions in the Science, Engineering, Technical and Commercial sectors, working with a range of establishments such as pharmaceutical companies and FMCG business. With offices in Essex, Scotland and Manchester, they assist candidates and employers globally.

1 Lochrin Square, 92-98 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 9QA
Plus 2 additional office locations

Eden Scott

Eden Scott is a multi-faceted recruitment company located in Edinburgh and 2 other offices in Scotland. They cover a total of 20 sectors which include Accounting & Finance, Hospitality & Tourism and Property & Construction. They have services for permanent, contract, temporary and executive search for positions in the UK and overseas. They also have an exclusive team for managing recruitment for start-ups and SMEs. They were launched in 2003.

26 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1AF
Plus 2 additional office locations

Hunter Adams

Hunter Adams recruits HR personnel throughout the UK for more than 20 industries, including Financial Services, Technology and Energy. Supporting the public, private and third sectors, their client portfolio has grown to over 650 organisations. They provide permanent, fixed-term, interim, full time and part-time staff through their offices in Edinburgh and London. They were founded in 2011.

19/1 Manor Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7DX
Plus 3 additional office locations

Michael Page Finance

Michael Page Finance is the dedicated division of Michael Page UK for Accounting and Finance recruitment. They offer permanent, temporary and interim opportunities in FTSE 100 corporations, big 4 firms, public agencies and more in fields like tax and treasury. Their past clients include the Department of Transport and SABMiller. Established in 1976, they have teams in over 25 UK locations, such as Edinburgh and London, and over 20 countries.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 18 additional office locations

Michael Page Human Resources

Michael Page Human Resources is the dedicated division of Michael Page UK for Human Resources recruitment. They offer permanent, temporary and interim opportunities for all levels, from Junior to Manager to Global Director roles in fields like Recruitment, Reward and Talent. Established in 1976, they have teams in over 25 UK locations, such as Edinburgh and London, and over 20 countries.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 10 additional office locations

Michael Page Sales

Michael Page Sales is the dedicated division of Michael Page UK for Sales recruitment. They offer permanent, temporary and interim opportunities for a variety of roles from Sales Representatives to Consultants to Country Managers and more. They also have solutions for candidate interview testing and salary benchmarking.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 8 additional office locations

Off to Work

Off to Work supplies permanent and casual Hospitality staff to establishments and events throughout the UK. They accept applicants for Front of House jobs like Waiters and Baristas, Chefs, Kitchen Porters and Security personnel. They operate in 5 offices in the UK, including Edinburgh and London.

112 George Street (lower Ground Level), Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4LH
Plus 4 additional office locations

QED Legal Recruitment

QED Legal Recruitment provides recruitment solutions for Legal focus areas like conveyancing for leasehold and property-related concerns, IP, litigation and more. Aside from regular search and selection services for permanent, contract, temporary, full-time and part-time assignments, they can also set up offline recruitment campaigns if needed. Their operations started in 2012 and they have teams in seven locations.

83 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2ER
Plus 4 additional office locations

HR Recruitment

HR Recruit works exclusively in the Human Resources industry. From their offices in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Bristol, Leeds, Cambridge and Newcastle, they provide full-time, part-time and interim professional roles at all levels to both clients and candidates nationwide. Examples of positions they recruit for include HR Manager, Learning and Development Director, Payroll Manager, and Recruitment Assistant.

14 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3QB
Plus 12 additional office locations

JMC Legal Recruitment

JMC Legal Recruitment, with an office in Manchester and five other sites in the UK, delivers Legal recruitment services nationally and internationally. Satisfying full time, part time and contract needs, they perform retained searches for senior titles, contingency recruitment, and marketing campaigns for clients. They are a member of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies.

Hudson House 8 Albany Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3QB
Plus 3 additional office locations

Driver Hire Nationwide

Driver Hire Nationwide matches candidates with Specialist Logistics businesses, focusing on Driver and other Transport Operations roles. With teams in more than 100 locations in the UK, they have assisted over 4,000 applicants in permanent and temporary jobs. They began in 1983 and have since gathered awards and certifications like Franchisor of the Year during the 2019 bfa HSBC Franchise Awards, and ISO 9001.

9a South Gyle Crescent South Gyle Industrial Estate Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH12 9EB
Plus 93 additional office locations

Harvey Nash

Harvey Nash provides Technology recruitment services globally through teams in 13 countries, including a main office in London and another in Edinburgh, Manchester and more. They also offer IT outsourcing courtesy of their exclusive division NashTech. Since they began in 1988, they have worked for companies of all sizes, including Maersk, Samworth Brothers and Telegraph Media Group, for fulfilling permanent, contract and interim vacancies.

2-4 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3EG
Plus 8 additional office locations

Lorien

Lorien was established in 1977 and specialises in Digital, Transformation and Technology recruitment, both in the UK and abroad. They accommodate needs for permanent, contract and executive positions in disciplines like Cybersecurity and Software Engineering. They also cater to placements requiring project-based timelines and niche skills. They have a global reach through 13 offices in the UK, US and Europe.

Randolph House, 4 Charlotte Lane, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 4QZ
Plus 3 additional office locations

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing is the division of Michael Page UK for Engineering and Manufacturing recruitment. They work with Industrial and FMCG companies nationwide for Safety, Operations and more. Their past clients include Johnson & Johnson and Wellpak (UK) Ltd.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 11 additional office locations

Michael Page Executive Search

Michael Page Executive is the division of Michael Page for Executive recruitment. They offer permanent and interim opportunities from board-level roles to CEOs and CFOs in organisations internationally in various sectors like Financial Services and Technology.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 10 additional office locations

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain

Michael Page Procurement & Supply Chain offers permanent and interim opportunities such as Procurement Directors, Senior Buyers and more, in both local enterprises and multinational corporations. Their past clients include Cranswick and Vitacress.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 12 additional office locations

Odgers Berndtson

Odgers Berndtson delivers Executive Search solutions all over the globe through teams in 35 countries. They serve multiple sectors and vacancies typically include chief positions like CEOs and CFOs, Legal Secretaries and Corporate Communication professionals. They are a member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants. They have 8 UK branches.

95A George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES
Plus 7 additional office locations

Randstad Care

Randstad Care assists the recruiting needs of individuals and institutions in the Healthcare and Social Care fields. With 4,752 offices in 39 countries, including China, Australia and US, they have a global reach to fill placements like Residential Workers, Registered Nurses and Social Workers on permanent, temporary, temp to perm, contract and work from home basis. Their operations began in 1960 and their local primary office is in Bedfordshire.

1st Floor 101 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES
Plus 7 additional office locations

Michael Page Public Sector & Not for profit

Michael Page Public Sector & Not for Profit is a part of Michael Page Group, a network of recruitment agencies nationwide. With teams based in over 20 locations, they provide permanent and temporary candidates to a broad range of clients. Founded in 1992, the agency is an accredited supplier to the Civil Service and other member organisations.

2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 18 additional office locations

Newcross Healthcare

Founded in 1996, Newcross Healthcare is an independent organisation that specialises in providing skilled and trained staff, clinical expertise and administrative support. The agency provides care in nursing homes, hospitals, schools and hospices. They employ healthcare workers on a permanent basis with guaranteed minimum hours. Newcross Healthcare is based in Totnes, Devon.

5 New Mart Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH14 1RW
Plus 43 additional office locations

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering

Randstad Construction, Property & Engineering assists the recruitment needs of individuals and establishments in the Construction, Property, Engineering and Rail fields. With 4,752 offices in 39 countries, they have a global reach for roles like Surveyors, Groundworkers and Electricians. Their operations began in 1960 and their UK offices can be found in Bedfordshire, Edinburgh and more.

1st Floor 101 George Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3ES
Plus 18 additional office locations

BMSL Group

BMSL Group supplies permanent and temporary Building Services, Construction, Rail and Engineering workers globally. With over 100,000 candidate contacts, they are able to fulfil requirements from a single labourer to a whole crew. Some of the projects they have worked on are Wembley Stadium and Heathrow Terminal 5. They started in 1996 and have teams in 7 UK locations.

38 Thistle Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1EN
Plus 6 additional office locations

Experis

Experis recruits IT professionals for permanent, interim and consultancy positions. With 6 locations throughout the UK, including London and Edinburgh, they have experience serving thousands of businesses, and over 100 Fortune 500 corporations. They focus on disciplines like Cloud Infrastructure, Cyber Security and Enterprise Applications. They were founded in 2012 and are a part of the ManpowerGroup.

4th Floor Capital Building, 12 - 13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2BH
Plus 3 additional office locations

Resourcing Group

Established in 2000, Resourcing Group is dedicated to the Built Environment sector. They work with both public and private sector organisations and recruit permanent, temporary, and contract personnel across the UK at all levels of the Social Housing, Facilities Management, Construction, Surveying and Property, Engineering, and Architecture and Design markets. The company supports the Children's Cancer and Leukemia Group.

Exchange Place 2 5 Semple Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 8BL
Plus 10 additional office locations

Badenoch & Clark

Badenoch & Clark is a specialist recruitment agency with over 44 teams across the UK and Europe. They are one of the founding members of the Federation for Recruitment, Search & Selection (FR2S). For 40 years, they have been providing permanent, temporary, and contract workers to a diverse range of sectors including Accounting & Finance, Government / Public Sector, Personnel / HR, IT, Legal, Logistics, Marketing, Sales, and Digital.

3rd Floor, 50 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2AF
Plus 8 additional office locations

Page Personnel

Page Personnel hires permanent and temporary Professional Clerical and Support staff. They assist numerous sectors such as Business Services, Industrial and Manufacturing and Property. Launched in 1992, they are located in 21 countries and over 25 UK sites. They received a Best National Recruitment Agency award in 2020.

2nd Floor 2 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 2EL
Plus 23 additional office locations

Unitemps

Unitemps, with 17 offices nationwide including one in Birmingham, operates across various sectors including, but not limited to, Admin, Education, Engineering, Scientific and Professional Services. They leverage their experience, which dates back to 1997, in supporting medical practice organisations, publishers, telemarketing services firms and more. They extend permanent, temporary, contract and internship opportunities.

University Of Edinburgh Argyle House Floor F, West 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 9DR
Plus 4 additional office locations

Hays Office & Admin

Hays Office & Admin is a worldwide recruitment specialist focusing on supplying the Office & Administration industry with professional workforce solutions. They address permanent, temporary, and contract vacancies for roles such as Office Manager, Receptionist, Team Secretary and Admin Assistant.

7 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3AH
Plus 60 additional office locations

Hays Social Care

Hays Social Care focuses on supplying staffing solutions to the Social Care sector. They work on vacancies for roles such as NHS 111 Clinical Advisor, Support Worker, Nurse Practitioner, and Paramedic Practitioner.

7 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3AH
Plus 9 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.

7 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3AH
Plus 59 additional office locations

Hays Accountancy and Finance

Hays Accountancy and Finance covers the Accountancy and Finance sectors. Examples of jobs they recruit for include Finance Director, Management Accountant, Internal Auditor, Credit Controller, Purchase Ledger, Payroll Clerk, and Finance Analyst. Hays Accountancy and Finance is one of the specialist divisions of Hays, which has 100 offices across the UK and over 6,000 staff worldwide.

2nd Floor, 7 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 3AH
Plus 57 additional office locations

ASA Recruitment

ASA Recruitment is a multi-sector recruitment company for 17 industries which include Engineering, Hospitality & Catering and IT. They handle different kinds of requirements such as permanent, contract and temporary placements, contingency staff, high quantity personnel, and hourly worker needs. They started in 1970 and have teams in Glasgow, Edinburgh and more.

6 Coates Crescent, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 7AL
Plus 3 additional office locations

Manpower

Manpower specialises in recruiting temporary and permanent roles for the Manufacturing; Warehouse and Logistics; Contact Centres; Engineering and Automotive; Office Administration; Marketing and Creative; and Public Sectors nationwide and internationally. The agency has 3,000 offices in 80 countries.

12 - 13 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 2BH
Plus 23 additional office locations

Office Angels

Office Angels has been providing Office personnel for a broad range of temporary and permanent roles, including Administrators, Executive Assistants, Office Managers, PAs, and Secretaries, since its establishment in 1986. The talent firm caters to a diverse client group in various sectors, such as Accountancy & Finance, Engineering, IT, Legal, Marketing, Sales & Retail. With teams based across 60 locations, they operate nationwide.

50 Frederick Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1NG
Plus 30 additional office locations

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With a population of nearly half a million, Edinburgh is expanding four times faster than the rest of Scotland, and residents in this vibrant cultural centre report being amongst the happiest in the UK. The workforce here is primarily white collar, with Finance, Tourism, and Healthcare providing the mainstays of the local job market.

Recruitment in Edinburgh

Worth about £11 billion annually, Edinburgh has the second strongest economy in the UK. Recruitment agencies claim jobs in Banking and Finance are found in particular abundance in Edinburgh, and account for roughly one-third of all employment opportunities in the city. The Royal Bank of Scotland, with a staff of more than 9,000, is the area's top employer. Lloyds, Standard Life, and Scottish Widows are also major employment providers.

Edinburgh's Public Sector is quite large, though its importance to the economy is far less than in many other regions of the UK. NHS Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council support 12% of the workforce. Tourism is another key factor in the job market here, and the 11 million annual visitors support some 30,000 jobs citywide. The city's population is also highly trained, and more than half of residents have attained NVQ4 or higher, far exceeding the national average of 32%. Only about 3% of Edinburgh claimed JSA in 2012, and the median weekly income here is £537.50.

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