As one of the UK’s fastest growing Recruiters, Swanstaff provide temporary staffing and permanent recruitment solutions across multiple sectors and industries. Our specialist divisions are Healthcare, Driving & Industrial and Commercial recruitment. With a national recruitment team and branches across the UK we have hundreds of jobs available, we have a passion for recruitment and to create opportunities and exceed expectation for our clients and candidates.
We hire candidates for Warehouse Operative Jobs, Picker/Packer Jobs, Assembly Line Jobs, Shift Leader Jobs, Fork Lift Truck Jobs and Operations Manager Jobs. Swanstaff hold a Gang Masters Licence and are members of the ALP. Swanstaff have the expertise to deliver industrial staff in time-critical situations and to meet the demand of fluctuating staffing levels that are common in the Industrial Sector. We are specialists in multi-site recruitment - meaning that we can work with a central HR team or local site managers to meet recruiting needs.
Swanstaff have been recruiting in the logistics sector for over 21 years, we have built a solid reputation for the supply of local and national Class 1 Drivers, Class 2 Drivers, 7.5Tonne Drivers and specialist driving staff on both a temporary and permanent basis. We also place candidates into operational jobs, transport planner jobs, managerial jobs and administration jobs within the sector. Our specialist Logistics recruiters are able to provide our customers with an in-depth knowledge of the sector, legislation and industry trends which is invaluable to your business.
Our Nursing division supports both the Private and Public sector, we are on both the CCS and National Clinical Staffing Framework. Our rigorous screening procedures ensure that all of our Nursing staff are fully compliant. We always strive for excellence and ensure we hire passionate, competent and skilled Nursing staff with the experience required to work in the variable environments that we service.
Our Catering and Hospitality Division supplies Chefs of all levels, Kitchen Assistants, Waitering Staff and Kitchen Porters on both temporary and permanent contracts. We supply catering and hospitality staff to restaurants, hotels, schools, care homes, canteens, bars and events venues. We focus on finding individuals who are reliable, hardworking and have a passion for the hospitality industry. We work with our clients to ensure we find the best skills and culture fit to keep their operations running smoothly.
We understand how important it is to find high calibre office personnel, not only with the required skills and experience, but also the right team fit. We place candidates in Junior to Senior level across a wide range of disciplines including Administration Jobs, Customer Service Jobs, Finance Jobs, HR Jobs, IT Jobs and Marketing and Sales Jobs for both Permanent and Temporary roles.
The demands of Executive search roles mean that our clients are often looking for multi-skilled and commercially aware candidates that are able to lead a team. Our Executive search consultants are specialists in identifying both the key skills and culture fit requirements of our clients and building long lasting relationships with highly skilled candidates in order to place individuals into roles including Managing Directors, Operations Managers, Finance Managers and Company Secretaries across multiple sectors.
The Pharmaceutical industry comes with a unique set of recruitment challenges and employment in this sector is at an all time high with no signs of slowing down. Our experienced Pharmaceutical consultants recruit for specialists to fulfill various vacancies including within Regulatory Affairs, Medical information, Audit and Compliance, Scientists, Manufacturing Assistants, Pharmaceutical Engineering Roles and Laboratory Technicians.
Recruitment and retention troubles have built up in the Veterinarian sector posing huge challenges for the profession’s future, particularly as the certainty of EU workers hangs in the balance around Brexit. Swanstaff’s experienced Veterinary Recruitment team hire Veterinarians, Veterinarian Nurses and Assistants, Veterinarian Technicians and support and administration staff for the sector.
Our specialist construction consultants are experts in finding the right candidate for your construction jobs. We understand the recruitment demands of an industry which is sensitive to economic fluctuations and that is still recovering from the economic downturn of the last decade. We place construction specialists into a variety of construction jobs, including: site manager jobs, document controller jobs, bid manager jobs, project manager jobs, construction management jobs, quantity surveyor jobs, site engineer jobs and skilled technician jobs.
As the UK’s largest technical field, the Engineering sector provides jobs for over 5million people. We have experience of placing highly skilled sought after individuals across technical, operations, commercial and supply chain disciplines and our expertise lay in the placement of Industrial Engineers and Mechanical Engineers.
£10 Per Hour
Swanstaff Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced FLT Counterbalance Driver to work nights with a private client in a paper mill. Job Title: FLT Counterbalance Location: Kemsley, Sittingbourne Rate of Pay: £10.00 per hour The Role of a Counterbalance Forklift Driver: You will be working on a fast paced site using a Counterbalance Forklift in a paper mill. Hours are nights 6pm – 6am. The requirements of a Counterbalance Forklift Driver: Must be available for immediate start. Must have a valid FLT Counterbalance licence and experience. Must be able to work nights. Must be proactive and work on your own initiative. Excellent communication and organisation skills. Reliable, flexible and enthusiastic. Benefits: Flexibility Excellent rates of pay Refer a friend scheme *T&C’s apply* Friendly and helpful team 24 hours a day Paid annual leave If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Amy O'Keeffe! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
£31028 - 31028 Per Annum
Calling all Loading Shovel Drivers….Are you looking for a long term and stable career with a market leader in the waste management industry? If so, I have the job for you. Swanstaff Recruitment are delighted to be supporting our client in their search for a permanent and full time loading shovel driver! Job Title: Loading Shovel Driver Location: Waterdale, Hertfordshire Salary: £31,028 per annum basic + overtime The Role: To operate mobile plant in handling waste materials in a safe and efficient manner. Ensure own and external haulage is loaded safely and efficiently, and ensuring that tonnage loaded is maximized. To ensure that machinery is serviceable at all times by carrying out specified daily checks, as well as lubricating, refuelling and cleaning the machinery as directed in the operating manual and company procedures. To keep tidy all stores and monitor fuel, oil, anti-freeze and site water levels. To assist in other site duties such as litter picking, grass cutting, diesel checks etc. Provide weekend cover for site operations and weighbridge duties. To comply with all company policies and procedures in ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the machinery. To report any faults or defects for repair in order to protect the working life of the machinery. The Requirements: Ticketed for Loading Shovel Demonstrable skills in achieving demanding work requirements and ensuring customer needs are met. Experience in the waste sector would be an advantage Does this sound like the type of role you would be interested in? If so, please get in touch with Gareth in our head office today. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don’t want to miss out! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
£18000 Per Annum
Job Title: Children’s and Families Contact Centre Administrator Location: Cardiff – East Centre Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 D.O.E Hours:Monday – Friday, 09:00 – 18:00 Start date:ASAP The Role: The role of a Family/Children’s Contact Centre Administrator is to support the Centre Manager and Deputy Manager in all areas of administration for our Cardiff East Centre. Checking availability of Children and Families Contact Supervisors Organise and schedule supervised contact sessions for children who have been removed from their parent’s care and their parents or other family Thoroughly reviewing all reports completed by Children and Families Contact Supervisors, before submitting them to the Local Authority Reception and general admin duties The role of a Contact Centre Administrator is varied, on occasions challenging and very rewarding. Requirements: Excellent IT skills, including an advanced level of Excel Is target driven Is focused on high standards and is quality driven with an attention to detail Has an articulate and professional phone manner A non-judgemental attitude An ability to put people at ease. Knowledge of child development and current UK legislation relating to children and families is an advantage A desire to work with vulnerable families. NVQ Level 3 in children and families or a related field is integral A current DBS for working with adults and children An understanding of child protection and safeguarding Experience working with children and families Who are Swan Family? Swanstaff are a ‘Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For’, a ‘Gold Standard’ Investor in People, the first 3 time award winner at The Kent Excellence in Business Awards (‘Large Business of the Year’, ‘Employer of the Year’ & ‘Entrepreneur of the year’ for our CEO Stephen Rogers) and we were recently listed in ‘The Recruiter Fast 50, 2017’. Swan Family is proud to have been awarded the contract to run the Children & Family Contact Centres in 2016, in Cardiff, on behalf of Cardiff Council. Swan Family has a long-standing record of Children and Family contact and has also been successfully operating an additional 9 Centres on behalf of other local authorities all over the UK. Apart from being part of a fantasticSunday Times Top 100Companies to work for you will receive; Ongoing training and support; including a clear career development pathway 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays*) Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials: our most recent trips included skiing in the French Alps, Prague, Ibiza and Dublin! Get your dancing shoes ready as you’ll be attending our annual Summer party, Christmas do and quarterly nights out Pension scheme Our core values reflect how passionate we are about what we do and are at the centre of how we operate as a Company. Believe that nothing is impossible Treat all with respect Exceed expectation Create opportunities EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
We are an independent provider facilitating child-centred supported contact for children and family members in the UK. We work with many local authorities to deliver this service and have experience in supporting families through this process. Our aim is to enable children to keep in touch with their parents and families in a safe, friendly, and informal atmosphere.
Swanstaff Recruitment was proud to be represented by our 2 shortlisted employees at the Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards 2019 which took place on the 31st of October at The Brewery, London. The Recruiter Investing in Talent Awards recognises professionals across the recruitment industry for their contributions to making a difference within their sectors. The employees were nominated by Swanstaff for their individual success stories. Our first shortlisted employee was Dan Crocombe, who has over 13 years of service with Swanstaff and currently runs our Swanley branch. Dan was shortlisted in the Most Inspiring Team Leader/Manager category for his tenacious attitude and dedication to leading one of the most successful branches at Swanstaff Recruitment. Dan was unfortunately not successful in winning his category but with his loyalty and leadership skills he will always be a winner in our eyes. Our second shortlisted employee was Lucy Sutton, Support Services Manager, who has been with Swanstaff for over 4 years. Lucy was shortlisted in the Most Inspiring Support Professional category for her approach to a challenging year within her role and building on internal processes to achieve business success. Lucy was recognised for her achievements and won her category. Lucy attended the awards evening to celebrate amongst colleagues and peers. To see the moment Lucy won her award please click here. Swanstaff are very proud of both Lucy and Dan for their continued commitment and dedication to our company. To be shortlisted amongst such top talent in the recruitment industry is a testament to them both. To find out more about the Recruiter awards and to view the full list of shortlisted candidates and winners please click here. Photo from left to right: Lucy Sutton and Dan Crocombe
Here at Swanstaff Recruitment, we held our 4th annual Wellbeing Week (or WOW Week as we like to call it). As always it was a week that was jam packed with laughter, fitness, relaxation, mental health awareness and healthy eating! It couldn’t have gone better, take a look for yourself… Day one We kick started the week with our infamous laughter day. What better way to start off Monday than with a pun competition centred around fruit! This was carried out over email so that the whole company could get involved. The winner received 2 free comedy tickets – after all, laughter is the best medicine. This day was aimed to fill Head Office and the branches with nothing but laughter! We also asked all team members to nominate who they think is the funniest person in Head Office and the branches. This was a great way for people to feel appreciated in Head Office and the branches. Day two Day two was fitness day. We challenged our Swans to see how long they could wall sit for (the winning time was 2 minutes 47 seconds) and we challenged our consultants to see how long they could squat for whilst holding a sales call. Throughout the day we sent out the top fitness apps, free online workouts and wellness classes. This encouraged our Swans to be more active, and it was also good team building as teams were cheering each other on during the challenges. Day three Relaxation day. This was arguably one of our favourite days throughout the company. We challenged our Swans to complete some mindful activities such as mindful breathing, listening, appreciation and moving. We also sent out mindful and relaxation apps that our teams could make use of. At Head Office, we kitted out our library room with calming music, put the fire on and laid out bean bags so that our Swans could relax on their breaks. Day four The fourth day of Wellbeing Week was focused around Mental Health. We used the day to reflect on our stress levels and what causes our stress levels to rise. We sent out a weekly wellbeing check-up guide for our Swans to use – it includes coping strategies and ways to drain their stress away! Day five On the last day of Wellbeing Week – we hosted a pot luck picnic. We asked every member of staff to bring in an item of picnic food. We had so much nice food and our Swans said how nice it was to all eat lunch together and do something different! We also sent out our top tips for healthy eating! Well, that’s a wrap for this year. Until 2020, Wellbeing Week. We can’t wait to see what we plan for next year!
Swanstaff has achieved re-certification to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2019 standard, establishing it as one of the leaders in its field. Swanstaff were originally certified in 2016. This independent assessment was conducted by the British Assessment Bureau, a leading Certification Body, and demonstrates Swanstaff Recruitment’s commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. ISO 9001 was first introduced in 1987 and requires organisations to demonstrate that they do what they say they do, and that they have a Quality Management System in place to ensure consistency and improvement; leading to high levels of performance and customer satisfaction. Certified organisations are committed to continuous improvement and are assessed to ensure progress is being maintained. Swanstaff Recruitment has shown they have good service reliability and process controls, which means lower costs for its customers! Swanstaff’s CEO, Stephen Rogers said, “We’re delighted to have achieved our ISO 9001 for the third consecutive year. It demonstrates our promise to our candidates and clients that we focus our efforts on providing a quality service. It allows our customers to have an insight into the standard of our back office activities. This achievement acts a testament to the hard work put in by all Swanstaff employees to maintain a high quality service.” The benefits of certification to ISO 9001 include: Streamlining an organisation’s procedures Bringing consistency to an organisation’s service delivery Reducing cost and rework Improving an organisation’s management practices Enhanced status Competitive advantage Swanstaff has been supplying its clients with high calibre candidates for over 21 years and has proven steady growth. Swanstaff will continue to provide opportunities to those seeking work in a multitude of industries including working internally for Swanstaff in the recruitment sector.
Swanstaff Recruitment has been awarded the contract to run family Contact Services on behalf of Liverpool City Council. As of April 1st Swanstaff launched 2 new centres: Liverpool North and Liverpool South. Swanstaff Recruitment – who already run “Swan Family” Contact Centres in Bedfordshire, Lambeth, Cardiff and Coventry, focus on a child-led service which includes a number of innovative practices. These incorporate Life Story booklets, which support a child’s journey through contact and feedback forum events, where children and families are invited to participate in various activities and give feedback on their contact experiences. Lucy Glass, Divisional Manager for Family Services at Swanstaff says “Swanstaff are delighted to be awarded this contract, our mission is to ensure that the child is at the heart of everything we do. Our centres are family friendly, incorporating themed rooms and providing a comfortable, relaxed and safe environment. We will ensure we provide Liverpool City Council with an outstanding service whilst supporting them to develop a Fair City by providing local recruitment possibilities.” The Swan Family services in Liverpool are available to both local authority and private referrals and services include Supervised and Supported Contact, Community Contact, Handover and Transport. For more information about Swanstaff and their Swan Family services, or to make a referral please visit www.swanfamily.org.uk
Swanstaff Recruitment are excited to announce the launch of their new website, partnering with Volcanic, leading recruitment web developers. Swanstaff Recruitment’s new website focuses in on the customer journey to provide job seekers with a streamlined quick apply experience. Volcanic’s platform focuses on data driven results which will provide Swanstaff with detailed information for employers to have an insight into industry sectors. With a fancy new ‘Work for us’ page encouraging recruiters to join the growing organisation and a candidate hub for job seekers, the new site hopes to prove itself vital in the future growth of Swanstaff Recruitment as an employment agency. Swanstaff provides temporary and permanent recruitment solutions on a National basis, recruiting staff in a variety of sectors. The decision to rebrand their site will hopefully see a positive change in the way we approach recruitment, tackling challenges at the fore front of a saturated industry. Stephen Rogers, CEO of Swanstaff Recruitment said: “Everyone at Swanstaff is very enthusiastic about the new website and the benefits it will have on the company. It has a fresh modern look whilst still keeping our core values intact. Our core values state that we create opportunities and that’s exactly what this does.” For jobs you’ll love in Healthcare, Logistics, Offices, Industrial, Veterinary, Pharmaceutical & more visit our job search page https://www.swanstaff.co.uk/jobs
Swanstaff Recruitment have donated over 400 warm, waterproof items to charities across the UK. These charities are: Love and Humanity Peterborough Sanctus Chelmsford AMAT Medway The Sanctuary Gravesend House of Mercy Gravesend Maidstone Homeless Outreach Medway Street Angels Help the Homeless Colchester at Christmas After the success of previous Christmas campaigns such as Swan Socks, Christmas Crates and Bundles of Joy, we are proud to have carried on the tradition of making a difference with donating coats and other warm items to the less fortunate this year. The items were donated by Swanstaff employees, our temporary workforce and members of our local communities who all came together to ensure that the homeless are warmer this winter. Homelessness is an increasing issue in the UK. According to Shelter (a housing charity) there are approximately 25,000 homeless living on the streets and at least 295,000 living in temporary accommodation. Approximately 1 in every 200 people in the UK are therefore classified as homeless and this number is still rising. So here at Swanstaff, we feel it’s our duty to make a difference throughout the year but especially around the Winter months. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who donated and helped us reach and exceed our target this year. Until next year…