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About Us

Empowering people with opportunities

Swanstaff Recruitment was established in Kent in 1997 by our CEO Steve Rogers and is now one of the fastest growing recruitment companies in the UK. We are an independent recruitment company providing temporary and permanent solutions across the UK including Managed Service Solutions and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. 

Our clients include small to medium enterprises, leading Blue Chip companies and public services. We work in partnership with our clients and pride ourselves on our personal approach to meeting their hiring requirements, ensuring that we are going beyond the job description to find staff with the right personal qualities as well as skills.

Within our local branches we specialise in temporary roles, focusing on Healthcare Recruitment, Driving and Industrial Recruitment and Office & Commercial Recruitment. Our national recruitment team based at Head Office works within a wide range of sectors, with specialist Consultants providing permanent and temporary recruitment services to clients within the Healthcare, Logistics, Pharmaceutical, Professional Services, Financial and Office and Commercial Sectors.

Our company has a strong culture and set of core values which are at the heart of our business. We have won many awards including The Times 100 Best Companies to Work for, The Great Place to Work award and three Kent Excellence in Business Awards. We have also been recognised as Gold Standard Investors in People. If you’d like to find out more about working at Swanstaff visit our Work for Us page.

Explore this section of our website to find out more about us and the services we offer.

  1. 17

    Locations with National Coverage

  2. 900 +

    Active Clients

  3. 150 +

    Swans

  4. 3000 +

    Active Candidates

Our History

  • 1997

  • 2000

  • 2003

  • 2006

  • 2008

  • 2010

  • 2012

  • 2013

  • 2014

  • 2015

  • 2016

  • 2017

  • 2018

  • Swanstaff Recruitment is founded by Stephen Rogers from his living room whilst he still works as a Fire Fighter.

    1997

    Swanstaff is born

    Swanstaff Recruitment is founded by Stephen Rogers from his living room whilst he still works as a Fire Fighter.

  • Swanley branch opens as Swanstaff's first high street location.

    2000

    First branch opens

    Swanley branch opens as Swanstaff's first high street location.

  • Swanstaff Chelmsford opens in the heart of the town taking the company over the river.

    2003

    Chelmsford opens

    Swanstaff Chelmsford opens in the heart of the town taking the company over the river.

  • Swanstaff opens location number 3 launching in Colchester.

    2006

    Colchester opens

    Swanstaff opens location number 3 launching in Colchester.

  • Waltham Cross and High Wycombe open! Steve gives up the fire service to commit to the progression of Swanstaff full time.

    2008

    Continued growth

    Waltham Cross and High Wycombe open! Steve gives up the fire service to commit to the progression of Swanstaff full time.

  • Swanstaff opens its 6th office in Milton Keynes, the town home to the most roundabouts in the UK.

    2010

    Milton Keynes arrives

    Swanstaff opens its 6th office in Milton Keynes, the town home to the most roundabouts in the UK.

  • Swanley Head Office opens with support staff established. Lambeth Swan Family Centre opens. Steve wins entrepreneur of the year with Action Coach.

    2012

    Swanstaff expand into contact services

    Swanley Head Office opens with support staff established. Lambeth Swan Family Centre opens. Steve wins entrepreneur of the year with Action Coach.

  • Swanstaff expand to Ipswich, Maidstone, Peterborough and Dartford.

    2013

    4 new locations

    Swanstaff expand to Ipswich, Maidstone, Peterborough and Dartford.

  • Basingstoke and King's Lynn offices open. Parkside and Bedford Swan Family Centres launch. Swanstaff win the Great Place to Work award.

    2014

    Growth

    Basingstoke and King's Lynn offices open. Parkside and Bedford Swan Family Centres launch. Swanstaff win the Great Place to Work award.

  • Lakeview West new HQ opens in Dartford. Swanstaff expand in Nottingham, Cambridge, Bristol, Birmingham and Norwich. Swanstaff win 3 Kieba awards and place in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies List.

    2015

    New HQ opens

    Lakeview West new HQ opens in Dartford. Swanstaff expand in Nottingham, Cambridge, Bristol, Birmingham and Norwich. Swanstaff win 3 Kieba awards and place in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies List.

  • Swanstaff are awarded 3 new Swan Family contracts: Coventry, Greenwich, Cardiff. Place 6th in the Recruiter Fast 50 list, are accredited with an ISO9001 accreditation which recognises our exceptional processes and policies across the business. We also listed in the London Stock Exchange Group 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain list and our board of directors were honoured with the opportunity to visit Downing Street and open the London Stock Exchange.

    2016

    Success

    Swanstaff are awarded 3 new Swan Family contracts: Coventry, Greenwich, Cardiff. Place 6th in the Recruiter Fast 50 list, are accredited with an ISO9001 accreditation which recognises our exceptional processes and policies across the business. We also listed in the London Stock Exchange Group 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain list and our board of directors were honoured with the opportunity to visit Downing Street and open the London Stock Exchange.

  • Steve is awarded the IOD Highly Commended Director of the year award. Swanstaff place again in the Recruiter Fast 50 in 9th position, in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies List for the 2nd time, in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain and launch our Bedford Borough Swan Family Centre.

    2017

    Awards

    Steve is awarded the IOD Highly Commended Director of the year award. Swanstaff place again in the Recruiter Fast 50 in 9th position, in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies List for the 2nd time, in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain and launch our Bedford Borough Swan Family Centre.

  • Swanstaff launch our National Temp Recruitment Team based in Dartford HQ and place in the KM Mega Growth 50 for the second time.

    2018

    Expansion

    Swanstaff launch our National Temp Recruitment Team based in Dartford HQ and place in the KM Mega Growth 50 for the second time.

Swanstaff Values

Create Opportunities

Believe that nothing is impossible

Exceed expectation

Treat all with respect

  • Allow people to create and share wealth.

  • Recognise and reward great achievements.

  • No 'mediocrity'.

Manager receiving award for achievement at Swanstaff Recruitment
Employee receiving reward at Swanstaff Recruitment
  • There is always a solution to every challenge

  • Don't take 'No' for an answer. Question it.

  • To give up is to fail

Swanstaff Recruitment staff take part in pretty muddy charity race
Swanstaff Recruitment Employee receives promotion
  • Always go the extra mile. Be extraordinary.

  • 'Wow' yourself and others. Average is not acceptable.

  • Be the benchmark.

Swanstaff Recruitment win Sunday Times Best Companies Award
Directors Swanstaff Recruitment awarded with Kent Mega Growth 50 award
  • Treat others with the highest standard of professionalism.
  • Make people feel valued.
  • No Judgements.
Swanstaff Recruitment donate christmas gifts to care home
Swanstaff Recruitment visit battersea dogs home for charity appeal

Award Winning

At Swanstaff we believe that celebrating our success and recognising the hard work our employees and leadership team put in to make us what we are is really important. We also find the feedback we receive via various award entry processes to be invaluable in shaping the future of our company and how we operate. Awards give us not only the opportunity to be recognised for our high standards but also act as a motivation and reward opportunity for our employees, winning awards make them proud to work for us and envokes energy within the business and we are always conscious to include employees from throughout the business in our celebrations. We are delighted to have been recognised by some of the greatest business and recruitment awards in the UK. 

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    Sunday Times best company to work for awards
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    Great place to work logo
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    Keiba award logo 2015 Swanstaff Recruitment
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    Mega Growth 50 20178 logo
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    1000 companies to inspire britain logo 2017
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    Recruiter Fast 50 2017
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    Swanstaff Recruitment shortlisted for REC Awards
  • Box 8

    Action coach business coaching

Swanstaff Leadership Team

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