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Swanstaff Recruitment are a multi-sector Recruitment Agency, we offer both Temporary Recruitment Solutions and Permanent Recruitment Solutions in the public and private sector. We were listed in the top 10 of the Recruiter Fast 50 list for fastest growing recruitment companies in both 2016 and 2017.

Our core divisions for temporary recruitment are Healthcare Recruitment and Driving and Industrial Recruitment. We fill roles including Nurses, Healthcare Assistants, HGV Drivers, Van Drivers, Warehouse Operatives, Registered Care Home Managers and Operation Managers/Team Leaders. We work with clients across UK, with 12 branches and a National Recruitment team working to fulfill national contracts who also recruit for ancillary and office and commercial roles.

Our Permanent recruitment team places skilled candidates into a variety of sectors, with specialist recruiters working with clients in the Transport and Logistics, Engineering, Pharmaceutical, Finance, Office and Commercial and Construction Sectors.

Our recruitment services are designed to meet the changing needs of your business. We deliver tailored recruitment solutions to customers in both the public and private sector, to attract talent and skills that support and drive performance and customer objectives.

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Our Services

  • Healthcare worker with eldery woman in care home

    Temporary Recruitment

  • happy red haired woman interviewing with male and female at Swanstaff Recruitment

    Permanent Recruitment

  • Group of people with documents at a table - Outsourcing solutions at Swanstaff Recruitment

    Outsourced Solutions

  • Workplace training - First aid at work practical dummy at Swanstaff Recruitment

    Workplace Training

  • Swanstaff DBS processing

    DBS Processing & 

    Employment Screening 

Temporary Recruitment

Having started as a Temporary Recruitment Agency in 1997,  Swanstaff have been providing temporary recruitment solutions for over 20 years. We provide temporary workers for the Driving, Industrial and Healthcare Sectors. In more recent years we have also provided temporary work within the Commercial and Pharmaceutical sectors. We have expanded our recruitment teams with experienced consultants to ensure we have the expertise to meet the specific demands of these industries.

We provide services for a range of organisations from SME's to large blue chip companies. We work within both the Public and Private sector. We pride ourselves in going the extra mile, ensuring a personalised and tailored approach to your temporary recruitment needs. We understand that the demands of your working environment will provide differing hiring challenges to other businesses, even within your own sector – we are here to tackle your pain points and ensure that your contingent workforce planning is stress free.

Find details of your local recruitment team here. 

Permanent Recruitment 

Our permanent recruitment team is based in Kent but has a proven track record of supplying recruitment services across the UK. We specialise in multi-site, multi-sector recruitment in the Transport & Logistics, Office & Commerical, Engineering & Construction, Veterinarian, ICT and Finance sectors, with sector-specific, experienced consultants working to fulfill your recruitment needs.

If you are looking to fill a permanent role in the UK please do not hesitate to contact the team on 01322479999 or you can view our consultant profiles for an insight into their experience and expertise.

Outsourced Solutions

Our master vendor recruitment solution is driven by you, with flexible models to suit your specific challenges and objectives. We simplify the way you hire your temporary workforce by managing all processes under one service.

By reviewing and streamlining your existing recruitment processes we can save you time and money.

We can provide consolidated invoices, real-time reporting, budgetary visibility, and online booking and timesheet services. 

Training Courses

Swanstaff Recruitment have over 15 years experience of delivering workforce training to our own candidates via an in-house training team, we now also deliver face to face training courses for the Social Care Sector and workplace training for businesses including First Aid at Work, Health and Safety and Fire Marshall Training.

We are able to offer a bespoke induction programme for your social care business, taking the stress out of hiring and training your staff. With courses suitable for a range of environments including those working with the elderly, children & young people and adults with learning disabilities. We work with Care Homes, Residential Homes, Domiciliary Care providers/agencies and Charities ensuring staff are up-skilled and maintain their knowledge.

DBS Processing and Employment Screening

Our online DBS (CRB) processing service is competitively priced and produces fast results, we can provide basic, standard and enhanced checks for your workforce with the majority of checks being returned in 48-72 hours from completion. Your employees are sent a link to an online form and we provide a consolidated invoice each month for all checks processed. Click here to send a DBS enquiry.

We are also able to provide Right to work checks, DVLA checks, Adverse Credit checks, and Identity checks.

What our clients say about us

  • "Swanstaff has been invaluable in providing us with the staff to meet deadlines and move our business forward in its rapid growth. The array of personnel is diverse enough to supply us with the people we need. The contacts in the office are willing to go that extra mile to make sure we meet deadlines and manufacture dates"

    Metalwork Company

    Works Manager

  • "We are very happy with the service that we get from Swanstaff. They are always very professional and nothing ever seems too much trouble, they keep us updated with shifts and are always very pleasant to deal with – this is all the staff from the Chelmsford and Colchester offices that we deal with. The staff are friendly and go that extra mile to ensure they know what we need"

    Family Mosaic

  • "Swanstaff are always friendly and professional in their dealings with us and are our first call for any agency staff we require."

    Pallet Plus

  • "I would like to bring to your attention, the excellent service I have received from Gareth. The speed at which heresponded to emails, lined up interviews and updated me via phone and emails at every stage was outstanding.  Since spending the day with him last Monday interviewing candidates on site, he has gone way beyond the call of duty, to ensure as a client I get 100% service. From a client’s perception, he is exactly the type of consultant I want to be dealing with. He is efficient, honest and always willing to find a way to help his clients"


  • "I am the business manager and have been working with Swanstaff for six months now. They were recommended to me by another one of our homes. We are a 120 bedded home and we are currently using agency, we have a good relationship with the team and the communication is brilliant. The team at Swanstaff provide a high standard of carers and nurses; they always send the same staff so that our residents do not see too many new faces"

    Care provider

  • "It would be fair to say that any company has a great choice of recruitment agencies at their fingertips to use, as and when they want to, but one of the main reasons why we have utilised the consultant at Swanstaff is plain and simple. We get a clear cut answer, no frills, no stories, just a simple yes or no, and we are provided with drivers that we would employ ourselves."

    Transport Company

    Logistics Manager

  • I called the branch late on Friday, and Georgie managed to fill one of the bookings within 10 minutes which is excellent. Georgie believes he will also be able to fill their requirement for a second cleaner. I will make sure that our client are aware of the excellent service that your company provides. There have been a few issues with supply particularly in this area, so it would be great if our client could come to you as their first choice for all of their requirements

    City Transport Solutions


  • "In my last 6 years as an Operational Auditor I have been dealing with Swanstaff on behalf of my clients. I have been involved in externally auditing Swanstaff regarding their compliance, registration processes and understanding of legislation. I have always found Swanstaff files to be of a very high order. I believe Swanstaff take a proactive approach to Employment Law and have a thorough understanding of legislation and compliance. Their processes are very transparent and a credit to the employment field in general."

    Operational Auditor

  • "I have no fear or trepidation is offering a Testimony for the work that Kath Duffin especially, and the rest of her team have done for us at both Ipswich and Great Yarmouth CSCs working for DHL on the Argos contract. We are a difficult contract to please but what is most impressive is that Kath is approachable 18 hours a day ... she will always answer the phone in a very calm, professional and composed manner.  Kath (and her team) have helped us stay Compliant on many occasions and produced the exact level of candidate desired to fulfil the ‘Needs of the Business’.  



  • "I have been using Swanstaff for over a year to cover any ad-hoc vacancies that I have had. I have always found the coordinators to be friendly and very helpful. They are usually able to fill shifts at a moments notice which is important. The staff that have been sent to my care home have always been punctual, well presented and most importantly competent!"

    Rory Stokes

    Registered Manager

  • "I have used your service a number of times this year. I would like to offer my congratulations on the service provided. The team have been supportive, efficient and friendly and would recommend Swanstaff to all of my colleagues in our other homes."

    Care Home



Swan Family

Contact Service

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.