Welcome to Essential Recruitment

We’re your local recruitment agency.

From temporary warehouse packers to full time managerial positions, Essential Recruitment can help you find your next role. At no cost to you, you’ve got everything to gain and nothing to lose!


To get started, find something appealing from the vacancies tab and contact your local Essential branch today. We have branches in Barnsley, Burton on Trent, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Mansfield, Ilkeston, Rotherham and Worksop, but our vacancies don’t end there! Many of our jobs never reach the internet as we recruit instantly from our candidate database, so sign up today…

Looking to hire? 

We specialise in Industrial and Permanent recruitment across South Yorkshire and the Midlands We mainly work with Warehouse, Factory, Admin, Customer Service, Sales and Engineering roles. So you might be wondering, ‘Why Essential?’ We sound like most other agencies, right? Not quite. Find out what makes us different by looking at all the additional services we offer.


Our Permanent and Commercial division can help you fill your higher skilled vacancies. Find our more about them here.


Receive VIP treatment from our Employee-Owners.

Essential Recruitment became Employee Owned in 2021. This is something that sets us far apart from any other Recruitment Agency in our field! You’ll be working with our Consultants, our Accounts team, our Compliance Department and also our Marketing team. They all have a stake in our business, and are therefore personally driven to ensure a quality service for yours.


Whilst we’re providing the highest service levels, recruiting the best candidates and ensuring the best results for your campaigns, we’re helping your future just as much as ours. Because of this, you know you can trust us when we say we’re with you during every step of the way.

Read more about our transition to Employee Ownership and the way it has transformed our business here.