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Can’t find the right people for the job?
​We have the know-how you need to help!​

Our clients love working with us because we make it easy for them to tell us about vacancies they need to fill – just simply complete the form below, and our most relevant specialist for your requirement will give you a call to go through the fine detail.

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the know-how you need

We’ll connect you to staff, skills and talent

Our database is brimming with skilled and qualified candidates who are ready to support your business on a temporary, permanent or contract basis, which means we know exactly who to contact – and when – to ensure your requirements are met smoothly and swiftly.

For well over 20 years, we’ve brought our wealth of experience to the construction industry and we’re certain you’ll benefit from our skills throughout your own career journey. Recruiting in build, fit-out, housing, demolition, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical, professional and plant, we’ll find the right person for you, as and when you need them.

Ready to get started? Get in touch with our friendly and dedicated team today

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Selection Process

Attracting the best temporary and permanent talent to our database, Thorn Baker Construction instantly connects employers to the perfect candidates.

With each and every one of our temporary workers holding a CSCS and/or CPCS card as a minimum our robust, specialist screening process ensures we can check out anyone’s credentials before filling vital projects.

Local Area Knowledge and Industry Expertise

A nationwide recruitment agency with offices throughout the UK, our construction consultants’ in-depth knowledge of their local patch gives employers and candidates optimum assurance.

You can put your trust in us to find the best people and positions – and we won’t simply be a voice at the end of the phone. Our consultants and managers can often be found out on site, visiting clients and discovering more about the unique environments they operate in.

We have trained our staff to deliver qualitative Face-fit and UKATA accredited online Asbestos awareness training. 

Working hard to understand the business challenges you face, ours is a company that prides itself on delivering the best possible outcomes for both clients and candidates.

We Offer Reliable Temporary Workers

Our database features a wealth of tried and tested candidates and we work hard to link them with the right employer. It’s all thanks to our robust selection process, which ensures we continue to achieve a high-performance level. More often than not, our fulfilment rates will be higher than those of your own workforce!  

A Smooth and Transparent Process

Hiring people doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, here at Thorn Baker Construction, we pride ourselves on ensuring the process is smooth, swift and transparent.

Everything from terms of business to costs and payment terms can be challenging to negotiate, but our team ensures ours is a service that’s always hassle-free.

We want to make it easy for you to work with us – and we always do business with a smile. You can contact us pretty much around the clock; we’re always here to answer any of your questions.

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SINCE 1988 

  • So, why choose us? Our clients and candidates rely on us to make their lives easier – and we’re proud to say we consistently do just that! A trusted recruitment partner across the construction industry, we put our knowledge and experience into practice across a host of temporary, contract and permanent roles.

    When it comes to finding your next job – or the latest asset to your team – we’re as passionate as you are. With all the know-how you need, Thorn Baker Construction makes things happen. It’s that simple.

  • ​You can be sure that our core values will perfectly complement your business, too. We’re ‘people-driven’, ‘solution-focused’, and ‘positive-minded’ – and it’s thanks to these values that we’ve matched hundreds of thousands of people and employers. With a turnover of £25m, £15m of which can be attributed to Thorn Baker Construction, we’re a company that continues to thrive. Is that enough to convince you that we know what we’re doing when it comes to your next big opportunity? We’d like to think so.







  • We have dealt with the Leeds office for the last 14 years to supply us with our temporary requirements. We have found the quality of labour supplied to be of an excellent standard and extremely reliable; this has been backed by the efficiency and very high standard of support given by the administration team.

    JEM Shopfitting Ltd, Leeds

  • having worked with Thorn Baker for the last six years, I can confirm that they have supplied us with decent trades people. The staff are knowledgeable and match the right operative for the task required. I have found them to be proactive and positive in solving day to day problems and communicative at all times.

    Horbury Joinery Ltd, Leeds

  • I have worked with Thorn Baker for the last three years and they have supplied us with Labourers on several projects ad they have been reliable, good timekeepers and good workers.

    SCS Building Solutions Ltd, Leeds

  • Our company has used and continues to use Thorn Baker for the supply of temporary labour on many of our sites both locally and further afield. We have always found them to supply good quality labour, even at short notice, supported by a very high quality of service.

    J.P. Wild Ltd, Leeds

  • I have worked with Thorn Baker on a few projects and found them to be a good, reliable company to get your employees. If there is an issue where we have needed extra labour on site it's just a quick phone call and they've helped us out and with a quick response. I will be keeping in touch and hopefully, we can work together in the near future.

    Hobson & Porter, Leeds

  • We thoroughly recommend Thorn Baker Recruitment as a competent agency to secure decent quality staff. The team are always a pleasure to deal with and we’re comfortable that they have a good understanding of the type of candidate we’re looking for, both in terms of skill set and personality. We would have no hesitation in recommending Thorn Baker to other professional contractors or colleagues.

    Smith's (Gloucester) Ltd., Bristol

  • I have only recently started to use Thorn Baker after being let down by another recruitment agency, to date I have found the service to be efficient & reliable, all the requested operatives have arrived to site in a timely manner, on the correct date with appropriate PPE ready to commence works. Although we have only been working together for a couple of months, I would happily recommend Thorn Baker to others.

    Bray & Slaughter Ltd, Bristol

  • I like to give credit where it is due and I must say that the guy you sent over is proving to be a very capable operative, its only his third day and has already had praise from from the loading bay manager who does not even work for London drywall, he is hard working and comes across with a very positive and polite attitude. I’d just like to say thank you as I’m always sceptical when using agency labour as previous experiences have not been the best.

    London Drywall Ltd, London

  • We have worked with Thorn Baker for the last four years. As a company employing a large PAYE workforce it has helped supplement our labour and offers us more flexibility. We have found working closely with Thorn Baker has proved very successful. We have tried several agency companies but none offer the same personal touch.

    R. Moulding & Co. (Salisbury) Ltd, Bristol

  • Just a quick note to give credit when due! Katie is always a pleasure to deal with fantastic communication skills and attention to detail. Katie has a good understanding of the type of work we do and the tradesmen we are looking for, in both skills set and work ethic. I have no hesitation in recommending Katie to other contractors or colleagues. Roll on the next project so we can continue this good working relationship. Keep up the good work!

    Stonewood Builders, Bristol

  • I have worked with Andy for approx 15 years. His reliability in supplying the temporary staff we need is second to none. Many people tell you what you want to hear, but Andy always keeps you informed with the truth, I have always been able to contact Andy on his mobile for last minute requests. Other suppliers promise this but rarely pick up the phone out of hours.

    H.E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd, Birmingham

  • We built up an understanding of mutual trust but also one of professional integrity. It is hugely important that my colleagues and I receive reliable and efficient service and Jack, time after time has delivered this and has exceeded my expectations. I’m confident that Thorn Baker provide a service which we can rely upon.

    Speller Metcalfe, Bristol