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Our mission is to make our award-winning workplace the best it can be.

Careers

Our vision

Our vision is to challenge norms and enhance the lives of all those we come into contact with by placing diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

We’re leaders in our industry, and we're always looking for talented people to join us and contribute to our success. With big plans to expand and grow, Acorn is an exciting place to be.

Company Values

The support we provide to all our colleagues, clients and jobseekers is responsive, versatile and effective. Our commitment is based on our core values:

To put our clients and candidates at the centre. Putting our clients and candidates at the centre of everything we do is imperative – every decision you make should consider how it will impact the customer experience. We want to ensure we understand our customers and strive to continually increase customer satisfaction rates.

Take responsibility for your actions and stand by your promises. Accountability is about ownership and initiative. Be responsible for your actions, behaviours and decisions and take pride in what you do.

We want to create a culture of teamwork, collaboration and helping each other. In order to achieve this, it's important to communicate clearly and openly with colleagues, candidates and clients.

For each other, our communities, and our environment. Treat people how you’d like to be treated and use empathy and patience – think before you act considering body language, tone of voice and expression. Treat all people equally to encourage inclusiveness and avoid discrimination. Be mindful of our social, economic, and environmental impact.

You will be given the tools, training, and support to be able to make decisions and take actions, in line with company goals and values. Autonomy and responsibility will encourage creativity and continuous improvement.
What do you need to join us?

To join us, you don't necessarily need prior experience in recruitment, training, or sales. We recognise talent when we see it and develop it through our Steps to Success training programme. Many of our best-performing team members, including resourcers, advisors, consultants, managers, and directors, have diverse backgrounds.

We value skills, qualities, and experiences that can contribute to our team's success. Your background may include fields like professional sports, the fire service, or the armed forces. What's important is your ability to learn, adapt, and contribute positively to our team's goals and objectives.

Thrive on our culture

At Acorn, we firmly believe that people create value, and we have no doubt that every one of our 160 colleagues plays a crucial role in our success. Our work environment is characterized by being fast-paced, demanding, and unpredictable, but it's also incredibly fun, progressive, and effective. These are just a few words used by our own employees to describe Acorn's award-winning culture.

We understand that the field of recruitment can be challenging, but at Acorn, you'll find all the support and resources you need to not only survive but thrive. We consider ourselves a close-knit family, and that sense of camaraderie and support is at the heart of our culture. We are dedicated to fostering an environment where every team member can excel and contribute to our continued success.

Join us at Acorn, where you'll experience a culture that values its people and empowers them to achieve their best.

The numbers say it all

Over 6.8% of our employees have been with us for a remarkable 20 years! 16% have been with us for over 10 years and 21.6% for over 5 years. We value our staff and continually strive to be an employer of choice. This has resulted in us being recognised as an Investor in People business.

What are the benefits?

At Acorn by Synergie, we want to create a positive working environment where you can thrive, and as part of our ongoing commitment to being a people-focused company, we have a wide range of fantastic initiatives and benefits.

  • Minimum of 33 days holiday, plus your Birthday off
  • Company car or car allowance (depending on role)
  • Company sick pay
  • Acorn Extra – one day off work each year to participate in a charitable or community cause
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Bonus scheme
  • Competitions and Incentives
  • Directors lunches
  • Long service awards (get recognised for 5, 10, 15, 20 & 25 years’ service)
  • Acorn Rewards - save money and earn cashback when shopping at your favourite retailers
  • Staff parties
  • OpenBlend - employee led people management & development tool
  • Employee assistance scheme
  • Hybrid working
  • Training and development
  • You Day
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Acorn Extra – one day off work each year to participate in a charitable or community cause

Incredibly responsive, quick service and preparation of documents and immediate start of work. Thank you.

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Zan Zandra

Administrator , Bristol

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