Acorn supplies the NHS and other wider public-sector bodies with approved temporary and permanent recruitment solutions.

Of more than 30,000 UK registered recruitment agencies, Acorn is consistently listed within the top 15 agencies for services to the public sector. For years we have met the needs of public sector clients from UK-wide NHS contracting authorities, public sector bodies, local government, universities, charities and blue light services.

We're accustomed to your procedures and processes and can complete all due diligence either direct supply or in accordance with CCS’s Non-Clinical Temporary and Fixed Term Staff framework as we are an official supplier to Crown Commercial Services.

Thank you for your part with bringing Mayur to us, he has been fantastic since he first joined us and he is constantly receiving praise from the clinical team and patient relatives. We are more than happy to have him with us as permanent. - Logistics Coordinator, NHS Leicester
Public Sector
What can we supply?

We're delighted to be able to support you for all your temporary and fixed-term staff within:

  • Lot 1 – Admin & Clerical
  • Lot 2 – Corporate Functions
  • Lot 3 – IT Professionals
  • Lot 6 – Ancillary Staff
Public Sector
Domestic Services
  • Catering staff
  • Chef / cook
  • Domestic services staff
  • Housekeepers
  • Linen services staff
  • Cleaning
Public Sector
Corporate services
  • Event staff
  • Asset Management
  • Stock Coordinators
  • Call Centre staff
  • Administration and Clerical
Public Sector
Estate services
  • Caretaker
  • Ground Maintenance
  • Painter and decorator
  • Building Services
  • Handy persons
  • Trades Assistants
Public Sector
Admin Services
  • Front of House
  • Help Desk
  • Post Management
  • Patient & Ward
  • Ambassadors
  • General Services Managers
  • Medical secretaries
  • First Aiders
  • Vaccine staff
Public Sector
Support services
  • Porters
  • Stores and distribution staff
  • Waste Management
  • Warehouse
  • IT help desk
  • Logistics
  • Stewards
  • Passenger drivers
  • Marshalls
Acorn has also been approved to supply staff under the Permanent Recruitment 2, Lot 2 Non Clinical General Recruitment framework.

The type of permanent roles we can supply:

  • Analysis
  • Commercial & Procurement
  • Communications
  • Counter Fraud
  • Digital, Data & Technology
  • Finance
  • HR
  • International Trade & Negotiation
  • Knowledge & Information Management
  • Legal
  • Operational Delivery
  • Policy
  • Project Management & Delivery
  • Property
Lucy Nathan
Recruitment Consultant - Public Sector (South Wales)
Lucy is a Recruitment Consultant for our Public Sector Division. Lucy joined in November 2021 and has now taken on board the Aneurin Bevan Health Board Account and is working hard with our client to provide the best service possible. Lucy has over 10 year’s experience in a variety of industries including public sector, rail and recruitment.
Melissa Skoczek
Associate Recruitment Consultant - Public Sector (Newport, Monmouth, Chepstow)
Melissa has joined Acorn in July 2022 as an Associate Recruitment Consultant for the Public Sector team. This is her first job in recruitment, and she is excited to start building her career with Acorn. She has previously worked in logistics and retail, so this is a new challenge. Melissa is looking forward to meeting new people and building new relationships. She covers all Public Sector within Newport, Cwmbran, Monmouth, Chepstow and surrounding areas.
01633 760 123
Laura Pinnock
Recruitment Consultant – Public Sector - (South Wales & West)
Laura is Recruitment Consultant for our Public Sector Division. Laura joined in January 2022 and has been a great addition to the team. Previously worked as a sales manager for the last 17 years so Laura has a lot of customer service experience and with her passion to succeed she is excited for the future. Laura covers from Cardiff through to Carmarthenshire and other surrounding areas for various roles.
Get in touch

To discuss your needs within any of the above, please contact our team on 01633 760123 or by emailing our NHS team or Public Sector team. 


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