Social Worker

If you enjoy working with Children in a Social Work role, overcoming challenges and helping children and their families reach their full potential, don’t miss out on this opportunity to progress within your social work career. Working with a top Local authority in Newcastle Upon Tyne, we are looking for an Experienced Team Manager with a background within Safeguarding Children to manage the Initial Response Teams. Though this role is challenging, it is rewarding due to the difference you will make to people’s lives.


* Free personal training and development
* Dedicated Randstad consultant – one point of contact
* Weekly payroll
* Competitive pay rates
* Close to shops, restaurants and main transport links
* Refer a friend scheme- £200 for every referral

About the role:

* First response to social work services to provide immediate protection for a child
* Managing a Team of social workers and Senior Practitioners
* Supervising staff
* Delivering supervision

‘front door’ to manage all safeguarding referrals

Researching information held on professional databases

Provide a secure and confidential environment for to share information and make the correct decision’s

Prioritising referrals and referring to other agencies

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing

Benefits: rates negotiable


Smart Repair Technician

My client who is based in Newcastle Upon Tyne are currently recruiting for a SMART Repair Technician to work at their bodyshop.

This excellent opportunity is with a reputable accident repair centre who have a long history of providing an enviable level of service to their customer base for many years. They are looking for someone with a very good eye for detail, someone who will only let a customer have their treasured vehicle back when it is immaculate.

This SMART Repair Technician position will involve preparing vehicles, Stripping, Fitting and working in the Bodyshop to ensure vehicles are delivered in a pristine condition so any work undertaken must be done to a very high standard.

You will therefore be required to have a good all round knowledge of SMART Repair from alloy repair, upholstery, repair to dents, scratches and paint repairs.

Experience required:
– Ideally you will have experience working as a SMART repairer though we will look at someone from a Bodyshop background, Paint Technician OR Panel Beater who can switch disciplines

Sales Manager – Waste Management & Recycling


JOB TITLE: Sales Manager- Waste Management & Recycling

CLIENT: My client is an established name within the Waste Management and Recycling sector. This a brilliant opportunity for a driven individual to join a company who are now expanding their horizons by developing a brand – new sales department and tapping into a previously untouched market. Due to this, they are now looking for a skilled Sales Manager to head up and lead this new venture.

Package: Up to £65,000, Bonus, Car, Phone, Laptop & Pension!

LOCATION: You could be based in Newcastle, Northumberland, Durham and the surrounding areas.

Previous Job Titles: Head of Sales, Regional / National Sales Manager, Business Manager, Corporate Business Development Executive, Head Account Manager.

Previous Experience: Waste Management, recycling, scrap metal, hygiene, washrooms, laundry services, household waste, facilities management (FM), industrial or commercial waste, water treatment.

ROLE: Sales Manager Waste Management & Recycling

This position will see you overseeing the growth of the companys new venture as they look to maximise profitability by targeting a new market within the Waste Management and Recycling industry.
You will be overseeing your team to ensure that they meet and exceed targets, which will naturally lead to the increase in company revenue.
This position will see you hire and manage a team made up of both new business executives and account managers.
You will have involvement with tenders and help assist your team in their creation.

EXPERIENCE- Sales Manager

You will be a confident and driven leader who is capable of successfully managing a team, with previous man management experience under your belt.
You will have previous success within a Sales Manager role or similar.
Previous Waste Management and / or Recycling experience is required.
You will also possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Previous tender writing experience is required.

Previous Experience: Scrap metal, hygiene, washrooms, laundry services, household waste, facilities management (FM), industrial or commercial waste, water treatment

Benefits: Bonus, Car, Phone, Laptop & Pensio

Graduate Quantity Surveyor


* Position: Nationwide Consultancy based in Newcastle seeking a Graduate Quantity Surveyor. Exceptional Training & Development.
* Role: Structured Graduate Development Programme – ‘Pre’ and ‘Post’ Contract duties.
* Person: Graduate Quantity Surveyor with a completed RICS accredited Degree.

A structured graduate development programme combining formal training and practical experience on a wide range of projects to ensure you reach your full potential.

You will enrol on a highly successful APC training programme with an 86% first-time pass rate, which is managed in-house by a qualified APC Doctor and Assessor for the RICS.

Role: Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £18,000 – £23,000

* 25 days holiday and 1-day birthday leave
* Professional APC training and structured graduate development programme
* Life Assurance equal to 4 times annual salary
* Income Protection scheme
* Childcare Voucher scheme
* Access to Pension scheme

Duties: The Graduate Quantity Surveyor will learn and develop skills in all aspects of Quantity Surveying and Cost Consultancy ‘Pre’ and ‘Post’ contract duties.

Duties will include –

* Preparation of Tenders
* Procurement Advice
* Cost Planning
* Compiling Estimates
* Contract Administration
* Agreement of Final Accounts
* Value Engineering

Requirements: The Graduate Quantity Surveyor will have an RICS accredited Degree. You will need to be comfortable in a client-facing role, liaising with professionals ranging from Sub-contractors to Directors. Experience in a previous Quantity Surveying role would be beneficial

Key Skills:

* Knowledge of the MS Office suite
* Presentation & Communication
* Problem Solving
* Adaptable

If you are a Quantity Surveyor or Senior Quantity Surveyor, looking at your career options, then please contact Andrew Clarke at Brandon James.

Reference #1995

Graduate Quantity Surveyor / Graduate Cost Manager / Graduate Cost Consultant / APC / MRICS / Tyne & Wear / Newcastle

Benefits: Professional APC training

Electrical Technician

Kinetic Recruitment are currently looking to recruit an experienced Electrical Technician for an established manufacturing company with operations worldwide.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Electrical Technician will investigate and carry out breakdown repairs and routine maintenance in all areas of the plant. Ensuring plant and machinery across the site are available and reliable by proactively seeking to reduce plant downtime.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of PLC’s and have the ability to fault find with basic knowledge of programming.
Set up and adjust machines, processes and equipment using SMED.
Fit and assemble parts, tools and sub-assemblies, including welding.
Dismantle faulty equipment and assemblies and repair or replace defective parts.
Working within preventative maintenance schedules to keep the plant running effectively.

Educated to City & Guilds level or equivalent in Electrical Engineering

This role will be working shifts so please only apply if you are willing to work a shift role and can commute for an early/late shift pattern.

Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 30 years’ experience delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries.
Kinetic plc treats all applications confidentially and we review all submissions. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.

Maintenance / Electrical / PLC’s / Drives / Manufacturing / Engineer / Engineering / Servos / Heavy Engineering / Technical / Siemens / Machinery