About Us

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd (formerly WP Recruitment Ltd) has been successfully supplying temporary, contract and permanent staff across the Island since 1989, which has resulted in achieving excellent local knowledge.

Starting initially as a secretarial service the company grew to meet client’s demands and now supplies all industry sectors (excluding medical and care roles).

By not ‘specialising’ WP are able to meet all their clients’ needs across all levels, their ‘can do’ attitude means they are always looking for a challenge and striving to improve.

Their personal approach allows them to tailor recruitment specifically for each client and in doing so develop a lasting understanding and relationship with both companies from the Island and mainland.

WP Recruitment Team

Their friendly and professional staff , who have a combined experience of over 40 years within recruitment, pride themselves on their high standard of customer service and use their expertise to provide a complete confidential service, ensuring adherence to agency standards and legislation.

All of this, combined with their comprehensive candidate registrations achieves consistently positive placement results.

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd is an independent recruitment agency. Their size, however does not reflect their capability as they have secured and maintained preferred supplier status with various organisations, both national and international, in both public and private sectors, based on the Isle of Wight, for many years. In addition they Second Tier supply on behalf of several national recruitment agencies who do not have Island representation.

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd is a corporate member of the REC (The Recruitment and Employment Confederation) , the professional body that governs employment agency standards. Their staff are qualified to REC standards and are committed to adhere to the REC Code of Good Practice.

WP Recruitment & HR Ltd (formerly WP Recruitment Ltd) is a member of the Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce and was awarded the Business Awards For Excellence 2006, Professional and Business Service Award and 2009 Highly Commended Business in the Community.

Latest News

    Candidate Feedback:

    “I had almost given up looking for a suitable role on the Isle of Wight and was resigned to the prospect of a long commute.  The team at WP were encouraging and professional throughout the recruitment process.  Within a couple of weeks I had 2 interviews lined up and a job offer after about a month.  Based on the job …

    Candidate Feedback:

    “My experience with WP Recruitment has been nothing but a pleasurable one, from the moment I walked through the door (during the pandemic), I was made to feel safe and welcome, and although due to the circumstances there were very few roles available, I was contacted regularly to check if all was well and if I was still seeking employment.  …

    Candidate Feedback:

    “I have to say that everything about working with WP ran incredibly smoothly. From the interview process, which was more of a chat, to putting me forward for jobs it was hassle free. The team in Newport are always friendly and professional and best of all they found me my dream job!! Huge thanks to Kate in particular who always …

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    Thanks to generous donations we have already raised over £700, but we are still asking you to help us to help Suicide Prevention and Intervention Isle of Wight make a difference by donating any foreign currency you have to this life saving cause.

    Candidate Feedback:

    “I have always had a good experience with WP Recruitment.  Communication is good and I’ve been happy with the work offered to me . Id recommend them.” Graham – HGV Class 1 Driver

    Candidate Feedback:

    “I registered with WP Recruitment and less than a month later I had an offer for a permanent job on the Island. Kate was great throughout the entire process – always keeping in touch and keeping me updated regarding my application, as well as resolving any queries that I had. I would definitely recommend WP Recruitment to anyone.” Sam – …