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New to agency work?

Learn more about the process here

Looking for permanent or temporary jobs in Cornwall, we'll make it easy for you!

Ok, so you want to sign up to an agency to find some work, but are not quite sure how to go about it and what working for an agency actually means?

Firstly, we are here to match you and your skills to available work placements which our clients have asked us to fill on their behalf. If we match you to a specific role, you will be working within the role under a temporary contract with Smith & Reed and not for the company you are physically working at.

This means that we need to have some processes in place to make sure you are happy working for us and that our clients are happy with the candidate (you) we have supplied.

Step 1.    Registration

We will need to see you for an informal chat to discuss how the process works and to complete our simple application form. We cannot offer any temporary employment before we have met with you and have collected the below information, so please ensure that you bring along:


OR Birth Certificate (must be the full length version)

Proof of National Insurance Number

Bank Details

Name and preferably email addresses-or Postal addresses of two referees (they can be personal, previous employer or academic)

Valid CRB certificate if you have one

You can download our application pack from our registering page by clicking here

You do not need an appointment, but it can get busy here so to avoid delays call us to pre-book an appointment.

We are open Monday’s - Friday’s from 8:30am-5.30pm. 

Step 2.      Meet your consultant

You will be allocated a consultant (let's call him Stan) who will work on your behalf to find you employment and who will become the point of contact for any queries that you may have while out working.

Stan will go through your application pack with you and will ask you about your past employment, work experience, qualifications and training. Stan will be trying to gain an understanding as to what type of work will suit you so try and be as open as possible. He is not here to judge you and all information is treated as confidential.

Step 3.    Stay in contact

It is vital that you stay in contact with your consultant. Think of Stan as your new best friend. He may need to contact you at short notice if a job arises or to change working hours at the last minute.

Remember even if your ideal job doesn't come up straight away, Stan can keep you busy within a role while he keeps looking for something else on your behalf.


So hopefully that helps, all you need to do now is come in and see us and get the registration process rolling.








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