Thornbury Recruitment Agency

First Base Employment is dedicated to finding the best staff for our employers and the best jobs for our candidates

Since 1997, we have been bridging the gap between candidates and clients in Thornbury. Having over 20 years of experience in employment and recruitment, First Base has successfully placed over 13,000 candidates in jobs in Thornbury and across the South West. Working with more than 300 of Gloucestershire’s top employers – from logistics and distribution to technology and engineering companies – we are passionate about getting it right for you.


Who we are

We have a passion for people and the work we do, loving to ensure our clients and candidates are satisfied, regardless of the industry in which they operate. Our team of recruitment experts in Thornbury is proud of how we operate, always upholding our core values of honesty and reliability. Maintaining our professional standards in a highly competitive market is what sets us apart as an employment agency. 

“My vision for my business in 1997 was very clear and the values remain the same. As a team, we have very clear ethics and we work to standards set in our own points of culture. Honesty, reliability and only promising what we know we can achieve is at the core of our business.” 

– Patricia Hay

We believe that what we do as an employment agency is simple;  providing the very best for each candidate and client we work alongside, never cutting corners or using sharp practice to get a fast result. First Base Employment is all about building long-lasting relationships to support our clients from start to finish.


Employment sectors

As a recruitment agency, we work with organisations across a variety of sectors and industries. Some of the employment sectors in which we frequently recruit in include:

  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • IT Recruitment


Supporting businesses

When working with employers such as businesses, companies and organisations, our recruitment experts do the time-consuming work so you don’t have to. From sorting through candidate CVs to vetting them on your behalf, our recruiters will do everything to offer you a smooth, successful and effective recruitment process.

To find out more about our process for employers, please click here.

Placing candidates

Whether you’re looking for some income short term or your next career move, we’re passionate about getting it right. Our team can help you through each and every step of the recruitment process – from perfecting your CV to finding the right role for your unique needs. 

To find out more about our process for jobseekers, please click here.

Contact our recruiters in Thornbury

To find out more about our recruitment services and jobs in Thornbury, please get in touch with our team today. Give us a call on 01453 755 330 or drop us an email at We look forward to working with you.