• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist


Senior Project Engineer

A Senior Project Engineer is sought by an Engineering company to join their successful team

You will be responsible for all aspects of construction projects on process and manufacturing facilities. The company acts a Principal Contractor and Principal Designer and you will identify and appoint contractors to carry out varying packages of work, liaising with various departments, technical resources, and the local authority to ensure project works are undertaken and completed in accordance with project specifications, scope and approved plans. You will oversee groundworks and site prep to undertake, and establish construction area.

The successful candidate will need a Mechanical Engineering or Construction qualification and experience of working on complex engineering projects. Experience of managing contractors and suppliers is essential as are good commercial and cost management skills

This is an exciting role with a growing company. Please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV if you would like more information

Helpline Telephone Support Worker

Major Recruitment are representing an incredible Crisis Management, Support and Information Services Company based in Sunderland. They have a requirement for multiple Helpline Support Workers to join their team, offering Full time hours and Part time.

The ideal candidates will need to be fully flexible with their time to meet the needs of the business, as their Helpline is operational 24 hours a day 365 days a year.


  • Provide a range of telephone support, signposting, practical advice and guidance to adults experiencing mental health distress.
  • To accurately record referrals and details of calls on relevant electronic systems.
  • Be able to assess a situation to determine risk and the needs of the individual caller.
  • Work in line with performance targets.
  • Communicate with external stakeholders as required.
  • Partake in training and mentoring for all new staff.
  • Work as part of a team
  • Carry out duties on a rota system to meet the service requirements of being a 24 hour service open 365 days a year
  • Other duties related to the post.

Required Experience/Attributes & Qualifications:

  • Ideally hold a Counselling qualification of at least Certificate Level 3 or equivalent / Degree in Psychology
  • You will be confident, articulate with proven communication and IT Skills
  • Some experience in healthcare support work over the phone or face-to-face.
  • Basic knowledge of community care and mental health issues
  • Experience of record keeping
  • Active listening skills to demonstrate engagement
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the business
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to learn new skills and take on new tasks and challenges
  • Enhanced DBS certificate on the Update Service


  • 5 weeks of fully paid training, giving you all the tools required for the position.
  • Flexible working (where appropriate)
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • 25 Days annual leave (per annum/pro rata)
  • 5% contributory pension scheme

My client offer a range of hours and shift patterns to fit around existing commitments – the ideal candidate needs to be flexible to work Evenings, Weekends and Nights on a rota basis.

Due to the nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in the event of a successful application.

Immediate starts available!

Accounts Clerk

Accounts Clerk – Sunderland – £24,000 – £28,000

Major Recruitment are representing a Professional Services company, who require an Accounts Clerk to join their team in Sunderland.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the entering and accuracy of the companies’ financial records. You will ideally have a firm understanding of accounting terminology and processes as well as a strong attention to detail.

You will ideally be AAT qualified or ACA/ACCA part qualified and have more than 3 years’ experience in a similar role.


  • Assist accountants and accounting managers in handling the accounting department’s workflow.
  • Prepare Accounting reports
  • Track accounts payable
  • Financial Year End Accounts Production
  • Record transactions so they can be consolidated and analysed by accountants
  • Make ledger entries and ensure accuracy of all transactions


Payroll Assistant

Major Recruitment are working with a new client in Sunderland who are looking for a Payroll Assistant to join their team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a supportive company, who are experts in their field.

Our client understands the need for flexibility and set people up to work from home, offering hybrid-working options!


  • Timesheet input
  • Process payroll cycle – weekly, fortnightly, monthly etc…
  • Input pension amendments and process auto enrolment
  • Pay and Pension enquiries
  • Statutory payments and deductions
  • Loading of interface files
  • Annual Pension returns
  • Pension reconciliation and upload to providers portals
  • Check over and process BACS payments


  • 2+ Years’ experience payroll processing
  • Ideally, you will be CIPP qualified and have experience of working with multiple payrolls.
  • Able to work as a team, assisting wherever necessary and able to work independently.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills/knowledge
  • Experience working within Payroll – weekly, fortnightly, monthly and has come from a background working for an Accounting Firm, other Bureaus of solid Industry experience.
  • Able to deal with Payroll queries confidently
  • Proactively maintain a heavy workload
  • Work to various payroll deadlines
  • Sage50 experience


Payroll Assistant

Payroll Assistant – Temp to Perm

Part Time – 18 Hours per week

Major Recruitment are looking for a Payroll Assistant to join an existing client of ours in Sunderland.

They are now looking for a Payroll Assistant to join them on a part-time basis on an initial 6-month Temporary contract, with scope of the position going permanent thereafter.

You MUST have Payroll experience to be considered for the position.


  • Timesheet input
  • Process payroll cycle
  • Input pension amendments and process auto enrolment
  • Pay and Pension enquiries
  • Absence Administration
  • Statutory payments and deductions
  • Loading of interface files
  • Annual Pension returns
  • Pension reconciliation and upload to providers portals


  • Experience with Payroll Administration
  • Strong Excel skills – v-lookups, Pivot Tables etc…
  • Organised with a keen eye for detail
  • If you have experience with Sage 50 Payroll that would be desirable

Immediate starts available!


HR Assistant

HR Assistant / Admin

Major Recruitment are currently representing an existing client in Sunderland, who are looking for an HR Assistant to join them on an intial Temporary contract with scope of going Permanent.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has some HR experience, looking to develop further within their HR career.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • TUPI administration and ELI completion
  • DBS Application and management
  • Responsible for the administration of applicants
  • Coordinate & conduct /take notes in interviews
  • HR administration
  • Responsible for DVLC quarterly checks
  • Responsible for personnel files
  • Writing employment contracts, salary correspondence, employee relations letters and general employee correspondence according to company guidelines
  • Employee references according to company guidelines
  • Support the coordination of Training courses
  • Update Training Plan/Participant reaction/Evaluation
  • Payroll administration

Candidate Requirements:

  • Problem solving ability
  • Comfortable/proficient using MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills with patience for non-native English speakers
  • Numerical skills
  • Adaptable to a changing environment.

My client are looking for someone to start ASAP and holding interviews on short notice.

Salaried GP and/or Partnership Opportunities

JOB ID: GP- 020921-391

Salaried GP and/or Partnership Opportunities

Whether you are a newly qualified General Practitioner or an established GP looking for a new role with a view to partnership, this vacancy in Sunderland would be perfect for you.

The vacancy is based in a modern purpose built premises, with excellent staff facilities and car parking on site. You, as a Salaried GP will be supported by an excellent clinical team, consisting of 1 Partner, 4 regular Locum GPs, 3 ANPs, 2 Practice Nurse and Pharmacy staff. The non-clinical team is also supportive, with 9 members all working efficiently, the management team insists the practice is moving forward and well ran.

The Practice plays host to generations of patients due to its family like culture and positive feeling. The Practice will support Salaried GPs in their interests and encourage personal development.


  • 1 Partner, 4 regular Locum GPs, 3 ANPs, 2 Practice Nurse and Excellent admin team
  • 7500 Patient List
  • High QOF achievement / CQC Rated as Good in all areas
  • £9500-£11,000 per session per annum + excellent contractual benefits
  • Support to develop your interests
  • Purpose Built modern Premises
  • In an excellent location, with parking and good staff facilities.

This role is suitable for both newly qualified and those who are already an established General Practitioner.

Details and Requirements:

Location: Sunderland

Sessions: up to 8 sessions

Salary Range (WTE): £9500-£11,000 + Indemnity + NHS Pension + 6 weeks holiday + Study Leave + BH

Registration Requirements: Full GMC Registration

Newly Qualified Applicants Welcome

Major Recruitment act under the strictest of confidentiality and are completely independent, which ensures we act in your best interests to get what you want in your next role.

For a confidential chat please call or text 07929 660834 or alternatively email RichardWestcott@major-recruitment.com – we look forward to working with you.