• Finalists Rochdale Business Awards 2015

    Phil O'Hara of Northen Employment Services who is nominated for Businessman of the Year 2015 in the Rochdale Business Awards

    We are delighted to announce that Northern Employment Services are Finalists in two categories for the prestigious "Rochdale Business Awards 2015" Not only have we been shortlisted for "Business of the Year" but also Owner/Director, Philip O’Hara has been nominated for Businessman of the Year and his fellow Owners/Directors and all the Team wish Phil every success on the night.

    • Business of the Year 2015 - Northern Employment Services Ltd
    • Businessman of the Year 2015 - Philip O’Hara

    Northern Employment - Rochdale Business Awards Finalist 2015

    The Rochdale Business Awards were established in 2011 to celebrate the achievements of businesses and business people within the Rochdale Borough. The annual event is organised and sponsored by the local business community and this year will take place on Friday 6 November at the magnificent Rochdale Town Hall.

    We would like to wish all our fellow Finalists every success on the night.

  • Phil receiving the award at the Skills for Business Awards 2015

    Skills for Business Awards 2015 – Winners

    Northern Employment Services Ltd are pleased to announce our achievement in winning the category of “Financial and Professional Services Skills for Business Award” at the Skills for Business Awards 2015, hosted and presented by Justin Moorhouse, most famous for his appearances on Peter Kay’s Phoenix Nights and Live at the Apollo, as well as KEY 103, further to the ceremony being held at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, on Wednesday 1st July 2015.

    Skills For Business Awards Winner

    This award is in conjunction with Rochdale Training, without whom this wouldn't have been possible, we extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for their ongoing support. We would also like to extend our congratulations to all the winners and participants. What a fantastic achievement by all.

    Thank you also to our clients and candidates old and new, without you none of this would be possible.

  • Lynne, Alya, Kirsty and 'Fizz' at the Textile Tea Shop in Manchester

    Have you worked in the “Textile” industry? – Northern Employment Services needs YOU!

    Are you a skilled textiles worker or would you like to be? Can you operate an industrial sewing machine, weave cloth, produce a garment pattern or use specialised cutting equipment or would you like to learn? Perhaps you're looking to lead your own team, supervise or manage? If so, the industry is looking to create 20,000 jobs in the UK, many of which are in Greater Manchester with flexible employment contracts and fantastic career opportunities.

    Find out more by visiting 'The Textiles Teashop Roadshow', a series of six drop-in events taking place across Manchester, Tameside, Oldham, Bury, Bolton and Rochdale throughout June and July. Drop by for a chat with us and our clients who will be ready and waiting to hear about your skills and to talk about textiles jobs in your local area. You can even show off your skills or learn some new ones on one of our industrial machines and enjoy some cake and a cuppa’ whilst discussing the opportunities available to you. Read more...

  • Ruth Sandiford, winner of Northern Employment's Temp of the Year 2013 award with the Northern Employment Team

    Temporary worker of the Year Award 2014 - Ruth Sandiford

    Northern Employment Services have awarded Ruth Sandiford with their “Temporary worker of the Year Award 2014” – Congratulations, well done and well deserved Ruth.

    Ruth’s main ongoing assignment is one of the most challenging within Northern Employment Services, she has never missed a day, whilst also fulfilling other ad hoc assignments whenever asked. Ruth has worked with Northern Employment Services since January 2012, without break in employment and has referred several other excellent workers during this time.

    Ruth was also consulted by Northern Employment’s client when re-structuring timetables and has also stepped in to assist with regards to several of Northern Employment’s key clients.

    Well done again Ruth, enjoy the hamper and Merry Christmas, plus a happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

  • Rochdale Business Awards 2014 - Winners

    Northern Employment Directors receiving their award from Jill Nagy, Chief Executive of Rochale Training
    Northern Employment - Rochdale Business Awards Finalist 2014

    Northern Employment Services Ltd are absolutely delighted and thrilled to win such a prestigious award and this is testimony to all our team for their continuous hard work, commitment and dedication in working towards their professional and vocational qualifications.

    We would like to thank Rochdale Training for all their support, without whom this would not have been possible.

    Congratulations to all the Winners and Finalists on the night - a fantastic achievement by all. Read More...

  • Celebrating our 22nd Anniversary in 2015


    Northern Employment Services Ltd are proud to announce in 2015 we are celebrating our 22 year anniversary of being in the Recruitment business.

    Started in 1993 by Joan Pooley and Stephanie Duckworth, the company has grown extensively since, and during that time we've placed thousands of people in permanent and temporary employment, and helped hundreds of businesses find their ideal candidates.

    Going from strength to strength, our mission is to help you to find the right job, and to assist you in recruiting the best employees.

  • Staff Members


  • Customer Testimonials


    • SSL International PLC H.A. - Human Resources Manager

      “Year on year Northern Employment Services prove to be reliable, flexible and friendly providing a good calibre of staff and extremely competitive rates” Read more...

    • Zen Internet Ltd. J.B. - Office Manager

      “NES has succeeded in taking away a lot of pain associated with finding both temporary and permanent staff for Zen Internet...” Read more...

    • Sun Chemical M.M. - HR Manager

      “Your understanding of our needs and requirements met all our expectations coupled with a very professional service.” Read more...

  • Our Specialist Sectors
  • Work Experience

    Rochdale Sixth Form College logo

    NORTHERN EMPLOYMENT SERVICES LTD are proud to be supporting Rochdale 6th Form College with regards to providing ‘work experience’. Such students are studying towards A Levels with a view to going on to Higher Education and as part of that process, and applying to University, it is essential that students have such opportunities to increase their knowledge and skills, and boost their applications to University.

    Ofsted Outstanding College 2012/13. Best in class - A culture of high expectations permeates the college at all levels.Rochdale 6th Form College students aspire to careers within Business Studies, Accountancy and Finance, Medicine, Nursing, Law, Psychology, Teaching and Sports and Exercise.

    If you feel to can offer such ‘work experience’ opportunities, please contact us and we shall put you in touch. Thank you.

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