Anchor Recruitment
Halifax House,
18a St James’ Street,
Isle of Wight
PO30 5HB

Rather than reiterate the same introduction you will have seen on every Recruitment Agency website, we at Anchor Recruitment feel it makes more sense to tell you that we are an independently run agency primarily serving the recruitment needs of the Isle of Wight.

Since our Foundation in 1979 we have striven to provide the highest levels of service to both our clients and applicants, continuingly innovating and benefiting from our ability to adapt quickly to change. The team here at Anchor enjoy what we do and hope all who work with us benefit from the experience.

About Us

Anchor Recruitment provides permanent, temporary and contract staff to organisations great and small across all sectors of the Islands economy.

Our team are passionate about finding employees for our clients who will add value in the long term. Anchor Recruitments ethos, is fully grounded in the belief, that by helping others become stronger and more competitive our business will grow through that partnership and the Islands economy will benefit.

Our team of Consultants are tactful, knowledgeable, driven and have the essential ability to listen and heed what your requirements are.

Anchor Recruitment has been in business for well over thirty years. In that time we have built our relationships on trust and honesty. We continue to maintain these values with everyone we work with.

Typical Roles Include:-

Administration / Office, Management, Finance, Warehouse, Production Operatives, Skilled Tradesman, HGV Drivers, Forklift, Domestic Roles, Chefs of all levels, Catering Assistants, Bar, Marketing and Sales and many more.


When you join Anchor you will immediately notice we take more time and listen more carefully to you.

Understanding what you want and your aims means that we can provide a better service and the best, yet realistic opportunities to you. Applicants are the key to our business, the better the partnership we develop, the better the chances of finding your next role. With our unrivalled contacts in all aspects of the Islands economy, nobody is better placed to help you or has the experience to deliver.


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Being an independent agency, you will find that we are flexible and have the capacity to tailor our services according to your requirements. Whether you are looking for member of staff to cover sickness, holidays, maternity leave or increased workload, Anchor Recruitment are perfectly placed to assist you. We pride ourselves not only on our high levels of expertise and professionalism but also on our friendly and accommodating demeanour. Our thorough interviewing and referencing process ensures appropriate levels of quality from any candidates. Because we care about your organisation and its needs, our service is cost effective and efficient.


Please see our current vacancies by clicking the appropriate button on the left of this page. You can get further details by emailing us your CV. Better still give us a call or pop in.


England's largest Island, the Isle of Wight is a County in its own right and permanently home to a population of some 140,000, a number that increases with visitors enjoying the delights of this scenically blessed Isle all year round. Manufacturing Industry remains the Islands highest source of GDP, most employment on the Island is within small and medium sized enterprises. Retailing, service industries and agriculture/horticulture are also significant contributors. Offering tremendous quality of life, the Island is also home to the Bestival, Isle of Wight Festival, Cowes Week and numerous other events throughout the year.

Contact Us

We will be delighted to hear from you to discuss any of our vacancies, to organise your free registration or to discuss how we can help fill your vacancy.

Address:  Halifax House, 18a St. James’ Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5HB

Email:  hello@anchoriow.com

Telephone: 01983 822772