Skills Direct Ltd first opened its door in 2007 and were originally based in Calne, Wiltshire. In 2009 we moved to Frome, Somerset and the business grew from strength to strength. In 2016, Head Office moved from Frome to Trowbridge. Skills Direct Ltd has seen healthy growth and are proud to say that we have opened 4 additional branches in Shepton MalletBridgwater,  Yeovil and most recently Christchurch and now have a successful chain of branches running through Wiltshire, Somerset and Dorset. Skills Direct pride themselves on successfully providing recruitment solutions across the Driving, Industrial, Commercial and Care sectors throughout the South West.

The team at Skills Direct have over 78 years combined experience within the recruitment industry and are ‘experts’ at providing both Temporary and Permanent staff from Production Operatives through to Senior Management. We believe that we can offer bespoke/tailored recruitment solutions that suit all businesses from major blue chip organisations to smaller businesses.

At Skills Direct we can offer a 24/7 service, 365 days per year and a warm welcome is always made to candidates and clients alike.

Find out more about our On-Site Managed Services

Our Driving Divisions
The busy and dynamic driving divisions at Skills Direct supply both temporary and permanent staff to many companies throughout Wiltshire and Somerset.

  • General Haulage
  • Bulk Tipping
  • Milk Tanking
  • Courier
  • Tramping
  • Trunk Work

We have a dedicated team of experienced recruiters that are on hand 24/7 and able to assist with any requirements. Skills Direct are members of the Freight and Transport Association (FTA) and Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) Drivers section and are kept regularly up to date with any changes to current legislation and news within this sector.

Our Industrial Divisions
The Industrial Divisions at Skills Direct are experienced in reacting quickly, effectively and professionally to all their client’s needs. We have the latest search and selection material and can quickly ascertain our availability of candidates at the click of a button. We can also offer pre-employment screening and can induct staff in basic awareness of health and safety in the workplace and food hygiene prior to commencing work. Our team are always on hand to help induct staff onsite, check in staff and assist with any training, we can tailor our service to suit the needs of your business.

  • Production Operatives
  • Warehouse Operatives
  • Packers
  • Cleaners
  • Forklift Driver
  • Hospitality

Don’t take our word for it, why not arrange an appointment with one of our consultants and see for yourself why Skills Direct can work for you. We hold our Gangmasters Licence (GLA) and are members of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

Our Commercial Divisions
Whether you are looking to employ a receptionist for holiday cover or to permanently recruit an experienced production manager Skills Direct can help you. We concentrate on only selecting the best candidates for our vacancies and it is very much quality rather than quantity.

  • Administration
  • Reception
  • Customer Services
  • Management
  • Accounts
  • Secretarial

Skills Direct Care
If you are looking for a Carer to work either in a Residential/Nursing home or to care for an individual in their own home, then Skills Direct Care can help. We have ‘The Skills for Care’ and you need to look no further.

  • Domiciliary Care
  • Residential and Nursing
  • Live in
  • Nights
  • Part time or Full time

Our experienced consultants will ask for a full briefing on both job description and person specification and will then complete all the relevant pre-screening, meaning that only the best possible candidates are placed in front of you for interview. This approach saves you both the time, cost and the hassle of dealing with many applications.

Skills Direct Ltd have an excellent reputation for providing a friendly, professional and cost effective service. To find this out for yourself
why not call us today and see what we can do for you!