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Frequently Asked Questions

At Ivy Resource Group, we’re a leading construction and education recruitment agency, helping both employers and candidates fulfil their recruitment needs. From large companies to small businesses, we have been helping construction and education organisations in Gloucestershire and the surrounding companies for years.

You can count on our expert and experienced Ivy consultants to assist you with either finding the right candidate for your vacancy, or matching you with a job opportunity that suits your specific skills, knowledge, and experience. From construction workers to qualified teachers, our talent pool is vast, enabling us to source temporary, permanent, contract, and ad-hoc candidates for the job at hand.

Here at Ivy, we’re committed to helping you progress in your career, as well as streamlining your construction or education recruitment process. Climb up the career ladder and maximise your business’ success when you choose to work with us.

Should you have any questions about our services, please feel free to browse through our FAQs section below where you will find the most commonly asked questions - both from clients and candidates. Alternatively, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the Ivy team for more information or if you have any further enquiries.

For Employers

How can I start working with Ivy?

Simply call your local office and a member of our team will send you a Registration Form and our Terms of Business for you to complete and return. Once we set you up on our system, we can begin working together and assist with any requirements you may have.

How can I discuss my staffing requirements?

You can enquire through our website by clicking 'Enquire for Staff' at the top of the homepage. Once you have completed your enquiry, a member of our team will call you back to discuss and go over everything.

Call your local office:

Ivy Gloucester – 01452 234 714

Ivy Bristol – 0117 214 0491

Ivy Southampton – 023 8129 0259

Ivy London – 020 3951 7946

Ivy Reading – 0118 380 5725

Ivy Birmingham – 0121 663 6218

Ivy Manchester – 0161 883 1247

Or email / and a member of our team will get in touch.

What sectors do you recruit for?

We recruit for the construction and education sectors.

What areas do you cover?

Our services are available nationwide.

What are your payment terms?

We offer flexible payment terms to suit your requirements. A member of our accounts department will call you once we’ve set you up on our system, to discuss what options are available.

What rates do you charge?

Depending on where you are in the country, rates fluctuate as labour markets are different regionally. Please call your local office and we will send our most competitive rates to you for all disciplines.

How quickly can find staff?

We can provide staff on a next day basis.

Do you provide permanent staff?

Yes, we provide permanent, contract and temporary staff according to your construction, SEN, primary and secondary, and nursery staff recruitment needs.

What are the benefits of working with Ivy Resource Group as a client?

There are many benefits to working with Ivy - this includes:

·        Access to our wide and diverse talent pool, which includes quality secondary educators, licensed engineers, and more

·        Guidance and support from expert Ivy consultants

·        Streamlined and seamless recruitment process

What are the types of roles and projects that Ivy Resource Group can fill and support in the construction and education sectors?

At Ivy, we can assist with a number of different roles and projects in the construction and education sectors, no matter the scale or scope of the project. We can supply talent for:

·        Primary teaching roles

·        SEN teaching roles

·        Construction projects

·        Education support services

·        Civil engineering projects

·        And more…

​For Candidates

How can I register and apply for jobs through Ivy Resource Group?

Simply click 'Candidates - Register Here' on the homepage and complete the registration form with all your details. This includes uploading your CV to our system for our consultants to look at.

Once you have completed this we will then be able to contact you about all roles suitable for yourself and find you your next position.

How do I get paid?

Our Intermediary Payroll Provider Crest Plus, will contact you to get set up for payment upon starting work with Ivy. It’s a quick phone call and a simple online registration form. Crest Plus’s contact details are below:

01244 688192

When do I get paid?

All payments are made weekly and paid on time - Every time.

How will I hear of jobs in my area?

Once you have registered with us, you will get notified every time a position becomes available that will be suitable for yourself.

What are the benefits of working with Ivy Resource Group as a candidate?

As a candidate, there are many benefits to reap when you work with Ivy, including:

·        Access to our Jobs list for the latest vacancies in the construction and education sectors

·        Expert guidance and support from our Ivy consultants in helping you find the right role

·        Remote working opportunities

·        Exclusive job vacancies

What are the types of roles and opportunities that Ivy Resource Group can offer in the construction and education sectors?

The roles and opportunities that we can offer for job seekers in the construction and education sectors are varied, including vacancies for:

·        SEN/SPED teachers

·        Teaching assistants

·        Labourers

·        Plumbers

·        Engineers