About Us

We are a recruitment consultancy, based in the South East of Scotland, specialising in helping businesses in the Renewable Engineering, Engineering, and Technology sectors find the right people.

At ESSRecruit, we believe that people are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to provide simple, ethical, and transparent recruitment services without any confusing industry jargon.

Our focus is on working with SMEs and High Growth businesses, helping you to stay competitive in today’s fast-paced job market. We understand that every business is unique, and we aim to work closely with you to provide a bespoke service that meets your needs.

Our ethos is straightforward – we are committed to delivering honest and measurable results, and we will always charge a fair price for our services.

Whether you are looking for permanent, contract/temporary, or fully outsourced recruitment, the ESSRecruit team have the expertise to help you find the right people for your business.


ESSRecruit is more than just a recruitment business.
We are built around the core principles that we will deliver Simple and Ethical recruitment services to all clients and candidates.
We’re passionate about offering the very best in recruitment services and above all our value of Care, Dedicated and Honesty put people at the heart of everything we do.

The people behind the scenes

Meet the team

Our directors are very much hands on in the business. As “player mangers” we are still recruiters at heart and play an active role dailly

Craig Jackson


Sara Zorriasatein


Industry Affiliations & Memberships

We are proud members of The Recruitment Employers Confederation (REC) – The voice of recruitment.

We are serious about delivering best recruitment practice as well as ensuring all the team have real world, professionally accredited qualifications. 

Through REC all our staff are trained, assessed, and accredited to ensure they possess the relevant knowledge and the right skill set to succeed.

Our team also play an active role in external industry associations and networking groups, where we learn about the latest news and trends in our industries, meet other people in the sector, share ideas and offer some recruitment insight in return.

Working at ESSRecruit

At ESSRecruit, we’re all about our team. We don’t believe in set start and finish times, because we want the team to have the freedom to choose when and how to work.

This way, they can manage their time better and stay energized throughout the day.

We allow our team to create a schedule that suits their lifestyle. We focus on tasks and commitments rather than watching the clock. This flexibility means our team can juggle work and personal responsibilities, like school runs or other unexpected events.

Overall, we prioritize our staff needs and want to support a healthy work-life balance.

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