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Who Are We?

Who we are

At BIG ANT we've been dedicated to providing top-notch recruitment solutions since 2001

With a focus on both temporary and permanent placements, we've become a trusted partner for businesses across the region and beyond.

As a business we strive to break the mould of the orthodox employment agency by loosening the shackles a little and being human. We know there are rules to follow in our industry, and our experienced team are fully aware of them, but they shouldn’t stop us enjoying what we do.

Our approach to recruitment is simple yet highly effective: We believe in nurturing relationships and connections, allowing us to understand and focus on the finer details. By doing so, we ensure a seamless and positive experience for both employers and candidates alike.

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When you partner with us, you can trust that you're working with a team that's not just invested in your success, but genuinely cares about your goals and aspirations. Experience the difference of working with a recruitment agency that genuinely puts people first.

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Explore our latest job listings and discover the perfect fit for you. From temporary jobs to permanent placements, we've got a wide range of roles waiting to be filled. Take the next step in your journey with BIG ANT – your next position could be just a click away.

Looking for staff?

Finding the right colleague can make all the difference in your team's success. Whether you're in need of temporary support or a permanent addition to your team, we're here to help. With our expertise and dedication, we'll work tirelessly to find you the perfect fit.


Experience the BIG ANT difference: Where our values drive every interaction and delivers trusted results

With our fresh perspective, you'll experience our core values first-hand in every interaction. From our commitment to integrity and professionalism to our dedication to going above and beyond for our customers and candidates, you'll see our values come to life in everything we do. With BIG ANT, expertise meets genuine care and a personal touch.

Where we recruit

Manual and industrial

Manual and industrial

Sub sectors / disciplines: Warehouse, Production, Packing, Cleaning, Manufacturing, Driving, Outdoor Work, Indoor Work, Assembly, Hospitality, Industrial , Seasonal, Volume Recruitment

We’re not a fan of the name of this generic category, but it’s universally recognised so we’re going with it.
We aren’t looking for a pat on the back, but we have experience of successfully managing large volume contracts in manufacturing, warehouse and the Waste sectors, some delivered through our on-site service.

However,  be rest assured we also value working with our smaller, more local businesses too, providing temps for those short term, ad hoc or seasonal needs.

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Commerical or Office

Commerical or Office

Sub sectors / disciplines: Administration, Customer, Service, Marketing, Management, Reception, Finance, Hospitality, Human Resources, Sales, Property

It’s hard to nail down this as a sector as nearly all industries and businesses have great office based people.

We generally don’t like lists as they seem so generic and don’t capture all the creative job titles of the temporary and permanent vacancies we support on, however, here goes anyway; -Administration - Customer Service -Sales & Account Management - Legal & Financial Support -Secretarial & PA Marketing -Engineering & Technical -Production Management

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Sub sectors / disciplines: Healthcare Assistant, Hca, Nurse, Senior Healthcare Assistant, Residential Home, Nursing Home, Supported Living, Support Worker

BIG ANT has been operating in recruitment since 2001, add in the combined recruitment and care experience of our team, we can demonstrate real knowledge and credibility in the Healthcare sector.

We support Residential Care Homes, Nursing Homes, Childrens Services and Supported Living establishments  with finding experienced and fully compliant temporary and permanent Healthcare Assistants and Nurses.

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Latest jobs

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BIG ANT Recruitment is thrilled to be in partnership with Plymouth Argyle Football Club.We're proud to formalise a relationship that has grown over many seasons and we're now the official provider of temporary recruitment services for match days and events at Home Park. Would you like to join us and support in these exciting opportunities? We will be offering shifts on Argyle's Home games; these can be evenings during the week or of an afternoon when games are played at the weekend.

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Big Ant Group are currently looking for an Operative / Driver for a client based in the Exmouth area. We are looking for someone who enjoys working outdoors in a physical role. This position will involve going to various locations in the Exmouth area to empty and change over litter bins. You will also be required to carry out litter picking which will involve pushing a barrow.


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BIG ANT are an absolute game-changer! I was on the hunt for a key member to join our team long-term and have been a for a while, then BIG ANT made the process a breeze. They took the time to truly understand our company, our goals and culture then the specific skills we were looking for. The candidate they found not only had the qualifications we needed but has fitted seamlessly into our team from day one.
BIG ANT really knocked it out of the park with their temp recruitment services! I needed some extra hands on deck for a project, and they delivered top-notch candidates with lightning speed. From start to finish, the process was smooth sailing. Thanks to BIG ANT, my project not only met its deadlines but exceeded expectations.
BIG ANT Healthcare truly came through when we found ourselves in a pinch, desperately needing a temporary healthcare assistant at the eleventh hour. Their responsiveness and dedication to meeting our urgent needs were truly impressive. Thanks to them, we were able to maintain the high level of care our patients deserve, even in the face of unexpected challenges. We now turn to them as our preferred partner.
They've placed me in various temporary assignments, and I've been consistently impressed with their professionalism and efficiency. From the get-go, they understood my skills and preferences, and they've always matched me with assignments that suit me. Their communication is great, they pay me bang on time with no hiccups and they've always been there to support me.