People focused, delivering integrity and excellence

Passion, quality and transparency

Service with a personal touch


"‘JWA are skilled at matching candidates to our individual needs and always take the time to identify the best fit for our roles. Always friendly and conscientious in their approach we have maintained a mutually beneficial relationship for many years’"

Dean, Assistant Manager - Financial Services Organisation 

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"Charlie at JWA never fails to unearth top candidates for my very specific roles. Even though our vacancies always require a very unique skill set, she always hits the mark and must cherry pick the best ones just for me…. Thanks."

Scott, Account Director - Packaging Company 

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"A very different type of Recruiting company with real values in that JWA made a big effort to understand, not only our personnel needs, but the culture, style of business, and fit setting some new standards for this industry which has become more a production line. As a result business costs are less and productivity is improved because JWA ONLY finds the right people that will fit - a time rich result. Always a pleasure to deal with"

Frank, Managing Director  - FMCG Company

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"JWA helped me secure my first temporary role out of university with a great company - they also helped me move internally into a permanent role that I’m still in to this day"

We helped Phil relocate to Leeds 

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"JWA gave great advice during the whole process which left me feeling prepared for my interview, and then the job role going forward. They were a pleasure to deal with and I would definitely recommend them"

We helped Charlotte make a step into the industry she wanted to work in

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"When I was looking for more experience as a university student JWA found me a great temporary office job perfect for my situation. They are always very friendly and approachable"

We helped Cameron secure his first office based role 

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"We have worked with Charlie for varied placements over the years. She is always extremely professional, approachable and a good knowledge of the packaging industry. She has placed some really good candidates who she has seen potential with despite not always having industry experience. A good fit for the business is sometimes just as important as skillset and Charlie is good at recognising this as she thoroughly evaluates all her candidates."

Nick, Account Director - Printing Company

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"Russ has worked on several projects with us and has a wealth of experience within financial services recruiting. I find his honest approach refreshing and he also provides invaluable insights aiding our decision making process. Working with Russ is a true partnership, one that I know candidates appreciate also."

Myles, Assistant Manager - Financial Services Organisation

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Our Story

James Wilcockson Associates Ltd is named after the company director Charlie Bartle’s late grandfather. As a respected and successful businessman of his era, James possessed a strong set of core values that Charlie naturally adopted when setting up her recruitment company a year after his passing. He was a man of his word - hard working, honest and reliable - and at James Wilcockson Associates we honour his values every day by giving our clients and candidates a unique service that is as trustworthy as it is consistent.

Nationwide experts at sourcing and developing professionals

A reputation built on quality and trust

Delivering reliability, honesty and integrity

Our Mission

Our mission at James Wilcockson Associates Ltd is to exceed expectations by delivering a transparent, reliable service that is truly tailored to our clients’ individual needs. We want nothing more than to build long-term relationships and provide candidates with their perfect roles in a wide range of sectors.

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