WE ARE SELECTA
A CONSTRUCTION RECRUITMENT CONSULTANCY
We are dedicated to finding reliable people great jobs on construction, infrastructure and installation projects – across the UK.
Services By Division
At SELECTA we provide a reactive service, to all sectors of construction; NEW BUILD, REFURBISHMENT, FITOUT and SHOPFITTING.
We welcome enquiries from professional and experienced operatives seeking work as; LABOURERS, TRADES, ENGINEERS and MANAGERS.
Assist with the preparation of buildings and sites to carry out manual tasks once work starts. A CSCS card is always required.
Apply required skills with a professional attitude to achieve valuable output. Hire trade operatives for any construction or installation project.
Work within every sector of the construction industry; including on maintenance and infrastructure projects, such as road and rail.
Add value to any team; ensuring deadlines are met, productivity is maintained, problems are solved and people and buildings are safe.
SELECTA provides companies with local labour to operate Hourly, Daily and Directly. The operatives we select are chosen to fit company type, management style and project requirements.
Hire Labourers and Trades on an Hourly rate for your project, anywhere in the UK.
Hire Engineers and Managers for medium and long term projects. Daily rates are a necessary consideration here.
Companies in need of specialised technical personnel over a project term can use us to hire Directly, in place of an ongoing agreement.
SETTLE FOR MORE
From 2015-2020 we reviewed the success of our services and discovered that 90% of the companies who used SELECTA did so a second time. Whilst 88% of the operatives we recruited were happy with their first job – and were more than happy to work with us and our customers again on similar projects.
90% OF COMPANIES WORK WITH SELECTA A SECOND TIME
88% OF SELECTA OPERATIVES ARE HAPPY WITH THEIR FIRST JOB
WHERE WE WORK
Milton Keynes Office
Established in 2002, SELECTA operates as a specialist construction agency and recruitment consultancy.
Using serviced offices we focus on nine UK locations to provide local and national support. These locations are;
LONDON, MILTON KEYNES, READING, SOUTHAMPTON, BRISTOL, BIRMINGHAM, MANCHESTER, LEEDS and NEWCASTLE.
Got a question? Get in touch on 0333 300 1288.
We like working in the construction industry and try to focus on the positive side of working life – whilst being mindful of health & safety.
HOW WE WORK
Since 2002 SELECTA has worked with some of the best people and companies in the UK. Below we answer some common questions.
WHAT COMPANIES DO WE WORK FOR?
We work for UK registered companies engaged in construction, infrastructure and installation activities. Our customers often deliver luxury, niche or specialist projects for their clients.
WHICH OPERATIVES DO WE WORK WITH?
At SELECTA we only work with professional and experienced LABOURERS, TRADES, ENGINEERS and MANAGERS. Every construction operative we place holds a valid CSCS card.
DO WE PROVIDE LONG TERM SOLUTIONS?
Yes. As your consultant, we can maintain agreed service levels by assisting or replacing workers over time. We will continue to deal with any issues relating to operative engagement, contractor rights and personal issues that may arise.
HOW CAN SELECTA FIND ME WORK?
Contact us by phone to register. If you are right for us, we’ll try and find you work ASAP. You can also share contact details with us from any local project to help us get you working locally. After your first week, we’ll also pay you a £100 bonus for your effort.
HOW CAN I HIRE OPERATIVES?
We mostly provide operatives on an Hourly and Daily basis. Roles that require operatives to work Directly are usually undertaken on a temp to perm basis, to ensure satisfaction.
HOW DO WE PROCESS TIMESHEETS?
We submit all timesheets electronically by 12 noon every Monday to be reviewed by a manager. After authorisation, a non-editable timesheet is provided to both parties for invoicing.
HOW DO WE KEEP CUSTOMERS HAPPY?
To keep our customers happy we listen to their requirements and provide a flexible and bespoke service that fits in with their wants and needs. Co-owners (Ben and Doug) oversee day to day operations to ensure we add value to every project – providing direct support and protecting customer interests.
HOW SECURE IS SELECTA AS A COMPANY?
We only work with professional partners who provide excellent service levels and comprehensive insurance. SELECTA is self-funded, financially independent and does not use factoring. We have traded continuously since 2002 and hold cash reserves.
We choose not to advertise our customers but many have said great things about our service and our operatives. Please ask about them.
“Our site managers were very happy with the trades and labourers you supplied and your support has been amazing – thank you.”