Alastair Tulloch 2019, Annual Recap
Vetro Recruitment's 2019 Recap
For the team at Vetro, this time of year is predominantly about thinking of the year that has passed and of all of the achievements and challenges that have come with it. Vetro have been working harder than ever in 2019 to continue to ensure that we are offering you the best work available and offering our clients the most suitable and passionate staff in the market. Our continued growth throughout the year is a direct product of the continued support we have received from all of our partners and we could not have done it without you!
Vetro’s year in headlines...
- Found over 500 people permanent jobs in 2019
- Our temps have worked over 205,000 hours throughout the year
- We won a Fast Growth 50 award
- We opened two new offices
- We hired 5 new team members
- We also raised over £3000 for the amazing BulliesOut charity
We helped people find their dream jobs
Throughout 2019, Vetro have had over 300 temporary candidates working on a monthly basis. These temps have worked a combined total of almost 205,000 hours, providing a vital service supporting a variety of people across the care, education and nursing sectors. We are incredibly proud of our temp staff, all of whom are an asset to Vetro and the settings that they work within.
Alongside our incredible temps, the Vetro perm team have also found over 500 permanent dream jobs for candidates throughout 2019. In sectors where staffing numbers are under great pressure we are proud of the support that our dedicated workforce have offered to our clients.
We provide a quality service
What people say about us is the main driver for the whole company. We want to see if we are doing a good job and if not we want to fix it and fast. We are delighted that we have had so many great things said about us this year, our reviews speak volumes about how satisfied our candidates are but don’t just take our word for it, see some of our testimonials below.
Dedicating ourselves to the Vetro mission statement
Our mission is to be the most recommended supplier of Health, Social Care and Education staff in Wales and England. We will only achieve this by ensuring the service we provide to you and to our clients is of the highest quality and we will only know wecare on the right path if you tell us. We want to know what you like, what we are doing well and what we can do better and this is why we continued our twice yearly survey of our candidates, clientes and our own staff.
We sent our bi-annual survey
Firstly, the team here at Vetro would like to thank everyone who took part in our recent surveys. We sent them out to over 500 people and received a wonderful response from those who took the time to complete our questions and leave their feedback. As mentioned above, Vetro are dedicated to making sure that the service we provide to you is top notch and the candidates we provide to our clients are exceptional! That’s why we took the time to gather your opinions and provide you with the opportunity to leave us some ideas on how we can improve our offerings.
We are however, happy to say that the overwhelming majority of the feedback was positive so thank you all for your lovely comments. We have also had some suggestions on how we can do things a bit better and we are already taking that on board and putting into action! If you’d like to know more about how we did and what you suggested, please click here to read more.
Survey results provided an overwhelmingly positive response
We improved our training and CPD offerings
Not only are Vetro a recruitment agency designed to help you find your dream job, we also provide training and certifications to each of our candidates. Moving into 2020, we will continue to offer the following certifications to candidates who qualify. We will also be looking to expand our offerings in line with your feedback and requests.
- Cover Supervisor training course and certification
- The new CORE certification (Takes the place of NVQ and QCF)
- Therapeutic Management of Violence & Aggression
- Online professional development modules
Fast Growth 50 Winners
As you can see, 2019 has been a year of continued growth for Vetro Recruitment and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. Our September nomination as a finalist in the prestigious Fast Growth 50 awards came to fruition with Vetro Recruitment winning the award for the Fastest Growing Business in Financial and Professional Services.
Being announced as one of the fastest-growing businesses in Wales was an incredible achievement that our whole team are proud of. We acknowledge that the FG50 award would not have been possible without the long term and continued support of our clients and candidates and for that, we are so very thankful.
Alastair, Alun, Ethan & Liz at the Fast Growth 50 Awards Evening
We moved into two new offices
In September 2019 the Vetro team moved into their newest office, a 3500sq ft office based in the heart of Caerphilly. This office supports an ambitious growth plan and can accommodate up to 40 staff. The new office tripled our current interviewing capacity with six brand new interview rooms and a large training room which hosts our training sessions and group interview days. We are even able to offer our clients the ability to utilise these rooms for their interviewing needs.
Alongside this, our Southampton team moved into their new office space located in Fareham. This brand new office space celebrates the growth of the Southampton team and their own ambitious plans.
De Clare House, CaerphillySteel House, Fareham
We hired five new Vetro team members
This year we have welcomed many new colleagues onto the Vetro Recruitment team. We have expanded our Caerphilly based office with another care based senior recruitment consultant (Menna Del Williams), a digital marketing executive (Rebecca Oliver), a nursing based recruitment consultant (Carley Jones) and our very first NHS development manager (Gareth Price). We are thrilled to be growing the Vetro team with such great talent.
From top left: Gareth, Rebecca, Carley, Liz & Menna
The nursing team got a promotion
Alongside our overall team growth, we’ve also seen some of our seasoned consultants achieve promotions. Our now senior nursing recruitment consultant (Ethan Shide) has been promoted for his continued hard work and incredible results. Recognising achievements and celebrating this is at the heart of our ethos here at Vetro and Ethan’s promotion was well deserved.
The education team won our NPS accolade
This year, our Education team have worked harder than ever and have been recognised for this as Vetro is now an NPS accredited education recruitment agency and as such, have been given the accolade of having REC Gold Audited status. This accolade enables schools and education providers to be confident that they are using an accredited supplier, independently verified, putting high standards at the centre of their business.
We fundraised for BulliesOut
Outside of work the Vetro team have spent lots of time fundraising and raising awareness for our nominated charity - BulliesOut. This year we have raised almost £3000 for this amazing charity. Our team have taken on sponsored fasts (24 hours without food), a sponsored swear jar, organised bake sales, organised quiz nights, competed in static bike ride competitions, walked pen-y-fan five times in one day and have been to supermarkets collecting from the more than generous public.
Vetro team take part in Odd Socks Day for Anti-Bullying week 2019
2019 has been one for the books
As you can see, we have had an enormous year and we are all so very proud of our achievements. We are excited to see what the next year holds, as we are determined to improve our service and the scope of our offering in the year to come. We look forward to providing our services to more clients and supporting more people in their hunt for their dream job and finally, we would like to wish you all a very merry festive period and a wonderful new year.