The chances are you have a very good reason why you prefer to pursue temporary/contract
assignments. At Barbara Houghton Associates, we make it our job to ensure you get the
best opportunities your interests, skills and experience merit. You know you do not
deliver second-class work temping or contracting, so we'll make sure you'll never feel
second-class on our books. Our dedicated team will therefore give you the level of
service you expect and more, including:
Opportunities with some of the City's most prestigious banking and finance companies,
whether they're short, medium or long-term assignments, as well as contract placements.
A comprehensive brief before you begin your placement, followed up with an information
pack complete with details about the dress-code, company culture, travel details and
what's expected of you.
The levels of pay your skills and experience merit.
That all important "sense of belonging", which we work hard to build for you.
Complete support, advice and regular contact - before, during, after and between
What we'll need from you
An up-to-date CV (unless we've already got it, of course).
Your National Insurance number if you have one.
Some ID (passport or photo driving license) verifying your eligibility to work.
(The original) work permits/visas if relevant.
References - make sure they cover your last three jobs, your last five years of work
experience, or written reference letters on work you've gleaned abroad.
Your bank/building society account details - so that we can pay you on time!
We are unable to consider applications from people who are not eligible to
work in the UK. If you are unsure about your eligibility to work in the UK,
please refer to www.ukvisas.gov.uk
What we're looking for
A passion for excellence.
Drive and enthusiasm.
Demonstrable insight into the world of banking and/or finance.
The kind of flexibility the best individuals need to excel.
What you should know about Barbara Houghton Temporaries
Dedicated to providing temporary placements and personnel!
We have a dedicated Temporaries Desk, with consultants dedicated to serving banking and
finance temporary candidates and clients looking to find the best available. Temporary
candidates and businesses looking clearly have different needs to those on the permanent
side of recruitment, so we've a special, highly experienced team of consultants ready to
meet the specific needs of anyone who calls Barbara Houghton Temporaries; candidates and
clients alike. This means that whoever you are, you'll get a considered and informed
response from someone who knows how to handle all your concerns and satisfy each of your
We are on the preferred supplier list of many of London's leading banking and finance
houses, so we're looking forward to seeing if we can help you open doors into some of the
capital's most dynamic companies.