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your career with thorn baker recruitment

Joanne Crampton, Head of EFM would like to tell you why working for Thorn Baker Estates, Facilities & Maintenance is so great

''Why not come to us – we can offer a great job that gives you the reward and recognition you deserve.

We understand the importance of looking after employees, and to ensure we practice what we preach, we offer exciting, fast-paced roles in a positive environment. If you’re ready to work alongside like-minded people while boosting your long-term career prospects, Thorn Baker EFM is for you.

if you’re ready for your next challenge, perhaps you could be key in the next phase of our exciting growth.''

So what can you expect when you join the team at Thorn Baker EFM?

Our consultants relish the chance to enjoy a rewarding career in a challenging but fun environment. We want you to flourish and grow, too – and above all, feel happy at work.

We offer:
  • A personalised and established training scheme for all consultants focused on your level of experience

  • A friendly, supportive environment which emphasises the importance of teamwork

  • A simple KPI system, based on output and efficiency

  • Perks that reward hard work and positive outcomes for everyone

  • A straightforward, no-nonsense commission structure that encourages consistent performance and helps drive your career forward

  • A clear career path with realistic targets for promotion and development

  • A flexible approach to working hours

  • Excellent opportunity to work from home.

We’re delighted to have been awarded the highest rating from Best Companies, 2 stars, and in the Sunday Times Top 100 2019!

These awards are for extraordinary levels of employee engagement - judged on eight factors of workplace engagement. These include how our teams feel about the Group’s leadership, their direct line management, level of engagement with their job and team, personal development opportunities, wellbeing levels and work-life balance. It also looks at whether our people feel that they are getting a fair deal with pay and benefits, plus the extent to which they feel the Group gives something positive back to our local communities. 

What are we looking for?

We can teach you everything you’ll ever need to know about recruiting in the facilities management and maintenance industries, but to succeed, it’s important you bring the right attitude to Thorn Baker EFM.

If you have the drive and energy to do well, we can give you the guidance you need to fulfil your goals, including great training programmes, and the support and advice you require.

Want to join our friendly team? Get in touch with our Head of EFM at

R2R Information - If you’d like to work with us please read our full R2R information page.

Dragon Boat Team

what can we offer you?

  • People Guide


  • Trophy


  • Wallet


  • Star


  • Holiday


  • Lunch time


  • People Tick


  • Gift box


  • Plus Heart



what our ​people say

  • “From my first day at Thorn Baker I knew exactly what was expected of me and I was given all the tools and support I needed to achieve my personal goals.” 

    Laura Billinghurst, Recruitment Consultant,

  • “The TB2 training platform is absolutely brilliant – I’ve worked in recruitment before, but this was the most comprehensive system I’ve seen, put together for the sole purpose of teaching us how to be the best consultant we can be.”

    Jade Sims, Recruitment Consultant,

  • “In my time at Thorn Baker, I’ve been promoted four times and at each stage I’ve had the support I needed to progress. If you’re an ambitious consultant and want to be a future manager, the EFM team is absolutely the place to be.”

    Joanne Crampton, Head of EFM,

Join the EFM Team



If you feel your skills and attributes match ours, we can’t wait to hear from you.

We talk a lot about our company values – and it’s because they’re evident in everything we do. Work with us and you’ll discover we’re:

  • People-driven.
  • Solution-focused.
  • Positive-minded.

Our levels of staff engagement are recorded as outstanding – thanks to our Best Companies accreditation. It’s our aim to keep it that way, hiring like-minded people who work hard to make Thorn Baker’s EFM division stronger still.

We don’t run on KPIs; we use scorecards, as we want you to know if you’re doing well on the things that really matter at work. It’s just another way we use our recruitment know-how for the greater good, rewarding you for helping improve the way we operate.

Interviewing Candidates

your thorn baker

career journey

Do you have a burning ambition to lead a team of like-minded recruiters? Or are you motivated more by building a great business and earning the cash rewards that come from it? Whatever your goals, we have a career path for you – plus all the support you’ll ever need to get there.

Which path will you choose? 

  • Administrator

  • Resourcer

  • Recruitment Consultant

    • Managing Consultant

    • Principal Consultant

    • Business Manager

    • Business Development Manager

    • Director

    • Business Development Director



  • 1
    Let's talk

    A chat and a coffee to give you an overview of life at Thorn Baker EFM

  • 2
    First Interview

    Your chance to see us in our environment and to get to know each other better

  • 3
    Right For Us? Right For you?

    A couple of days thinking time (if we need it), and then onto psychometric testing

  • 4
    Second Interview

    The real nitty gritty, and an opportunity for a good grilling (on both sides)

  • 5
    Decision time

    If all is aligned, you'll get a prompt verbal and written offer from us

  • 6
    First Day

    The start of the rest of your recruitment career begins - welcome to Thorn Baker EFM!