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Joanne Crampton Head of Estates, Facilities and MaintenanceJoanne 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.

​​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.


what can we offer you?

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  • 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,

  • “Our candidates and clients respect us because of the way we do business, and it’s like a breath of fresh air after working for a big corporate recruiter. The people we work with know it’s not just about making a quick fee for us, we’re here to build long term relationships and it really shows.”

    Beth Tyas, Recruitment Consultant,

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.


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.

We want the best for our employees, and that means setting you on the path that is right for you. From day one, you’ll have a clear understanding of what you need to do to achieve your career aspirations, from what leadership qualities you need to show to make it as a managing consultant, to the financial targets and business wins expected of a principal. And that needn’t be the limit of your ambition – with the right effort and application; you can make it all the way to Director. 

Which path will you choose? 

  • Administrator

  • Resourcer

  • Recruitment Consultant

    • Managing Consultant

    • Principal Consultant

    • Business Manager

    • Business Development Manager

    • Director

    • Business Development Director