This page lists some of the national recruitment exercises that DWP are aware of. There are currently vacancies in a wide range of sectors, including the NHS, care, retail, food production and logistics.
Scroll down the page to see the list of vacancies, or choose a sector from the list
- Public Sector
- NHS and social care
- Facilities management
- Food production
- Finance and banking
The Department for Work and Pensions are recruiting for people to work in Jobcentres and Service Centres. These roles include work coaches helping people into work. Roles are being advertised in different parts of the country, and you’ll find the vacancies on the Find a job service. There are currently vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne, Oldham, Glasgow, South Wales, Stoke on Trent, Ipswich, Bristol, and Coventry with new areas being added soon.
NHS and Social Care
We have extra advice about working in social care jobs, including what the different roles can be like, and how your skills could make you perfect for a job in this sector.
NHS England & Wales
There are currently over 14,700 vacancies accessible in England and Wales – you’ll find them at NHS Jobs or going directly to the hospital or Trust website.
The Welsh Government has also developed a Covid-19 job hub for roles in Health and Social Care across Wales.
NHS Scotland currently has 900 vacancies on their NHS Jobs Scotland website.
Barchester Health Care has just under 1361 jobs nationwide. They also welcome volunteers. Current jobs can be found on their website.
Bluebird Care has approximately 550 vacancies in a variety of roles. They are looking for people who are out of work, or on reduced hours and offer flexibility with short term and long term employment opportunities.
Bupa has over 500 vacancies on Find a job. Further information is available on their website.
Lloyds Pharmacy is on the hunt for 1,500 ‘healthcare heroes’ to boost frontline services in its 1,400 pharmacies up and down the country. Apply at McKesson Jobs or check out other pharmacy roles on Find a job.
Community Integrated Care support people who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health concerns or dementia with their daily routines. Take a look at their vacancies here or search for roles in care on Find a job.
Care UK currently have over 1,900 jobs nationwide. Experience is not necessary as they offer learning and development programmes. Vacancies can be found on their website.
Newcross Healthcare Solutions has introduced a new fast-track recruitment process which gives candidates the opportunity to go from application to on-shift in just 48 hours to fill the 740+ which can be found on Find a job or on their website.
For more healthcare jobs, visit Find a job.
Serco employs people supporting government and other public service providers. They currently have vacancies across the UK ranging from cleaners to catering staff to engineers. To apply visit the website.
Atalian Service has 500+ cleaning operative vacancies across the UK with a range of employers such as Aldi, Argos, COOP, GWR, M&S, Tesco and Waitrose. Apply on their website or check out other cleaning jobs on Find a job.
The Compass Group, Ocs Jobs and Sodexo have over 400 jobs available supporting the NHS and in other key sectors including cleaning and customer service roles. For further customer service jobs take a look at Find a job.
Elior UK are recruiting temporary and fixed term jobs at sites that are remaining open to support key workers. Roles include catering, health, care and cleaning. Apply on their website or find other catering jobs on Find a job.
Staffline is offering a nationwide recruitment campaign to support the UK’s essential food production service. Employers include 2Sisters, Hovis, Karro and CSM Bakery solutions, apply on Feed the Nation.
Tulip is offering temporary jobs for production operatives and other key roles here.
For more food production jobs, search Find a job.
Find out more about working in logistics, including busting some myths about the sector.
Driver Hire Driver is the UK’s largest specialist logistics industry recruiter with over 100 offices, and job opportunities nationwide. They offer over 230 temporary and permanent driving jobs, non-driving work and Driver CPC training. Visit their website for more information.
Supply Chain Online
Over 1,200 jobs in Operations, Procurement, Purchasing, Sales & Business Development, Supply Chain, Transport, Warehouse, Import & Export, Inventory Manager, Logistics. Apply here.
For more logistics jobs, visit Find a job.
Amazon has positions available in 21 of their 22 Fulfilment Centre sites. To apply visit their website.
Lidl have 4 week fixed term contracts are available at some locations. Applications can be made on the website.
Morrisons are currently looking for people to join them in a range temporary roles, including in stores, and logistics. Check out their website.
Sainsbury’s are offering positions UK wide and have created a specific section, under the banner of “feeding the nation”, for those laid off from other employers to offer fixed term contracts. Applications can be made on their website.
Tesco has 416 vacancies across the UK. Please ensure you have the correct right to work documents when you apply (passport or birth certificate and NI) Check out their website.
For more retail jobs, visit Find a job.
Total Security has over 500 vacancies across the UK. Apply online at their website.
For more security jobs, visit Find a job.
We have extra advice about working in agricultural jobs, including what different jobs can be like, and how to find vacancies.
The Association of Labour Providers has listed opportunities for seasonal labour to help pick British crops on their website.
For more agricultural jobs, visit Find a job.
Finance and banking
Aviva is recruiting for various roles in finance and banking on their website.
There are also various roles available across the UK in the following banks:
For more banking jobs visit Find a job.
The Caterer is a leading multimedia brand for the UK hospitality industry with over 1,000 hospitality vacancies. Visit their website for more information.
Leisure Jobs currently have over 1,500 jobs in the UK and abroad advertised on their website, mainly in hospitality and tourism.
A jobs board with over 1,700 catering jobs in the UK and abroad.
For more hospitality jobs visit Find a job.
Careers in Construction are currently advertising over 3,000 jobs across the UK on their website.
The Construction Job specialist jobsite for jobseekers can find Construction jobs online in the UK and worldwide. Visit their website for more information.
Totaljobs are currently advertising over 2,600 Construction jobs across a wide range of roles on their website.
We try to keep this vacancy information up to date. If you spot anything we’re missing, or something we need to change, please email us.
If you’re an employer looking to advertise, then add your vacancy to the Find a job service.
Other places to try
We have extra information for your part of the country – including local recruitments and other opportunities. Check the local support pages for your area, and make sure you also follow your local Jobcentre Plus twitter account.
You can also follow @JCPJobsPlusMore to learn more about national employment opportunities and career information:Tweets by JCPJobsPlusMore