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This page lists some of the national recruitment exercises that DWP is aware of. There are currently vacancies in a wide range of sectors, including the NHS, adult social 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
Adult social care
Facilities management
Food production
Transport and Logistics
Retail
Security
Agriculture
Finance and banking
Hospitality
Construction
Utilities
Armed Forces

We also have suggestions of other places to try. Check our local support pages too for information about jobs in your area, and you’ll also find thousands of jobs on the Find a job website.

It’s important to stay safe when looking for work and to avoid the scams and scammers – so be careful before giving away personal information. There’s some great advice on the Safer Jobs website.


Public Sector

There are a range of opportunities across the Public Sector. The JobHelp site has more information about working in:

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) are currently offering temporary roles in England and Wales on the Census 2021 project, for more details visit the ONS Census Recruitment website.


NHS

NHS England & Wales
There are thousands of vacancies accessible in England and Wales – you’ll find them on the NHS Jobs website or by going directly to the hospital or Trust website.

NHS Scotland currently has vacancies on their NHS Jobs Scotland website.


Adult social care

Working in adult social care is not just an emotionally rewarding role, it’s one of the most varied too. Working with a range of people with different care needs means every day is different to the next. What’s more there are thousands of jobs available nationwide.

Find extra advice about working in adult social care in our Getting into adult social care page, including what the different roles can be like, and how your values could make you perfect for a job in this sector.

The Welsh Government has also developed a Covid-19 job hub website for roles in Health and Social Care across Wales.

To find jobs in adult social care, visit the Every Day is Different website.


Facilities management

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 Serco’s website.

Atalian Servest is recruiting cleaning operatives across the UK with a range of employers such as Aldi, Argos, COOP, GWR, M&S, Tesco and Waitrose. Apply on Atalian Servest’s website or check out other cleaning jobs on the Find a job website.

Gov Facility Services Limited provides facility maintenance services to prisons across the South of England. They are currently recruiting, visit the Find a job website for their latest vacancies.

The Compass Group’s website, OCS Jobs website and Sodexo’s website have several jobs available supporting the NHS and in other key sectors including cleaning and customer service roles. For further customer service jobs take a look on the Find a job website.

Elior UK is 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 Elior UK’s website.

ISS has a wide variety of vacancies across the UK ranging from cleaners to catering staff to engineers. For more information, visit the ISS website.

Veolia has a variety of roles available from drivers to human resources and engineering as well as graduate and apprenticeship programmes. Current vacancies can be found on Veolia’s website.

For more catering jobs, search the Find a job website.


Food production

We have more advice about working in food manufacturing.

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’s website.

Tulip is offering temporary jobs for production operatives and other key roles. To apply visit Tulip’s website.

Poultry processor Moy Park is looking for factory staff at sites across the UK. See what’s available on Moy Park’s website.

The Association of Labour Providers (ALP) has hundreds of members looking for workers in agriculture and food production. For more details, visit the ALP Member Directory and search in your region.

For more food production jobs, search the Find a job website.


Transport and Logistics

Find out more about working in logistics, including busting some myths about the sector.

Amazon is recruiting more than 20,000 seasonal workers and expect to have appointed 10,000 permanent roles in sites across the UK this year. A huge variety of roles are available in their fulfilment centres and other locations. You can find the vacancies on the Find a job website, or by picking your local Amazon centre from this list:

Amazon Flex is recruiting for delivery drivers. For more information, visit Amazon Flex’s website.

DPD advertise jobs for HGV and delivery drivers, warehouse staff, management positions and support staff, including mechanics. Current vacancies can be found on DPD’s website.

Hermes has positions for delivery drivers and Warehouse personnel in 28 locations in the UK. For more information, visit Hermes website.

DHL has a variety of roles available from management positions to drivers and couriers. Can also sign up for job alerts. Latest vacancies can be found on DHL’s website.

Eddie Stobart has a variety of vacancies nationwide which include LGV C+E Class 1 driver as well as non-driving positions. Latest vacancies can be found on Eddie Stobart’s website.

Clipper Logistics is a retail logistics company based in Leeds which serves retailers selling fashion, tobacco, alcohol and other high-value goods in the UK and Europe. Current vacancies can be found on the Clipper Logistics website.

Tuffnells have a variety of roles available, including collection and delivery drivers and multi drop van drivers. View their current vacancies on the Smiths News website.

CitySprint are looking for van drivers for courier work across the UK. Find out more information on the CitySprint website.

B&M are recruiting for a number of warehouse operatives, HGV driver and forklift truck driver roles. To find out more visit the B&M website.

UPS are hiring for a number of seasonal Driver Helper roles in addition to permanent delivery driver jobs. Visit the UPS website for more details.

Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist logistics industry recruiter with over 100 offices, and job opportunities nationwide. They offer temporary and permanent driving jobs, non-driving work and Driver CPC training. Visit Driver Hire’s website for more information.

Supply Chain Online has jobs in Operations, Procurement, Purchasing, Sales & Business Development, Supply Chain, Transport, Warehouse, Import & Export, Inventory Manager, Logistics. Current vacancies can be found on Supply Chain Online’s website.

Challenge TRG has driving and warehouse vacancies, along with bespoke training programmes relevant to all aspects of logistics as well as a whole host of other qualifications and apprenticeships. The group operates out of 17 UK sites and is one of the largest independent providers of HGV drivers and warehouse staff in the country. For more information visit Challenge TRG’s website.

Extra Drivers has temporary and permanent driver roles advertised across the UK. Visit the Extra Drivers website to find out more.

For more logistics jobs, visit the Find a job website.


Retail

We have more information about working in food retail, including busting some myths.

Amazon has positions available in its Fulfilment Centre sites. To apply visit Amazon’s website.

Aldi has vacancies across the UK in stores, logistics, and head office. To apply visit Aldi’s recruitment website.

Lidl has over 800 stories across the UK which regularly recruit for permanent full time and part time Customer Assistants, Cleaners and Shift Managers. To find a vacancy near you visit Lidl’s career website.

Morrisons is currently looking for people to join them in a range of temporary roles, including in stores and logistics. For further details, visit Morrisons’ website.

Sainsbury’s is 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 Sainsbury’s website.

Tesco has vacancies across the UK. To search and apply for a vacancy near you visit Tesco’s website.

B&M are looking for highly motivated managers with a proven track record of delivering sales, service and store standards in a high turnover, fast paced environment. They also advertise a variety of in-store vacancies, security roles, transport/distribution roles and head office roles. Interested candidates can register on the B&M website.

The Charity Retail Association (CRA) has a Volunteer Matching Service portal to link volunteers to charity retail opportunities near to them. As charity shops reopen there is a huge shortage of volunteers. For more information, visit CRA’s website.

For more retail jobs, visit the Find a job website.


Security

Total Security has range of vacancies across the UK. Apply on Total Security’s website.

G4S has a wide variety of vacancies across the UK ranging from security to logistics to general management roles. For more details visit the G4S website.

Mitie has a range of opportunities which include catering, cleaning, engineering services and security. More information can be found on the Mitie website.

Security Vacancies has a variety of positions across the UK for security professionals. To search for vacancies or register visit Security Vacancies website.

Security Cleared Jobs has a wide range of vacancies across the UK for security cleared professionals. For more details visit the Security Cleared Jobs website.

For more security jobs, visit the Find a job website.


Agriculture

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 (ALP) has hundreds of members looking for workers in agriculture and food production. For more details, visit the ALP Member Directory and search in your region.

If you’re looking for a career in the agriculture, fishing or forestry sectors, visit the Find a job website.


Finance and banking

Aviva is recruiting for various roles in finance and banking. Visit Aviva’s website for more details.

There are also various roles available across the UK on the following banks’ websites:

For more banking jobs visit the Find a job website.


Hospitality

Caterer is a leading multimedia brand for the UK hospitality industry with several vacancies. Visit Caterer’s website for more information.

Leisure Jobs currently has jobs in the UK and abroad advertised on the Leisure Jobs website, mainly in hospitality and tourism.  

Jobsite has catering jobs in the UK and abroad. Visit the Jobsite website for details.

Hospitality Jobs UK advertises roles across the UK. They work closely with clients, big and small from hotels, pubs & bars, contract catering, casual dining, restaurants, leisure and coffee shops. For information on vacancies, visit the Hospitality Jobs UK website.

For more hospitality jobs visit the Find a job website.


Construction

Find out more about working in construction, including how to get into the sector and what to expect.

Careers in Construction are currently advertising roles across the UK. For details, visit Careers in Construction’s website.

The Construction Job is a specialist construction jobsite with roles in the UK and worldwide. Visit the Construction Job website for more information.

Totaljobs is currently advertising construction jobs across a wide range of roles on the Totaljobs website.

Constructor is advertising for different roles in construction. Further details can be found on the Constructor website.

HS2 has variety of vacancies currently available. Visit the HS2 website for more information.

We have more information about working in Green Jobs.

For more construction jobs visit the Find a job website.


Utilities

Find jobs on the Energy and Utilities Jobs website which brings together over 20 employers offering a range of career opportunities in the sector.

Thames Water are planning to recruit more than 1,000 people in 2021 after launching their recruitment programme to create jobs and boost access to careers in the water industry. To read more on this visit the Thames Water website and for the latest vacancies visit their careers page.

For more utilities jobs visit the Find a job website.


Armed Forces

Actively recruiting for full time regular service and part time reserves. Recruit selection centres have now re-opened with appropriate COVID19 social distancing measures in place. Applications are via the service websites:

For information about becoming a Defence Engineer in the Army, Royal Navy, Royal Air Force or Civil Service Engineering, visit the Talent Retention Solutions website.


This page lists some of the national recruitment exercises that DWP is aware of. We’re not recommending a particular employer, just letting you know about some of the jobs available. It’s always a good idea to check out an employer first, and always be careful about sharing your information – find out more on the Safer Jobs website.


Other places to try

As well as the Find a Job service, you’ll find thousands of vacancies available online at sites like Indeed, Adzuna, Monster, TotalJobs and Reed. There are a range of other agency sites, some dealing with specific jobs or sectors, so try searching online.

You can also find job adverts through Google searches (use the word jobs in your search), Facebook Jobs or LinkedIn.

Your local Jobcentre Plus Twitter account will post details about jobs and support near you.

You can also follow the @JCPJobsPlusMore Twitter account to learn more about national employment opportunities and career information. Here are their most recent tweets:

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