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:
NHS and social care
Finance and banking
Recruitment agencies and job sites
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 at saferjobs.com (external website).
The Department for Work and Pensions is recruiting for people to work in Jobcentres and Service Centres. These roles include work coaches helping people into work. The next vacancies should be available in early September – find out more about work coach jobs.
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 thousands of 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 (external website) for roles in Health and Social Care across Wales.
NHS Scotland currently has vacancies on their NHS Jobs Scotland website (external website).
Barchester Health Care is recruiting nationwide. They also welcome volunteers. Current jobs can be found on the Barchester Health Care website (external website).
Bluebird Care (external website) has several 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 vacancies on Find a job and further information is available on Bupa’s website (external website).
Lloyds Pharmacy is on the hunt for ‘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 (external website.
Community Integrated Care (external website) support people who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health concerns or dementia with their daily routines. Take a look at their vacancies or search for roles in care on Find a job (external website).
Care UK is currently recruiting nationwide. Experience is not necessary as they offer learning and development programmes. Vacancies can be found on the Care UK website (external 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. Opportunities can be found on Find a job (external website) or on the Newcross Healthcare Solutions website (external website).
HC One has vacancies in a range of roles such as nursing, housekeeping, maintenance and catering nationwide. Vacancies can be found on the HC One website (external website) and Find a job (external website).
For more healthcare jobs, visit Find a job(external website).
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 (external website).
Atalian Service 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 via Atalian Service’s website (external website) or check out other cleaning jobs on Find a job.
The Compass Group (external website), Ocs Jobs (external website) and Sodexo (external 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 at Find a job (external website).
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 Elior UK’s website (external website) or find other catering jobs on Find a job (external website).
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 (external website).
Tulip (external website) is offering temporary jobs for production operatives and other key roles.
For more food production jobs, search Find a job (external website).
Find out more about working in logistics (external website), 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 service (external website), or by picking your local centre from this list:
- England – Bedford (external website), Bristol (external website), Chesterfield (external website), Coalville (external website), Darlington (external website), Daventry (external website), Doncaster (external website), Durham (external website), Hemel Hempstead (external website), Mansfield (external website), Milton Keynes (external website), Nottingham (external website), Peterborough (external website), Rugeley (external website), Tilbury (external website), Warrington (external website)
- Scotland – Dunfermline (external website), Gourock (external website)
- Wales – Swansea (external website)
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 Driver’s website (external website) for more information.
Supply Chain Online (external website) has jobs in Operations, Procurement, Purchasing, Sales & Business Development, Supply Chain, Transport, Warehouse, Import & Export, Inventory Manager, Logistics.
- Hermes is recruiting for self-employed couriers (external website)
- Amazon Flex is recruiting for delivery drivers (external website)
- DPD is recruiting for various delivery driver and LGV driver roles (external website)
For more logistics jobs, visit Find a job (external website).
Amazon has positions available in its Fulfilment Centre sites. To apply visit Amazon’s website (external website).
Aldi has vacancies across the UK in stores, logistics, and head office. To apply visit Aldi’s recruitment website (external website).
Lidl has 4 week fixed term contracts available at some locations. Applications can be made on Lidl’s website (external website).
Morrisons (external website) is currently looking for people to join them in a range of temporary roles, including in stores and logistics.
Sainsbury’s (external website) offering positions UK wide and has 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 (external website).
Tesco has vacancies across the UK. Check out Tesco’s website (external 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 retail jobs, visit Find a job (external website).
Total Security has vacancies across the UK. Apply online on Total Security’s website.
For more security jobs, visit Find a job (external website).
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(external website) has listed opportunities for seasonal labour to help pick British crops on their website.
For more agricultural jobs, visit Find a job (external website).
Finance and banking
Aviva (external website) is recruiting for various roles in finance and banking.
There are also various roles available across the UK in the following banks:
- Bank of Scotland (external website)
- Barclays (external website)
- Halifax (external website)
- Lloyds Bank (external website)
- Natwest Bank (external website)
- Nationwide (external website)
- RBS (external website)
- Santander (external website)
- TSB (external website)
For more banking jobs visit Find a job (external website).
The Caterer is a leading multimedia brand for the UK hospitality industry with several vacancies. Visit the Caterer’s website (external website) for more information.
Leisure Jobs (external website) currently has jobs in the UK and abroad advertised on their website, mainly in hospitality and tourism.
Jobsite (external website) has catering jobs in the UK and abroad.
Hospitality Jobs UK (external website) 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 more hospitality jobs visit Find a job (external website).
Careers in Construction (external website) are currently advertising roles across the UK on their website.
The Construction Job is a specialist construction jobsite with roles in the UK and worldwide. Visit the Construction Job website (external website) for more information.
Totaljobs is currently advertising construction jobs across a wide range of roles on the Totaljobs website (external website).
Constructor (external website) is advertising for different roles in construction.
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:
Recruitment agencies and job sites
Adecco (external website)
The world’s leading HR solutions partner and recruit for a wide variety of roles, with jobs advertised across the UK.
Evenbreak (external website)
Helping talented disabled candidates and inclusive employers find each other, with vacancies advertised
REED (external website)
The UK’s number 1 job site, reed.co.uk advertises 1,000s of vacancies on behalf of employers and recruitment agencies who are looking for staff.
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 (external website).
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 (external website).
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