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Employment Opportunities

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance for Employers and Businesses

Employment Opportunities

This page will be regularly updated with information on employment opportunities during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, including appeals for workers in the agriculture industry and support for those seeking work.

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Help keep Britain running

Despite the disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak, there are still thousands of critical jobs out there. Jobcentre Plus is helping with information on what types of roles are good to apply for right now.

You can also find hints and tips on applying for jobs if you haven’t done it for a while. If you are looking for a full- or part-time job in England, Scotland or Wales – or even some temporary work during the coronavirus emergency – visit the link below.

There is currently significant demand for nurses, healthcare assistants, social care workers, delivery drivers, warehouse workers and retail workers. There are thousands of jobs available in critical industries like logistics, food retail, agriculture and care.

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Pick for Britain

Looking to work on a UK fruit and veg farm? From pickers and packers, to plant husbandry and tractor or forklift drivers, there are a wide range of roles available.

Pick For Britain helps bring workers and employers together and ensures the UK can continue to deliver the best quality British fruit and veg for everyone to enjoy. Click the link below to find job opportunities across the country.

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The Skills Toolkit

A new online learning platform to help boost the nation’s skills while people are staying at home has been launched by Education Secretary Gavin Williamson.

Free courses are available through a new online platform called The Skills Toolkit. The new platform gives people access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to help build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects.

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