Employment

Despite the current economic circumstances there are still a lot of places hiring, with many jobs in industries you may not have previously thought of working in.

Job Search

Use the following links to look for job opportunities in Somerset.

 

Skill Up Somerset

SOMERSET JOBS
We strive to improve the experience of job hunting within Somerset and the local area.

Business Leaders

JobCentre Plus
Search for job opportunities in Somerset - plus access CV writing and job interview advice.

Public Sector Jobs

DAS Jobs
Dillington Advertising Services are specialists in public sector recruiting. Search for opportunities on the website.

Public Sector Jobs

Leisure Jobs
Search for jobs in the leisure industry in Somerset.

National Job Search

Monster Whatever type of job you're looking for, you can find your perfect match.

Reed Providing a full online service for anyone looking for a new job.

Indeed  Indeed puts jobseekers first, giving you free access to search for jobs.

GOV.UK Use the ‘Find a job’ service to search and apply for jobs.


Your five Somerset Local Authorities

Somerset West and Taunton District Council
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South Somerset District Council
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Mendip District Council
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Sedgemoor District Council
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 Somerset County Council
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Community Employment Hubs are available in West Somerset offering support with searching and applying for work.

Find out more

Job types and skills required

If you are researching career options or thinking about moving into a different industry, it can be difficult to know what skills you need or what skills you already have that can help you be successful in certain industries.

Skills Assessment  Find out about careers that might be right for you by taking a skills assessment.

National Careers Service Find out more about what is involved in different types of jobs and which jobs are right for you.

Careers Detailer Learn more about some of the key industries in Somerset and what attributes can help you be successful in each.


Hiring Now

Foster carers are needed in Somerset

Can you offer a safe, stable home to a child or teenager when their family are unable to do so. People from all walks of life can apply – single, married, in a same sex relationship, own or rent your home, have children, or not.  

For information visit here or call our friendly team on 0800 587 9900

If you have the right values and are keen to learn there are so many career opportunities across the Care sector right now.  Every day is different, and you’ll be able to make a real difference in someone’s life. You can work with people with learning disabilities, the elderly, or with physical disabilities. Find jobs now >

Skill Up Somerset

Under Construction
Provides people in the Sedgemoor area with skills, motivation, work ethic and qualifications to maximise opportunities. Find out more about employment and training opportunities.

Business Leaders

Hinkley Point C
The construction and operation of Hinkley Point C will create thousands of employment and apprenticeship opportunities in a broad range of occupations and careers.

Seetec PLUSS

Can help you with job search, work trials and interviews, access to online support and resources and specialist help to overcome challenges such as anxiety.

The Work and Health Programme 
is designed to give you the right support to achieve your employment potential. Available for those aged 18+ who have a health issue or have been unemployed and claiming benefits for two years.

The Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) is a fast-track employability programme to help people who have been out of work for 13 weeks or more and are in receipt of benefits return to work as quickly as possible.

For more information visit the website or call 0800 334 5525

 

Unemployment Support

Unemployment Support
Information on claiming Universal Credit and other support.

Redundancy Support

Redundancy Support
Help and support if you have lost your job or are at risk of redundancy.

Young People and Students

Young People & Students
Careers advice and employment support for young people.

Employability Skills

Employability Skills
CV writing tips and details on how to boost your employability skills.

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