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.

Local Job Search

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


Skill Up Somerset

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.

Business Leaders

Hinkley Point C
Offers employment in a broad range of occupations and careers.

Business Leaders

Employment opportunities at Somerset Council.

Community Employment Hubs
The Employment Hubs are a free employment support service covering Taunton, West Somerset and Wellington. + Find more details
Somerset NHS Foundation SWAPs Programme
Join the SWAPs programme at Somerset NHS Foundation. The FREE 3-week training programme provides the required introductory skills and knowledge with a guaranteed interview at the end of the course. + Download further details 
Click here to learn more about SWAPs


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.


Seetec Pluss and Pluss

Seetec Pluss is a leading provider of work and wellbeing services that inspires thousands of people to find and progress in work each year. Together with Pluss, our specialist social enterprise, we empower individuals, businesses and communities to thrive.

For more information visit the website or call 0800 334 5525


Local opportunities 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 >


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.

SPARK A CHANGE Volunteering can be a great way to enhance your employability skills and gain experience.


Self EmploymeNT
Advice on how to start your own business   
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