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Employers recruiting now

Start your search for a new job here. Explore employers who are recruiting now in Wales.

This page has links to major employers hiring near you.

Who's recruiting in Wales?

The links below take you to the websites of employers and agencies who are recruiting now.

Job vacancies will change over time, so check back regularly.


Other retail job sites

Hospitality and catering

jobs continue to be advertised with pubs, restaurants, cafés etc. Lots of these jobs are with small, local businesses but here are some of the larger companies and websites:


Hotels recruit through general job sites like Indeed, Reed and Find a Job. Some recruit via their own websites. Others may use social media and word of mouth.

Here are a few hotels in Wales as a starting point:

Other hotel job sites

Find hotels near you by searching hotel listings. You can then contact the hotels or find vacancies on their websites. Examples of listings include Britain's Finest, and Trip Advisor.

Find out more about job roles within hospitality and tourism on the Working Wales website.

Delivery, logistics and transport

Go to the Working Wales website for useful information on working in the Transport and Logistics sectors.


You can learn more about working in the social care and early years sectors on the Working Wales website.


Food production and other services

The Feed the Nation recruitment campaign is designed to find temporary workers in essential food production services, such as in supermarkets and delivery services. OCS are looking for essential workers in areas such as cleaning, catering, customer service and security, in support of the NHS and others.

Similar vacancies are available via the Sodexo and Compass sites.

Construction and labouring

There may be job opportunities in construction. Look for vacancies on online job sites like the Construction Job, Constructor, Totaljobs, Indeed, Reed and Find a job.

Some construction companies recruit on their websites. Here are just a few examples:

Construction companies also use Recruitment Agencies to advertise seasonal work

You will usually need to have a CSCS Health and Safety Card to work on construction sites.

The CSCS scheme have temporarily changed some scheme rules to help existing card holders:

  • You now have 12 months instead of 6 to renew an existing card after it expires
  • If you’re card has expired recently, you might still be able to use it to get work for now, at your employers’ discretion

Please visit the CSCS website for the most up-to-date situation.


Just starting out?

Worried you haven’t got a lot of work experience but still looking for paid work? There are opportunities out there for you to get a foothold within the jobs market.

Are you 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit? Under the Kickstart Scheme, you could apply for a 6 months paid job placement, funded by the UK government.

Find out more about the Kickstart Scheme. To apply for a Kickstart vacancy, speak to your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach or see vacancies on the Find a Job website.

Looking to earn while you learn? Why not think about an apprenticeship.

See our Apprenticeships section or find apprenticeship vacancies. You can see more companies that advertise apprenticeships on our Employers who Offer Apprenticeships pages.

Other support if you’re out of work

If you’ve found yourself out of work because of the pandemic, you could get targeted support to get back to work under the UK-wide Job Entry: Targeted Support Scheme (JETS). To be eligible, you need to be:

  • 16 or over
  • Out of work for at least 13 weeks
  • Claiming certain benefits

The support includes specialist advice for people to get in to growing job sectors. Find out more about JETS on the UK Government’s Job Help site.

Job Entry: targeted support is being delivered by Remploy in Wales – visit the JETS page on the Remploy website.

Don’t forget that Careers Wales can help you with your next steps, with job seeking advice and accessing retraining options. This includes redundancy support.

Find out more about retraining funding, see our Getting a job section for job seeking tips, or contact us for more help.

Safer job searching

Watch out for job scams when you search for jobs on websites. More people are being targeted by online job scams. Find out more about how to avoid the job scams at Jobs Aware.

Apply for jobs now

See live vacancies across Wales by visiting our Vacancy Bulletin page.

Jobcentre Plus regularly tweet vacancies – find out more on our page on using social media to find jobs.

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