Top companies hiring February 2021

Need a new challenge? You’re in luck. 

Despite the ongoing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s still reason to be optimistic for anyone searching for a new job this month. In fact, we have over 180,000 jobs available right now, bringing the total number of vacancies up to their highest level since the pandemic began. 

So whether you’re looking for a healthcare role to help fight coronavirus, or a job in tech, transport, HR, or any other sector, there’s something on reed.co.uk for you.      

Here are five great companies hiring throughout February, and beyond:

 

Gousto

Your fresh start: available now, with Gousto

The recipe kit connoisseur has been helping people create simple, tasty meals at home for more than five years. With the ongoing lockdown continuing to limit our options when it comes to eating out, Gousto is looking to expand the team to keep up with demand – with a whole new warehouse in Essex over the next few months. 

Can’t cook? No problem. There are dozens of product roles available too, for anyone hungry enough to take the next step. 

Roles in demand:

Benefits of working for Gousto include:

  • 40% staff discount (and 25% off for friends and family)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Friday drinks, as well as monthly and quarterly team events

Location: Throughout the UK (mainly Manchester, London, Lincolnshire and Grays). 

View all jobs with the Gousto now

 

Healthcare Homes

It’s no secret that thousands of carers are desperately needed throughout the UK – but you might not know how to get involved. 

Let us introduce you to Healthcare Homes. 

Healthcare Homes provides residential and nursing care to residents in more than 45 homes, right across the East and South East of England. 

Its mission is to provide people with the highest standards of care; where dignity is respected; where talents and interests are encouraged; and where life is lived to its fullest potential. Which means always being on the lookout for people to join the team. 

Roles in demand:

What sets Healthcare Homes apart:

  • Comprehensive induction scheme to get you started, regardless of previous experience
  • Excellent training and development opportunities, including fully-funded qualifications in Health & Social Care
  • Recognised as one of the top 20 care home and homecare providers in the UK

Full PPE is provided and regular COVID-19 testing and vaccinations for frontline staff ensure carers continue to be protected.

Location: Throughout the South and East of England; everywhere from Biggleswade and Poole, through to Harlow and Hemel Hempstead. 

View all jobs with Healthcare Homes now

 

National Trust

The National Trust is Europe’s largest conservation organisation. 

It was set up to preserve and protect historic places and space, forever and for everyone. Which makes its staff sound a little like superheroes. Which they basically are (although their roles require considerably more dusting). 

The National Trust is preparing for a big push in February and is ramping up recruitment to help fill a wide range of seasonal vacancies. 

Roles in demand:

Just some of the places you can work for the National Trust include:

  • Blakeney National Nature Reserve (home to the largest colony of breeding grey seals in England)
  • Nymans Gardens (one of the most significant gardens in the UK)
  • Coughton Court (one of England’s finest Tudor houses) 

Because who said offices had to be boring… 

Want to help preserve our heritage for future generations to enjoy? Apply now. 

Location: Throughout the UK.

View all jobs with National Trust now

 

RAF

Looking for a job that’s a little outside of the ordinary? You’ve come to the right place.

That’s because the Royal Air Force (RAF) is no ordinary employer. Rather than obsessing over qualifications, a career in the RAF is about discovering your natural talent and working out what makes you valuable, productive and happy.

From chefs to jet pilots, the RAF is full of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. And it needs people like you to join the team.

Roles in demand:

What you need to pursue a career with the RAF:

  • Be aged between 16 and 47
  • Be a citizen of the United Kingdom 
  • Be physically fit and have excellent communication skills
  • That’s basically it – full training will be provided as part of the package

Do you have what it takes? Find out now. 

Location: Throughout the UK. 

View all jobs with RAF now

 

Vision Express 

As one of the UK’s largest optical retailers, Vision Express believes that everyone deserves to enjoy great eyesight for a lifetime. 

If that’s a belief you share, or if you’re just looking for a company that really cares about supporting your ambitions, a role with Vision Express could be your perfect fit.

There are more than 30 roles on offer right now, including everything from optical assistants, right through to CRM executives and payroll assistants. And, because Vision Express remains open throughout the pandemic, jobs are available to start right away. 

Roles in demand:

Advantages of working for Vision Express include:

  • Up to 38 days’ paid leave (dependant on length of service)
  • Flexible working and career breaks
  • Free eyewear and generous discounts for you, your family and friends

Location: Throughout the UK, including Nottingham, North Yorkshire, Kent and Buckinghamshire. 

View all jobs with Vision Express now

 

 

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