Get A UK Job – Resources for Canadian professionals moving to the UK
Get A UK Job welcomes Canadians wishing to find work in the UK. We provide information and advice to help you to get settled and find a job quickly.
Whether you’re looking for a job in IT, teaching, accountancy, or any other profession, we hope we can help you find your ideal role.
Welcome to the UK
Are you planning a move to the UK, or have you just recently relocated there? Arriving in the UK can be a daunting experience – looking for a job and temp accommodation is sometimes stressful, not to mention sorting out your finances, taxes and getting to grips with the transport system.
This website has been created to ease your transition to UK life and help you establish a successful UK career.
Looking for work? Did you know you can double your salary when you go home having gained UK International experience? But you need to make sure you find the type of work that advances your career. Have a look at our JOB SEARCH pages to find out how. Here you’ll find some tips on how to find suitable jobs in the UK and a list of our recommended UK job sites and employment agencies.
Looking for a place to stay? Finding decent UK accommodation is often a big concern for many people. The best option is to seek temporary accommodation and after you’ve found a job to look for something more permanent. Find out about ACCOMMODATION options – where to look, the best places to live and average rents in your preferred area.
Need help getting set up? To work in the UK you must have a UK bank account and a National Insurance Number. We have a helpful section of FAQs that provides info on everything from sorting out your finances, getting around on public transport, to finding a doctor. If there’s something else you need to know please ask.
Make sure your CV is in a UK format and start applying for jobs, remember that you should mention your passport/visa type when making applications so that prospective employers are aware of your right to work in the UK. If you need help, check out the CV package we have on offer.
You can speed up your job search by using a Career Consultancy such as www.biteconsulting.co.uk who will help transition your career into the uk job market.
Enquire about their Transition Limited Company that can save you up to £8000 and pay for up to halve your flight and accommodation costs in the UK: http://biteconsulting.co.uk/limited-companies/transition-company/
If you’re looking for an IT job, we recommend getting in touch with our international associate www.ukitcareers.co.nz. Their friendly consultants can give you advice and support before you leave Canada so you can arrive prepared to find the best jobs.
Enjoy your stay, and if we have not answered all your questions, please let us know.