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UKHired is a platform for foreign job seekers who want to move to the United Kingdom via a Skilled Worker visa route. All the jobs posted in our extensive free database come from licenced sponsors and satisfy the Home Office work visa criteria. In addition, we publish lots of handy tips and resources that will help you secure a job offer with visa sponsorship.
Yes, UKHired is a start-up launched by Anastasia Agafonova supported by UCL Innovation & Enterprise.
Our unique algorithm aggregates job ads from different sources and then checks them for visa eligibility. After that, our points-based calculator assigns points for each job, using the official Home Office guidelines. So, when you found a job you like, you can see immediately how many visa points you need and how to score them.
UKHired offers exceptional service for both international students and professionals with many years of experience. We have a unique selection of jobs suitable for a work visa. Unlike other British popular job boards, we focus directly on the needs of overseas jobseekers.
No, we don’t have any hidden charges. Access to our job search is free and will always remain free for job seekers.
No, we don’t guarantee that you will receive the job offer. Sponsors make a decision based on your job fit, assessment results and interview. We can help you improve your application and prepare for different hiring stages.
We post jobs for people at all levels of their career. If you are an international student in the UK, and are switching from a Student or Graduate visa to Skilled Worker visa, you can score 20 points as a new entrant.
UKHired can't sponsor your work visa but we share with you many jobs that can provide visa sponsorship.
We have jobs from all over the UK, including London.
We might post these jobs occasionally, but our primary focus is on the jobs suitable for Skilled Worker visa.
We are not qualified to give any legal advice or help you with your work visa application. Information on this website is taken from the open sources produced by the UK Home Office and Border Agency. Please read the official work visa guidance.
Finding a job in a foreign country is always difficult. Please remember that not all the jobs are suitable for visa sponsorship. You need to make sure that you get a total of 70 points for a successful work visa application.
If you search for jobs on ukhired, we make sure that our jobs come from licenced sponsors and satisfy visa criteria.
Yes, our website is up-to-date with the latest British immigration rules.
We post jobs suitable for both non-EEA and EU nationals.
COS stands for Certificate of Sponsorship that you receive when a licenced employer makes you a job offer. You will need to include your unique COS reference number with your work visa application.
SOL stands for Shortage Occupation List. The Migration Advisory Committee frequently reviews and updates jobs on the SOL.
If you qualify for any of the SOL jobs and earn at least 80% of the going rate for your profession, you can score 20 visa points.
We answer this question in full in our blog post.
You should only apply for jobs that you qualify for, so the number will depend on job availability and your skills. However, we do recommend applying to as many vacancies as possible to increase the chance of receiving a job offer.