Getting a job

Finding a job can be tough, but there many services which can help you.

On Yor-Zone you can find up to date lists of vacancies in the city centre, at the designer outlet, and at Monks Cross. You can also find a list of apprenticeship vacancies.

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You can look for jobs online at Jobseekers Direct or at the Job Point machines located inside the JobcentrePlus office. Job seekers who have a health condition, preventing them from applying to the full range of jobs, can access support from a Disability Employment Adviser who will provide specialist advice and support.


Looking for vacancies online is useful if you know the right places to look. Employers advertise positions on specific websites or via their own websites. Many employers request applications to be made online. Before starting an online application, make sure you have the information on hand that may be required. This includes employment and work experience details together with dates and duties carried out; examinations taken and grades achieved, your skills and names and contact details for references. Employers may request a CV via email.