Stuart Gentle Publisher at Onrec

NHS taps into Britain's startup community to fill Covid-Critical Roles

Adzuna are working with NHS Jobs, the official online recruitment service for the NHS in England and Wales, to promote over 400 COVID-19 specific roles across the UK.

  • NHS partner with start-ups to fill over 450 COVID-19 critical roles across the UK
  • The UK is still looking for nurses, receptionists, practitioners, radiographers, and housekeepers to support the UK

Adzuna are working with NHS Jobs, the official online recruitment service for the NHS in England and Wales, to promote over 400 COVID-19 specific roles across the UK. The roles range from nurses and practitioners to radiographers, housekeepers and paramedics. Advertised positions will play a crucial role in supporting the NHS and can be found on the Adzuna COVID-19 job page or on NHS Jobs.

There are currently 481 COVID-19 critical roles that need to be filled on Adzuna, in addition to thousands of live NHS vacancies open across the UK. Nursing positions are currently in the highest demand, followed by healthcare assistants and practitioners. Whilst the majority of COVID-19 roles waiting to be filled are for medical staff, there are also many non-medical roles available, such as those in administration and housekeeping,  which also plays a vital role in keeping the public safe.

Adzuna's partnership with NHS Jobs taps into over 3 million jobseeking Brits to help fill these roles fast. With over 750,000 people signing up to become NHS volunteers last month, the public appetite to support the NHS appears rife and will play an important part in getting these roles filled.

Andrew Hunter, co-founder of Adzuna, comments: "We are proud to be supporting the NHS during these unprecedented times. Adzuna's mission to 'keep Britain working' has never felt more important. We strongly believe that our technology, team, and desire to 'do our bit' during this crisis will help fill these roles fast and keep the NHS' heart beating."

David Roberts, Head of Service for NHS Jobs, said: “The NHS Jobs team have been working to make it easier for jobseekers to find roles relating to COVID-19 and have been implementing measures to increase the reach of NHS vacancies. We appreciate the support Adzuna have provided at this time and it is great to be working together to support this national effort.

About Adzuna:

Adzuna is a search engine for job ads used by over 10 million visitors per month and lists every job in the UK. We search thousands of websites so our users don't have to, bringing together millions of ads in one place. By providing smarter search options and powerful data about the job market, we give jobseekers the information they need to take control of their careers.

We also supply real-time job market data to the Number 10 Dashboard and Office for National Statistics labour market indices. In 2018, Adzuna won the contract to run Find a job, one of the British government’s most used online services.

Adzuna was founded in 2011 by Andrew Hunter and Doug Monro, formerly of eBay, Gumtree, Qype and Zoopla and is backed by leading Venture Capital firms Smedvig Capital, Passion Capital, The Accelerator Group and Index Ventures. 

Adzuna’s mission is to be the best place to start looking for a job. We love using the awesome power of technology to help match people to better, more fulfilling jobs and keep Britain working.