Jobcenter Plus Job Search at Directgov

The Jobcenter Plus job search feature, which is part of the UK government’s Directgov system, makes it easy for you to search and apply for jobs in the Great Britain. Whether you are interested in full-time or part-time jobs, you will find the Jobcenter Plus job search feature useful. The tool is nowadays known as Universal Jobmatch, and  through it, you can get jobs not only in the Great Britain but also abroad. Although you can start searching for jobs through the Universal Jobmatch feature even without having an account, it still makes a great deal of sense to set up an account. With a Jobcenter Plus/Universal Jobmatch account, you will be in a position to upload your CV onto the site, save job searches for future exploration, keep track of your applications and even sign up for email alerts. But to actually start searching for jobs through Jobcenter Plus/Universal Jobmatch, it is not mandatory for you to have an account.

Requirements for Jobcenter Plus job search at Directgov

To search for jobs through Universal Jobmatch/Jobcenter Plus at Directgov, you only need to be equipped with a computing device that has a browser application and that is connected to the Internet.

Steps to follow when searching for jobs through Jobcenter Plus at Directgov

  • Firstly, you need to go to the Universal Jobmatch/ Jobcenter Plus webpage. To do this, you need to put your computing device on, and then launch the browser application. Then you need to enter the address/URL for the Universal Jobmatch/ Jobcenter Plus webpage into the browser application. The address/URL we have just made reference to is provided in the ‘links’ section of this article. When you enter this address/URL into the browser application, you are taken straight to the Universal Jobmatch/Jobcenter Plus webpage.
  • When you get to the Universal Jobmatch/ Jobcenter Plus webpage, you will find a main section entitled ‘Find a Job with Universal Jobmatch’. Scroll down that section a bit, and you will find a couple of spaces provided, for you to enter the job title (for the kind of work you are interested in), and the postcode, town or place (where you wish to work). Enter those details, then click on the green-colored ‘search’ button.
  • When you click on the ‘search’ button (after entering a job title, postcode, town or place), the Universal Jobmatch/ Jobcenter Plus site returns relevant search results. Click on the respective search results, to see what the respective jobs are all about and what the requirements for the respective jobs are. For each job listing in the Universal Jobmatch/Jobcenter Plus system, there is an ‘Apply’ button you can click on, for a chance to apply for the position.


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