The United Kingdom is one of the destination points for many migrants from around the world, I would also call the country a land of opportunity as there are lots of job opportunities for both citizens and foreigners provided that you meet with the laid down laws.
As a foreigner who possibly might be in the United Kingdom or a foreigner who is planning on migrating to the United Kingdom and doesn’t have any skill(s) that can guarantee such individual of getting employed might be a thing to worry about, well I can assure you that this article would highlight jobs in the U.K that are open to foreigners and not just foreigners but also unskilled foreigners.
Well before you go job-hunting, it is important to be aware of certain things which are
- Proof that you are not an illegal migrant
- Have a work permit
- Have a clean criminal record as most employers run a background check
- Display the willingness to work.
The above listed are things you need to be aware of and also take into full consideration before you start job-hunting as a foreigner in the United Kingdom.
Top Unskilled jobs in the U.K for foreigners
A supermarket worker is an individual who works in a store or a supermarket, supermarket workers are tasked with certain responsibilities such as cleaning shelves, attending to customers, writing stocks that are needed in the store, arranging items on the shelves, and also taking inventory of goods that are brought into the store; supermarkets workers in the United Kingdom are estimated to earn about €31,000 or more annually depending on the organization they work for or the type of store they work in.
A factory worker is an individual who works in a factory as it involves the use of mechanical equipment that is used in the processing, production, and packaging of products; it may also involve cleaning such equipment. Factory workers in the United Kingdom are estimated to earn about €18,000, €22,000, or €27,000 annually depending on their qualifications, experience, and the location they’re working in.
A driver is an individual whose primary work is to drive mechanical machines like cars, buses, or trucks; a driver can also work for a private employer or an organization. To be a driver in the United Kingdom, you have to possess a valid driving license which would certify such an individual worthy of handling a steering wheel, most employers still go out of their way to provide additional training for their recruits, individuals who work in the United Kingdom are estimated to earn about €26,000 or more depending on their qualification, experience, location and the individual or organization they work with.
A laborer is often referred to as an individual who works in a manual labor type which is usually linked to the construction and factory industries, a laborer may also be required to load and unload different materials and equipment, operate different machines, cleaning of different types of equipment amongst others. Laborers working in the United Kingdom are estimated to earn about €21,000 or more annually.
A cleaner is an individual who takes care of places like an office, homes, hotels, organizations, schools, or any public areas by ensuring it is neat and has a presentable appearance at all times; as a cleaner, you might work either in any organization or a private individual(s). cleaners are also tasked with duties like sweeping, mopping, cleaning windows, vacuuming the floor, cleaning the ceilings and other furniture, sanitizing and cleaning the bathroom, and also cleaning the kitchen and other areas that are not listed here. however, individuals who work as cleaners in the United Kingdom are estimated to earn about €18,000 or more annually depending on their location and the organization or individual they work for.
A housekeeper is an individual whose job is to organize the entire house and ensure it’s all cleaned up, a housekeeper shares some similarities with a cleaner only that the housekeeper performs more duties than a cleaner which includes doing the laundry, ironing of fabrics, emptying trash cans and other household responsibilities as some housekeepers are live-in housekeeper while some come on a daily basis. An individual who works as a housekeeper in the United Kingdom is estimated to earn about €22,000 or more annually depending on the individual’s experience, location, and the organization or individual such person works for.
A caregiver is an individual that is paid to look after other individuals who might be disabled, injured, suffering from a sickness, or aged person; most times, caregivers are most times paid to also look after the children of a client, an individual who works as a caregiver in the United Kingdom are estimated to earn about €25,000 or more annually depending on the individual and they work for and their location.
Things to remember before you start job hunting In The United Kindom
- Possess a work permit as it gives you the right to work in any organization
- Display the willingness to work
- Have a clean criminal record as most employers do a background check
- Display the willingness and readiness to work
- Make sure you have a legal means of identification and proof that you are not an illegal migrant
In summary, I believe this article has been able to list out unskilled jobs in the U.K for foreigners, I also believe it has been able to highlight the things that foreigners who want to work in the United Kingdom should remember and also be aware of.