Display your vacancy in Jobcentres across Europe
European Employment Services (EURES)
EURES links the public employment services in Europe. Its role is to help people move freely and take up work in other member states of the European Economic Area (EEA). It can also help you to recruit workers from other EEA countries if you cannot find the right people for your jobs locally or nationally.
EURES services are supported by the European Commission and delivered through the public employment services in each EEA member state.
Advertising your vacancy via EURES
If however, you want your vacancy to be prioritised in jobsearch activity via those jobs databases, you can do this through EURES.
To prioritise your vacancy in Europe, ask for it to be marked for EURES when you place your vacancy. If you are already advertising a vacancy with Jobcentre Plus and would like it to be prioritised by EURES, call Employer Direct and ask for the vacancy to be marked for EURES.
To find your vacancy on EURES, search using your Jobcentre Plus vacancy reference number.
Filling your vacancy via EURES
EURES offer a CV search facility, giving you access to a database of over 300,000 CVs from candidates across Europe. Register for free on the EURES website.
EURES also has a network of over 700 advisers specialising in international recruitment and job mobility issues. There is at least one EURES adviser in each region of the EEA, offering:
Visit EURES to find out more.
Enlargement of the European Union
The new Member States that joined the EU in 2004 are Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Cyprus and Malta. Citizens from these countries have the same entitlement to take up work in the UK as other existing EU Member States nationals. However, with the exception of Cyprus and Malta, nationals from these countries must register with the Home Office on the Worker Registration Scheme.
On 1 January 2007 Bulgaria and Romania joined the EU. The UK Government introduced transitional measures that restrict the types of work available to Bulgarians and Romanians. Further information can be found on the UK Border Agency website.