More Than 17,000 Jobs Await Filipinos in the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom will be opening its doors to Overseas Filipino Workers through its thousand job opening that according to Senator Joel Villanueva.

Senator Villanueva announced that more than 17,000 job vacancies are available in the United Kingdom.

“The [UK] has generously offered us a variety of job opportunities fit for our world-class skilled workers,” Villanueva said after meeting with UK officials.

The United Kingdom is looking for civil engineers, foremen, nurses, caregivers, computer programmers, cooks, bookkeepers, and cashiers. Meanwhile, the salary estimate for those vacancies are as follows;
Civil Engineers – Php139,000/month
Nurses – Php113,000/month
Caregivers – Php61,000/month
Cooks – Php350/hour
Bookkeepers and Cashiers – Php286/hour

According to Villanueva, this is the best time for those seeking employment to grab the opportunity. These vacancies were discussed while the senator met with Philippine ambassador to the UK Antonio Lagdameo and other officials from UK’s business sector.

Villanueva, who also chairs the Senate committee on labor and employment and human resources development believes that the country possesses a highly-skilled workforce that are very much qualified to meet the international standards and fill in the demands of the global job market.

Aside from the high salary, it is also worthy to note that many Filipinos are already residing or working in the United Kingdom, thus it would not be hard to adjust to.

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Do you want to grab the opportunity to work in the United Kingdom? Simply check out the job listings from POEA accredited recruitment agencies. Don’t forget to ready your requirements before-hand to ensure quick processing of your applications.

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