Wednesday, February 28, 2024

NYS graduates to work in the United Kingdom. See requirements

Graduates under the Kenya National Youth Service (NYS) are set to start working in the United Kingdom.

This is after the UK’s Seasonal Worker Scheme (SWS) announced that it is seeking NYS graduates with qualifications in agriculture to fulfil seasonal positions within the horticulture sector.

According to the announcement, interested NYS graduates have until December 1 to apply.

These opportunities were brought to the attention of the NYS by the UK’s High Commission in Kenya.

The successful candidates will work in the fruit and vegetable sector for a duration of six months, starting tentatively from February 2024.

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The requirements for these positions are as follows:

1). Be a National Youth Service Graduate with a background in agriculture.

2). Be willing to reside and work in the UK for six months, returning at the end of the contract.

3). Have the financial capacity to cover various expenses, including passport processing fee (approximately Kshs 6,550), return ticket (direct, estimated to be lower than £1100 = Kshs 192,500), visa application fee (£256 = Kshs 45,325), sustainability amount (£150 = Kshs 30,000 for living costs until the first pay is received).

4). Demonstrate a high level of motivation and interest in practical farming.

5). Be medically and physically fit.

6). Be available for briefing and interviews at NYS Yatta Field Unit on December 7th, 2023.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications are required to fill the Form in this link and submit their details.



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