The Pilot Scheme

Apply Here! Ukrainian and Moldovan Applicants!

In order to make a success of the Pilot Scheme, and to comply with UK labour supply laws, we will be conducting recruitment in Ukraine and Moldova. This is due to the limited amount of VISA’s currently available via the Scheme (1250).

In time, we will look to expand our operations and recruit in other countries. If you have previously registered your interest but are not a Ukrainian or Moldovan national, we will keep your details on file (in line with our privacy policy) and contact you as and when we recruit in other locations.

Pro-Force conducts it’s recruitment directly and in line with UK law. We do not work with any other agents. Please ensure you contact Pro-Force directly via our website, via our official social media pages Facebook Ukraine or Facebook Moldova,via email on kharkiv@pro-force.co.uk, or telephone on +380 99 151 6288 or +44 1227 733 880.

If someone approaches you to ask for money for a job, please do not pay them, and report it to us via email on pilot@pro-force.co.uk, in order to enable us to escalate it to the proper authorities.

The only costs for Pilot Scheme Workers will be for the VISA, for transport to the UK, and for medical and repatriation insurance. We do not charge commission or any illegal fees.


How do I apply to be part of the scheme?

If you are a national of the Ukraine or Moldova, please complete the form below. We will be in touch via email for details on attendance to Open Day and Interview at our local offices.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

A: The scheme opens in April 2019. We will start placing workers then. The scheme will run for two years.

A: We are looking to provide workers to all areas in the UK, including England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

A: The pilot scheme offers seasonal work for 6 months in edible horticulture. This means work such crop harvesting, maintenance, husbandry and packing and processing. It will be in sectors including vegetables, soft fruit, top fruit, vines and mushrooms.

A: The pay rate varies on the role. However, it will be at least equivalent to the National Minimum Wage, which in April 2019 will be £8.21 per hour. Some roles may offer enhanced pay, overtime and bonus schemes. Payment will be made weekly in to your own bank account.

A: We can support you in setting up a bank account or a prepaid VISA card. If required, we can also support you in getting an NI number, registering with a local GP, or any other support you may require for working in the UK.

A: We will be able to offer 1250 places per year under the scheme. The scheme will run for two years.

A: We will be recruiting from Ukraine. Later on in the scheme, we will look to recruit from other countries. We are limiting our recruitment to one country to test the pilot scheme and ensure that it is a success.

A: Once the VISA details are confirmed, we will release information on the application process. Pro-Force would act as a sponsor for your VISA and would guide you through the application process, as well as support you through any information you would need to submit to the immigration authorities. You will need to visit the British Embassy in Ukraine order to complete the VISA process.

A: The VISAS are valid for six months out of every twelve. After the six months is finished, you have to return to your home country. You can then reapply later for another six months work the following year.

A: There are three costs:

  • The cost of the VISA application (£244)
  • The cost of travel to and from the UK
  • Medical and repatriation insurance

Once you are working, you will also likely make payment for:

  • Your accommodation
  • Your transport to and from work

Your food and general living costs

A: Contact us via Facebook, via telephone on UK 01227 733 880 or via email on pilot@pro-force.co.uk.

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