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Work in the UK packages, TEFL and more

Thinking about working in the UK, London or Europe while you travel?  Spend your time living like a Londoner and explore the wonders of Europe while working in a London pub or pursuing a career. Live like a local and take advantage of having further travel opportunities on your doorstep! Whether you need a short break or a real breakaway from it all, explore your options with us.

Working in the UK and the rest of Europe: What are the options?

We've got overseas work programs including working in an English pub, UK nanny jobs and customer service, retails, labouring and hospitality work. We can even help you get your UK visa sorted with our Work Britain Visa Kick Start packages.
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Hello Britain

Want an exciting and stress-free way to start living and working in the UK? With arrival packages including full job support and action filled welcome orientation, the Hello Britain team will help make the move easy for you. Check out the full list of Hello Britain packages to find the right fit for you.

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London Pub Jobs

Head over the UK without the stress of having to find work and somewhere to live. We arrange live-in pub jobs in London prior to arrival, meaning you don't have to worry about finding a job, or a place to live in the run-up to your new adventure in Europe.

Terms and conditions apply

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Au Pair
Fancy yourself as the next Mary Poppins? It doesn't have to just be in London either; we offer live-in nannying, Mother's Help and Au Pairing opportunities with full support and back-up all over Europe. Refer to our terms and conditions at the bottom of this page or give us a call or email to find out more. 

Terms and conditions apply

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Love TEFL?
TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language; it’s an online learning course you can take which gives you the skills and confidence you need to teach the English language across the world. Once qualified, you can immerse yourself in new cultures and communities in Asia, Europe and South America. See what opportunities we offer in Europe by following the link below.


Hello Britain: BUNAC Working Adventures

Our Work Britain programs will help you find work in a multitude of industries including retail, customer service, labouring and hospitality. Experience the best that Blighty has to offer with our Hello Britain package, giving you a choice of two action-packed welcome itineraries in either London or Manchester. With stays at the coolest hostels and 3 days of top local activities included, this is the UK at its best. Team your package up with working holiday job search support for 3 to 24 months so you hit the ground running on your UK adventure.
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Hello Britain job support inclusions
The Hello Britain team will be on hand to help you every step of the way. You can choose between 3 or 24 months job support, as part of the Hello London or Hello Manchester arrival packages. Simply choose your arrival destination and how much job support you want for your stay.

3 months:

- 3 months’ job support and online job zone access
- CV phone consultation and weekly advice drop-in sessions
- Help with setting up a bank account and finding accommodation
- National Insurance advice
- 1 free money transfer, mail holding/forwarding and a UK SIM card
- Social events with fellow travellers

24 months:

- All of the above inclusions
- 24 months’ job support and online job zone access
- ISIC Card (for students only)

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Hello London
London – Quick wit, sarcasm, Big Ben, the odd Royal, pubs aplenty and high teas. That’s London, baby! Act the tourist and tick off historic landmarks en route from one boozer to the next, stroll through the Royal Parks or amble through the achingly cool East End. Watch the changing of the guards at Buckingham Palace, hit up the countless galleries and museums, then end with a night on the town in the hipster hangout of Shoreditch.

Hello London inclusions:

- Arrival itinerary with activities and tours
- 2 nights B&B accommodation

- One-to-one UK travel consultation
- City insider e-guide

Itinerary highlights:

- Airport tube transfer from London Heathrow
- Welcome burger and drink
- London Thames Clipper boat ride
- Emirates cable car ride
- East London street art walking tour
- London food market coffee & cake social

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Work Ireland
It's not surprise that everyone loves Ireland! The friendly Irish people, their great sense of humour and amazing culture makes it a perfect working holiday destination for young Australians. Now you can work and travel to the Emerald Isle for up to a year on our Work Ireland program! Whether you choose to work in a café in Galway, an office in Dublin or anywhere in between, you'll have the flexibility to explore everything Ireland has to offer.

Work Ireland inclusions:

- Visa assistance for your Irish Working Holiday Authorisation (12 months)

- 3 nights' accommodation in Dublin

- Arrival orientation

- Help setting up your tax number and bank account

- Help and info on finding work and accommodation, CV format, tax & employment laws, mobiles and more!

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Work Britain Visa Kickstart
Each year, thousands of Aussies head off to the UK on a working holiday. However, the visa application process can be pretty confusing, and if mistakes are made the whole application may be rejected. There’s no refund of your visa fees, and you have to start the application process all over again. To make things easy and ensure your application is spot on take advantage of the Work Britain Visa Kickstart program. Your application will be reviewed to ensure it’s correct before it’s lodged giving you a risk free visa application experience!

What you get:

- Help obtaining the 2-year Youth Mobility or 5-year Ancestary visa
- Money back guarantee if your application is unsuccessful
- Designated visa application account manager
- Pre-departure information - including how to set up a bank account and National Insurance number for when you arrive

Find out more on your eligibility to apply by contacting one of our Travel Experts.

Terms and conditions apply

Work Britain Visa Kickstart Cancellation Conditions

Participant must understand and agree to the following cancellation penalties and conditions:
  • For cancellations made within seven days of my application being received by IEP, a $50 cancellation administration fee will apply.
  • For cancellations made after seven days from the date of my application, 50% of the amount of the program fee will be refunded by IEP directly to the participant.
  • Cancellations made after 12 months from my application being received by IEP, will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Cancellations received after the date the visa application is sent to the UK Border Agency on your behalf, or after departure from Australia, will not be eligible for any refund.
  • All applications which result in the applicable visa being declined for any reasons relating to eligibility will be deemed as cancelled and will not be eligible for a refund. Applicants acknowledge that a decline of visa can be attributed but not limited to applicants being previously arrested by police, having criminal convictions (including drink driving), being charged for an offence but not necessarily convicted and having significant medical/mental history/condition. Applicants who are concerned about the likelihood of their visa being declined should consult with IEP prior to paying the program fee.
  • Cancellations and refunds of goods and services which are provided by supplier’s other than IEP (airfares, travel insurance, airport transfers, accommodation, visas etc) will be at the discretion of the relevant suppliers and subject to the conditions set by those suppliers.
  • IEP reserves the right to cancel my application if any of the eligibility and program conditions are not met in full.

London Pub Jobs: Eligibility, terms & conditions

We cap how many people we place each month, so make sure you get your name down nice and early to avoid having to go it alone. Before you know it you’ll be experiencing everything the UK has to offer… and bragging about it to all your friends back home. In order to qualify you must be:

Aged between 19 and 3

Agree to a minimum 4 month placement

Hold a valid passport and be eligible for a visa that allows you to work in the UK

No bar experience is necessary - but some customer service or retail experience preferred.

Au Pair & Nannying Extra Information

Au Pair, Nannying and Childcare Programs: 

Au Pair jobs - help care for the children, drive them to school and activities, and do light housework.
Mother’s Help positions - look after the children, drive the children to school and activities, do light housework, family shopping, washing and ironing.
Qualified Nanny work - sole care for the children, doing everything for the children, including light housework, washing and ironing.
Program inclusions
You will live-in with the host family, with everything provided
A car is provided for duties and may sometimes be used for private use
USA: Free flight to and from the USA from Sydney or Melbourne
Childcare booklet and orientation handbook
Depending on which country you apply for, health insurance cover & assistance with your airfare may be provided
Assistance within your placement country as well as in Australia.

Please visit your local STA Travel branch for detailed eligibility criteria, as each country has different requirements based on age, experience etc.
T&Cs: Discount valid on new bookings made in July, 2016 only. Discount off total program price and not combinable with any other offer or redeemable for cash. Offer is subject to change and may be altered or withdrawn at any time.
For more information or to apply for this program, call our Working Holidays team on 134 STA (782),email us, or visit your nearest STA Travel store.