Jewish Jobs in London
Jewish people are, of course, free to apply for (and enjoy equality in) whichever jobs they wish in London, but in this guide, we’re exploring jobs in the Jewish community in London and for those who want to work in an area related to their faith.
London has a big Jewish population and some thriving communities. Many will find that working in an area related to their faith will provide a fulfilling career.
London’s Jewish Community
There are a few different types of Jewish communities in London. The largest is the Ultra-orthodox or Haredi community. This group makes up around 30% of the Jewish population in London and is concentrated in North London including Stamford Hill, Golders Green, and Hendon. There’s also a large secular Jewish community which is spread throughout London.
These communities can be a good place to work, too. The ultra-orthodox community is tight-knit and there are many opportunities to work in businesses that serve this population. The secular Jewish community is also large and has a lot of different organisations, so there are plenty of jobs to be found here too.
Jewish Jobs in London
Popular jobs for Jewish people in London include:
- Jewish community roles. This could be anything from working in a synagogue to being a youth worker, including outreach positions where you are educating young people or working in Jewish community centres.
- Jewish education roles. There are many Jewish schools and organisations that provide Jewish education in London, so there are plenty of jobs available here, especially if you have the capability to teach Hebrew.
- Jewish healthcare roles. There are a lot of hospitals and health clinics that serve the Jewish community in London, so there are plenty of opportunities for those with a medical background.
- Jewish social work roles. There are many organisations that provide social services to the Jewish community, so there are plenty of jobs in this area that let you make a real difference to others.
These are just some examples – there are many other jobs available in the Jewish community in London, too.
Finding a Jewish Job in London
Check out our jobs board to search and apply for jobs in the Jewish community, or other roles with inclusive employers, who have no preference on your background or religious beliefs. In theory, our beliefs are all protected under our workplace rights, but in practice, this is not always the case. Finding an inclusive employer is always recommended when searching for a new job.