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Employment opportunities for residents

We can help residents to access employment opportunities. Please contact our Worksmart team on 0300 373 3000 or email if you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below or if you would like to discuss access to other employment opportunities.

Current opportunities

Smart Works is a charity that provides high quality interview clothes and interview training to unemployed women in need. They harness the power of clothes and confidence to allow a woman to be her best at a crucial moment in her life, giving her the confidence, the self-belief and the practical tools required to succeed at interview and transform her life.

Get a referral

If you are a woman and would like to be referred to Smart Works then you can either email or call 0300 373 3000 and ask for Kamara Jackson, Employment and Training Adviser.

Remember that appointments can only be booked for Smart Works after your job interview is set. Once the appointment has been confirmed you should treat this as a professional commitment. It cannot be guaranteed that clients who are more than 30 minutes late will be seen. 

Are you a Network Homes resident who lives in Hertfordshire? Are you looking for job opportunities in care? Care By Us are recruiting for a number of roles. 

Available Roles: 

  • Mainstream care – providing care to vulnerable people within their own homes. No experience necessary.
  • Specialist Care at Home - providing care to vulnerable people within their own homes who have recently been discharged from hospital. Care experience ideal.
  • Flexi care – providing care to vulnerable people within their own homes. No experience necessary. Also you do not need to a driver as it is one place of work.
  • Support Work – providing support to young adults with learning disabilities in their own homes and the community. No experience necessary.

Care By Us is a friendly, dedicated, family-run Home Care company with over 12 years of experience providing high-quality care in the South East.

They are passionate about providing excellent care and support services to our clients in their own homes, 24 hours a day, all year round.


  • Earn £7.50 - £12 per hour
  • Paid Mileage between service users                      
  • Paid Holiday
  • Full Training Provided
  • Full or Part Time Hours
  • Three Months Mentoring for New Employees
  • Access to the Work Place Pension Scheme
  • Paid On-going Training
  • Opportunities to Complete QCFs
  • Introduce a friend bonus scheme

Care By Us provide every new team member with Care Certificate induction training and a supportive mentoring program.

Job Description 

Download and read the job description below:

Care By Us Job Description


If you are interested in applying for a role at Care By Us, please send your CV to or contract us on 0300 373 3000 for more information. 

Network Homes residents are able to apply for a number of opportunities at Oakray Limited. Below are the current vacancies now open to applicants. If you're interested in applying for one of these roles at Oakray Limited, please send your CV to us at by Friday 8 February 2019.

Business Admin Apprentice

Salary: £5.50 per hour
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Friday 8 February 2019
Positions available: 1


To provide general administration support within the Shared Services team at Head Office to ensure the successful delivery of Health and Safety, Quality and HR services across the organisation.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • To have good IT Skills and be competent user of all Microsoft applications including word, excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • The ability to liaise with staff at all levels
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to work with discretion and Confidentiality
  • A genuine passion for having a role with variety


Resident Liaison Assistant

Salary: £19,000 - £20,500 per annum dependent on experience
Start date: Immediate
Closing date: Friday 8 February 2019
Positions available: 1


To ensure the completion of works on residents’ properties is a straight forward process from start to finish, by working closely with managers and supervisors, client representatives and residents.

Essential knowledge and skills

  • The ability to maintain good relationships with tenants and clients
  • Good communication skills
  • Competent IT user including all Microsoft application
  • Good attention to detail
  • The ability to work with discretion and confidentiality
  • Organisational Skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Previous experience within an administrative role


If you're interested in applying for one of these roles at Oakray Limited, please send your CV to us at by Friday 8 February 2019.

Smart Works - A scheme for women looking for work
Care By Us - Available care roles
Oakray limited - Vacancies