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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 worksmart@networkhomes.org.uk 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 buildingfutures@networkhomes.org.uk 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. 

Network Homes' contractor partners are looking to recruit a new batch of apprentices in construction for people age 16 and older.

Construction apprenticeships

 

Are you looking for a career within Construction?

If yes, we have a variety of opportunities coming up on our Lambeth Regeneration scheme Aytoun Road. 

Opportunities

Opportunity Type

Role

Positions Available

Recruitment Drive

Job

Welfare Operative

1

Currently Recruiting

Apprenticeship

Trainee Site Manager

1

Currently Recruiting

Work Experience

Groundworker Labourer

2

Currently Recruiting

Work Experience

RC/Formwork Labour

2

January 2012

Work Experience

Site Administrator

2

April 2021

Work Experience

SFS Installer

2

June 2021

Apprenticeship

Trainee Plumber

1

July 2021

Apprenticeship

Trainee Electrician

1

July 2021

If you’re not sure what career path you are interested in or have been out of employment for a little while completing work experience might be a good option to consider.

The salaries for the above mentioned paid roles are to be confirmed. We are currently recruiting for the following roles: Welfare Operative, Trainee Site Manager, Groundworker Labourer. The deadline to apply for these roles is Wednesday 2 December 2020. 

Benefits of doing a Work Experience Placement

Become more employable – build your skill set with voluntary work experience. Apart from making you stand out to prospective employers; work experience has many other benefits. You can gain valuable insights about the type of organisation you want to work with and get a feel for the career sector you want to work in.

Alternatively, are you thinking of changing careers, wanting to gain a new qualification or simply learn and get paid? Why not consider doing an apprenticeship?

Benefits of doing an Apprenticeship

  • Earn while you learn
  • Receive a recognised qualification
  • Gain real work experience
  • Improve your employability
  • Discover your skills

If you are Lambeth resident who has current or previous experience working in Construction sector, we welcome speculative applications.

Please send your CV or query to Building.Futures@networkhomes.org.uk. Alternatively contact Employment and Skills Manager, Kamara Jackson on 07920 782 061.

Alternatively to access local opportunities in Lambeth visit and register on https://opportunity.lambeth.gov.uk.

Are you interested in gaining admin experience and experience in the construction industry? Apply for the Business Administration Apprenticeship!

As an administrator, you will be making sure that day-to-day office tasks run smoothly, it’s important that you are organised, accurate and pay attention to detail. You will be working for a construction company, based on a multi-million pound project, your role will be fundamental in ensuring that the particular project that you are assigned to is progressing efficiently.

It is likely to take 18 months to complete this apprenticeship, depending on current qualifications and experience.

Rate of Pay: £8.21 p/h.

Hours: From 8am to 4pm.

Location: A Hounslow based construction project, applications from residents of the Borough of Hounslow are particularly welcomed.

Contract Type: 12months, fixed term.

You will be involved in tasks including the following:

• Document control
• Receptionist duties
• Organising meetings and travel arrangements for management staff
• Using office equipment and systems such as databases
You will be expected to:
• Manage and improve your own performance in a business environment
• Solve problems
• Work with other people in a business environment


Minimum Requirements

This is a Level 3 apprenticeship so applicants need to have at least a Level 2 in Functional Skills or GCSE grade C or above in English and Maths.


Desired Requirements

It will be an advantage if you have some previous related work experience and you should be confident using ICT.

 

 

Smart Works - A scheme for women looking for work
Construction apprenticeships
Employment opportunities in Lambeth
Business Administration Apprenticeship