Job Opportunities

We work together to change refugees’ lives.

The Refugee Employment Network (REN)’s key goal is to help disadvantaged individuals to improve their lives through employment. REN is pleased to share job opportunities to support organisations as well as local authorities all over the UK in finding meaningful employment for refugees.

Here are some up to date opportunities from our members that help you improve your job search. This page is updated regularly and was last updated on the 19th October 2021.

 

Jobs

 

Chatterbox is a language learning service delivered by refugees. Chatterbox demonstrates the extraordinary talent and untapped potential existing in the refugee community.

Opportunity: They are recruiting language coaches - learn more about Chatterbox's coaching work opportunities here.

Location: Remote.

Closing date: Rolling applications.

 

Home Bargains are currently hiring for Warehouse and Distribution staff at their sites in Liverpool and Amesbury, and Retail Staff at stores all across the UK. You can apply for roles directly through the website, or contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk with any questions or for further information.

 

Arora Hotels are currently hiring for Food and Beverage Assistants, Room Attendants and Shift Engineers at their hotels in West London.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Cambs Cuisine are currently hiring for Kitchen Porters, Waiting Staff, Commis Chef and Chef De Partie (1) in Cambridge and Cambridgeshire.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Lime Light Properties are currently hiring for Maintenance Workers and Drivers in North London.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Bakkavor are hiring for Production Operatives in Wiltshire, Somerset, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, London, Lincolnshire, Manchester, Cheshire and Kent. You can apply for roles directly through the website or contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk with any questions or for further information.

 

Dynamic Care Services are hiring Care Workers in Leicestershire.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Workoola are hiring for Factory Operatives in Rotherham.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Oxford House Community Care are hiring for Care Workers in Slough, Maidenhead and Windsor.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Willowbrook Foods are hiring for Production Operatives near Belfast.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Roadchef are hiring for retail staff, including Team Members, Team Leaders, Assistant Unit Managers and Unit Managers at sites including Durham, Lanarkshire, Dumfriesshire, Cumbria, Chester, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Swansea, Somerset, Northampton, Southampton and Kent. You can apply directly through the website or contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk with any questions or for further information.

 

Moy Park are hiring for Farm Assistants, Engineers, Yard Operatives, Production Operatives, HGV drivers and Hygiene Operatives at sites in Anwick, Ashbourne, Ballymena, Dungannon, Craigavon and Grantham. You can apply directly through their website or contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk with any questions or for further information.

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

OCS are hiring for Tower Painters (UK-wide), Cleaning Operatives, Grounds Maintenance Operatives, and Arborists (all London).

Please contact ben@refugeeemploymentnetwork.co.uk if you have any suitably interested candidates for these roles.

 

Breadwinners are hiring for a Part-Time Programmes Manager in London, which you can apply for directly through their website.

 

One to One Children's Fund are hiring for a Project Manager for their Future Leaders Programme, which you can apply for directly through their website.

 

Apprenticeships and Training Programmes

 

The SHM Foundation works globally to bring about positive social change through projects in learning, citizenship, health and the arts.

Opportunity: They are currently recruiting for refugee women from the Middle East, living in London, to join Project Noor - a 6 month employment programme which will include lots of creativity and collaboration. You can read more about the project, and fill out the application form here.

Location: London and the South East.

 

PAZ is a social impact company focused on training and empowering refugee tech talent in Europe.

Opportunity: They are running a tech talent accelerator programme for refugees. You can find out more by downloading the flyer below.

Closing date: Rolling applications.

PAZ Flyer 2021 UK

 

Xander Talent are recruiting for 8-week training programmes in Business Change, Data Analytics and Software Engineering. Applicants must be able to travel to London at least once a week.

 

Multiverse 

 

As a REN member please help us maintain the high levels of activity and collaboration across REN network by sharing job opportunities with our members.

 

Please contact the REN Coordinator if you would like to share any other job opportunities.