Public Employment Service

The Public Employment Service, UWV WERKbedrijf, is engaged in job placement and re-integration.

Its aim is to help as many people as possible find work by bringing together supply and demand. It actively seeks cooperation with labour market partners like municipalities, employers and temporary employment agencies.

Service to job seekers

All job seekers can make use of the e-services via the website Registration and benefit applications take place digitally; clients create a CV and personal Work folder online. In the Work folder they can easily keep track of their job applications, have access to thousands of vacancies, and can communicate online with a work coach.

In addition to the e-services offered via, UWV WERKbedrijf continues to offer more intensive face-to-face service to clients with an occupational disability, those who are unemployed long-term and those who do not have sufficient digital skills. They can get assistance and instructions from work coaches and labour experts at one of the 30 Werkpleinen in the country.


For all clients who apply for a benefit, the service monitors compliance with the rules from the day of registration until the end of the benefit.

Contact details

UWV WERKbedrijf Den Haag Zuidwest
Platinaweg 10
2544 EZ The Hague
Telephone: 070 - 850 37 10

Published: 11 April 2017Modified: 12 May 2017