Find your pathway to success
A free employment support service for Hackney residents.
Whether you’re looking for your first job, you want to progress further, or you’ve been out of work for a while, our advisors can help you to achieve your goals.
Changes to Hackney Works Services during Covid-19
The Hackney Works offices are closed - we will keep these web pages updated with job/training information. Our employment advisors are providing telephone support, however, please bear with us – our priority is to support vulnerable clients, those facing a redundancy situation and those interested in volunteering/jobs/careers in key worker roles.
Hackney Works offers residents
A personal advisor to support you
Access to free training courses
Help with CVs and job applications
Exclusive local job vacancies
Interview technique coaching
Jobs, Apprenticeship and Work placement with Hackney council, employers & partners
Employment & Skills training and events in Hackney
Have you worked or volunteered in community engagement or outreach? If you speak English to a confident level, you could help your community complete the census. Additional roles for speakers of 2 languages.
Closing date: Fri Aug 14th
Salary: £16.93 p/h
Just had your exam results? Find the next steps that best suit you, whether that be college, university, an apprenticeship or employment. Access free expert advice and guidance, and speak to professional careers advisers.
End date: Sat Aug 22nd
Location: Face-to-face and online support
Hackney Council’s Project Search internship programme helps young people with SEND (special educational needs and disability) develop real work skills, in a real work environment.
Closing date: Fri Sep 4th
View all opportunities
Do you need specialist support?
Our team includes dedicated Supported Employment advisors who support residents with health conditions and disabilities.Supported Employment
Looking for an apprenticeship?
Want to earn while you learn? We can help you find an apprenticeship at the council or with local businesses.Apprenticeships
Interested in Work Placements?
We offer paid and unpaid work placements through our Hackney 100 and traineeship schemes, giving Hackney residents and school leavers career insight and employability skills.Work placements
What people say about us
"They helped me with the transition into work. It is a very easy and friendly service."Aaron, Hackney Resident
"My advisor was really good and offered advice on the route I should take … I have discovered something new that I am good at and enjoy!"Loredana, Hackney Resident
"I came away feeling like I was valued … I have gained confidence in myself and I have now gained part time employment."Hackney Resident