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.

For those impacted by COVID-19, details of further support can be found here: Coronavirus support You can also call Hackney's Coronavirus helpline: 020 8356 3111

All opportunities


Training
Discover your skills and careers (National Careers Service)

5-10 mins assessment, which asks you to think about the type of work you want to do. At the end, you will receive a summary of job groups that might interest you based on your answers.

End date: Thu Oct 1st

Location: Online (National Careers Service website)

Training
How to present your skills as transferable ELBA & Hackney Works

Meet with corporate volunteers to: Discuss identifying and reflecting on the skills you currently have. Think about how to tailor yourself and your CV. Consider how to address transferable skills in an interview setting

End date: Thu Oct 1st

Location: Online

Training
CV templates

Click the Eventbrite link below to access our folders of downloadable CV templates, which you must download, in order to have your own copy and edit to create your own CV.

End date: Thu Oct 1st

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Qualification/Level: .

Event
Getting into a Career in Higher Education

Would you like to find out more about the different roles and career routes within a university and how to get there? We will put your questions to the Institute Services Manager at Staffordshire University London, Digital Institute in a Live Q&A.

End date: Thu Oct 1st

Location: Online

Event
Benefit & Housing Needs Vacancy Information Session

LBH are hosting Live Meet and Greet Sessions on the below dates and times via Google Meet. These sessions will outline the characteristics required from a successful candidate and to give prospective applicants a chance to ask questions.

End date: Fri Oct 2nd

Location: Online (Click on the link to book a place)

Training
1-2-1 support for disclosing your convictions to an employer

1-2-1 session with Hackney Works Advisors who will go through your DBS certificate with you; identify which convictions you must inform the employer about; help you to write a disclosure letter, and give you tips on how to explain it in person.

End date: Fri Oct 2nd

Location: Online/Over the telephone

Training
1-2-1 Pre-Employment Coaching

For women who are experiencing redundancy and are struggling to secure interviews in the current climate. Pre-interview and employment coaching sessions. 1-2-1 hour-long sessions will be delivered by Smart Works’ trained interview coaches.

End date: Sat Oct 3rd

Location: Over the telephone

Training
Free Online courses with Elatt

​ELATT are currently running online courses. They offer a range of courses from Entry level to level 2 are FREE. Level 3 courses are free for applicants under the age of 24 years. Call 0800 0420 184 / www.elatt.org.uk

End date: Sun Oct 4th

Location: Online

Training
Traineeship at Fashion Retail Academy

Are you 16-18 years old & unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week? Do you want to work in the fashion and/or retail industry? Learn the basics of fashion and retail business environments through a blend of learning and work experience.

End date: Mon Oct 5th

Location: London

Qualification/Level: Level 1 Award in Work Skills which includes understanding customer service, working in a team, problem solving and time management

Job
Health & Social Care

Coming soon multiple vacancies in health and social care working for the London Borough of Hackney. Roles include Team Leaders, Care Support Worker and Care Workers.

Closing date: Mon Oct 5th

Location: Hackney

Salary: LLW

Training
Gardening Therapy at Hackney City Farm *Supported Employment*

Join the Farm’s gardening group for adults experiencing significant challenges in their lives. The activities will involve gardening, woodwork, conservation, talking and being outdoors. To find out more email: Ken@HackneyCityFarm.co.uk

End date: Mon Oct 5th

Location: Hackney

Event
Getting into Architecture

Would you like to find out if Architecture is the profession for you? Join us for an introduction to the industry and myth busting info about how to get into the industry. We are joined by the Creative Director and Co-Founder of ARC club in Hackney.

End date: Wed Oct 7th

Location: Online

Training
Advice for Ex-offenders

Click the below Eventbrite link to find links for ex-offender employment advice, as well as a calculator to let you know which convictions you must disclose to employers.

End date: Wed Oct 7th

Location: Online

Job
Charity

Responsible for maintaining effective administrative systems on MFL Programmes. This will include administrative and monitoring support, database management, liaising with delivery partners and providing support with training and at events.

Closing date: Thu Oct 8th

Location: London

Salary: Salary: £21,000 per annum (pro rata)

Training
1-2-1 Preparation for interview and interview Techniques (HW)

get support from a Hackney Works Advisor and prepare for your interview Learn best practice when preparing for interviews, what to expect, how to leave a great first impression, answering difficult questions & scenario-based questions. 1-hour session

End date: Thu Oct 8th

Location: Online meeting

Qualification/Level: .

Job
Research

UAL are looking for an experienced research professional to develop and support research engagement at London College of Fashions School of Design and Technology.

Closing date: Sun Oct 11th

Location: London College of Fashion, John Princes St, London UK

Salary: £38,694 - £46,423 pro rata pa

Job
Higher Education

University of the Arts London, are looking for an organised problem solver with significant administrative experience, preferably gained in Higher Education to join the team at London College of Fashion.

Closing date: Mon Oct 12th

Location: London College of Fashion, John Prince's St, London UK

Salary: £29,358 - £35,839 pa

Job
Sales & Lettings

Do you have experience in administration and working with new homes? Places for People are looking for the ideal candidate to provide administrative support to the sales and lettings team at Eastwick & Sweetwater on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Closing date: Tue Oct 13th

Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Salary: £27,000-£30,000 plus benefits

Event
The Current Cyber Security Landscape: Insights from Industry

Wednesday 14th October 2020, 3pm -4pm For professionals working or interested in the cyber security sector Hosted by Staffordshire University London

End date: Wed Oct 14th

Location: Online

Job
Arts & Culture

Are you interested in documentation and passionate about preserving people's stories to share with our visitors now and in the future? Would you like to work on the Museum's Stay Home Collection, recording how our home lives changed during lockdown?

Closing date: Wed Oct 21st

Location: Hoxton

Salary: £9,200 for 2 days per week (£23,000 per annum pro rata)

Training
Find more jobs here!

Haven't found the job you are looking for on our site? Not sure where else to look for jobs online? Click the Eventbrite link below to view links to other jobs search websites. Links will be updated regularly.

End date: Sun Oct 25th

Location: Online (UK based sites only)

Training
Peabody can help you to find a job

Peabody support job seekers to apply for jobs that have become available due to the COVID-19 crisis. Contact us for help writing CV’s and cover letters, completing application forms, interview preparation, accessing training or careers guidance

End date: Sun Oct 25th

Location: various locations

Training
1-2-1 CV support

1-2-1 CV support sessions for Hackney residents with a Hackney Works Advisor. Update or tailor your CV for a new job role or industry, or create a brand new CV from scratch. You must be registered with us. Use link below to register your interest.

End date: Wed Oct 28th

Location: Online/Over the telephone

Training
1-2-1 Interview Support with Smart Works (women only)

Dressing and Interview prep for unemployed women with a confirmed job interview. You will an hour of 1-2-1 interview coaching and receive a parcel of clothing for your interview. Delivered over the phone / Contact your Advisor or click to be referred

End date: Wed Oct 28th

Location: Over the telephone

Event
Staffordshire University London Virtual Open Day

Saturday 31st October 2020, 11am – 1pm (For year 12 & 13 students) Degree courses available with us in London: Computer Games Design, Computer Science, Concept Art for Games & Film, Cyber Security, Esports Games PR & Community Management

End date: Sat Oct 31st

Location: Online

Job
Construction

Are you a Hackney resident have a CSCS card and are looking for work in construction industry? Hackney Works is recruiting locally

Closing date: Sun Nov 1st

Location: London - mulitple locations available

Salary: NMW and above

Training
Skills Health Check (National Careers Service)

The Skills Health Check is a set of quizzes and activities designed to help you explore your skills, interests, and motivations. Work through the Skills Health Check to help you decide what kind of jobs might be right for you.

End date: Sun Nov 1st

Location: National Careers Service website

Training
Improve your digital skills using our Digital Skills webpage

Being able to use the internet, phones, and apps is keeping families in touch, food on the table, and children learning during Covid-19. click the Eventbrite link to see How-to videos which will help you to improve your digital skills.

End date: Sun Nov 15th

Location: webpage

Training
Careers Advice with Scope (16 to 25 year olds with disabilities)

Careers advice for young disabled people aged 16 - 25. You will be offered up to 3 one-hour sessions with a specialist career adviser by phone and video. BSL Interpretator available. Email: thomas.oneill@scope.org.uk or text 077 6711 1852.

End date: Tue Dec 1st

Location: Online

Qualification/Level: (Unaccredited)

Training
Need advice on college or higher level education?

Specialist careers advice to explore goals for education & work covering qualifications, funding and support to fill in applications. Free for Hackney residents 19 years +. Contact Naina.kent@learningtrust.co.uk or call 020 8820 7172/077750 181 102.

End date: Tue Dec 15th

Location: Via Telephone or Email

Qualification/Level: Various