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
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: Sat Oct 31st

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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

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

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

Job
Healthcare

Homerton Hospital are seeking an enthusiastic Therapy Assistant, passionate about rehabilitation to join our friendly neurorehabilitation speech and language therapy team on RNRU. Must have experience working with older and/or disabled people.

Closing date: Sun Nov 1st

Location: NHS Homerton University Hospital UNiversity Foundation Trust

Salary: £24,210 - £25,615 p.a. inc. Band 3

Training
Work & Wellbeing Workshop: Searching for work and Managing Stress

The Supported Employment team will host an online session for Hackney residents that are actively seeking employment. The session will focus on finding a job that matches your skillset, job networking tips and managing job search anxiety.

End date: Tue Nov 3rd

Location: Online

Job
Hospitality

Snoozebox is an award winning, accommodation solution built out of shipping containers, Snoozebox Stratford is innovative accommodation located within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Closing date: Wed Nov 4th

Location: Stratford

Salary: £10.50 - £10.75

Job
Management

Snoozebox is an award winning, accommodation solution built out of shipping containers, Snoozebox Stratford is innovative accommodation located within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Closing date: Thu Nov 5th

Location: Stratford

Salary: £10.50

Job
Administration

Acme Artists' Studios are looking for a part-time accounts administrator with at least 1 years' admin/office experience, with some experience in a finance/accounts environment plus good excel skills.

Closing date: Fri Nov 6th

Location: Bow, London

Salary: £14,500 to £17,400 per annum pro rata (full time equivalent - £25,000 to £29,000) depending on experience

Job
Management

ARC Club is a neighbourhood workplace for people who are tired of working from home. It offers full office functionality - meeting rooms, free printing and filter coffee - in a design-led interior to anyone in need of a professional space.

Closing date: Fri Nov 6th

Location: Hackney, E5

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 pa.

Apprenticeship
Construction

Squibb Group Limited is one of the 10 Demolition Employers involved in creating the Standard with the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IATE) and are hiring 5 Demolition Operatives to work in Hackney.

Closing date: Mon Nov 9th

Location: Hackney

Salary: 18-20 £13,416.00 21-24 £17,056.00

Event
NHS Graduate Scheme Webinars

The NHS is hosting several webinars for applicants to find out more information about the NHS Graduate Scheme and how to apply.

End date: Wed Nov 11th

Location: Online

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
Need advice on college or higher level education?

Specialist careers advice to explore goals for training & work covering qualifications, funding and support to fill in applications. Free for Hackney residents 19 years +. Contact Naina.kent@hackney.gov.uk or call 0208 820 7172 / 0777 501 8102.

End date: Sun Nov 15th

Location: Via Telephone or Email

Qualification/Level: Various

Job
Charity

The Smart Works Diversity Internship offers people from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to see what a career in the charity sector is like. It puts talented individuals on a work placement within the Smart Works HQ team in London.

Closing date: Mon Nov 16th

Location: London

Salary: £86 a day (London Living Wage)

Training
National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance support to assist you with career, learning and training choices. Find out more about the various support available on below link:

End date: Tue Dec 1st

Location: Online (hosted by National Careers Service)

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: Tue Dec 1st

Location: Online (National Careers Service website)

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
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: Wed Dec 2nd

Location: Online/Over the telephone

Training
1-2-1 Pre-Employment Coaching (women only)

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: Thu Dec 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: Fri Dec 4th

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: Mon Dec 7th

Location: Online

Training
Interview tips documents

Click the link below to gain access to interview tips rescources used in our training.

End date: Tue Dec 8th

Location: Online

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: Tue Dec 8th

Location: Online meeting

Qualification/Level: .

Training
Example CVs

The type of CV you use largely depends on the job you are applying for and selecting the right one is very important to showcase your skills and experience. Click the below link to view the various types of CVs.

End date: Tue Dec 15th

Location: Online

Training
How to Succeed at: Writing Applications Free online course

Learn how to write a cover letter, build an online profile, and how to write a CV that enhances your job or course application. Multiple start dates, you can join and work through it after it starts. Duration: 3 hours a week for 3 weeks

End date: Fri Dec 18th

Location: Online

Training
Support for residents with common mental health conditions

Aim4Work is a FREE specialist employability programme for people with common mental health conditions living in Hackney. For details email Aim4Work@shaw-trust.org.uk or Tel: 0800 389 0177 to speak with an adviser. Many thanks

End date: Fri Dec 25th

Location: Hackney

Training
1-2-1 Supporting Statement/Cover Letter & Job Application support

Is there a vacancy that you are applying for and need support with? Register your interest & speak to our Advisors to get advice and support on how to correctly apply, and write a good supporting statement/cover letter using the person specification.

End date: Wed Dec 30th

Location: Online/Over the telephone

Job
Health Care

Care Assistant role providing care and support to residents, full job description below.

Closing date: Sun Sep 7th 2025

Location: Docklands, Stratford & Wapping

Salary: £7.83 - £8.50 Per Hour