Hackney Council Supported Internship

Closing date: Thu Apr 30th

Location: Hackney

Salary: unpaid (bursary subject to individual circumstances)

Contract: September 2020 - July 2021

Sector: Healthcare and Local Government

About this job

Supported Internships are designed to develop transferable skills, knowledge and work place behaviour to help secure paid employment. Through training and direct work experience young people will develop employability skills, self-confidence, job specific skills and Maths, English and ICT skills whilst working alongside employees in a real employment setting. The Hackney Council Supported Internship is either based at council offices or at Homerton University Hospital.


  • Aged 16 - 24
  • Hackney resident
  • Have an EHC plan

Structure of the programme

This Supported Internship takes place over 10 months from September  2020 - July 2021.

Interns work Monday - Friday, 9am-3:30pm, across an academic year, with breaks for half term.

Each intern will be undertaking 3 different placements with the purpose of building the necessary skills to be able to get the job they want by the end of the programme.

Example placements

Print room technician
Human Resources and Training
Museum archiving and cataloguing
Customer services

How to apply?

Please send an email tosupportedemployment@hackney.gov.uk. A member of team will send you an application form.


More Information

Please visit - https://www.hackneylocaloffer.co.uk/kb5/hackney/localoffer/service.page?id=P8lzK2wi9RA

Register your interest

Register interest with our Hackney Works team who will link you to the employer & partners.

This service is for Hackney residents but if any of the following apply to you then please call 020 8356 5700

  1. You are being housed in Hackney Council temporary accommodation outside the borough.
  2. You have Hackney Council as a corporate parent, i.e. you are or were in care.
  3. Went to Hackney school or college
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