Hackney 100 Paid Work Placement

Closing date: Fri Jul 31st

Location: Hackney

Salary: £7.50 an hour

Contract: 70 hours

Sector: Various

About this placement

Hackney 100 is a paid work placement programme run by Hackney Council. It’s a great way to get meaningful insight into a job role and inform your future choices. We have placements in the following sectors :-


  • Creative
  • Construction/ Property development
  • Public sector
  • Hospitality
  • IT and Technology


Who can apply?

You must be aged 16-24*, and live in Hackney, or have attended school in Hackney, or have used Hackney Leaving Care services.


How long is the job for?

The placement will last for 70 hours. This can be completed as a full-time placement over 2 weeks, or on a part-time basis over a longer period to fit around your studies and/or other commitments.

When can I start?

Placements will be starting all year round.

What happens next?

You will be invited to an assessment session and, if successful, put forward for interviews with employers. If you aren’t quite ready or successful at first, we will support you in getting the workplace skills you need.

We are not currently recruiting, but if you click register interest and submit your details we will be in touch when we are next running assessment days.


* There is no upper age limit for applicants with a disability or health condition.

Register your interest

For placements and apprenticeships, you are eligible to apply if you:

  • Have Hackney Council as a corporate parent, i.e. you are or were in care
  • Attended or are attending a Hackney school or college

Our system will not allow you to enter a non-Hackney postcode. If either of the above apply to you, then please use the postcode for Hackney Town Hall (E8 1EA) when registering.

Register interest now