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
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: Thu Jun 18th

Location: Online

Training
How to Succeed at: Interviews

This free three-week course provides the tools you need to succeed at interviews and land your dream job or course place. Multiple start dates, you can join and work through it after course start date. Duration: 3 hours a week for 3 weeks

End date: Sun Jun 21st

Location: Online

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: Thu Jun 25th

Location: various locations

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: Thu Jun 25th

Location: Online (UK based sites only)

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: Sun Jun 28th

Location: Online/Over the telephone (Weekly on Mondays 2pm–4pm / Weekly on Wednesdays 10am–12pm / Weekly on Fridays 10am–12pm)

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: Sun Jun 28th

Location: Over the telephone

Job
HM Prison & Probation Service

By investing in your future You could transform countless lives, train to be a Probation Officer.

Closing date: Tue Jun 30th

Location: London

Salary: During your training you will earn £22,261 p.a. plus London Weighting Allowance, upon successful completion of the programme, you will be eligible to apply for a position as a qualified Probation Officer on a starting salary of £29,038 p.a. plus London Weighting Allowance where this applies.

Job
Health & Social Care

Hackney Shared lives needs to recruit 5 carers to offer flexible care using your home as a base.

Closing date: Tue Jun 30th

Location: Hackney

Salary: £10.75 p/h

Job
Social Care

Hackney shared lives provides accommodation services for vulnerable adults. We recruit carers who reside in the borough of Hackney and have a spare room. Potential carers do not need specific qualifications but a caring attitude is essential.

Closing date: Tue Jun 30th

Location: Hackney

Salary: Can be around £500 a week - depending on the support a person needs

Training
Free2Learn 6 week courses

Virtual courses starting every Monday. Monday to Friday 10.00am to 3.00pm SIA Door supervision, CCTV, CSCS, Forklift , PAT testing, Customer services, Retail knowledge, Team leading, Nail technology, Makeup.

End date: Tue Jun 30th

Location: Online

Qualification/Level: Level 1 & Level 2

Training
The Parity Project:Improving the Employability of Young Black Men

The Parity Project connects Black Men aged 18-30 to corporate careers in Canary Wharf and the City. In just over a year we’ve placed nearly 100 young men into internships and permanent employment via training, networking and access to live vacancies.

End date: Mon Jul 20th

Location: All roles will based in Canary Wharf or the City.

Job
Law Enforcement

Play a vital role keeping London’s communities safe. It's an exciting and diverse role, whether helping to keep the public safe on the streets or working behind the scenes delivering a range of specialist services to prevent criminal activity.

Closing date: Fri Jul 31st

Location: Multiple locations available

Salary: Circa £30k, inclusive of allowances

Placement
Various

We currently are not recruiting for Hackney 100 placements. If you would like to be contacted about placements in the future please continue to register your interest below and you will be emailed once placements become available .

Closing date: Fri Jul 31st

Location: Hackney

Salary: £7.50 an hour

Training
Virtual Careers Events PWC

Studying for a degree with PwC (22nd April), Starting your career in Business (28th April), Starting your career in Technology, 4th May. Various others.

End date: Fri Jul 31st

Location: Online

Training
Free Education and Development Courses on Open Learn

Free courses by The Open University, a world leader in open and distance learning, all OpenLearn courses are free to study. They offer nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas. Their courses are available to start right away.

End date: Fri Jul 31st

Location: Online

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: Sat Aug 1st

Location: Online (hosted by National Careers Service)

Training
Digital Literacy: Succeeding in a digital world

This free online course will provide tools and knowledge needed to succeed in a digital world, and will help to develop your confidence and skills for life online; whether study, work or everyday life. 24 hours study to complete in your own time.

End date: Sat Aug 1st

Location: Online course

Qualification/Level: Level 1: Introductory Open University digital badge and Free statement of participation on completion

Training
Succeed in the workplace Free learning from The Open University

You will gain the skills to write strong CVs and application forms, and to handle different types of interviews

End date: Sun Aug 2nd

Location: Online

Training
You Make It - Spring Online Women's Empowerment Programme

Build connections to a new social and professional network to boost your inspiration, motivation, health and happiness while in lockdown! course start date is 18 of May www.you-make-it.org/apply-now

End date: Mon Aug 3rd

Location: Online

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: Mon Aug 3rd

Location: Over the telephone

Training
Communication and Interpersonal Skills at Work

Short online course to improve your communication skills at work and learn how to navigate positive collaboration in the modern workplace. Multiple start dates, which you can join and work through after it begins. 2 hours a week for 2 weeks

End date: Mon Aug 3rd

Location: Online course

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: Tue Aug 4th

Location: Online

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 Sep 1st

Location: Online (National Careers Service website)

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: Tue Sep 1st

Location: National Careers Service website

Training
Interview tips documents

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

End date: Tue Sep 8th

Location: Online

Event
Information session for NHS Pre-employability Training Programme

16-29 years old and looking for a career in the NHS? Barts Health are offering an information session about their Healthcare Horizons pre-employability training programme. Come along to find out more.

End date: Wed Oct 28th

Location: Woodberry Down Hub, Redmond Community Centre, Kayani Avenue, Woodberry Down, N4 2HF

Placement
Local government/public sector

We offer unpaid work placements at Hackney Council for people of any age.

Closing date: Thu Dec 31st

Location: Across Hackney

Salary: Unpaid

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