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
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: Fri Sep 11th

Location: Online course

Training
The Fundamentals of LinkedIn (16-24)

Join a lively discussion of corporate volunteers, facilitated by ELBA, discussing the benefits of having a LinkedIn profile, & how to effectively maximise it to further your career. Opportunities to discuss your Linkedin 121 afterwards

End date: Fri Sep 11th

Location: Online

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 Sep 15th

Location: Online

Training
Free online courses with VSS

Free online course available in the following: Security & Level 2 Customer services, Employability Skills Retail, Customer Service & Hospitality Hospitality & Catering, Customer service Retail & Customer Service & Warehouse Warehouse & Forklift

End date: Sun Sep 20th

Location: London

Qualification/Level: 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: Sun Sep 20th

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

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: Wed Sep 30th

Location: Hackney

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

Job
Health & Social Care

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

Closing date: Wed Sep 30th

Location: Hackney

Salary: £10.75 p/h

Training
FREE Adult Distance Learning Courses with New City College

New City College are offering FREE Adult distance Learning Courses to all Adults aged 19+ to help support and promote positive wellbeing during this difficult time. Click Enquire on the link below and someone will be in contact.

End date: Wed Sep 30th

Location: Online

Training
1-2-1 Supporting Statement/Cover Letter advice & s help

Is there a vacancy that you would like help to apply for? Register your interest & meet our advisors to get tips, we can show you how to mirror the personal spec and showcase your relevant skills and experience on your supporting statement

End date: Wed Sep 30th

Location: Online/Over the telephone

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

Location: .

Qualification/Level: .

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: .

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)

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