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
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 Sep 30th

Location: Online/Over the telephone

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
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

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Qualification/Level: .

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: Thu Oct 1st

Location: Online (National Careers Service website)

Training
How to present your skills as transferable ELBA & Hackney Works

Meet with corporate volunteers to: Discuss identifying and reflecting on the skills you currently have. Think about how to tailor yourself and your CV. Consider how to address transferable skills in an interview setting

End date: Thu Oct 1st

Location: Online

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: Fri Oct 2nd

Location: Online/Over the telephone

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: Sat Oct 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: Sun Oct 4th

Location: Online

Training
Gardening Therapy at Hackney City Farm *Supported Employment*

Join the Farm’s gardening group for adults experiencing significant challenges in their lives. The activities will involve gardening, woodwork, conservation, talking and being outdoors. To find out more email: Ken@HackneyCityFarm.co.uk

End date: Mon Oct 5th

Location: Hackney

Training
Traineeship at Fashion Retail Academy

Are you 16-18 years old & unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week? Do you want to work in the fashion and/or retail industry? Learn the basics of fashion and retail business environments through a blend of learning and work experience.

End date: Mon Oct 5th

Location: London

Qualification/Level: Level 1 Award in Work Skills which includes understanding customer service, working in a team, problem solving and time management

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: Wed Oct 7th

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: Thu Oct 8th

Location: Online meeting

Qualification/Level: .

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: Sun Oct 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: Sun Oct 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: Wed Oct 28th

Location: Online/Over the telephone

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: Wed Oct 28th

Location: Over the telephone

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

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
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
Need advice on college or higher level education?

Specialist careers advice to explore goals for education & work covering qualifications, funding and support to fill in applications. Free for Hackney residents 19 years +. Contact Naina.kent@learningtrust.co.uk or call 020 8820 7172/077750 181 102.

End date: Tue Dec 15th

Location: Via Telephone or Email

Qualification/Level: Various

Training
Support for residents with common mental health condtions

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