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
Working in diverse teams

This course will help you consider your experience of working in teams and the different roles you play in them. It will increase your confidence in marketing this key skill to employers as well as improve your ability to perform well in teams

End date: Sun Jul 5th

Location: online hosted by Open University

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

Training
SIA Door Supervisor Course

Gain your SIA Door Supervisor License thorough Hackney's Adult Learning services with the Protection service course starts 6th July (6 days) 10.00am – 5.00 pm

End date: Mon Jul 6th

Location: Online

Qualification/Level: SIA Door Supervisor License

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: Tue Jul 7th

Location: Online

Training
Introduction to Zoom - Prepare for Online Group Assessments

Get Zoom to work for you! Learn the key functions of Zoom that you will need for your Apprenticeship Online Group Assessment. If you would like to register for this session click the link below.

End date: Tue Jul 7th

Location: Online

Training
Introduction to Zoom - Prepare for Online Group Assessments

Get Zoom to work for you! Learn the key functions of Zoom that you will need for your Apprenticeship Online Group Assessment. If you would like to register for this session click the link below.

End date: Wed Jul 8th

Location: Online

Training
Introduction to zoom - Prepare for Online Group Assessments

Get Zoom to work for you! Learn the key functions of Zoom that you will need for your Apprenticeship Online Group Assessment. If you would like to register for this session click the link below.

End date: Thu Jul 9th

Location: Online

Training
Apprenticeship Assessment Info - Prep for Online assessments

EVERY DAY FROM FRIDAY 3rd JULY - FRIDAY 10th JULY (excluding Mon 6th July & weekends).  Get tips on how to perform well in group assessments, and give yourself the best chance of making it to the next stage.

End date: Fri Jul 10th

Location: online using zoom

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: Wed Jul 15th

Location: Online

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: Sat Jul 18th

Location: Online

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.

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: Tue Jul 21st

Location: Online

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: Sat Jul 25th

Location: Online (UK based sites only)

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: Sat Jul 25th

Location: various locations

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: Tue Jul 28th

Location: Over the telephone

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: Tue Jul 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 Supporting Statement/Cover Letter & Job Applications help

Meet (virtually) with a Hackney Works Advisor to gain support creating supporting statements etc... (Weekly on Mondays 11am–1pm / Weekly on Tuesdays 10am–1pm / Weekly on Tuesdays 2pm–4pm / Weekly on Wednesdays 10am–12pm)

End date: Thu Jul 30th

Location: Online/Over the telephone

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
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
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
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
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: Sat Aug 1st

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Qualification/Level: .

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
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
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
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
Collaborative Working in a Remote Team

Learn how to work effectively and collaboratively with your team; whether you are at home or on the other side of the world. Multiple start dates / Join and work through course after start date. Duration - 2 weeks Weekly study 2 hours 25 May 2020

End date: Fri Aug 7th

Location: Online learning

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: Sat Aug 8th

Location: Online meeting

Qualification/Level: .

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
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)