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Opportunities in Hackney

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

We have recently reopened all of our offices including the Redmond Centre (Woodberry Down), Gascoyne II Community Hall (Homerton), and Opportunity Hub (Hoxton). We are also able to see residents in the Hackney Service Centre (Hackney Central). Advisors are available by appointment via Tel: 020 8356 5700 or Email:

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Hackney Youth Employment Hub

Are you a Hackney young person planning for your future? Here you will find information about a wide range of areas of support including help with planning your next steps, where to find information about training, placements, volunteering, apprenticeships and jobs…


Upskill in Hackney

Express your interest in adult learning courses here!

For more information about our 2021-2022 courses check out our prospectus.


We offer ways for you to get work experience and training and the support you need around employment.

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Whether you’re looking for your first job, you want to progress further, explore your career options or you’ve been out of work for a while, our advisors can help you to achieve your goals.

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Earn while you learn with an apprenticeship

Want to earn while you learn? We can help you find an apprenticeship at the council or with local businesses.


Gain work experience through placements

Paid work placements including through the kickstart scheme, giving Hackney residents and school leavers career insight and employability skills.

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The Commission into Diversity and Inclusion in Digital Tech

Do you want to work in software development, cyber security, digital marketing, web development or other digital technology roles but feel cut off from opportunities?

Learn more about the Commission and share your views on what needs to be done to address this issue by completing the short survey.

Information for employers

We work with employers to provide guidance and recruitment needs. Learn more about our services for businesses

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Do you need employment support?

If you need some employment guidance, you can sign up to talk with a personal employment advisor.

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