EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING SUPPORT AT OUR HUBS
Get down to any one of our four hubs for support and guidance in applying for jobs and/or training. Our staff can help you along the application process and answer any question your may have about employment. For young people aged 16-19 and up to 25 with SEND.
You can visit:
Concorde – Wednesdays & Thursdays 6-8pm
Stoke Newington– Wednesdays & Thursdays 6-8pm
JP MORGAN’S TRANSFORM & ACHIEVE PROGRAMME
Launch your career through JP Morgan’s transform and achieve programme. 50% of applicants go straight into jobs and 26% go into training or apprenticeships.
This 10-12 day training course is completely free and lunch/travel expenses are also covered.
The programme runs all year round, with the next enrolment dates being: Thursday 12 September or Friday 13 September.
Next course starts: Thursday 19 September (course runs every Thursday and Friday from start date 5:30-8:30pm)
THE KIDS NETWORK
The Kids Network are a London based organisation working in boroughs across the city to help support children aged 8-11 through one-to-one mentoring.
At a crucial age in a child’s development, mentors help with their social and emotional development during the transitional period between primary and secondary school.
- Build confidence
- Curiosity for ambitious futures
All through a series of fun and positive child-led activities and experiences. Mentors are also able to connect with one another through peer to peer support both online and in regular mentor meetups.
Currently The Kids Network have mentors that represent a diverse range of professions, interests and backgrounds, but are always looking for the community to grow! They are on the lookout for fun, passionate and committed individuals who would be interested in making a meaningful impact to the lives of little Londoners as their mentors.
If you have any questions, get in touch with Minami on: 07378 firstname.lastname@example.org
Hackney Council’s Award-winning apprenticeship scheme will open for another round of applications later in the year.
An apprenticeship with Hackney Council combines work and study; whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification.
With a range of apprenticeships on offer each year, including: Housing, Social care, Multi-trades, Finance plus many more. This is a chance for local residents and school leavers to gain valuable experience across different departments. For the first time this year, there are also 3 part-time apprenticeships, suited for applicants with childcare or caring responsibilities or a disability. To apply for an apprenticeship you must be over the age of 16 and have at least one of the following local links to the borough:
1) Current Hackney resident
2) Attended school/ college in Hackney within the last 5 years
3) Received support from Hackney’s Leaving Care services
To see full details of the apprenticeships on offer and to apply please follow this link: https://hackneyworks.
If you have any questions about the apprenticeship programme please email: apprenticeships@
The Hackney 100 programme is a paid work placement scheme for Hackney Residents aged 16-24*. This programme gives 100 young people, who live or study in Hackney, their first experience of the working world. If you’re interested in participating, you will work with high-calibre local employees whilst earning £7.50 per hr. for a minimum of 70 hours.
The placements are flexible to ensure both businesses and local young people get the most out of the programme and details like the days worked would be arranged by you and your employer. There are placements on offer across a wide range of business sectors as well as 25 placements available within the council.
To be eligible for Hackney 100 you have to be a:
- Hackney resident aged 16-24*
- Non-resident aged 16-24 who are studying at a Hackney school, college or training provider
- Non-resident aged 16-24 who are receiving (or have previously received) Hackney Leaving Care services.
*there is no upper age limit for applicants who live and/or study in Hackney who have a disability or health condition.
Applications to join the Hackney 100 programme are now open.
Find out more and apply online now at hackney.gov.uk/hackney100.
Hackney Works is a free service offered to all Hackney residents. The aim is to connect local people to opportunities in Hackney’s growing business community and to give them access to personalised employment support, IT facilities, basic skills training and job opportunities.
Hackney Works advisers offer:
- One-one support
- Advice on making a strong job application
- Tips on how to succeed at interviews
If you would like to access this service you can sign up to the Hackney Works newsletter for all the latest information about local vacancies right here.
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