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An exciting opportunity for residents based in Hackney. Applications for the LIFT internships powered by OneTech are now open. If residents are looking for a career in tech, please forward on this information and share with your networks. Internships are for 10 weeks paid at LLW.

Are you looking to launch a career in Tech? Are you based in Hackney? If yes, the LIFT Internship Programme powered by OneTech is the perfect opportunity for you!

The LIFT Internship programme aims to connect diverse and ambitious talent (like YOU!) with exciting startups for a 10-week placement paid at London Living Wage. Plus, you will receive tailored support throughout the internship to ensure you are getting the most out of this great opportunity!

Spaces are limited, so if you (or someone you know) are looking for the perfect opportunity to launch a career in tech, click here to register.


A fantastic opportunity for a temp role with Hackney Learning Trust (Hackney Council) as a cook at the Mapledene Children’s Centre.

The candidate will need to demonstrate experience in a similar role and have a Health and Hygiene certificate and a valid DBS. (Essential)

If you are interested:

Please complete the attached Matrix forms and send back to as soon as possible, along with a proof of your NI number, current passport, Biometric card (if applicable), DBS certificate (If you have any) and your up to date CV.

Matrix SCM Criminal Convictions Declaration (1)         Matrix SCM Hackney Officer Declaration of Interest Form (1)

Matrix SCM – Employment history gaps check form

Matrix SCM Confidentiality Agreement         Matrix SCM – Hackney – Health Declaration Form

Hackney Works – George Belle – Matrix SCM – Right to Work Confirmation_          Hackney_Council_staff_Code_of_Conduct-pdf (1)


Also click on the link below and complete the questionnaires:

Hackney Works Temporary Roles Candidate’s Form (Matrix)

Hackney Works will support you with a FREE DBS application if required. 


Job Description and Information:


  • The cook will prepare meals and follow establishment recipes.
  • Preparing ingredients, adhering to the centre’s menu, and following food health and safety procedures.
  • Cook, clean, assist other cooks and staff and deliver food in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability To Communicate Effectively Both Orally & In Writing To A Wide Range Of People
  • Ability To Organise Own Workload To Meet Targets & Deadlines
  • Ability To Work As Part Of A Team And On Own Initiative
  • Previous experience in similar role
  • Self Motivated, Flexible & Resourceful
  • Trustworthy and reliable


Start Date: 20/07/2021   End Date: 16/01/2022

8hrs/per week

Work pattern: 07:30am – 15:30pm

Application Closing Date: 21/06/2021 at 12:00pm.

Pay rate – £12.15p/h

This will enable Hackney Works to complete the application on the Matrix platform.



The following Hackney Council apprenticeships are now ive.

8 Trades Apprenticeships (Levels 2-3)

Level 2 Apprentice Plasterer

Level 3 Apprentice Electrician x2 posts

Level 3 Commercial Gas

Level 3 Plumbing

Level 2 Carpentry (leading to level 3)

Level 2 Multi-skills (Property Maintenance) x2 posts


Management Level 5 Apprenticeship – Young Futures Commission

To help services across the Council and borough change the way they work so they are better geared towards young people / transform the way they engage with young people / deliver the solutions identified by the Young Futures Commission. The management apprentice will also play a key role in involving other young people as advocates and champions of the legacy: working with other management trainees and the wide range of Council apprentices to develop champions of Young Futures who can help embed the ways of working/supporting the next phase of work to ensure it continues to be steered by young people.


Management Level 5 Apprenticeship – Rotation-Based

This is an exciting opportunity to become an apprentice in Operations / Departmental Management which will give participants exposure to a range of frontline services and management. Our objective is to develop future service managers in local government. Apprentices will undertake a variety of placements over two years across a range of Council departments, including corporate, front-line resident-focused services and support services.



As a reminder, we also still have lots of paid Kickstart placements available through the Council’s ‘gateway’. Applicants must be aged 16-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit.




Training Opportunity

Healthcare Horizons NHS Training Program

Open to Hackney residents between the ages of 16 – 29 who are interested in working for the NHS

The training will be taking place from the of 15th June to the 25th June 2021. The full cohort, including assessment stages, will continue taking place remotely through Zoom/Microsoft Teams to ensure the safety of all involved

Once you have completed the Training you will have access to ring-fenced vacancies in

·         Business Administration,

·         Healthcare

·         Support Work

·         Nursing Apprenticeships

To apply
Send your CV to
and complete the form below

Your CV must contain your full postcode, a contact number and full education grades

You must…

·         Good GCSEs inc.4+ in English & Maths

·         Live in Hackney

·         Be out of education/full-time employment

·         be aged between 16-29


GLL is looking for a cleaner to work at Britannia Leisure Centre in Hackney, please see details below. If you know Hackney residents that meet the criteria and interested to apply please send an up to date copy of their CV to me by Wednesday 19th of May.

Salary: £7.97 – £10.55 (All pay rates are subject to skills, experience, qualifications and location)

Job Description:

You’ll be enthusiastic and hard-working with a real attention to detail as you’ll be responsible for the day-to-day cleaning and maintenance of the centre, including the open plan female changing rooms. Our leisure centres can be very busy, so you’ll need to thrive in this setting. Adhering to Health and Safety requirements and regulations are crucial, so you’ll need to be hard working and conscientious to carry out all duties to meet our high customer care standard.

Ideally, you’ll have experience of cleaning in a busy working environment with good customer care skills and knowledge of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health). If you don’t yet have it, we’ll provide full training on how to use appropriate machinery and chemicals.

In return, we offer a range of benefits that you’d expect from the UK is largest leisure provider:

  • Pension schemes
  • Discounted membership at our leisure centres
  • Career pathways
  • Ongoing training and development to help you to be the best