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Employment & Training Opportunities


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