In this section you can find details employment opportunities.
View the FAQs below for help and information.
You can search above for:
- a range of local and national support and advice agencies that can advise you on employment opportunities
- local job centre plus services and organisations that can help disabled people to find employment or stay in work, including employment services, careers services and voluntary organisations
If you are looking for jobs at the Council, you can search here:
Advice for jobseekers
- Jobcentre Plus offers a number of programmes and services to help jobseekers, unemployed people, those with disabilities and others who may need extra help in finding work. Contact Jobcentre Plus
- National Careers Service - information on planning your career, CVs, job applications and finding a job
Jobs opportunities in Hackney and apprenticeships
If you live in Hackney and are looking for a job or an apprenticeship, Hackney Works can help you.
Whether you're just starting out, haven't worked for years or you want to change careers, they can advise you, find you the most suitable training and help you apply for the jobs that you want.
To find out what opportunities are available, access help and register for an appointment, please visit Hackney Works.
You can contact your local job centre and speak to the Disability Employment Advisor who provides support for disabled people to get back to work.
Gov.uk also has information about support for disabled people including pathways to work, work schemes and programmes, work experience placements and careers advice.
Support is also available from other organisations which can be found by searching the directory. You can search for support for your specific needs (e.g. employment assistance for people with visual impairments).
The GOV.UK website has information on benefits for people who are looking for work or who are in employment and entitled to extra financial support.
Information and support for family carers who want to combine caring with paid work
- Carers UK useful information about the support you are entitled to at work as a family carer
- GOV.UK - time off for family and dependants and flexible working
- Flexible working helpline for parents and carers
- NHS Choices – care and work or study How family carers can successfully combine work or education with looking after someone
The Shaw Trust provides an employment service to support you if you are over 18 and have a learning disability, autism or mental health problems.
They can help you to:
- prepare for work
- find training or work experience
- find and apply for paid work
- manage a disability at work
and support you if you have problems at work.
They will recognise and respond to your abilities, aspirations and strengths and offer expert advice and practical help to find the right employment for you.