What is the hub?

The Opportunity Hub is the council’s creative space which connects the borough's business community with local people looking for opportunities including training, apprenticeships, work placements and paid employment.

On a daily basis there are workshops, training and recruitment sessions alongside our highly skilled team of information, advice and guidance advisors who are happy to help with any enquiries if you pop in.

The space is designed to be used for a number of different uses including team bonding, meetings, launches and panel discussions, pop in to see the space and discuss further.

Where is the hub? 

Bowling Green Walk, Just off Hoxton Square in Shoreditch

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What is on offer at the hub? 

  • Job or apprenticeship search support
  • General careers advice for new starters or returning to work
  • Interview skills training
  • CV and cover letter writing support
  • Access to qualifications advice

Events such as…

Opening up Tech information session during Digital Shoreditch 2015, Launch of Code Club, EdTech panel discussion, 18-24year old apprenticeship workshop, Construction and Building workshop,

The below organisations are also on hand to offer support:

        cultural education, connecting children, young people and education with the best of arts and culture

 

 

 

 

cultural education, connecting children, young people and education with the best of arts and culture

  careers advice for women, fit work around family life, getting back to work after having children and find part time jobs

 

careers advice for women, fit work around family life, getting back to work after having children and find part time jobs

    Newlon Fusion has access to vacancies across a range of sectors including, construction, hospitality, security, health and social care, grounds maintenance

 

 

Newlon Fusion has access to vacancies across a range of sectors including, construction, hospitality, security, health and social care, grounds maintenance

Organisations that co-locate

Immediate Theatre, St Giles Trust, Hackney Homes, CIPD, Women Like Us, Circle 33 and Affinity Sutton.

 Partners List

  • Hackney Homes
  • Young Hackney
  • Affinity
  • Sutton
  • Newlon Fusion
  • Southern Housing
  • Circle 33
  • Peabody
  • Sanctuary Housing
  • Learning Trust
  • CIPD
  • HCT Group
  • Create Jobs
  • Immediate Theatre
  • Jobcentre Plus
  • London Councils
  • HereEast
  • European Social Fund
  • London Legacy Development Corporation
  • Mayor of London
  • Young London Working
  • CITB
  • CITE
  • St Giles
  • Lakehouse
  • Women Like Us
  • Crisis
  • St Mungos
  • City and Hackney Mind
  • Tech City
  • Volunteer Centre Hackney
  • Samsung
  • Hackney Fashion Hub
  • Union Development
  • Gensler
  • DP9
  • The Benyon Estate

How to get involved?

Contact Hackney Council’s Ways into Work recruitment service by calling 0208 356 5700

or email waysintowork@hackney.gov.uk