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OUT OF THE FOREST- Wedneday 29th May 2019

Source By: Element

Element invite you to our first

exhibition in Waltham Forest, London’s

2019 Borough of Culture. ‘Out of the

Forest’ will present artwork by young

creatives in the borough, who have spent

six weeks painting, writing and crafting their pieces and perspectives.

Join us to see the open exhibition of artwork and hear speeches and performances from the young voices shaping Waltham Forest’s creative future.

5.30 - 7.30pm

Wednesday 29th May

One Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17 4SD


07845 442 141


Supported Employment Programme Manager

Source By: Hackney CVS

Salary: £40,000 per annum pro rata
3 days a week for 9 months (fixed term contract)

If you are interested in leading a dynamic programme of work to meet the needs of people with support needs seeking employment, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Supported Employment Programme Manager to take forward the work of the Supported Employment Network. This is a cross sector network made up of voluntary sector and statutory sector partners who deliver employment services for people with high support needs in Hackney and City.

The network has a strategy for improving support to residents and has agreed 4 development  areas:

1) Employer Engagement and development of a local  kitemark – building on GLA Healthy workplace charter; DWP Disability Confidence scheme and London Living Wage accreditation

2) Professional Accreditation – including developing a local standard incorporating IPS, British Association of Supported Employment Standards and a rights-based approach informed by the lived-experience of disability.

3) Supported Employment Passport –Development of a client-owned digital profile to reduce the requirement for multiple or repeated assessments when residents use more than one local service.

4) Sourcing Additional Funding – including NHS England Wave 2 for IPS delivery, and JCP’s Community Budget which can only be accessed by local authorities working in partnership with community partners.

The programme manager will be responsible for contributing to the strategic direction of the Supported Employment Network and providing programme  leadership to implement these aims and objectives, as well as an operational role to put in place relevant systems and processes to manage programme performance supporting each of these workstreams.

The role is based at Hackney CVS, the local umbrella body for charities and community organisations. Our vision is of a Fairer Hackney and we positively celebrate diversity and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds.

The deadline for completed applications is 9am 28th May 2019. Please email applications (personal information form and application form) to:

Interviews will take place on 3rd June

Full details and forms for completion at

FREE NHS stress and sleep workshops

Source By: Talk Changes

We are holding FREE NHS stress and sleep workshops, based on CBT techniques from within Dalston library:



Tues 4th June 12.30-14.00

Weds 12th June 18.00-19.30

Thursday 20th June 18-19.30



Tuesday 2nd July 12.00 – 14.00

Wednesday 10th July 18.00-19.30

Thursday 18th July 18.00-19.30


To sign up clients would need to email  specifying which workshop (date and time) they would like to attend.



Access All Areas are looking for a placement student/volunteer to join us on our wellbeing project

Source By: Access All Areas

Access All Areas are looking for a placement student/ volunteer to join us on our wellbeing project, Spring Back


This valuable opportunity will provide a BA/ MA student or someone interested in community arts the opportunity to work within an office and creative workshop setting. The role will involve sourcing information from participants and creating a person-centred wellbeing passport to document their journey on the project. The role will also being a creative practitioner in the space, supporting students in their communication and creative work.


The placement would be 2 half days a week: Thursdays 10.30am – 1.30pm in workshops and a flexible half day in the office depending on availability (preferably Wednesday).


Term time: Now – 4th July (Half term: 23rd and 30th May)


Volunteer Opportunities


If anyone else is interested in volunteering with Access All Areas, we also have space for workshop volunteers during term time.


Workshops at Sutton House on Thursdays:

Spring Back: 10.30am – 1.30pm

Departure Lounge: 1.30 – 4pm

Black Cab: 3.30pm – 6.30pm


Performance Company in Hoxton on Wednesdays:

8th May – 26th June (6pm – 9pm)


Chats Palace on Mondays:

Spinning Wheel: 10.30am – 1.30pm


All times include a half hour planning/ evaluation on either side.


Volunteers will have an introductory meeting with training and will receive £5 of travel expenses. If anyone is interested, please could they contact me as soon as possible.


If you have any questions, please do get in touch with Alex:


Hackney Council Summer Apprenticeship Recruitment Campaign now live

Source By:

Cllr Carole Williams, Cabinet Member for Employment, Skills and Human Resources

To apply for a Council apprenticeship you must be over the age of 16 plus one of the following: 

  • live in Hackney
  • attend a Hackney school or college
  • or are receiving Hackney leaving care services.

To apply and find out more visit:

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