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Free carbon monoxide awareness workshops

Various dates and locations - Click here for information


The Gas Safe Charity is running a series of free half day workshops across the UK aimed at organisations that deliver services in the homes of vulnerable people. 

Course: Welcome to Hackney!

Source By: LBH

Date: 5th May 2017   Time: 10.00 – 16.00

A welcome event for all new starters. You'll get to meet the Chief Executive and Mayor, plus get to visit some important and interesting sites across Hackney.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will have:

  • Understood the history and background of Hackney and the Council
  • Heard about our Mayoral priorities and the future vision for Hackney
  • Been introduced to our CEO and Mayor
  • Had the opportunity to ask our CEO and Mayor questions
  • Visited interesting sites across Hackney and met people who work there
  • Met and networked with other new colleagues

Who should attend

For all new permanent staff, from all areas of Hackney Council. Temporary staff are also welcome to join us if it would be useful.



Course: Aggression Awareness

Source By: LBH

Date: 8th June 2017  Time: 10.00 – 16.00

Brief description: A one-day workshop that will help you understand the causes and impacts of aggressive behaviour and introduce you to techniques that will help you defuse potentially aggressive situations. 

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop you will understand:

•           How to recognise the early warning signs of aggression

•           How language can defuse or increase aggression

•           The vital role of listening in defusing aggression

•           How to manage your own reactions to aggressive situations

This workshop will cover:

•           The risk factors for aggressive behaviour

•           The Aggression Cycle and how to respond to its different parts

•           Five positive ways to respond to aggression

•           The Do's and Don'ts when facing aggression

•           Practical techniques for managing your own response



Hackney Vacancies - Tenders and Contracts

Please click here to see a full listing of current vacancies.

Playwork Training courses at Hackney Play Association

Source By: Hackney Play Association

Forthcoming Training Dates:


Playwork Level 2 and 3

Tuesday 21 March 2017, 11-1pm, Information session about Playwork Level 2 and 3 courses

Tuesday 25 April 2017, Playwork Level 2 and 3 courses start, once per week until the summer holidays


First Aid

Wednesday 29 and Thursday 30 March 2017

Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 July 2017


Play Way, Introduction to Playwork Training

Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 July 2017



Tuesday 28 March 2017


All training sessions will be held at Homerton Grove Adventure Playground, Wardle Street, London E9 6BX.


If you would like further information please contact







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