What we offer

Employee benefits

Everyone at Hackney Council has an important job to do. From social workers and street cleaners to accountants and administrators, our teams affect the day to day lives of everyone who lives, works and visits our borough. Whether or not our services have a direct impact on them, people in Hackney rely on us to do our best.

Flexible working and Timewise

We understand how important our work is. But we also know people working for us have other commitments too. All employees can ask to be considered for flexible working options – this is one of the ways we hope to improve work/life balance. Flexible working can help if you need…

Inclusivity

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused…

Where we work

The majority of Hackney Council's staff are located at the Town Hall campus, in Hackney Central, E8 (Zone 2). The campus is served by Hackney Central/Downs and London Fields Overground stations, as well as a variety of bus routes. Bethnal Green tube station is a  25 minute walk to the…

Live in Hackney? Work in Hackney

About 24% of our staff enjoy the benefits of living and working in Hackney. One thing they often say is that they are so proud to serve the borough they live in, they couldn't imagine working anywhere else. Not only do we offer roles across hundreds of professions and trades…

Our training and wellbeing offer

We expect staff to take charge of their personal development. Hackney Council offers a wide range of training and development opportunities. As well as a variety of courses and workshops, staff can also get qualified on Hackney Council with a range of paid for career development qualifications. We also provide…