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Jobs and Volunteering

We are always on the lookout for people who are interested in joining our team. Please see a list of current opportunities below, and feel free to get in touch if you would like to be considered for future vacancies and volunteering opportunities: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8500.


We currently have vacancies in the following teams:

Bump Buddies - Volunteer positions

Community Champion Volunteers - Volunteer positions

Peace of Mind - Sessional Leader

Waterhouse Restaurant - Front of House.

Core team - Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager


Assets and Enterprises Team

Jobs
There are not currently any vacancies in the Assets and Enterprises Team.

Volunteering Opportunities

There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Assets and Enterprises Team.

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Blue Marble Training Team

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There are not currently any vacancies in the Blue Marble Training Team.

Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Blue Marble Training Team.

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Bump Buddies Team

Jobs
There are not currently any vacancies in the Bump Buddies Team.

Volunteering Opportunities
Mentoring
Hours: Minimum of 4 hours per week, for at least 12 months.

Main tasks: We recruit women locally to become mentors to mothers-to-be who are struggling with some aspect(s) of pregnancy. Mentors provide advice, information and support to mothers-to-be, and are fully supported by our team at all times.

Role description: See our Mentoring page for more information.

Personal specification: Mentors are friendly and open minded, with an enthusiasm for being active in their communities, and offering support in a confidential and non-judgemental way. Our volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and often speak more than one language.
Essential:
• Non–judgemental
• Reliable
• Good listener
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Committed to the development of others
• Willing to use own time on user’s behalf
• Discreet
• Able to respect confidentiality
• Open and self-aware
• Caring attitude
• Calm in difficult situations
• Good written skills
• Proficient in email communication
• Able to work independently.

Desirable:
• Experience of working in a team
• Has an understanding of the client group
• Well informed about Hackney and its services for families
• A mother.

To apply, please click here and complete the on-line application.

Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.

Administrative Support
Hours: Minimum 4 hours per week, for at least 6 months.

Main tasks: Co-ordinating staff diaries and booking appointments, communicating with clients and professionals, maintaining spreadsheets.

Role description: You can download the role description here.

Personal specification:
Essential
• Good written, communication and administrative skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Good organisational skills/ability to multi-task
• Proficient in ICT (Word, Excel)
• Experience of working in a team
• Good interpersonal skills
• Understanding the importance of confidentiality
• Able to work independently.

Desirable
• Good knowledge of Hackney and its services for families.

To apply, please click here and complete the on-line application.

Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.

 

Other Opportunities
If you have practical skills or knowledge that might help us in our programme’s aims we would love to hear from you: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.

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Communications Team 

Jobs
There are not currently any vacancies in the Communications Team.

Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Communications Team.

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Community Champion Volunteers
Would you like to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of your local community?

Why not become a Community Champion volunteer with Shoreditch Trust?

You will be supported and equipped in your role as Community Champion Volunteer. Shoreditch Trust is offering the following training in partnership with the British Council:
• Introduction to Community Champions: Me, my identity and culture
• Developing my skills: Facilitating effective dialogue
• Shoreditch Trust: Our approach to community health and wellbeing
• Community Champions: Volunteer skills and pathways.

Training dates and information:
Training will take place 9.30am to 3pm on
26th, 27th, 28th February and 1st March 2019
Shoreditch Trust Head Office
12 Orsman Road, London N1 5QJ

Lunch and refreshments provided. Travel costs reimbursed.

To find out more, contact Teresa Buckland:
020 7033 8587
teresa@shoreditchtrust.org.uk

To book your place, please complete this registration form and return to teresa@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.
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Community Connections

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There are not currently any vacancies in the Community Connections Team.

Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Community Connections team. Please check back soon. 

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Core Team

Jobs
Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager

We are looking for an exceptional leader to join the organisation and support the strategic development of our Health and Wellbeing projects. As Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager, you will work in collaboration with project managers, identifying opportunities for growth and improvement, and enhancing the profile of the organisation with external partners. You will work particularly closely with the Community Connections and Food for Life programmes, supporting the Assistant Project Managers in maturing their offer at a critical time in their development.

To discuss the role in more detail, contact Jacqui Henry at jhenry@shoreditchtrust.org.uk or on 020 7033 8508.

Reports to: Director of Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Salary: £35,000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 28 hours per week

Duration: Fixed term to 31st March 2020

Role description: You can download a job description and person specification here.

Based at: 12 Orsman Road, London N1 5QJ

Holiday: 30 days + bank holidays (pro rata)

Job reference: HWPM01

Contact: If you would like to request a copy of the job application, please contact jobs@shoreditchtrust.org.uk or 020 7033 8545, quoting the reference HWPM01.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the person specification, alongside a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, to jobs@shoreditchtrust.org.uk, quoting the reference HWPM01.

The deadline for applications is 10am on Wednesday 6th March 2019.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th March 2019.

Please note, we will only be able to contact you if you have been selected for interview.

Please note that the personal information in your application is covered by our Recruitment Transparency Notice. By submitting an application, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the Recruitment Transparency Notice. If you have any queries relating to the Notice, please contact Edouard Guidon at edouard@shoreditchtrust.org.uk or 020 7033 8506 prior to applying.

Safer Recruitment statement

In line with our Safer Recruitment Policy and to ensure the wellbeing of our programme participants and staff, all candidates invited to interview will be required to confirm their identity and their right to work in the UK, as well as explain any gaps in their CV. The position will be fully confirmed after receipt of two satisfactory references.

 

Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Core Team.

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Food for Life Team

Jobs
There are not currently any vacancies in the Food for Life Team.

Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities with the Food for Life Team.

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Healthy Living Centre Team

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There are not currently any vacancies in the Healthy Living Centre Team.

Volunteering Opportunities 
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Healthy Living Centre Team.

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Peace of Mind Team

Jobs
Shoreditch Trust Peace of Mind Sessional Leader
The Sessional Leader is an integral part of Shoreditch Trust’s approach to delivering wellbeing sessions.

Hours: 12 hours per course - 1.30pm to 4.30pm on Wednesdays

Main tasks: The sessional leader will support the Peace of Mind programme by delivering sewing courses to participants of the project.

Role description: You can download a job description and personal specification here.

Wage: £15.00 per hour

Contact: For more information, please contact Stephanie Monteilh: smonteilh@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8502.

To apply, send a CV and covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria to smonteilh@shoreditchtrust.org.uk, accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. You can also post your application to:
Stephanie Monteilh
Shoreditch Trust
170 Pitfield Street
London N1 6JP

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Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Peace of Mind Team.

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Waterhouse Team

www.waterhouserestaurant.co.uk

Jobs

Venue and Events Front of House
We are not currently actively recruiting for front of house staff, however if you are interested in the role, please send in your CV and we will keep it on file for our next round of recruitment.

Shoreditch Trust is an entrepreneurial charity based in East London that works with residents to support them to improve their health, wellbeing, social networks and opportunities.

We are seeking a personable multi-tasker to expand our Front of House team to support the work that we deliver at two of our social enterprise venues: The Shoreditch Trust Healthy Living Centre and Waterhouse Restaurant.

Hours: Shift work – variable hours by rota. Working hours are allocated according to availability and we currently have shifts to fill during evenings and weekends as well as normal office hours. The role is therefore ideally suited to candidates who are able to work flexible hours.

Main tasks: Maintaining high standards of customer service and enabling the smooth operational running of both venues, acting as the first point of contact for customers and building users.

Role description: You can download a job description and personal specification here.

Personal specification: This is a varied role and is ideal for a people-person who can juggle multiple tasks while maintaining excellent customer service.

Education and Professional Qualifications
Desirable
• GCSE English & Maths or equivalent education, Grade C or above
• Emergency First Aid at Work and Fire Warden certificates
• Qualification relating to customer service

Experience
Essential
• At least one year’s experience of working a similar or relevant customer-facing role
• Experience of using booking systems
• Computer literate and very familiar with Word and Excel
• Handling personal details and managing confidential data

Desirable
• First Aid and Fire Warden training
• Using an online client booking system
• Personal licence holder
• Working or volunteering in a multi-cultural, community setting and/or charity
• Working or volunteering with young people and adults with additional needs

Knowledge, Skills and Aptitudes
• Confident and capable communicator with good spoken and written English
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent organiser and able to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Able to manage your time effectively and independently
• Able to work effectively and sensitively with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
• Able to communicate effectively and sensitively with individuals who have physical or mental health needs or learning difficulties
• Able to communicate effectively with people who are troubled or in distress
• Able to maintain discretion and client confidentiality at all times
• Excellent attention to detail and able to input data with a high level of accuracy
• Able to be flexible and adaptable in potentially complex or challenging situations
• A strong in interest in and commitment to the aims and ethos of Shoreditch Trust
• IT literate with an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel.

Wage: £9.75 per hour

Contact: For more information, please contact Fatima Aihoud: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8545.

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria to info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk with the reference ‘VEFOH01’, accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. You can also post your application to:
Fatima Aihoud
Ref: VEFOH01
Shoreditch Trust
12 Orsman Road
London N1 5QJ

This job opportunity has a rolling deadline and you will only be contacted if you are invited for an interview.

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Volunteering Opportunities
There are not currently any volunteering opportunities in the Waterhouse Team.

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