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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 Connections - Community Coordinator

Food for Life Sessional Worker, Sessional Leader

Healthy Living Centre - Front of House

Peace of Mind - Project Coordinator

Waterhouse RestaurantKitchen Porter, Front of House.
 

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

Jobs
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
We are not currently recruiting Community Champion Volunteers. Please check back soon. 

 

Community Connections

The Community Connections programme will be launched in Autumn 2018 and will build on the successful work of the Health Coaches programme. More information will become available during this transition so please keep checking the website for updates

Jobs
Community Coordinator
Shoreditch Trust Community Coordinators work with local residents to provide support, motivation and encouragement as they make lifestyle changes to improve their health, wellbeing and community engagement. Community Coordinators work with people to create a Health Action Plan, setting realistic and long-lasting goals to inspire small but significant changes to improve physical, mental and emotional health. Goals might include meeting new people; increasing social interaction; losing weight; building exercise into weekly routine; learning new life skills.

Community Coordinators also share their expertise around factors that may affect someone’s health and wellbeing, and offer their knowledge of local services and opportunities that may be relevant and beneficial to the client.

We are looking for a new Community Coordinator to join our existing, small but dynamic team and expand the reach of the service across the London Borough of Hackney. This role is ideally suited to an enthusiastic people person who is confident and proactive in communicating with people from diverse backgrounds, with an excellent understanding of the pressures that people can face personally, socially and economically, and an extensive knowledge of or interest in the services available in the borough to help support clients’ needs.

Hours: 35 hours (job share available)

Main tasks: The main tasks for this role fall into the following key areas: support for positive and healthy lifestyles and community engagement, identifying and delivering activities, community engagement, reporting.

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

Salary: £23,000 per annum

Duration: Permanent

Probation: Three months

Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays + 4 personal development days + discretionary leave

Job ref: CC01 

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter alongside a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk, quoting the reference CC01.

The deadline for applications is noon on Monday 1st October 2018 with interviews taking place on Wednesday 10th October 2018.

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 clients 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 and a satisfactory outcome for the Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

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
There are not currently any vacancies in the Core Team.

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

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Food for Life Team

Jobs
Shoreditch Trust Food for Life Sessional Worker
We have just completed a round of recruitment and are not actively recruiting for session 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 in 2018. 

We are looking for an experienced individual to help with preparation and delivery of healthy eating sessions to members of the public and organisations in the local community. This involves supporting, guiding and working with diverse groups of all ages and backgrounds to prepare, cook and eat healthy food with the aim of improving their knowledge, skills and diet.

Hours: Variable – ad hoc

Main tasks: The Sessional Worker will work closely with the Sessional Leader to deliver sessions that enable participants to learn about healthy eating principles. This will involve taking on a range of tasks agreed with the Sessional Leader in line with the roles of both as defined by Shoreditch Trust. It is an ad hoc role and is ideal for freelancers that are able to deliver sessions throughout the week with adequate notice.

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

Wage: £12.00 per hour

Contact: For more information, please contact Katie Edmondson: katie@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8505.

To apply, send a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria to katie@shoreditchtrust.org.uk, accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. You can also post your application to:
Katie Edmondson
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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Shoreditch Trust Food for Life Sessional Leader
We have just completed a round of recruitment and are not actively recruiting for session 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 in 2018. 

The Sessional Leader is an integral part of Shoreditch Trust’s approach to delivering healthy eating sessions to members of the public and organisations in the local community. It builds on the role of Sessional Worker: as well as supporting and guiding diverse groups of all ages and backgrounds to prepare and cook healthy food with the aim of improving their knowledge, skills and diet, the Sessional Leader will take on the responsibility for the planning, coordination and delivery of sessions with support from the Food for Life team.

Hours: Variable – ad hoc

Main tasks: The Sessional Leader will work closely with the Food for Life team to deliver successful sessions that will enable participants to learn about healthy eating principles and to improving their cooking skills. The Sessional Leader will be provided with training, support and teaching materials relevant to the tasks and responsibilities associated with the role. It is an ad hoc post, ideal for freelancers who have a flexible schedule and are able to fit in sessions at different times in the week with suitable notice.

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

Wage: £15.00 per hour

Contact: For more information, please contact Katie Edmondson: katie@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8505.

To apply, send a covering letter detailing how you meet the criteria to katie@shoreditchtrust.org.uk, accompanied by a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. You can also post your application to:
Katie Edmondson
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 with the Food for Life Team.

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Health Coaches

Jobs
There are not currently any vacancies in the Health Coaches Team. 

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

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Healthy Living Centre Team

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 Healthy Living Centre Team.

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Peace of Mind Team

Jobs
Project Coordinator
The Peace of Mind programme works with diverse groups of adults who want to improve their emotional wellbeing or recover from mental ill health. We do this with the aid of specific activities and approaches that will enable them to rediscover hope, build skills and move forward from whatever challenges they are facing, from experiencing a period of stress to having a long-term mental health diagnosis.

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to join the small Peace of Mind team. This is a multi-faceted role that is key to the effective functioning of the Peace of Mind programme, combining client management with project coordination and development. This role is ideally suited to someone who enjoys working in a small team in a busy, public-facing community environment and that can remain sensitive to the needs of clients that are experiencing challenges with their mental health.

Hours: 35 hours 

Main tasks: The work plan will be split across the following main areas: Client liaison, support and coordination, Coordination of the Peace of Mind team, Project development and implementation.

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

Salary: £23,000 per annum

Duration: Permanent

Probation: Three months

Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays + 4 personal development days + discretionary leave

Job ref: POM01

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter alongside a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk, quoting the reference POM01.

The deadline for applications is noon on Monday 8th October 2018 with interviews taking place on Monday 15th October 2018.

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 clients 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 and a satisfactory outcome for the Disclosure and Barring Service check.

 

Volunteering Opportunities

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Waterhouse Team

www.waterhouserestaurant.co.uk

Jobs
Kitchen Porter
We are not currently actively recruiting for kitchen porter 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.
Waterhouse restaurant prides itself on delivering friendly, efficient service. If you’re passionate about food and would like to work in a training restaurant that makes a real difference - this is the role is for you.

Hours: Shifts.

Main tasks: Cleaning the Restaurant, Kitchen and internal areas, assisting the kitchen and chef on duty, restaurant tasks.

Role description: You can download the job description here.

Personal specification:
Essential:
At least 12 months' experience as a Kitchen Porter
Dedicated and energetic attitude
Great communication skills.

Wage: £9.75 per hour

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

To apply, please send your CV to: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.

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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