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Current vacancies

Enterprise Venue & Events Manager

Waterhouse Front of House Supervisor

Waterhouse Front of House Floor Staff

Ongoing vacancies:

Stop Smoking Champions (volunteering)

Healthy Eating volunteer

Waterhouse Kitchen Porter

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Enterprise Venue & Events Manager

Shoreditch Trust is an entrepreneurial charity delivering a range of programmes that work to reduce social and economic disadvantage in the London Borough of Hackney by supporting people to gain knowledge, skills and opportunities.

Waterhouse Restaurant and Conference centre are owned by the Trust. The restaurant is host to the Trust’s Blue Marble Training programme, which provides training, mentoring and work experience that supports young people to gain access to careers in the food and hospitality industry. 

Within its Enterprise Support programme, Shoreditch Trust’s Community Asset Portfolio delivers projects which create a social and economic return for the Trust but also contribute to the shape of the Shoreditch business and residential community including the delivery of workspace for small businesses. This brand new role will sit within the Enterprise team. We are looking for someone to lead on the development of the Restaurant and conference centre enterprises, to lead on Front of House management and the events programme. 

This is an exciting and diverse role, ideal for someone who is passionate about growing an enterprise, events and partnerships with strong organisational, communication and leadership skills and who has the ability to balance a range of tasks and responsibilities.

The post holder’s time will be allocated 50% working on the Restaurant floor and at events managing the Front of House function and 50% of the time in the office carrying out administrative and planning duties.

The work plan will be focused on these eight main areas:

  • Day to day management of the Restaurant front of house and Conference spaces
  • Business development, administration and finance
  • Management of FOH and event staff team
  • Management of customers and customer experiences in the restaurant and events
  • Management of suppliers
  • Sales, Marketing and Events management
  • Partnership Management
  • Corporate Responsibilities


Reports to: Director of Enterprise & Asset Development
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Contract: Full time, permanent
Probation: Three months
Hours: 35 per week - typically Monday – Friday (some evenings and weekends will be required on a rota basis)
Based at: Waterhouse Restaurant, 10 Orsman Road and Shoreditch Trust Head office,
Units 1 – 2 Waterhouse, 8 Orsman Road, London, N1 5QJ
Holiday: 25 days + bank holidays + 4 personal development days


Please send your CV, equal opportunities form and covering letter describing how your skills/experience matches our requirements with the subject reference 'EVEC15' to fatima@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.

Download Job Description here.

Download Person Specification here.

Closes June 12th at 5pm.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted on June 15th and interviews will be held on Friday 19th June.


Voted Runner-Up 'Best Ethical Restaurant 2013' - The Observer Food Monthly

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Waterhouse Restaurant: Front of house supervisor

Waterhouse Restaurant is one of the area's hidden gems and a great place to come for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Waterhouse offers visitors a unique dining experience with a deliciously tempting yet ethical menu featuring the freshest, seasonal ingredients. The canalside restaurant is host to Shoreditch Trust's Blue Marble Training Programme providing opportunities for young adults to access careers in food.


If you’re passionate about food and would love to work in a stunning location – this is the role for you!

Reports to: Head Chef Manager
Salary: £11 per hour
Contract: Casual
Hours: Shift work
Duration: Ongoing
Based at: 10 Orsman Road, London, N1 5QJ

Essential skills

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience at supervisory level in the restaurant trade
  • Experience of using booking systems
  • Computer literate and very familiar with word and excel
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience of stock taking
  • Experience of managing events

Desirable

  • Personal Licence holder
  • First Aid and Fire Warden training
  • Experience of working with young people, perhaps in a college or community setting
  • Working history of working with people with additional needs, perhaps in a school or community setting and/or charity

Download the Job Description here.


Please send a CV, equal opportunities form and cover letter describing how your skills/experience matches our requirements: Fatima@shoreditchtrust.org.uk


www.waterhouserestaurant.co.uk


Voted Runner-Up 'Best Ethical Restaurant 2013' - The Observer Food Monthly

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Waterhouse Front of House Floor Staff

Waterhouse Restaurant is one of the area's hidden gems and a great place to come for breakfast, lunch or dinner.


Waterhouse offers visitors a unique dining experience with a deliciously tempting yet ethical menu featuring the freshest, seasonal ingredients. The canalside restaurant is host to Shoreditch Trust's Blue Marble Training Programme providing opportunities for young adults to access careers in food.


If you’re passionate about food, energetic and would love to work in a stunning location – this is the role for you!

Reports to: Head Chef Manager
Salary: £8 per hour
Contract: Casual
Hours: Shift work
Duration: Ongoing
Based at: 10 Orsman Road, London, N1 5QJ

Essential skills

  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a customer facing role
  • Experience of using booking systems
  • Computer literate and very familiar with word and excel

Desirable

  • Personal Licence holder
  • First Aid and Fire Warden training
  • Experience of working with young people, perhaps in a college or community setting
  • Working history of working with people with additional needs, perhaps in a school or community setting and/or charity


Please send a CV, equal opportunities form and cover letter describing how your skills/experience matches our requirements: Fatima@shoreditchtrust.org.uk


www.waterhouserestaurant.co.uk


Voted Runner-Up 'Best Ethical Restaurant 2013' - The Observer Food Monthly

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NHS Community and Bilingual Stop Smoking Service - Stop Smoking Champions (volunteering)

Want to improve the health of friends, family and community? Volunteer as a Stop Smoking Community Champion with the NHS Community and Bilingual Stop Smoking Service in Hackney east London.

We have a proven track record of supporting volunteers to give back to their communities and offer access to further training and development in the smoking cessation field.

Training is available four times per-year and candidates can apply at any time.

To find out more download the full job description here.

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Healthy Eating volunteer

The Healthy Eating team is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with the day to day running of the programme.

As a volunteer, you'll have a range of activities to keep you busy including revamping our healthy recipe database, assisting with promotional activities and helping us to build evidence base to demonstrate the impact of our work. In the process, you'll gain knowledge and understanding of healthy eating and hone your administrative skills, as well as gathering valuable experience in a small and dynamic team.

For more information, contact Katie Edmondson, Healthy Eating Project Manager, on 020 7033 8505 or at katie@shoreditchtrust.org.uk.

You can also download a volunteer role description here.

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Waterhouse Restaurant - Kitchen Porter

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!

Salary: £7.50 per hour

Hours: Shifts

Skills: 

  • At least 12months experience as a Kitchen Porter
  • Dedicated and energetic attitude
  • Great communication skills

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

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