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Current vacancies

Wellbeing Therapists

Waterhouse Kitchen Porter

Waterhouse Front of House Floor Staff

Ongoing vacancies:

Stop Smoking Champions (volunteering)

Healthy Eating volunteer


Wellbeing Therapist

Shoreditch Trust is looking for community-minded therapists to run creative self-help workshops, for people who want to know more about using complementary therapy approaches in their everyday life.

You will provide workshops as part of a holistic menu of activities aimed at people with mild to moderate mental health issues, as well as those recovering from more long term conditions.

You must be prepared to adapt your practice to a group setting and use self-help techniques that can be practiced safely at home. 

Reports to: Peace of Mind Project Manager

Salary: £40 per hour

Contract: Freelance

Hours: 2-4 hours (per month)

Based at: Shoreditch Trust Healthy Living Centre and other outreach venues

Key Responsibilities/Essential skills

  • ·         You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience of practice in complementary therapies and be registered with a professional body recognised by the London Borough of Hackney. 


  • ·         Some experience of working with people with mental health conditions is desirable as is ability to work with small groups. Additional training and support is available.

  • ·         We are particularly interested in Acupuncture/Acupressure.

Please send Equal Opportunities form, Covering letter and CV to Stephanie Monteilh, Peace of Mind Project Manager:

Deadline: 30th October 2015



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


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

To apply please send your CV to:



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: Venue and Events 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


  • 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:

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

You can also download a volunteer role description here.

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