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Current vacancies

Food for Life Senior Sessional Leader

Ongoing vacancies:

Waterhouse Kitchen Porter

Waterhouse Front of House Floor Staff

Peace of Mind Sessional Co-Facilitator

Stop Smoking Champions (volunteering)

Healthy Eating volunteer


Food for Life Senior Sessional Leader (Job Ref: FFL01)

The Food for Life programme supports people to improve their physical and mental health by building a better relationship with food. Click here to find out more about what we do.

Our workload is expanding and so our team needs to expand too: we are looking for a Senior Sessional Leader to assist with the delivery of healthy eating sessions to members of the public and organisations in the local community. You'll be working closely with the existing Food for Life team, devising, developing and delivering sessions to diverse groups of all ages and backgrounds, guiding them and equipping them with the tools to enable them to improve their knowledge, skills and understanding of healthy food and cooking.

Reports to: Food for Life Project Manager

Salary: £22,000 per annum pro rata

Hours: 21 hours per week

Duration: Initial fixed term from start date to 31st March 2017

Based at: Units 1-2 Waterhouse, 8 Orsman Road, London N1 5QJ; Healthy Living Centre, 170 Pitfield Street, London N1 6JP; and multiple delivery sites across the London Borough of Hackney

Click here to view the full Job Description and Person Specification.

The deadline for applications is 10am on Monday 9th May 2016, with interviews taking place on Friday 13th May 2016.

For more information, contact Katie Edmondson on 020 7033 8505 or at

To apply, send your CV and a covering letter alongside a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form (available to download below) to, starting the reference FFL01.

Click here to download the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

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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

Main duties:

  • Cleaning the Restaurant, Kitchen and internal areas
  • Assisting the kitchen and chef on duty
  • Restaurant tasks


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

To download the job description, please click here.

To apply please send your CV to:

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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: 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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Peace of Mind Sessional Co-Facilitator

The Peace of Mind team is looking for experienced individuals to assist with the planning and delivery of recovery and wellbeing sessions on a freelance basis.

The Trust’s Peace of Mind programme is dedicated to promoting emotional recovery and wellbeing among individuals who have experienced poor mental health wherever they sit on the spectrum; visit the Peace of Mind page to find out more.

As a Sessional Co-Facilitator, you will be involved in delivering workshops (including narrative therapy, relaxation, stress management and ACT) directly to Peace of Mind clients. Training and support will be provided to ensure consistency across workshops and enable you to gain additional skills and experience through your involvement with us.

This position has a rolling deadline. If you are interested in getting involved, please review the job description and person specification (available below) and send your CV and a covering letter to Edouard Guidon at

If you have any queries about the role, you can call on 020 7033 8506

Download the Sessional Co-Facilitator job description and person specification here.

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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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