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Please see a list of current opportunities below, or get in touch if you would like to be considered for future vacancies: info@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8500.

We adhere to a robust Safer Recruitment Policy, the details of which can be found in the job description of each role.


Current Vacancies

 

Health & Wellbeing - Paid Opportunity - Health & Wellbeing Coach Young People

Health & Wellbeing - Paid Opportunity - Health & Wellbeing Coach Adults

Community Table - Paid Opportunity - Front of House Casual Staff

Volunteer Role - Office Administrator 

Volunteer Role - Bump Buddies Group Support

Volunteer Role - Community Table/Cook and Eat Volunteer

Volunteer Role - Stroke Survivors Peer and Groups Support 

Volunteer Role - Advice Support


Health & Wellbeing Programme

Primary Care Network Health & Wellbeing Coach - Young People

Shoreditch Trust is recruiting to a new role to pilot Health and Wellbeing Coaching for Young People aged 12 to 19, working with the Shoreditch Park and the City Primary Care Network multi-disciplinary team and in wider Neighbourhood settings.  

Post holders will provide coaching support to young people aged 12 to 19, working in partnership with clinical and non-clinical, social care and voluntary sector colleagues to ensure the best possible outcomes for the young person. The role will be varied and include multi-disciplinary working, case management, self-management education through 1-2-1 consultation, community engagement, group facilitation and peer support. 

We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic person who can work confidently to establish this new role within the wider personalised care team. You will be able to:

  • proactively develop broader referral relationships with services and networks supporting young people in line with the priorities of the local PCN, including mainstream education and Pupil Referral Units, Chyps +, Young Hackney, City & Hackney Public Health programmes and Voluntary and Community organisations working with younger age groups; 
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues who are providing support to the young person’s family, adult family member or carer to identify and support the younger person who may benefit from coaching support.

Download the Job Description

Download the Application Form

Download the Equal Opportunities Form

Download the Self Disclosure Form

 

Deadline for applications: midnight, Thursday 8th February 2024

Please send completed forms to: jobs@shoreditchtrust.org.uk 

Please note: if successful, you will be asked to attend a Recruitment Assessment Day on Friday 16th February 2024.


 

Primary Care Network Health & Wellbeing Coach - Adults

Shoreditch Trust is recruiting for Full Time Equivalent Health and Wellbeing Coaches to work with Primary Care Network teams in City & Hackney.

Using 1-2-1 consultation, group and peer support, you will help people to set and achieve their health and wellbeing goals and increase their confidence to manage health conditions. The role requires skills in personalised support, case management, group facilitation and multidisciplinary working.

You should be passionate about supporting people from a wide range of backgrounds to improve their health and wellbeing, in a way which is non-judgmental and recognises the whole person and their needs. You will have the ability to forge strong links with community groups, voluntary organisations and wider statutory services and an ability to support people to engage with their community resources.

To continue being fully representative of our Neighbourhoods, we are particularly keen to hear from people from diverse communities, from bilingual candidates and from people with strong links to East London generally.

Download the Job Description

Download the Application Form

Download the Equal Opportunities Form

Download the Self Disclosure Form

 

Deadline for applications: rolling

Please send completed forms to: jobs@shoreditchtrust.org.uk 


Community Table 

Front of House Casual Staff

Shoreditch Trust is seeking to recruit a casual front of house staff member to support our Community Table team at the Waterhouse Restaurant. This role does not have fixed shifts or hours but will serve as an on-call for position when needed for coverage and working large private and community events. 

Download the Job Description

Download the Application Form

Download Equal Opportunities Form

Download Self-Disclosure Form

Deadline for applications: Rolling applications

Please send completed forms to jobs@shoreditchtrust.org.uk 


Office Administrative Volunteer

This varied volunteer role will enable individuals to gain practical Office Administrative experience within a successful local charity, at a women’s project. It offers an excellent starting point for someone interested in pursuing a career in Office Administration / management. You will be supporting the Bump Buddy programme, performing a range of office duties as part of a volunteer team. 

Role description: Download the role description

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the required skills to volunteer@shoreditchtrust.org.uk

 

Bump Buddies Group Support Volunteer

To support the coming together of pregnant women, mums and babies at a coffee morning. Ensuring a welcome and an enjoyable stay at the coffee morning. We welcome volunteers with a positive, lively, creative and caring attitude who have an interest in helping support women and families.

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the required skills to volunteer@shoreditchtrust.org.uk

 

Community Table/Cook and Eat Volunteer

We welcome volunteers with a positive, lively, creative and caring attitude who have an interest in bringing together and supporting others, especially around the theme of (preparing and) sharing food. Under our Community Table programme we offer the following volunteering opportunities. Volunteers are welcome to apply for either or both of these.

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the required skills to volunteer@shoreditchtrust.org.uk

 

Stroke Survivors Peer and Groups Support Volunteer

Make a difference in the lives of stroke survivors and gain valuable experience in the process. We run a range of different groups and volunteers can be allocated to one or more groups according to their area of interest, eg. high care groups, self-help group, group for younger stroke survivors (18-65yo), Talk Stroke group for people with communication difficulties, stroke forum, and more. 

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the required skills to volunteer@shoreditchtrust.org.uk

 

Advice Support Volunteer

Make a difference in the lives of local people and gain valuable skills and experience in the process. Under our Advice programme we offer the following volunteering opportunity. During and after our weekly Stroke Survivors group (for stroke survivors, of working age) and Baby Buddies group (for new mothers) we offer slots to meet with our advice worker and receive support around advice, from financial/ income maximisation to practical resources. The volunteer will support clients with paperwork and research around this. 

Please send your CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the required skills to volunteer@shoreditchtrust.org.uk

Group Support Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer interested in supporting the running of our group sessions for stroke survivors. As a volunteer you will ideally be available for 1 regular weekly group sessions slot. 

We currently provide 4 face to face group sessions for stroke survivors every week, with one session being attended by members via Zoom as well. Sessions last up to 2 hours at a time. 

The groups bring together stroke survivors living in Hackney or the City. Each group has a different support focus: stroke survivors with communication difficulties; younger stroke survivors; stroke survivors who are practising with more independence; stroke survivors with care needs.

Role description: Download the role description

 For more information or to apply, please email: laura@shoreditchtrust.org.uk


Community Kitchen

Cook and Eat session support

This is an ideal opportunity for people who enjoy working with groups of people from a range of ages and backgrounds. If you love food, enjoy sharing with and learning from others in a relaxed environment and have an interest in supporting people to access a nutritious and balanced diet, then these sessions would be a great fit. The role is particularly suited to people who are interested in working in public health and are looking to gain experience to help their employment prospects.

We are currently looking for people to support with Cook and Eat sessions to be run throughout September and October. The sessions will last 2 hours, with 30 minutes set up and 30 minutes clear down either side.

As a volunteer, you will have a range of responsibilities, including:  

  • Setting up the venue including prepping furniture, equipment and ingredients as required  
  • Welcoming participants and supporting them during the session  
  • Assisting with delivery as required by the delivery team  
  • Supporting with maintaining food safety, health and safety and COVID guidance measures
  • Ensuring that the venue is kept tidy and safe through the session  
  • Assisting with clean-up after the session ends  
  • Assisting with transporting equipment to sessions

Apply to be a volunteer
For more information, please email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk


Bump Buddies

Volunteer Opportunity - Mentoring

We are looking for women in Hackney, who can give a few hours a week to mentor to mothers-to-be who are struggling during their pregnancy. Mentors provide advice, information and support, and are fully supported by our team. Mentors should be friendly and open minded, with an enthusiasm for being active in the community. You do not need to have any special training, but you should be willing to offer support in a confidential and non-judgmental way. Our volunteers come from a variety of backgrounds and often speak more than one language.

Apply: Apply to be a volunteer

Volunteer Opportunity - Administrative Support

Support Bump Buddies administration, by helping to co-ordinate staff diaries and booking appointments, communicating with clients and professionals and maintaining spreadsheets.

Role description: Download the role description.
Contact: For more information, please contact Jane Lavelle: jane@shoreditchtrust.org.uk ¦ 020 7033 8524.
Apply: Apply to be a volunteer

Other Opportunities

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


We Connect

Volunteer opportunity - Distance befrienders

Shoreditch Trust is looking for friendly supportive people to chat to Hackney residents who are feeling lonely or isolated because of Covid-19 social distancing measures. As a Volunteer Distance Befriender, you will be matched with someone to contact once a week by videocall or phone. You can talk about hobbies and interests, share information about local groups and activities, and most importantly be there to listen and understand, offering a friendly ear to someone who doesn't see many people at the moment.

Role description: Download the role description
Hours: 2 hours per week
Location: Home or community locations
Apply: Apply to be a volunteer