We are looking for new team members! 


Why you’ll lIKE St. Margaret’s House

Our unique charity is a fun and inspiring place to work. Perks include:

  • Free lunch at the award winning Gallery Café

  • Discounts at Yoganest, our wellbeing studio

  • Great office space in the heart of Bethnal Green, in a historic Victorian building

  • The ability to learn, progress, and develop your skills

  • The opportunity to contribute directly to the growth and success of a fast-paced exciting charity

  • A fun, exciting workplace with people who love and care about what they do

Please only apply for these roles if you meet the essential criteria outlined. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to respond to each individual applicant and you will be contacted only if you have been shortlisted for this role. It can take ten working days for us to read your CV so please wait to hear from us in regards to whether we will taking your application further.

St. Margaret’s House is an equal opportunities employer and all applications will be judged according to an equal opportunities policy.


35 hours p.w, £19.201, 3 months contract

Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders, this person will provide a broad and comprehensive administrative support in connections to all areas of SMH’s work. As first point of contact they will represent the organisation with upmost professionalism ensuring that all new, existing and potential partners are accommodated effectively, via both face to face, telephone and email.

The successful candidate will have previous administrative experience and an interest in the arts or wellbeing sector. It is essential that this person has a meticulous eye for detail and is able to deliver quality customer service at every opportunity.

Application deadline: 30th January 5pm

Interviews: as soon as possible

Start Date:   as soon as possible


Part time; £8.50 per hour

We are currently looking to hire a part-time Barista with an immediate start.

The ideal cafe assistant / barista candidate will have experience making coffee and serving in a busy cafe environment and an interest in vegan food and drink.

Essential criteria:

  • At least one years experience as skilled barista

  • Ability to manage time effectively and keep calm under pressure

  • Excellent communication skills with high level literacy and numeracy and fluent English

  • Tons of common sense

  • Ability to form good relationships with co-workers and customers

  • Flexible availability - early mornings and late evenings will be required, along with last minute covers

  • Super hard work ethic

  • Must be able to work weekends


  • Advanced coffee training

  • Experience working alone or running shifts

  • Passion for vegan food

All candidates must provide CV and brief cover letter to be considered for the role.  Any limits to availability should be mentioned in application.

Apply by sending a CV and a cover letter to cafe.manager@stmargaretshouse.org.uk

Kitchen Porter

Part-Time; £9.00 per hour

We are currently looking to hire a kitchen porter for around 20 hours per week with an immediate start.

Candidates must have experience as a KP and the role involves some food preparation, washing up and monitoring bins, as well as day-to-day and deep cleaning tasks.

The job is quite physically demanding so not for the faint-hearted. You must also have excellent English and communication skills as well as taking direction well and being able to use initiative.

We are a very busy site and whilst the work is hard the team are very friendly and you will receive a meal on shift.

Apply by sending a CV and a cover letter to head.ched@stmargaretshouse.org.uk

SMH employees have something extra. A quirky edge, a positive attitude and a driving passion to bring something unique to the team and to the work for the community. It’s hard to define, but you’ll know if you’ve got it, and so will we.

We look forward to hearing from you!