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Job Vacancy - Warden to the Beauchamp Community - Download FileAlmshouse Document

Warden to the Beauchamp Community, Newland, Malvern, Worcestershire

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and self-motivated live in Warden at the Beauchamp Community (a registered charity) with responsibility for the welfare of residents (currently 60 living in 44 flats/houses) and day to day office and site administration.

This is an established post to commence April 2018.  Accommodation is provided onsite.

We are looking for a flexible attitude towards work, proven experience as a friendly, caring person with experience with the elderly, the wardenís post is not a 9-5 job.

Salary circa £8k plus benefits

If you are interested in the post, please submit your application, including CV, to or by post to PWA Hughes, Holly Lodge, Madresfield, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 5AJ by noon on Friday 15th December.

Click on the attachment to download the Job Description.

Trustee Vacancy

Trustee Vacancy at Hillier Almshouses, Farnham Road, Guildford


Hillier Charity began in November 1798 when Elizabeth Hillier, gave £2500 to trustees; sadly she died before the purpose of her gift had been legally declared.  Her will stated her intention of endowing an almshouse for seven women.  Nathaniel, her brother and executor, decided Elizabeth had intended the trust to be used for this purpose and Hillier Charity was created in November 1800.  The first almshouses, for eight women, were built in Shoreditch.


In 1878 twelve new cottages were built in Farnham Road, land donated by William Hillier, the 4th Earl of Onslow, Elizabethís great, great, nephew.  In 1971 these beautiful arts and crafts almshouses were replaced by the current building and now in 2017, nearly 220 years after foundation Hillier Charity still provides almshouse accommodation for 28 female residents. 


If you feel you could voluntary spare some time and consider becoming a trustee we would love to hear from you.  The role is very rewarding whilst not be too demanding, typically the board meet around 3 or 4 times a year.


Please contact Val Richards on 01483 533317 or email

Job Vacancy - Download FileAlmshouse Document

The Trust Partnership are recruiting for a new Clerk/Almshouse Manager.

For details please download the job specification attached

Scheme Manager Vacancy

Job Title:                    Scheme Manager (Part time 27 hours per week)

Location                     East London

Salary                         Competitive (plus a generous benefits package)

The Mercersí Company is the Premier Livery Company of the City of London with a 700 year history and over 400 members.   The Companyís core purpose is Philanthropy and funds its activities from its investments, mainly property in Londonís West End and the City.


The Company is seeking to appoint an experienced Scheme Manager in one of its network of Almshouses based in Stepney, East London.  The post holder will be responsible  for managing the day to day running of all aspects of the service, dealing with emergencies and overseeing the maintenance and security of the building.


The Role


The Candidate


To apply please email your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are suitable for the role to  by close of business on 10th March 2017.


  A Legacy  The Gift of a Lifetime

A Legacy The Gift of a Lifetime

Almshouses have been part of the British landscape for hundreds of years, and today provide dignity and independence for over 35,000 residents in need.  Almshouse charities receive no government funding, and their future is reliant upon the commitment of their trustees and the generosity of the British public.  One of the most effective ways of helping almshouse residents both today and in the future, would be to remember them in your Will.


If you would like a legacy leaflet, or further information on the Almshouse Association, please send an email to or call us on 01344 452922. This leaflet can also be downloaded from 'Make a Legacy'. Thank you.


The Carpenters Livery Company is an active member of the Almshouse Association. They also have many other charitable interests, including a Convalescent Home in Rustington, West Sussex.  The home provides short-term care for people recovering from surgery, illness or in need of respite care and there are vacancies available. The facility may provide an ideal solution for family or next-of-kin of residents who have undergone major surgery or otherwise need short-term respite.  The home can be contacted on 01903 782268 or via the website