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The Charterhouse is an almshouse and museum based near the Barbican, providing residential care to a community of elderly people since 1611.

Situated on 7 acres in central London, the majority of our buildings date back to the Tudor period, with elements of medieval, Victorian and more modern architecture. With links to some of the most famous people and periods throughout English history, this is an exciting time to join the organisation.

Job Vacancies

Current Vacancies

Director of Operations

Excellent package including possibility of accommodation and 30 days holiday.

This is a new role and forms part of the senior leadership team at the Charterhouse.

The role of the Director of Operations will be to:

  • Report to the Master and provide hands-on day-to-day management and leadership of the Charterhouse site operations and site management teams to ensure the smooth running of the site
  • Provide thorough and commercial (as historically-relevant to the Charterhouse) insightful understanding and ‘ownership’ of the Charterhouse’s estates strategy and operations
  • Deliver strategic and operational oversight of the property portfolio
  • Have responsibility for Catering; working with the Executive Chef to cater for the resident Brothers and private events;
  • Oversee the museum and heritage activities which include the learning programme, collections care, retail and tour offer, high quality visitor experience and volunteer programme
  • Exploit Information Technology to better serve the charity

Strong leadership and collaborative team/people management capabilities are essential. You must be organised, a pro-active problem-solver, able to manage conflicting priorities and have a hands-on approach. Excellent people skills will be key as this role involves managing relationships with residents, staff, contractors and tenants.

If you would like to apply for the role, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the role to the HR Manager, leslie.kosovsky@thecharterhouse.org

Applications close on 25 September at 9am – more information can be found here

 

Assistant Gardener

We are looking for a part time assistant gardener 3 days a week to help provide hands on practical upkeep of Charterhouse’s seven acre historic site.

You will assist the Head Gardener in ensuring the gardens and grounds are maintained to the highest professional standards throughout, in line with the garden maintenance and tree management plans of Charterhouse.

  • Good general plant knowledge and practical horticultural experience, and an ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • A good communicator and a team player, able to interact with members of the Charterhouse community, staff and visitors.

A horticultural qualification such as RHS Level 2 Certificates in Horticulture or equivalent is desirable however formal qualifications are not necessarily essential if the candidate has equivalent practical horticultural experience.

For further information about the role please see the job description here or please contact Head Gardener, Kate Robinson: kate.robinson@thecharterhouse.org

Applications close on 30 September at 9am.

 

Bank waiting Staff – Events Team

We require enthusiastic staff to join our small team working at the Charterhouse in Charterhouse Square, London.

Duties will include waiting and drinks service. You would be joining our bank of flexible staff.

Rate of Pay: £9.75ph.

For more information and to apply: Click here for Job Description

Please email the Events Manager:  

Miko.malkowski@thecharterhouse.org

 

Front of House Staff Bank Catering – Events Team

Duties will include waiting and drinks service.

You would be joining our bank of flexible staff.

For more information and to apply: Click here for Job Description

Please email the Events Managermiko.malkowski@thecharterhouse.org

 

Part time General Kitchen Assistants 

Duties will include food preparation, food service and cleaning the kitchen and dining area.

Shift patterns include – two days per week and two weekends in five. Rate of Pay: £9.75ph.

For more information and to apply: please email the Executive Chef:  alan.tyrrell@thecharterhouse.org

 

The Charterhouse is seeking Bank Staff to work in our catering department. 

Duties will include food preparation, food service and cleaning the kitchen and dining area.

You would be joining our bank of flexible staff. Rate of Pay: £9.75ph.

For more information and to apply: please email the Executive Chef:  alan.tyrrell@thecharterhouse.org

 

Volunteering Opportunities

Unfortunately, we do not currently have any volunteering opportunities available.