Almshouse Warden

  • Job Reference: Almshouse Warden
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Ewelme Almshouse
  • Location: Ewelme, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £22.80 Per Hour
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Almshouse Warden (£22.80 p/hr - 15 hrs/wk - flexible)


Ewelme Almshouse Charity, founded by the Duke and Duchess of Suffolk in 1437, is seeking a part-time Warden to safeguard the welfare and independence of its residents, monitor our three locations and nurture the health and wellbeing of our almshouse community. We are looking for a people-person, someone who is compassionate, and attuned to the particular needs of the elderly. In addition to an excellent, sector-leading salary and benefits package, the Charity provides accommodation for the Warden in an attractive 2-bed cottage adjacent to the Cloisters Almshouse in Ewelme village.


The successful applicant will: 

  • Have direct experience of working with older people, preferably in a similar environment.
  • Have a background in social care, health and/or wellbeing.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to empathise with others.
  • Be able to work on their own initiative, as well as being a key part of a small team.
  • Have a clean driving licence, own a car, and be willing to travel between our almshouse locations.

Closing date: Monday 22nd April 2024


For further details of the role and how to apply, please contact the Trust Manager:


For further details of Ewelme Almshouse Charity, please visit: