Welcome from the Board of Trustees

Dear Candidate,

We are delighted that you have expressed an interest in applying to be a Resident Estate Manager for the almshouses provided by Eltham United Charities. We hope this candidate brief gives you all the information you might need regarding the requirements of this role.

On a site just a few yards from the hustle and bustle of the High Street, lies Fifteenpenny Fields Almhouses run by Eltham United Charities, which dates from 1509 and provides free accommodation, heating and maintenance to retired persons on restricted means and capable of looking after themselves who reside in the parishes of Eltham and Mottingham. There are twenty one flats, nineteen are available for residents of which seventeen are currently occupied and two are empty (one of which needs a full refurbishment) and there is a guest room. There are also communal facilities including a library, a function room, and a laundry. All residents, individuals, and couples, live independently and securely in a supported environment and are among people of the same age who require the same things out of life.

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Resident Estate Manager to join the Charity and help facilitate the smooth running of our almshouses at Fifteenpenny Fields in Eltham. You will be key to providing support and assistance to residents, ensuring their safety, well-being, and comfort, and promoting independence. The role requires excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with people from all walks of life. The Resident Estate Manager needs to be on site and as such, there is tied accommodation to this role.

If this is a role that interests you, we would very much like to receive your application. You can find all the details on how to apply further along in this brief.

If you have any further questions about the role once you have read this candidate brief please contact us on 0207 850 4781 or email: applications@thewlisgraham.com for a confidential conversation with Sarah Thewlis.

Kind regards,


The Board of Trustees