Royal Hospital Chelsea – Admissions Officer

41 Hours Per Week

£30,500 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Royal Hospital Chelsea for an exceptional individual to join our Health & Wellbeing directorate as Admissions Officer.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a historic institution, providing a home and community for approx 300 male and female retired British Army soldiers, known as Chelsea Pensioners, in recognition of their service to the nation.

Veterans come from around the UK, and beyond, to live full and active lives in their retirement, and gain purpose and comradeship through supporting each other and representing the wider veteran community at formal and informal events.

As the Admissions Officer you will be responsible for all areas of recruiting new Chelsea Pensioners from first contact, to coordinating applications and inducting successful applicants. Above all else, you will put the applicant first, always striving to improve their experience and keeping them well informed whilst having their wellbeing in mind.

You will process all applications and coordinate the multi-disciplinary assessments at each stage of the process. You will host applicants for a ‘4 Day Stay’, an opportunity for them to visit and experience life at the Royal Hospital.

For successful applicants, you will coordinate their move to the Royal Hospital Chelsea and be responsible for the induction programme.

You will contribute to the Recruitment Strategy, regularly reporting on current figures and projections to the Executive Board and Commissioners. You will be responsible for keeping the Admissions Policy & Procedure up to date.

For further information, please see the attached Job Description. To apply please visit

If you have any queries or would like to speak to someone about this role, please contact Jo Molendo on 0207 881 5336 for an informal discussion.

Closing Date: Sunday 28 July 2024

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