Clerk to the trustees of St Nicholas' Hospital


St Nicholas’ Hospital is an endowed Christian foundation which has provided unbroken service to people for over 800 years.  The Hospital enjoys a riverside location with well maintained gardens just to the south of Salisbury Cathedral Close.  There is a small and ancient chapel that is used for daily worship. 

The Hospital provides accommodation in 24 self-contained flats (currently occupied by approximately 30 residents) in four small accommodation blocks.  Residents of the Community are known as “Brothers and Sisters of St Nicholas’ Hospital”.  The Hospital is governed by a small Trustee body, to which the Clerk is clerk, and the Community is led by an Anglican priest who is entitled The Master.


Location: St Nicholas Hospital, St Nicholas Road, Salisbury SP1 2SW

Accountable to: The Chair of the Trustees but with day to day management delegated to the Master

Key relationships: The Master, the Master’s Pastoral Assistant, the members of the Community of St Nicholas’ Hospital, the Trustees and contractors

Summary of Job: The Clerk is responsible for the day to day administration of the Hospital including finance, contractors and premises

Hours of work: Fifteen hours per week currently worked on two days but subject to negotiation and agreement

Salary: £18,000 per annum.

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