Job Opportunities – Current Vacancies

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Alongside the administration of our Charity based at Maryfield Convent in Roehampton, we have two Retreat Centres in London and Liverpool and the Frances Taylor Foundation.


Director – The Kairos Retreat Centre 

Full time position at £40,000 – £45,000 pa pension and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

We are a unique venue situated in an urban oasis in South West London near to Richmond Park and offer a programme of organised retreats and events which can be either residential or non-residential.  The facilities can accommodate groups or individuals.

The Director will be responsible for:

  • Promoting Kairos as a centre of excellence in the South for retreat programmes
  • Managing the service provision of the Centre to reflect the Charism, ethos and philosophy of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God
  • Providing leadership and support to a team comprising the catering, administration, and maintenance staff
  • Marketing the Centre through the delivery of retreat programmes, creating brochures, developing a network within the local and Christian community and maintaining an up to date website
  • Liaising with guests from initial enquiry through to departure to ensure a high quality of welcome and hospitality
  • Developing the budget and manage the overall activities with the appropriate sense of commerciality

The successful candidate must have at least 3 years proven experience in a managerial role at a senior level and, in addition, will have:

  • Experience of working in a retreat or hospitality centre
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Ability to lead and develop a team of staff
  • Ability to take responsibility within delegated authority and exercise appropriate judgement
  • Excellent administrative and IT skills
  • Ability to compile budgets and business plans
  • Ability to communicate effectively variety of audiences both internally and externally
  • Commitment to care and respect for the individual in line with the ethos of the Charity
  • Energy and enthusiasm

There is an occupational requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Hours of Work: 37.5 per week, which will include evening and weekend duties

Closing date for applications: 16th September 2022

For an application pack please email hrofficer@psmgs.org.uk


For further details regarding advertised posts and other vacancies within the Charity please click here

The Frances Taylor Foundation offers a wide range of social care and support services, all aiming to work in person centred ways. We work in Liverpool and Merseyside, Brighton and Hove, and Greater London.

If you are looking for any vacancy within our care services please click here

Our Staff Handbook is available for all staff, if you require a copy please email hrofficer@psmgs.org.uk

Gender Pay Gap – 2021

Based on the March 2021 payroll data we employed 493 members of staff across FTF and the charity.

Breakdown of Staff

Overall 86% of employees are female and 14% male.  When broken down across the quartiles the figures are:

Upper quartile  – 83% of employees are female and 17% male

Upper middle quartile – 81% of employees are female and 19% male

Lower middle quartile – 89% of employees are female and 11% male

Lower quartile – 88% of employees are female and 12% male

Pay Gap

In our organisation, women earn 98p for every £1 that men earn when comparing median hourly pay. Their median hourly pay is 1.5% lower than men’s.

When comparing mean (average) hourly pay, women’s mean hourly pay is 13.7% lower than men’s.