The Royal Hospital Chelsea is home to the Chelsea Pensioners and exists to provide these veterans with the care and comradeship they need in recognition of their service to the nation.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is a unique organisation with over 300 years of heritage and is an important national institution with a military-based culture. As a member of the team you will be commited to supporting both the organisation and the Pensioners and will strive to meet the Hospital's core values of Nurture Belonging, Respect Individuals, Encourage Pride & Enjoy Life. Please see our Mission, Vision & Values document for further information. If you feel your values fit with our own, and you are interested in becoming a member of the Royal Hospital Chelsea team, then please review our current opportunities below.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea is an equal opportunities employer and candidates will be shortlisted and recruited on the sole basis of their relevant skills, experience and knowledge. Application forms can be downloaded directly from within each of the job listings.

Current Vacancies:

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Pensioners holding a Christmas wreath outside
Festive thoughts from the Chelsea Pensioners

Christmas is almost here and although life is still far from normal the Chelsea Pensioners are enjoying being part of our community at this special time. We are celebrating in many of the traditional ways at the Royal Hospital – while ensuring guidelines are followed and the Chelsea Pensioners stay as safe as possible. 

Stirring of the Christmas Pudding Ceremony 2021
Festive fun at the stirring of the Christmas Pudding ceremony

Chelsea Pensioners and staff gathered together in the Great Hall on the last day of November to usher in the start of Advent with the first of the Royal Hospital’s annual Christmas traditions. 

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