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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The Ground Plot. Drawing by Robert Inglish
Apothecaries and Physic Gardens: an early history of the Royal Hospital’s grounds

From its extravagant beginnings as part of the estate of the 1st Earl of Ranelagh, Richard Jones (1641-1712), to its fashionable pleasure gardens and impressive rotunda, Ranelagh Gardens at the Royal Hospital Chelsea have boasted a long and fascinating history. 

Breakfast Club at the Royal Hospital
Breakfast, banter and bonding - Chelsea Pensioners connect with the wider veteran community

The Royal Hospital introduced its Breakfast Club before lockdown, but it’s really come into its own under the restrictions. 

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