The George Fentham Trusts were established in 1698 by the will of George Fentham dated 1690. It is a charity supporting residents within the Parish of Hampton-in-Arden. What is commonly referred to as ‘the Fentham Trust’ is made up of:

  • George Fentham Hampton-In-Arden Endowed Charity (1098618)
  • Educational Foundation of George Fentham (528816)

The trustees are the same for both charities, although the areas of benefit are slightly different, and distribution of any grants is co-ordinated accordingly.

You can find out more about the charities by browsing this website, by emailing us at clerk@georgefenthamtrust.org.uk or calling us on 01675 443850.  To apply for a grant for yourself or someone else, please complete this form

Resident Liaison Coordinator Vacancy

 

The George Fentham Trust is a charity supporting residents within the Parish of Hampton in Arden. The Charity owns and maintains 15 bungalows on Fentham Green and supports the residents of those bungalows to continue independent living in their own homes.

We are looking for a Resident Liaison Coordinator to join our small, friendly team. The successful candidate will:

 

  • Provide support to the Fentham Green residents to help them maintain their independence and quality of life in their own home for as long as possible.
  • Build relationships with the residents and their family members and keep a watchful eye over residents’ health and well-being. They will act as a ‘good neighbour’ to residents and provide a friendly source of social support, advice and guidance whilst respecting their privacy and independence.
  • Liaise with the Trust Elderly Support Worker, the Trust Clerk or Trustees to resolve any concerns relating to the health and welfare of Fentham Green residents, to ensure the maintenance and upkeep of the Fentham Green residences and that Health & Safety procedures and plans are adhered to.
  • Assist the Trustees with the Almshouse allocation process, and with ending tenancies where necessary. They will also attend regular Almshouse Committee meetings with Trustees.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience of working in community/social or medical care or in sheltered or supported housing, or similar. They will also demonstrate:

  • Experience working with older people, an understanding of the principles of wellbeing particularly in later life, and of equality and diversity.
  • A working understanding of the principles of safeguarding and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A flexible and positive approach to their work.
  • An ability to assess risk, keep calm under pressure and treat others with respect.
  • Excellent organisation skills, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • IT skills including use of Word and Teams.

The rate of pay for this role is £14.33 per hour. Other benefits include a pension scheme with employer contributions and a holiday entitlement of 28 days, pro-rated according to working hours.

The working hours are 6 per week. You will be able to manage your diary and working hours, provided you attend the residences at least twice a week and the needs of our residents are met, and we are open to discussing the final working arrangements with the successful candidate.

If you are thinking of applying, and would like to know more, or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Clerk by emailing clerk@georgefenthamtrust.org.uk, who will also be able to provide you will a copy of the full job description.  The deadline for applications is 17th April.

Join Us in Shaping the Future: Parish Council Appointee – Trustee Vacancy at George Fentham Trust

 

Are you passionate about making a difference in your community? The George Fentham Trust, a revered charity dedicated to supporting residents within the Parish of Hampton-in-Arden, seeks an individual to join as a Trustee. With over three hundred years of history, the Trust has been instrumental in uplifting the local area through various projects, all while honouring the legacy of George Fentham.

 

About the Role:

As a Trustee, appointed by the Parish Council, you’ll play a pivotal role in managing and investing George Fentham’s legacy. There are 4 evening meetings every year and various opportunities to get involved in the Trust’s work.  We’re particularly seeking individuals with expertise in property and land management and environmental issues.

 What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the community.
  • Involvement in shaping the strategic direction of the Trust.
  • A chance to collaborate with like-minded individuals passionate about the local area.

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to embark on this fulfilling journey, we invite you to submit a letter and your C.V to the Clerk to the Trustees. Share why you’re interested in joining the Trust and the unique contributions you can offer.

 

Contact Information:

Email: clerk@georgefenthamtrust.org.uk

Join us in preserving George Fentham’s legacy and shaping a brighter future for Hampton-in-Arden. Your dedication can make a lasting difference. Apply today!

Closing date for applications is 30th April 2024.