Jobs & Volunteering

Finance Manager

Salary: £29,000 per annum (pro rata 4 days per week)
Duration: Permanent
Hours of work: 30 hours per week to be planned in consultation with the Chief Executive. Possibility of some home working by negotiation.

We are seeking to recruit a skilled and experienced Finance Manager to run the financial operations of this unique charity situated in a beautiful manor house within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Working as part of a small team you will be responsible for all accounting and finance operations including but not limited to invoicing, monitoring, managing payroll, reporting, budgets and ensuring the financial and legal compliance of the charity. The role will also act as the company secretary.

You will be joining Halsway Manor at an exciting time. Over the next two years we are carrying out a full restoration of the property funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Country Houses Foundation. We need a dynamic and committed individual to help us continue to grow. You will be involved in future planning and instrumental in strategic growth. We need someone who seeks continuous improvement for themselves and the organisation and is actively engaged in researching and implementing efficiencies to strengthen the financial resilience of Halsway Manor.

Please click Finance Manager Job Description for full details.

To apply for this position please send your CV including two referees (these will not be contacted before an offer is made) and covering letter outlining your experience and skills and how they relate to this position to:

Crispian Cook – Chief Executive,
Applications should be received by 9am on Monday 24th July. Interviews will be held on Friday 28th July at Halsway Manor.

Volunteering Opportunities

We are always looking for volunteers. Currently we have excellent volunteers who run our shop, the library, the 200 Club, help with gardening and many other practical tasks that make an important contribution to maintaining the Manor.

Library volunteers
We are looking for volunteers to work alongside our new Library and Archives Project Manager to investigate the resources of Halsway Manor and refocus the library so it can engage new audiences. If you are interested in being involved with our library please email Matt Rose –

Garden Volunteers
Guests to Halsway are encouraged to help with the flower beds if they wish to and, if you live locally, you might like to volunteer on a more regular basis too. Currently all the flower beds are maintained by volunteers so there is a ‘Garden Log Book’ available at reception which sets out safety aspects and contains a job list for visitors.We also hold regular gardening days – come and join us! Bring your gardening gloves and a packed-lunch, hot drinks will be provided. Contact the office to be put in touch with the Garden Volunteer Coordinator.