St Columba’s House has a small and friendly team of part time staff and volunteers, come join us… 


Maintenance Supervisor

25 hours per week, weekday mornings, £22,500 per annum pro rata (£15,000 actual)

A maintenance supervisor is required to take responsibility for day to day buildings and grounds management of the Retreat Centre site and associated properties and facilities.

The role will involve caretaking and maintenance work and overseeing specialist professionals.The tasks will include setting up meeting rooms, moving furniture, general DIY, decorating, landscape gardening, performing small repairs and commissioning and overseeing specialist external contractors working on site.

The successful candidate will be responsible to the Chief Executive.The role requires someone enthusiastic, reliable and committed with a good level of DIY and gardening skills. They should be energetic, flexible and able to work with other staff as part of a team.

A strong sense of health and safety and a commitment to making a safe working environment is essential. Some working at height will be required. Due to the nature of the work, it is essential that the postholder has a good level of physical fitness and general health.

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General Assistant Bank Staff

Zero hours worked to a mutually agreed rota. £8 hourly rate.

Providing kitchen assistant support you will be responsible for ensuring that guests have excellent food service. Apply by CV to


Volunteering Opportunities

We have a variety of volunteers who help us out in many ways; from painting and decorating, providing music for events, leading quiet days and getting press coverage. If you think you may like to help us, send a copy of your CV via the enquiry form and let us know your skills, interests and what you might bring to the St Columba’s House team.



St Columba’s House is owned by the charity St Peter’s Home and Sisterhood. The Charity has a board of Trustees and occasionally has vacancies.
If you think you may be interested in becoming a Trustee, contact the Chief Executive via our enquiry form