Salary Minimum: £26,438 – £29,760
Permanent post of 37 hours per week: can be Full Time, Part Time or Job Share
Overview of the job
This is a chaplaincy job in an establishment which provides pastoral and faith specific care to prisoners and staff.
The role would be suitable for a Roman Catholic Ordained Priest or Deacon, Religious Brother or Sister, or a Lay Person. For a Lay Chaplain the minimum qualification is the CCRS.
This role requires working regular unsocial hours and a 17% payment will be paid in addition to the basic pay to recognise this.
The job holder will provide for the religious care of prisoners and staff in the Roman Catholic faith tradition and appropriate pastoral care for all irrespective of faith or tradition.
Responsibilities, Activities and Duties
The job holder will be required to carry the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
Act as faith advisor in the establishment providing advice, pastoral care and spiritual welfare to prisoners, staff and their families as requested
Facilitate and deliver opportunities for worship study and religious programmes
Contribute towards the development of local policy, procedures and practice
Provide mentoring and personal support for other chaplains and volunteers including following incidents
Be part of the provision of available and accessible chaplaincy care at all times
Plan and lead worship and prayer / faith specific meetings
Provide pastoral care to prisoners and help to provide support and bring resolution to crisis situations where required
Nurture Chaplaincy volunteers in their contribution
Facilitate services provided by contractors and volunteers
Work collaboratively with other Chaplains and Managing Chaplain on the maintenance and provision of facilities for worship and prayer
Ensure your prison community is aware of relevant religious events and coordinate establishment support for these
Acquire and distribute appropriate religious literature, supplies and materials
Contribute to training programmes and materials for staff and volunteers
Proactive in forging links with their local faith communities and other agencies.
-All candidates are subject to security and identity checks prior to taking up post
-All external candidates are subject to 6 months’ probation.
Closing Date: 12th December 2018 at 23:55 hours
If you would like any more details, you can email Prisons Chaplain Fr Paul Douthwaite at: Paul.Douthwaite@CBCEW.Org.uk
If you require any assistance please call 0845 241 5358 (Monday to Friday 8am – 6pm) or e mail Mojfirstname.lastname@example.org. Please quote the job reference – 22563