Roman Catholic Chaplaincy Services
An opportunity has arisen with the Archdiocese of Liverpool for a permanent part time Assistant Chaplain to join Roman Catholic Chaplaincy Service at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospitals.
Salary £10,928.27 (FTE £21,856.54 per annum)
18 ¾ hours per week to be worked flexibly
5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme
Reporting to and assisting the Roman Catholic Priest Chaplain, the Assistant Chaplain will work within Diocesan, NHS and Department of Health guidelines as part of the wider Hospital Chaplaincy team. The role holder will be required to provide for the religious and spiritual needs of Roman Catholic patients, relatives and staff in the provision of sacramental, pastoral, spiritual and religious care.
As part of the wider Chaplaincy team the Assistant Chaplain will liaise with the Roman Catholic Chaplains, NHS staff and other key personnel in the provision of on-going pastoral care as well as supporting in the recruitment, training and overseeing of the Catholic Chaplaincy volunteers to ensure they are able to undertake ministry on the wards across the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen hospital sites
The successful candidate must be a committed and practising Roman Catholic and have the ability to support the sick and dying and their relatives.
The successful candidate must have:
• A flexible approach to work
• Have been commissioned as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion
• Highly developed sensitive and sympathetic listening skills
• Excellent oral and written skills
Additionally the following would be advantageous:
• Experience of collaborative working in an ecumenical context
• Held a position of trust in a faith-community
• To hold a qualification in theology and/or Chaplaincy.
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Closing Date: Wednesday 30 August 2017
Interview Date: Thursday 7 September 2017
This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check
This application is covered by a genuine occupational requirement under The Employment Equality (Religion or belief)
Regulations 2003, Section 7, subsection (2)