Hospice Chaplain


Location: St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM7 9JX

Salary: £23,000.00 p.a. (£28,750.00 full time equivalent)

Hours:  30 hours per week

Overview of role

This is an exciting opportunity to join St Clare Hospice as a Chaplain in our multidisciplinary Patient and Family Support Services Team. You will be responsible for supporting the religious care and spiritual wellbeing of patients, their families and carers, staff and volunteers, regardless of faith or life stance.

You will develop and lead a team of spiritual carers, representing the diversity of faiths and spiritual beliefs, to offer this support throughout the organisation together with and building effective relationships both internally and externally, strengthening community links.

You will be a member of an established and recognised church, religious or faith-based organisation and ordained/licensed to one of the member churches of The Churches Together in England.  You will have experience of providing care and/or spiritual support to the bereaved together with a knowledge and understanding of the spiritual care needs within a palliative care environment

Please read the job description (link below) for further details.

In return for your commitment we offer a full induction into your role, a competitive salary and benefits package.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Carolanne Brannan, Director of Patient Care on 01279 773765 or by email carolanne.brannan@stclarehopice.org.uk

How to apply

You need to complete a St Clare Hospice Application Form and submit with a cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Please note: your CV will not be accepted by itself and the application form must be fully completed.

Send your application documents to:

By email: hr@stclarehospice.org.uk

Key dates

Closing date: Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interviews at the hospice: Thursday 2nd May 2019

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Key documents

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

St Clare Hospice is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Employment offers may be subject to receipt of satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks (formerly Criminal Records Bureau – CRB checks).

A note to agencies

We understand that agencies do search for opportunities to work with organisations such as ourselves. However we request that you do not contact us in relation to the vacancies advertised above. We respond to enquiries from individuals seeking employment directly.


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