VACANCY: Anglican Chaplain HMPYOI DEERBOLT

Overview:

Part-time 22.5 hours per week.

Job holders within this Group Profile will provide religious and pastoral care of prisoners and staff in their own faith tradition and have an understanding/ knowledge of other differing faiths. 

Characteristics:

Typical tasks associated with this Group Profile include:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Be proactive in forging links with their local faith communities and other agencies, as relevant and consider ways in which these communities/agencies may become involved in mentoring prisoners on release
  • Participate in developing ways for improving and achieving targets As required, undertake and ensure that all relevant administration, data collection and analysis including relevant  targets are collated
  • Be part of the organisation and delivery of Faith Awareness Training for staff
  • Undertake Diocesan Ministerial Reviews, where appropriate
  • Provide appropriate support to the establishment in the absence of the Managing Chaplain
  • Actively support the Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork (ACCT) process

Interview dates:  Expected WC - 29/08/2022

Closing Date: 31/08/2022, 23:55 hours.

Contact information 

If you require any assistance please call 0845 241 5358 (Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm) or email Moj-recruitment-vetting-enquiries@gov.sscl.com

Please quote the job reference - 62430.

For further details, and to apply for the post, please click here.

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