Chaplain based at Weston/Queensway House, Strafford

Recruiter
Methodist Homes
Location
Yarlet
Salary
£10.7 per hour
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Available Hours:

Permanent - Part Time - 15 hours per week.

Would you like to make a positive contribution to benefit older people?

Spiritual well-being - rather than religious affiliation or belief - as a universal need is a cornerstone of MHA's positive approach to ageing and we aim to provide the highest quality care and support for older people of all faiths and none.

We are looking for a person who is in good standing with their faith community to take the role of chaplain (a lay person or an ordained minister).They will build good working relationships with local faith communities and take on pastoral care, spiritual and worship aspects of life.

An empathetic understanding of spiritual aspects of ageing and dementia, demonstrated through experience of providing pastoral care and, ideally, leading services, is essential.

Benefits include: Pension, Holidays 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays), Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, Discount Scheme and Free DBS

For more information about the role please review the Job Description here.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

At Weston Queensway, residents can be sure of a focus on their mental health needs as much as their physical care requirements. Residents are encouraged to pursue the hobbies and interests that they enjoy and given the support that enables them to live fulfilled lives every day.

Queensway is linked by a walkway to Weston House - the latter is the older of the two homes by a few months. Weston House became part of MHA in 2005 after it had been operating for 12 years.