Healthcare Chaplain Responsible for the Roman Catholic Community
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
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With responsibility for the Roman Catholic Community
22.5 hours per week - plus shared on-call
This is an exciting opportunity to join an established multi-faith/ belief team in Salford Care Organisation, part of the Northern Care Alliance. As a member of the Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care team, you will be working in a diverse setting and will be required to respond to the spiritual, religious, cultural and pastoral needs of patients, visitors and staff.
The part time positions will involve working set hours/ days and participating in a shared on-call rota (out of hours, weekends and bank holidays) with other chaplains. This would require you to live within a reasonable distance of the hospitals and have an ability to travel to the hospitals when needed.
Main duties of the job
The Chaplain will primarily work with and support those of a Roman Catholic faith providing pastoral and sacramental care. This will involve responding to specific referrals and visiting wards to provide pastoral/ emotional care; sacramental care and rituals, as well as sharing in the training and supervision of volunteers as is appropriate.
We are looking for an ordained minister in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church Previous experience of healthcare chaplaincy and the NHS is desirable but it is not essential. You will be eligible to work towards UKBHC registration.
The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.
To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk
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