Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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You will be looking to join a dynamic and exciting workplace at a crucial point in its development, to provide spiritual care to staff and service users across Clover, Snowdrop, Sherwood and Rosemary wards, and supporting the wider Chaplaincy of Southern Health NHS Fdn Trust.
You will be responsible for the day to day delivery of compassionate spiritual care to persons of all spiritual traditions and ages. You will receive local line management and support, and professional line management and support, as we rebuild the Chaplaincy within Melbury Lodge, around the "Creative Therapies" principal which is bringing all the wards, management and support of our service users and staff together. You will deliver spiritual care to the national standards of the UKBHC.
You will support the wider Chaplaincy initiatives within the Trust, supportive of the head of Chaplaincy, and our partners in the Trust. You will liaise with local external spiritual care organisations in a multi-faith initiative to support staff an service users.
We are looking for someone that has relevant experience of Band 6 chaplaincy and will locally support chaplaincy staff. You need to be able to demonstrate; strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, be organised and possess strong IT skills. Be experienced and proficient in the use of Microsoft packages including; Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Main duties of the job
To provide a comprehensive multi-faith Adult Mental Health Chaplaincy Service Trust
To work proactively in accordance with the principles of social inclusion, promoting independence and recovery
To contribute as part of a multidisciplinary team ensuring high standards of spiritual care and pastoral support are received by service users and their carers whilst in the service
The main tasks described are not exhaustive. This job description is an interpretation of the duties of the post at the time of writing and does not form part of the contract of employment
Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?
Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?
We want to meet you!
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.