Chaplain, HM Prison & YOI Parc (External)

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Chaplain, HM Prison & YOI Parc, Bridgend

External P/T Vacancy

Ref: 7805

Salary: £3945.68 per annum

Job Type: Fixed & Part-time

Contract: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Working hours: Part-Time – 5 hours per week (8am - 1pm)

Closing date for application: 18 Jun 2019

As the world’s leading security solutions group with operations in over 100 countries and more than 610,000 employees worldwide, G4S is a truly unique company. We’re bigger, more diverse and involved in more fascinating, cutting-edge projects than many people would imagine and we now due to the retirement of a long time member of the team, we have an opportunity for Chaplain to join us at HMP Parc, a category B prison, In Bridgend, South Wales, currently holding over 1700 men and young people in a secure but modern environment.

The Chaplaincy team at HMP Parc is one of the largest in the country and we are committed to continually improve and enhance the care we provide to prisoners and staff alike. We are looking for Chaplains to join the Team who will bring new ideas and understandings; who will challenge our current working practises, who are not afraid to offer solutions and different ways of working; and who will work together with the team to drive forward and meet the challenges of working in a complex and busy prison environment.

Summary: The Chaplain will provide for the religious care of prisoners and staff in their own tradition, and appropriate pastoral care for all, irrespective of faith or tradition.

The Chaplain will work with colleagues to ensure that the delivery of the specification “Faith and Pastoral Care” and also the broader work of chaplaincy in delivering faith and non-faith based courses.

The Chaplain will engage with, and build contacts with their own faith community towards aiding the resettlement of offenders.

This is a non-operational role with no line management or supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Skills/Qualifications/Accreditation/Registration:

Free Church - Ordained (or denominationally equivalent) minister of a free church denomination / church grouping which is either a member of the Free Churches Group, Churches Together in England or Churches Together in Wales.

For more information and to apply the post, please visit here.

For eligibility to work as a Free Church Chaplain please visit here.




Volunteer Free Churches Chaplain Vacancy, HMP Winchester (External)

HMP Winchester is looking to appoint a Volunteer Chaplain to join the chaplaincy team. HMP Winchester is a large and complex local prison with a diverse and multi-disciplinary team of which the chaplaincy team is a crucial part. The successful candidate will join the multi-faith chaplaincy team under the leadership of Revd Marina Brain the Managing Chaplain to assist in providing high quality pastoral and faith specific care to those who work and reside in the prison.

The role will involve working on one Sunday morning each month, both leading and assisting in leading Sunday services. There will also be an expected commitment to two further sessions (either morning or afternoon) each week. Whilst experience of prison chaplaincy is not expected and role-specific training is available from the Prison Service, experience of working as a minister in an institutional context would be highly advantageous.

 In order to be eligible for this post the Chaplain must be a minister (lay or ordained) of an appropriate Free Churches denomination and be endorsed by the Free Churches Faith Advisor to NOMS. A full list of eligible denominations and the appropriate criteria for ministers who wish to be endorsed can be found here.

If you are interested in this role, then please send an email containing a letter stating why you think that you would be a good candidate for this post with an accompanying CV to the Managing Chaplain at marina.brain@hmps.gsi.gov.uk