Part Time Chaplain: Christian Chaplain – HM PRISON ISLE OF WIGHT - ALBANY HOUSE NEWPORT
External PT Vacancy
Closing date for application: 12th July 2017 at 23:55 hours
Interview dates: Expected week commencing 24th July 2017
Salary: £25,520 - £28,776
Hours of Work: This post is for 18.5 hours per week.
Overview of the job: This is chaplaincy job in an establishment which provides pastoral and faith specific care to prisoners and staff
Summary: The job holder 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 job holder will work with colleagues to ensure the delivery of the specification “Faith and Pastoral Care”, and also the broader work of chaplaincy in delivering faith and non faith based courses. Will contribute to the process by which the Governor and Head of Chaplaincy/Profession at HQ are assured that the specification is being delivered.
The job holder will engage with, and build contacts with their own faith community towards aiding the resettlement of offenders.
This is a non-operational job with no line management or supervisory responsibilities.
Hours of Work and Allowances: This post is for 18.5 hours per week.
Working Arrangements & Further Information
Some of MoJ’s, including NOMS, terms and conditions of service are changing as part of Civil Service reform. The changes will apply to staff joining MoJ who are new to the Civil Service. Staff joining MoJ from other civil service employers will transfer onto the new MoJ terms if they are already on 'modernised' terms in their current post or onto 'unmodernised' MoJ terms if they are on 'unmodernised' terms at their current post. Details will be available if an offer is made.
Standard working hours for this post are 37 hours per week excluding breaks which are unpaid.
If you are a current NPS employee, this vacancy may be available on a Loan basis for up to 2 years. Applications are invited from suitable qualified staff.
The Loan/Secondment is subject to the approval of the selected candidate's Business Unit, which should be obtained before confirmation of the appointment.
Formal endorsement from the candidate’s own denomination as specified below (evidence required before appointment):
Need to have received training to a recognised academic competence in Theology, Biblical Studies and Pastoral Care. Required to be an Accredited Minister of their denomination.
Formal endorsement from the candidate’s own denomination through the NOMS Free Church Adviser. Church Leaders, e.g. Moderators, Chairs and Superintendents will be asked to provide written confirmation attesting to credentials, qualifications and accountability of each candidate sponsored by their denomination. Free Church Chaplains (non-Ordained / Deacons) are trained Faith practitioners in their own communities. They have demonstrated consistently to a range of people (academic / pastoral / practical) that they have effective communication and relational skills in order to have achieved this level of accreditation.
Formal recognised qualification in theology or religious study generally representing at least three years of Part Time study, normally to Diploma standard.
Orthodox Chaplain- (Ordained Deacon, Subdeacon, Religious Brother/Sister/ Reader)
Be an Ordained Deacon, Subdeacon, Reader or monastic or be qualified by the Bishops for this ministry.
Have formal endorsement in the form of the certificate of Ordination or qualification from a Bishop, Metropolitan or Patriarch. *(Evidence required before appointment or approval from the Advisor to MOJ, subject to agreement from Orthodox Advisor to MOJ/ Orthodox Bishop’s Pastoral Committee.)
An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence through the medium of English or (where specified in Wales) Welsh
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If you require any assistance, please call 0845 010 3508 (Monday to Friday 8am - 6pm) or e mail email@example.com. Please quote the job reference 10687.
For eligibility to work as a Prison Chaplain, please visit here.