Christian Chaplain, HMP Parc (External)

Christian Chaplain, HMP Parc,  BRIDGEND


External Full Time

Job Reference: 5166

Contract Type: Full Time

Closing Date: 20/12/2017

Salary : £30,824.96 per annum (pro rata)

Hours - Negotiable but will include Sunday working- We would welcome applications from those wishing to work full-time, part-time or job share.

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.


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 to apply the post, please visit here.

For eligibility to work as a Free Church Chaplain visit here