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Care Home - Area Support Chaplain

£25960.00 per annum pro rata


Area Support Chaplain based at South West England and South Wales

Available Hours: Permanent - Part Time - 12 hours per week.

This role is based in South West England and South Wales.

The role

Methodist Homes - MHA are recruiting for 10 newly created roles across the U.K within our Chaplaincy & Spirituality team for Area Support Chaplain. Reporting directly into Head of Chaplaincy, the role will be working 12 hours per week on a permanent contract.

As an Area Support Chaplain your role is to support our chaplains and their managers within your designated area, by growing and nurturing relationships between different parts of MHA, through regular phone calls, annual chaplains' working agreements, group video-calls and face to face meetings. To build and strengthen connections between MHA and other organisations including the Methodist Church and other local churches, faith and belief communities. To promote MHA amongst other local faith and belief communities through networking and speaking engagements and to organise and deliver relevant training, alone or in collaboration with Methodist Training Officers or others, for MHA chaplains and others working with people in later life.

About you

  • Will have significant experience of pastoral ministry in a chaplaincy setting and supervising others
  • Understand a broad spectrum of spiritual needs especially those of older people, and proven ability to address and meet those needs
  • Respectfully relate well to people from all backgrounds.
  • Able to work flexible hours and travel across your designated area.
  • Proficient in relevant IT including video-conferencing and record keeping.
  • Ability to liaise, build and promote positive working relationships with external agencies and leaders in faith communities.
  • Comfortable to work under own initiative and independently.

Why join MHA?

These are just some of the reasons we think MHA is a great place to work:

  • We have a supportive and values based culture,
  • High colleague employee engagement scores.
  • Highly supportive leadership team.
  • Highly competitive pay and benefits.
  • A range of flexible benefits including an option to buy or sell additional annual leave.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme including independent free counselling and legal advice.

Pension, 28 days holiday (inc. bank holidays), Life Assurance, Discount Scheme and free DBS.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the rolemayclose early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

"Agencies: Please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV's from any agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL) or not. We only accept CV's from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA's central Talent Acquisition Team."

About us

Methodist Homes (MHA) is the largestcharitycare provider in the U.K. We have more than 76 years' experience of delivering care and support to over 18,500 older people. We understand what it takes to help people live later life well through our Care homes, Retirement schemes and MHA Communities.