***NOTE THAT THE DIOCESE OF YORK IS NOT THE EMPLOYER***

62430 - Anglican Chaplain
(Ordained Bishop, Priest or Deacon OR Reader, Religious Brother/Sister, Church Army Evangelist)
- Part-time - 22.5 Hours per week -
HMPYOI Deerbolt (Barnard Castle, County Durham)

Job Description:

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit
www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/equality-and-diversity.

Overview:

Job holders within this Group Profile will provide religious and pastoral care of prisoners and staff in their own faith tradition and have an understanding/ knowledge of other differing faiths.

Characteristics:

Typical tasks associated with this Group Profile include:

  • Act as faith advisor in the establishment providing advice, pastoral care and spiritual welfare to prisoners, staff and their families as requested
  • Facilitate and deliver opportunities for worship study and religious programmes
  • Contribute towards the development of local policy, procedures and practice
  • Provide mentoring and personal support for other chaplains and volunteers including following incidents
  • Be part of the provision of available and accessible chaplaincy care at all times
  • Plan and lead worship and prayer / faith specific meetings
  • Provide pastoral care to prisoners and help to provide support and bring resolution to crisis situations where required
  • Nurture Chaplaincy volunteers in their contribution
  • Work collaboratively with other Chaplains and Managing Chaplain on the maintenance and provision of facilities for worship and prayer
  • Ensure your prison community is aware of relevant religious events and coordinate establishment support for these
  • Be proactive in forging links with their local faith communities and other agencies, as relevant and consider ways in which these communities/agencies may become involved in mentoring prisoners on release
  • Participate in developing ways for improving and achieving targets As required, undertake and ensure that all relevant administration, data collection and analysis including relevant targets are collated
  • Be part of the organisation and delivery of Faith Awareness Training for staff
  • Undertake Diocesan Ministerial Reviews, where appropriate
  • Provide appropriate support to the establishment in the absence of the Managing Chaplain
  • Actively support the Assessment, Care in Custody and Teamwork (ACCT) process

Click for further information including how to apply on HM Prison & Probation Service website.