Senior Chaplain Team Manager – Cwm Taf University Health Board

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Senior Chaplain Team Manager

Cwm Taf University Health Board

Job Reference: 110-PST011-0118

Cwm Taf University Health Board
Chaplaincy Service
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil
£31,697 to £41,787 per annum

Cwm Taf Cares

Our philosophy Cwm Taf Cares is at the heart of everything we do as we are committed to the health, wellbeing and development of our staff.

We provide hospital and community based services to people living in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil. Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race, religion, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Chaplain to lead and develop the work of spiritual, pastoral and religious care for patients, their families and carers and staff across acute, community and mental health settings.

The Chaplaincy function sits within the Patient Experience Team, The Senior Chaplain & Team Manager will work closely with the Senior Manager for Patient Experience.

We are looking for a suitable person who will lead a team of experienced Chaplains and Chaplaincy Volunteers. You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, sensitivity and a proven track record of hospital based pastoral care. Experience of bereavement counselling is also essential.

The role will also focus on professional leadership of the wider team and building and maintaining strong relationships with a wide range of people, including Senior Managers, Clinical/Non-clinical staff.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to bring creativity and innovation to the role.

Ability to speak welsh is desirable.

Closing Date: 8th February 2018

To apply click here.
For further details / informal visits contact:

Eleanor Powell, Lead Chaplain on 01685 728427

Cwm Taf University Health Board (UHB) reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

With effect from 1st April 2017 points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to £16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage £8.45 per hour.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

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If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the UHB to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Closing date: 8 February 2018