023131 Healthcare Chaplain

NHS Scotland ,
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Job Description

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society. ***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early*** This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post. We are looking for a resourceful and experienced Healthcare Chaplain to join our Spiritual Care team to help take forward our vision for Spiritual Care in NHS Lothian. You will join the team of chaplains serving the spiritual care needs of people experiencing mental ill health, their families, and staff. You will share responsibility for the delivery of Spiritual Care in hospital and community settings. As a Healthcare Chaplain you will work as part of the NHS Lothian Spiritual Care Service. On-call work, out of hours, will be required by this post. You will be educated to post-graduate level in a relevant subject with proven experience in delivering spiritual care. Informal enquiries to: Duncan MacLaren, Head of Spiritual Care and Bereavement. Tel: 0131 242 1991 or email: duncan.maclaren@nhs.net Provisional interviews date: Friday 24th July.