Return to search
  • Add to favourites

BANK - Muslim Chaplain

Job Reference: 407-BK.CHAPLAIN

Employer:
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Muslim Chaplain
Location:
Bank - Chaplaincy, Walsall
Salary:
Bank Band 6

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.

We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.


Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Bank Muslim Chaplain

Bank Band 6

We are seeking to appoint chaplains to join our emergency on-call bank.

In this role, you will be asked to provide pastoral, spiritual and religious support to our patients and their visitors during times of crisis and special need. You will have a compassionate and caring nature and excellent communication skills. Previous experience of supporting people in emotionally demanding situations is also essential. Experience of working within the NHS would also be an advantage.

You will be able to respond at short notice to call outs and be able to work closely with staff in caring for those belonging to the Muslim/Sikh/Hindu/Christian Orthodox tradition.

Your work will be based at the Manor Hospital and Palliative Care Centre, Walsall. Payment will be made for the time worked.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Revd Preb Alison Coles, Chaplaincy Team Leader on 01922 656216 or at Alison.Coles@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk



For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Coles, email alison.coles@walsallhealthcare.nhs.uk




Please note your application will be transferred from the NHS Jobs system to internal Walsall Healthcare Trac System. All correspondence will be sent via Trac

We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans we are recruiting to a number of clinical and non-clinical vacancies across the trust.

** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.*

IMPORTANT NOTE ON COMPLETION OF REFERENCE SECTION OF APPLICATION FORM

References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

Please review the attached Job description and person specification carefully before applying to ensure that you meet the essential job requirements.

Candidates should be aware that, regardless of country of origin, their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post, will be assessed during the selection process.


Referee email addresses should be provided on your application form.

Following the closing date, if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks you may assume your application has been unsuccessful.

We reserve the right to close this job early. Interested applicants are therefore advised to apply as early as possible.

If a large number of applicants meet the essential criteria then random selection will be applied.

We are committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible and committed to equal opportunities.


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.



SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo