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Job Reference: 213-CORP-5462

Employer:
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Chaplaincy
Location:
Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington, Kent
Salary:
£36,070 - £42,712 per annum, inc HCA

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.




King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

We are looking for a highly motivated and innovative individual to work as a full time Chaplain predominately on the Trust’s Princess Royal University Hospital site and Orpington site, but be available to work on the other sites as may be required. They will be a member of a team of 6.5 WTE staff from various faith communities, supported by a team of volunteer ward visitors as well as honorary and bank chaplains. Working within a challenging environment the Chaplain will be responsible for the spiritual, pastoral and religious needs of patients, relatives and Trust staff within a multi-disciplinary healthcare setting. They will provide On Call response as part of the team, and take part in the preparation and delivery of memorial services and other significant faith, belief and culture celebrations and ensure the recording and reporting of outcome data for Chaplaincy activities.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working alongside a range of faith and belief organisations (religious and non-religious), as well as excellent interpersonal skills, ability to encourage others and possess the spiritual and emotional stamina required to contribute to the delivery of this demanding service. Evidence of recognised or accredited status within the candidate’s faith community or belief group is essential.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Alfred Banya

Job title Head of Chaplaincy

Email address alfred.banya@nhs.net

Telephone number 020 3299 3522




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Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')

King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website


King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.


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