Job vacancy – Full-time Edinburgh West Workplace & Community Chaplain

Initially a 2 year contract with possible extension

 A partnership post between Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland and Corstorphine Old Church of Scotland, but working with Christian churches of all denominations and in co-operation with other faith groups, you will provide pastoral care in secular settings but also operate within the varied practices and traditions of partner churches – teaching, training and supporting Christians to partner Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland (WPCS) in providing sacrificial service without prejudice, judgement, or demands, to people of all faiths and none in their working environment.

You will be part of a team of over 100 volunteer and employed chaplains working across Scotland and will receive support training and supervision through WPCS.

Applicants need not be ordained but must demonstrate an active Christian faith, have experience of providing pastoral care and be able to recruit, train, lead and support a team of volunteers.  Good interpersonal skills and confident public speaking are essential.

The post holder with be overseen by WPCS and work in partnership with the minister of Corstorphine Old.

While there are no set Sunday commitments, there is a requirement to engage particularly with Corstorphine Old Church – and on occasion other churches in the area in Sunday worship – sufficiently to build up good working relationships and to support them in their community outreach.

Competitive remuneration based on qualification and experience.

For Job Description and application form, contact:  Closing Date: Friday 3 August 2018.

It is an occupational requirement for Work Place Chaplaincy Scotland chaplains that they demonstrate an active Christian faith.

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