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November 2018

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Vacancies
Pendleside Hospice in Burnley are advertising for a part time Spiritual Care Team lead (15 hours per week). Closing date is November 23rd. See here for details.

Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is advertising for a Head of Spiritual Care. This post includes a project to roll out the taking of intentional spiritual care to patients on the end of life register in their homes, which may be of particular interest to AHPCC members. Closing date is the 18th November. See here for details.

The Chaplaincy Forum for Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care in Health is seeking renewed expressions of interest from suitable individuals willing to be considered as our next Independent Chair from January 2019 to January 2021.

The Chaplaincy Forum was formed in 2018 to replace the Chaplaincy Leadership Forum and enables key chaplaincy groups and NHS England to work together and communicate effectively.

Face-to-face meetings are held quarterly with monthly teleconferences in between as required. The Chair ensures these run smoothly with good communication between meetings.

The independent chair will have three key strengths
1) a working knowledge of health care chaplaincy
2) a clear ability to chair meetings
3) an ability to foster collaborative working

If you think you may be right for this role, and wish to discuss further- please contact the current interim Chair SarahFrances.Sewell@ouh.nhs.uk who can offer more insight.

Formal expressions of interest, with a brief biography and setting out what you would bring to the role (evidence that you have these three key strengths) need to be received by thandar.tun@freechurches.org.uk before end of November 2018. First meeting will be Feb 2019.

Reasonable travel expenses will be covered.

President’s Letter
The latest missive from Karen is now available here. Please do read and take note!


 

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