Team Chaplain Vacancy in Oxford
Sobell House are advertising for a 22.5 hour per week Team Chaplain. See here for details. Closing date for applications is 1st December.
Spiritual Care Coordinator Vacancy
Prospect House in Wroughton, Swindon, are advertising for a 15 hour per week Spiritual Care Coordinator. Applications need to be submitted by 14th November. If you are interested, details can be found here.
Chaplaincy Vacancy in Northern Ireland
The Marie Curie Belfast Hospice is seeking to appoint a half time chaplain. Closing date for applications is 7th November, see here for details.
New Pastoral Supervision Training Courses
Two sets of pastoral supervision courses are now being offered next spring and summer in Birmingham and Cambridge. Training is offered on a modular basis in Birmingham and intensive weeks in Cambridge. All are pathways to Certificate or Diploma levels and accreditation as pastoral supervisors by the Association for Pastoral Supervision and Education (APSE). See our training page for details.
An interesting tool for those with limited communication
A recent article in American press has been brought to our attention by Michael Paterson, This is a chaplain designed tool for patients with no speech to be able to communicate spiritual needs. It looks like it could be adapted for a number of different circumstances. Details can be found here.
Working with families and carers to learn from deaths event 2nd November 2017
NHS England is holding an event which may be of interest to staff working in chaplaincy services in trusts across England. It will be of particular interest to chaplaincy staff who have supported families and carers who have lost a loved one in NHS commissioned care, whose death has been subject to a review or investigation. If you would like to participate in this event, please see here for more information.
From the President
Following accreditation by the Professional Standards Authority of the UKBHC Register of chaplains, our president has written of the significance of this to our members. See Karen’s note on our From the President page.
Viva la difference!
Sobell House are hosting an interesting looking 1 day course on 28th November on resilience from different perspectives and cultures. See our training events page for more information.
Book Launch for Chaplaincy in Hospice and Palliative Care
Karen Murphy and Bob Whorton launched their new book earlier this year with much celebration. The event was well attended, by Jonathan Pye, the Chair of the Bristol District of the Methodist Church, amongst others and a great success. We are delighted to announce that to coincide with the book launch, Jessica Kingsley Publishers are offering a 15% discount off their books. See Members’ Discount Codes under the Members Area menu.
Pictured right are Karen & Bob with Jonathan Pye
St Christopher’s Hospice 50th Anniversary
This year is a very significant one for St Christopher’s, and by extension to all hospices. They are hosting a number of events over the year and some details can be found here. Further information will be posted on the Training Events pages throughout the year.
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