University Chaplain

University of Greenwich
May 24, 2024
Offerd Salary:£30,487 to £36,024
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Contract Type:Permanent
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University Chaplain Student Services - Information, Advice and Participation Location: Avery Hill Campus

Salary: £30,487 to £36,024 plus £5269 London weighting per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 03 May 2024 Closing Date: Friday 24 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4542

We are looking for an experienced Chaplain to take forward our multifaith Chaplaincy at the University of Greenwich working with students and staff of all faiths and none.

The successful candidate will take chaplaincy forward by building strong networks with the whole of the University of Greenwich Community; particularly those who are responsible for the wellbeing of students, including Student Services, Academic teams and the Students' Union, seeking to support them in their day-to-day work as well as supporting the University's strategies in particular those that pertain to health and wellbeing.

This will involve co-creation that imaginatively develops a chaplaincy that helps to foster and build community spirit that is reflective of the student and staff body and inclusive of all people; develop and lead a multifaith chaplaincy team at the Avery Hill and Greenwich Campuses meeting regularly with the team to proactively plan coordinated chaplaincy work, develop and coordinate a team of volunteer Chaplains identifying their roles and responsibilities and providing support for their work.

We offer accommodation on our thriving Avery Hill campus, and you will become well known in the University community and build strong relationships with all those that study, live and work at the University, being available to students and staff to listen and talk to when required.

We are a large, inclusive university committed to delivering our vision of Education Without Boundaries. We have a supportive, friendly and dynamic working environment. The role is based in our Student and Academic Services Directorate, in our Student Services are comprising Student Wellbeing Services, Information Advice and Participation Services and Student Accommodation Services.

Within the context of the University's purpose, vision, and core values, and in direct connection to the key responsibilities described above, it is expected that you will possess the following:

Applicants must be an ordained Anglican priest, who will meet the requirements for being granted a licence for ministry by the Bishop of Southwark have a degree in Theology and commitment to chaplaincy further information on requirement are available in the person specification.

As part of our commitment to support the postholder in their role, we are able to offer onsite accommodation at our Avery Hill Campus. Applicants should note that this accommodation would be in one of our halls of residence and would not be suitable for children.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Sara Ragab Associate Director Student and Academic Services (Student Services) [email protected]

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer Jobs and careers University of Greenwich and information on the university's working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines Documents University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We are committed to building a strong, diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We particularly encourage applications from protected characteristic(s), who are currently under-represented within the University of Greenwich at these levels/within these areas.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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Further details: Job Description & Person Specification

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