Pagan Chaplain - HMP Lowdham Grange

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East Midlands
£15 to £18 per hour
Salary Description:
Competitive rate plus benefits
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Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we offer:Flexible and dynamic work environmentCompetitive compensationAccess to ongoing training and development programsCountless opportunities to grow within the companyFull training and full protective uniform suppliedHealth and wellbeing incentivesReward and Recognition schemesFlexible working consideredVolunteering daysCycle to work schemeLife AssuranceFree parking on siteWe're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities, and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be natural, and be the best versions of themselves. We recognise that we’re on a journey with regards to diversity and inclusion and would therefore welcome applications for candidates from underrepresented backgrounds.All offers are subject to full security clearance checksReady to be part of something greater? Apply today!Job IntroductionHMP Lowdham Grange has an exciting opportunity for a Pagan Chaplain to join the Chaplaincy team at the prison to provide pastoral and faith specific care to residents and staff. Sodexo’s vision for HMP Lowdham Grange is to develop a safe, stable, and progressive environment with modern facilities dedicated to reducing re-offending and enabling individuals to fulfil their potential. Every aspect of the prison is designed to help prisoners make meaningful progress in their sentence and personal development goals within a surrounding culture of rehabilitationHMP Lowdham Grange offers a variety of initiatives and programmes to help residents engage within the prison’s rehabilitative culture. This includes various educational and vocational qualifications, as well as a variety of opportunities for residents to learn new skills within our workshops and industries departments. We have textile, engineering and electrical workshops and can offer prisoners experience in horticulture, market gardens, cleaning, waste management and laundry services on site.Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.For more information on Sodexo Careers please visit Sodexo Careers and Careers in JusticeMain ResponsibilitiesServe the needs of prisoners and staff by supporting religious faith and practice within the prison.Work together to create an ordered and caring community where individuals can discover and practice their religion and develop and strengthen appropriate links with their family and faith communities.Support prisoners of all faiths through facilitating religious prayers and teachings of faiths representative of the prison population.Participate in the Team meetings and other establishment meetings when necessary.Take on when necessary and appropriate generic chaplaincy duties including applications, new receptions, visiting prisoners in Separation and Care and in Healthcare centre.Represent the prison and company to the local community.Encourage the faith community outside the prison to take an active interest in the rehabilitation of prisoners.Help prisoners prepare for release.Work with other chaplains recognising and respecting the integrity of other faiths and promoting peace and co-operation.Please see attached job description for further information regarding the role requirementsThe Ideal CandidateA proven and continued member of the Pagan Federation or other eligible grove, coven, or group who are signed up with and represented by the Pagan Symposium. Theologically competent and proficient in teaching eclectically across more than one Pagan Tradition. Experience of working in a similar role.Have the necessary recognition from lead faith authorities.Great ability to work with the people of different ethnicities.Ability and wish to work with clergy and volunteers of different faith backgrounds.High level of inter personal skills including assertiveness and self-motivation.The ability to challenge inappropriate behaviour.

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Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Anna Harding

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