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Saturday, March 25, 2017
Dundee: Vacancy for RC Prison Chaplain
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HMP Open Estate - Castle Huntly - Dundee

RC Chaplain
12 hours per week - permanent
£33,106 - £41,682 per year pro rata

Do you have the skills and behaviours needed to contribute to our vision, Helping to Build a Safer Scotland - Unlocking Potential - Transforming Lives?

The post holder will be responsible as part of the Chaplaincy Team for the provision of chaplaincy services to all prisoners in HMP Castle Huntly. Duties will be carried out in co-operation with members of the ecumenical and multi-faith chaplaincy team.

Candidates are expected to have Pastoral experience or equivalent in the Catholic Church. You will have well-developed communication and decision making skills, and have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships. It would also be beneficial to have previous experience working in a prison environment and knowledge of the pastoral challenges within a prison setting.

Applicants must be an ordained Roman Catholic Priest, in good standing with the Roman Catholic Church and obtain the Bishop's approval prior to applying. You must also hold a Theological/Pastoral Qualification at recognised Theological College or equivalent.

The SPS is a Civil Service employer and we offer a choice of two high quality pension schemes and generous holiday entitlement.

For further information on this exciting opportunity and how to apply please visit the Scottish Prison Service Recruitment site on www.sps.gov.uk/careers. Closing date for completed applications is Sunday 19 March 2017.

The selection process consists of CV (including Bishops approval), presentation and panel interview.

SPS will not tolerate any form of discrimination. If you cannot promote and demonstrate dignity, respect and equality, please do not apply.

The Scottish Prison Service is fully committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity

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