Scottish Prison Service

Chaplain (Reformed Tradition)

Dumfries and Galloway Region
Salary Scale F Band £33,106 to £41,682 pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience
13 Oct 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

HMP Dumfries

Chaplain (Reformed Tradition)

Part-time, 7 hours per week

Salary Scale F Band £33,106 to £41,682 pro rata dependent on qualifications and experience.

We require an enthusiastic Ordained Minister, or Office Bearer or Post-holder, who is a recognised representative from a denomination or association of the Reformed Tradition of the Christian Church, in good standing with and suitably accredited by their Church, with appropriate knowledge and experience in pastoral care and religious practice, to work as part of an ecumenical and multi-faith chaplaincy team.

You must have an awareness of pastoral challenges within a prison setting and be able to demonstrate some understanding of the Criminal Justice System. Evidence of working with individuals from varying backgrounds and an ability to provide effective support is essential.

The Scottish Prison Service is a civil service employer and we offer a choice of two high quality pension schemes. In addition, you will receive generous holiday entitlement and an annual review of pay.

For further information on this position please visit the careers section of our website Here you will find more comprehensive information on the post as well as the online application to apply. Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Monday 31 October 2016. Late applications will not be accepted.

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

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