Job: Lead Chaplain

Title Lead Chaplain
Categories Admin/Support, Clinical
Salary £28,000 (pro rata)
End Date 2018-03-01
Location Farnham/Guildford area
Job Information


Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care provides supportive and end of life care for people living with cancer or other terminal illness. Phyllis Tuckwell is based in Farnham and Guildford and serves a population of 550,000 across West Surrey and NE Hampshire. 

Lead Chaplain

18 hours per week

Salary: £28,000 (pro rata)

Phyllis Tuckwell is looking to appoint a Chaplain to join the existing Pastoral team to provide spiritual care over both the Hospice site in Farnham and the Beacon Centre site in Guildford. The successful candidate will need to:

  • be capable of managing and delivering spiritual care to a caseload of patients (of all faiths and for those without an acknowledged faith)
  • have a broad understanding of theology, a good knowledge of interfaith dialogue and a breadth of spirituality that encompasses humanism and secularity
  • have experience in managing others
  • be able to work independently but also as part of a very flexible multidisciplinary team
  • have excellent interpersonal skills (as will be part of spiritual approach for palliative patients)
  • have good IT skills
  • have own transport

It is desirable that the applicant is ordained or licensed by a recognised community and connected to a faith or secular community with spiritual supervision.

Further information can be obtained from Claire Delaney, Patient & Family Support Team Manager on 01252 729430 or

In return we offer:

  • 6 weeks paid holiday
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Benefit Scheme

Application packs for available from HR Admin on 01252 729408 or email:

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care, Waverley Lane, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8BL


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