Job opportunity

Chaplain and Spiritual Care Lead


30 hours per week


£35,798 (Full-time equivalent) depending on depth and variety of experience in a similar role

Closing date: 25 February 2024

About the role

We’re looking for a new member of our team who is passionate about developing and implementing high quality spiritual support for people using our services. The role will involve assessing the complex pastoral, spiritual and religious needs of patients, children, young people and their family members, and carers using the services of St Barnabas Hospice, and plan support and care accordingly.

You’ll work at St. Barnabas House working as part of the multidisciplinary team to care for the complex pastoral, spiritual, and religious needs of patients, carers, children, young people, and their families. This is an incredibly exciting time to come and work with us to deliver spiritual and pastoral care services, in line with our care strategies.

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About us

St Barnabas House provides specialist palliative care to adults in the Worthing, Adur, Arun and Henfield areas through a range of services, including in-patient care and community living well services. Our sister hospice, Chestnut Tree Tree House is a children’s hospice for East and West Sussex and South East Hampshire, providing specialist palliative care for children and young people with life-limiting conditions.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer various family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.


  • Company pension scheme or NHS pension scheme for eligible employees
  • Up to 35 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • On-site education support and study leave opportunities
  • Option to access Health Shield and cover your everyday cost of healthcare for less
  • Free parking, subsidised meals and various social activities
  • Corporate rate gym membership, discounts with local complementary therapies and Blue Light Card

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

An enhanced DBS will be sought, if you are successful in this role. The safe recruitment of staff at St Barnabas Hospices is the first step to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults in our care. As an employer, we expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding. The information you provide on your application form is the only information we will use to decide whether or not to short-list you for interview.

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