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  • Volunteer Chaplains needed in Horsham

    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Could you make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable young people at Horsham Y Centre (YMCA)?

    At YMCA Horsham, part of YMCA DownsLink group, we are looking for volunteer chaplains to help run an informal weekly chaplaincy evening to support the residents of Horsham Y Centre. This project houses 50 young people at any one time, aged 16-25, most of whom stay around 2 years. These young people are usually homeless – i.e. they cannot live at home or do not have a home for a variety of reasons. Our work is challenging but Horsham Y Centre is a place where young people can get support and encouragement to turn their lives around.

    Could you be a volunteer chaplain and add real value to the work we do? We are looking for people of faith who are kind, good listeners, non-judgemental, with a sense of humour and a love of young people. You would work in a small team and have some training and support, including an experienced Volunteer Chaplaincy Coordinator, Judi Cox. Our chaplaincy service has been established at Horsham Y Centre for 4 years and is deeply valued by staff and young people.

    Chaplaincy takes place on Thursdays evenings from 9.30-11pm. We would ask for a commitment of one evening every 2-3 weeks. There is more information here

    Interested? Contact Judi Cox, Volunteer Chaplaincy Coordinator (Horsham) on judi@youthworker.plus.com or Lucy McGrath, Lead Chaplain or lucy.mcgrath@ymcadlg.org


    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When: 31 August 2017
    ORGANIST/CHOIRMASTER NEEDED St George's West Grinstead seeks a committed churchman/churchwoman to play 3/4 Sundays per month at our 1100 BCP services and at major festivals. We have the oldest surviving Forster and Andrews organ, a GP England chamber organ, SATB robed choir and extensive choir library. We are also launching a scholarship scheme for young organists. Remuneration RSCM + and fees. Please contact Neil Jacobsen (churchwarden) on 01403 711763 or jacobsennm@gmail.com for further details
  • Vacancy for an Organist

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    Vacancy for an Organist

    St Giles’ Church, Graffham, Nr Petworth, West Sussex, is seeking an organist to play for 10.30 am Sunday services and at other major festivals, weddings and funerals as arranged.

    We have a number of supporting organists to cover absences as necessary. The organ is a Viscount Prestige.

    Remuneration will follow RSCM guidelines plus fees for weddings and funerals as agreed by the PCC.

    An Enhanced DBS Disclosure may be required.

    Please apply to Ginny Barrett (PCC member) on 01798 867113 or via v.j.kingsmill@qmul.ac.uk

  • Organist and Choir Leader - Parish Of Buxted & Hadlowdown

    Type: Parish By: Diocese of Chichester When:

    We are looking for a new organist and choir leader for the church of St. Margaret the Queen, Buxted Park, to maintain and enhance the musical life of our beautiful 13th century church.

    There is one choir-led service each Sunday: Matins, Parish Eucharist or Evensong. A small music group usually accompanies the monthly All Age Service. Choir practice is currently on Thursday evenings. In addition there are special services on Good Friday and at Christmas. Salary will follow RSCM guidelines and may be enhanced by an average of 12-15 weddings a year, as well as funerals. The organ is a 2 manual and pedal 1909 Bevington tracker action organ, enlarged in 1970 to 11 speaking stops.

    If you have questions or would like more information, please contact the Rector (01825 733103 / revjohnwbarker@gmail.com)

  • Vacancies within the Spiritual Care Team @ St Michael’s Hospice

    Type: Other By: Diocese of Chichester When: 30 April 2017

    Vacancies within the Spiritual Care Team 37.5 hours per week £27,550.92 to £29,476.01 per annum DOE

    The Chaplaincy Team at St Michael’s Hospice welcomes everyone of all faiths and of none – and encourages people to express their spirituality or practice their religion in their own way.

    We are very proud of our heritage and stunning 100 year old chapel and we remain committed to championing the diversity of the community we serve, and wish to continue promoting our multi-faith work. An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual with a passion for pastoral and spiritual care.

    As the Spiritual Care Lead you should be of degree calibre with previous experience in pastoral care within a healthcare/community setting and a multi-disciplinary team. You will offer an informed ethical, theological, existential and pastoral resource in a multi-cultural and multi-faith context.

    Alternatively we have an opportunity for a Hospice Chaplain. You will be an ordained or accredited minister of religion within a member denomination of Churches together in England or its partner bodies in the UK.

    In either role you will work closely with local faith leaders arranging visits for patients and relatives’ ensuring religious care is available to everyone using the Hospice’s Services.

    We are happy to receive applications from individuals who are interested in either role.

    For an informal discussion, please contact Peter Ellis, Head of Clinical Services, on 01424 445177 For further information and an application pack please visit www.stmichaelshospice.com or email HRadmin@stmichaelshospice.com

    Registered charity number 288462

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