EG067032 - Senior Chaplain
Royal Cornhill Hospital

Job reference: 067032

Location: Royal Cornhill Hospital

Job closing date: 20/10/2021

Job posted date: 30/09/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Chaplaincy

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Grampian

Job title: Senior Chaplain

Location: Base is Royal Cornhill Hospital, Aberdeen, but working across other hospital sites.

Hours: 37.5 Hours per Week

Band: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47, 846)

Contract: Permanent​​​​​​​


This is a senior Chaplaincy post, offering progression for those who have already significant experience working as a Healthcare Chaplain.  

Although based in the Mental Health Sector, as a Senior Chaplain you will work across sectors. You will line manage Chaplains in both the Mental Health and other sectors in the delivery of appropriate spiritual, religious and pastoral care. This will be to all patients, visitors, staff and volunteers, regardless of faith or life stance. You will also act as a link to various community faith and belief groups, supporting and facilitating the care of their members while they are in a healthcare setting.

As a Senior Chaplain you will also assist, along with the other Senior Chaplain and the Lead Chaplain, in the line management of the NHS Grampian Chaplaincy Team.   

It is strongly advisable to contact the Lead Chaplain and Head of Spiritual Care, Gillian Douglas at (Telephone 53166, Bleep 2641 or e-mail) before making an application).  

Interviews are scheduled to place on the week beginning 1st November 2021.