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St Luke's is an organisation that values and adds quality to individuals’ lives. Everyone who works at St Luke's makes a difference. St Luke’s plays a key role in helping terminally ill people in Sheffield and you could join the team that makes St Luke’s so special.

To find out more about any listed job vacancies, email [email protected] or call our HR team on 0114 235 7544 / 0114 235 7597.

If the job you wish to apply for is by application (rather than CV), you can apply for the vacancy online by clicking 'Apply Now' on the relevant vacancy page, or alternatively by downloading an application form. These can either be emailed directly to us or posted to: HR Department, St Luke's, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE.

Please note that all posts at St Luke's are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Palliative Care Chaplain

Little Common Lane Sheffield S11 9NE
Permanent 22.5 Hours per week over 3 days
£29,928 - £33,043 FTE (£17,957 - £19,826 for 22.5 hours)
Closing date:
19 January 2022 | Time:23:15
Interview date:
02 February 2022

St Luke’s is an organisation that is dedicated to enhancing the wellbeing and quality of life of all those affected by a terminal illness in Sheffield. No patient or family is ever the same, and our journey with each individual is unique. Through the provision of high quality care, support, compassion and respect, we aim to improve the lives of these people at some of the most challenging times of their lives.

Our values embody our way of working and they are Dignified, Compassionate, Inspired and Pioneering. Working for St Luke’s offers a real opportunity to make a difference to local people. 

We now have an exciting specialist role available to join our highly valued members of the Chaplaincy team. If you would like to offer care in this creative and challenging environment, we have available the post of Palliative Care Chaplain to offer a successful Chaplaincy applicant. The role will involve working with In Patient Centre, Day Care and the Community Nursing Teams.

This opportunity would be ideal for someone with recent or current healthcare Chaplaincy experience, who has a particular interest in palliative and end of life care. You will be a graduate or equivalent, with substantial experience of giving pastoral care.

You will be able to reflect on the practice of spiritual care, and keen to contribute to an effective multi-faith Chaplaincy team. You will be capable of offering care to patients with spiritual and pastoral needs from both within and beyond your own faith or belief tradition.

You will be able to contribute to the Sheffield City Wide Chaplaincy on-call out-of-hours rota and to work flexible hours within St Luke’s when necessary, including one weekend a month.

The selection process will include a competency & values-based panel interview as well as a presentation for which further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates.

All posts within the Hospice are subject to a DBS check.

All posts within the Hospice are eligible to join the St Luke’s Pension Scheme. Please note that St Luke’s Hospice is not part of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals or an NHS employer and the terms and conditions differ to the NHS benefits package.

You may apply online at Or alternatively, applications can be via a CV and covering letter outlining your most current experience and your reasons for applying for the post. All applications should be emailed to [email protected] or post to Human Resources Department, St Luke’s Hospice, Little Common Lane, Sheffield, S11 9NE.

For further information regarding this post, please contact Mike Reeder, Senior Chaplain on 0114 2357480 or email [email protected]

St Luke’s is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

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