Part Time Chaplain

We’re looking for an empathetic, personable Chaplain to join our holistic team of care, rehabilitation and support staff at our Blind Veterans UK Centre in Ovingdean, Brighton.

£11,435 per annum
Contract Type
Closing Date
Closing date is 11:59 PM on 12 August 2020


14 hours per week (£15.70/hour)

The primary focus of this part time role is on the person centred spiritual and pastoral care of our Blind Veterans members and their families. Within our Centre at Brighton, there are approximately 30 residents plus visiting members who access our extensive facilities, and a sizable team of staff and volunteers.

Within this role you will organise and lead regular weekly services and officiate at other ceremonies such as funerals and memorials. You will also participate and attend remembrance and military events. Within this role you will work collectively and collaboratively alongside our health care professionals and rehabilitation staff. You will provide pastoral care services as needed, to our staff and volunteers and liaise with local clergy and faith representatives and leaders.

There will be occasional evening and weekend work and there may be occasional travel to other locations within the UK.

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915, we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.

Benefits include free life assurance, sickness benefit scheme, generous pension scheme, healthcare cash back scheme (after one year’s service) and an employee assistance programme.

Closing date:             Wednesday 12th August (midnight)

Interviews:               Thursday 20th August

For further details, please download our Job Description (including Person Specification) below.

To apply, please complete an Application Form and Personal Details Form, which can be downloaded below, and email them to

Alternatively, please submit a CV and a supporting statement, outlining how you meet our Person Specification to

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Application Form

Personal Details Form - DBS

Job Description Chaplain July 2020