Spiritual Care Volunteer (All Faith & Non-Faith)

Contract: Minimum of 2 hours, Monday – Friday
Location: Fair Havens or Little Havens as required.
Closing Date: Jan 31, 2023

We’re looking for a Spiritual Care volunteer to assist in providing providing spiritual care at Havens Hospices.

Volunteers help enhance the patient experience, to bring a sense of unconditional love and affirmation to the lives of patients, family members, volunteers and staff regarding matters of faith, spirituality, personal values and belief. Working as a part of the Wellbeing service and part of a multi-disciplinary team approach to identify and provide specialized spiritual and pastoral care of patients, their families and carers, and to support staff throughout the organisation in providing appropriate spiritual care as part of the holistic care.

Volunteers can contact the Lead for Spiritual care for an informal chat about the role if you wish to:

Moorin Babawale

01702220350 ext 249

obabawale@havenshospices.org.uk

Role description

Responsibilities

  • Providing spiritual care as part of the spiritual care team at Havens Hospices as part of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Helping identify and provide the spiritual and pastoral care of patients, families and cares.
  • Undertaking any Mandatory Training which is in line with Havens Hospices policies and guidelines
  • Undertaking any other duties that maybe designated by the Spiritual Lead

Benefits for you

  • Named Volunteer Coordinator
  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills and make a key contribution to the work of the hospices
  • Gaining hands on work experience within a professional organisation
  • The chance to be at the heart of your local community, meet new people and be part of an enthusiastic team
  • Regular support / catch ups
  • Agreed out of pocket travel expenses
  • Certificate of Volunteering on request