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The Chaplaincy to People at Work

Police Chaplain - Person Specification

Elements Essential Desirable Method of assessment
Experience Pastoral care of others in a professional or voluntary capacity Experience of chaplaincy
Experience of crisis work
Application letter, c.v. and interview
Skills and Aptitude Listening skills.
People & social skills. Concern for issues facing police. Discretion.
Understanding of confidentiality
Formal training in counselling Application letter,  references and interview
Knowledge Proven relevant experience.
in a faith community Willingness to undertake training for this role
Theological/ministerial training Previous contact with police force Application letter, references and interview
Attitude Willingness to work with those of any faith or none. Acceptance of CPW multi-faith policy. Ability to work as part of a team. Calm, flexible approach   Application letter, references and interview
Availability Up to 8 hours per month Able to commit for three years Interview
Personal record Regarded by police as OK to access police premises   Police vetting process