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1 October 2019

  • Part-time
  • Permanent
  • YMCA Surbiton
  • Applications have closed.

YMCA St Paul's Group

Permanent; Part-Time - 24 hours per week

Location: YMCA Surbiton
Contract: Permanent; part-time – 24 hours per week, evening and weekend work will be required including some residential activities
Salary: £15,000 per annum 

YMCA St Paul’s Group (SPG) emerged from the coming together of four separate Associations over an 18-month period. The group is largest YMCA in Europe and one of the largest providers of supported housing in London and beyond providing a safe place to stay for over 1,200 residents each night.

The vision of the Association is of ‘Places where young people thrive and communities flourish’. Its mission is to be ‘an inclusive Christian Association transforming communities so that all young people can belong, contribute and thrive’.


The role

This role is based at our YMCA site in Surbiton, reporting to the Chaplaincy Strategic Lead. The postholder will be expected to provide residents, members of the public and visitors, of all our services with opportunities to seek confidential pastoral and spiritual support and to explore the Christian faith and spirituality. This will include Providing additional pastoral support to people living in our hostels working with the Housing and Community Activity team. The postholder will also be responsible for Organise prayer gatherings weekly at the Surbiton site.

Applicants should have:

  • Experience of leadership in a faith setting
  • Knowledge and understanding of chaplaincy work
  • A passion for working with people and in providing creative ways of exploring the Christian faith.

It is beneficial but not essential for applicants to be educated to degree level with a recognised qualification in theology or a related degree; and/or to have counselling training or qualification.


To Apply

Complete the Application Packs and click “Apply” below

Closing date: 25th October 2019

YMCA St Paul’s Group Associate Chaplain Job Description
YMCA St Paul’s Group Application Form
New Application Pack Guidance YMCA St Pauls Group
YMCA St Paul’s Group Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
YMCA St Paul’s Group Job Applicant Privacy Notice

YMCA St Paul’s Group is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities. We aim to make our recruitment process as accessible and inclusive as possible, so if candidates need any reasonable adjustments during the process, please let us know.

As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and if you are selected for an interview you will be required to complete an application form, which will be sent out to you. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA St Paul’s Group is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.