Vacancy: Hospital Chaplain (Lead), Middlemore Hospital (Closes 19 October 2018)

The Interchurch Council for Hospital Chaplaincy (ICHC) comprises a broad composition of Churches. We are committed to promoting, maintaining and developing, relevant, flexible, and competent Chaplaincy services within the Aotearoa New Zealand healthcare environment. The primary purpose of our ministry is to foster good health through excellence in pastoral care. Our Chaplains stand alongside other healthcare professionals in the hospital setting. We are committed to the principles of partnership expressed in the Treaty of Waitangi. Spiritual care and support is provided by Christian Chaplains in the most appropriate way for all healthcare clients, regardless of religious denomination, faith-orientation, beliefs, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation. Clients are at liberty to access the spiritual care of their choice. Our Chaplains’ role is to coordinate that process.

Applications are being sought from experienced Chaplains and other suitably trained and qualified clergy with relevant tertiary training for this permanent, full-time Ecumenical Hospital Chaplaincy position at Middlemore Hospital. The role will begin in January 2019.

A full Job Description (Chaplain/Lead Chaplain) and Application Form are available from the website,

Applications (Covering Letter, Application Form and CV) must be emailed to by 12pm on Friday, 19 October 2018.