We need you to provide one-to-one support, offering a listening ear to our residents, their families and our colleagues.

We’re really proud of our dedicated chaplaincy service across all our care homes.

What would I be doing as a volunteer chaplain?
This role is about compassion, listening to and supporting people in later life. We’re looking for an empathic and caring person to join our care home teams. 

As part of our dedicated care home team, as a volunteer chaplain you will:

  • Be providing one-to-one support, comfort, and a listening ear to our residents and their families, and MHA colleagues
  • Supporting residents and families at the end of life
  • Assisting with any religious duties, where appropriate praying with residents, reading scripture and engaging in conversation.

Though previous experience is desirable, the right approach and willingness to undertake full training is far more important to us. You will be part of a team that believes in respecting every resident as a unique individual, treating them with the dignity you would wish for yourself.

Why volunteer for MHA?

We are a charity that inspires the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life. Each individual that makes up our team is valued and is part of a community that is dedicated to improving the lives of older people.

We are proud to service all our residents with pastoral care through our dedicated chaplaincy service. We place great importance on nurturing the mind, body and spirit of those we care for, their families and our colleagues regardless of faith, background or belief.

Hear from our colleagues

“It’s a chaplain’s job to make sure that there is a sense of community, togetherness, of belonging, of purpose, fun, joy, comfort and healing. That’s what care of the spirit is all about.” - MHA chaplain

Work for us

Work for us

We’re looking for committed and compassionate people to help make a difference to the vulnerable older people we care for and support.

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