No Experience Chaplain NGO Jobs – Mildmay Uganda

Job Title:        Chaplain
Organization: Mildmay Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Behavioural and
Psychosocial Services Manager
About US:
Mildmay Uganda is a faith- based local Non-Governmental Organisation
(NGO) offering Comprehensive HIV Care & treatment, Training, Research &
General Medical Services; also providing Health Systems Strengthening to scale
up comprehensive HIV/AIDS Services in 16 districts of Central Uganda.
Job Summary: The Chaplain will
be part of the team that provides pastoral/spiritual care services to Mildmay
Uganda’s clients; their families, communities and staff so as to empower them
cope with prevailing situations, appreciate their spirituality and live positively
for improved quality of life. The incumbent will also participate in the
creation of strong linkages and good collaboration with the local and religious
communities and other stakeholders, so as to increase demand for Mildmay Uganda
services.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Provide pastoral care that equips and empowers
MUg clients, their families, communities and staff to cope with prevailing
situations, appreciate their spirituality and live positively for improved
quality of life and better service delivery
·        
Actively contribute towards efficient and
effective teamwork that delivers well coordinated pastoral/spiritual care
services for improved health outcomes of the staff, clients and communities at
MUg and the supported sites
·        
Ensure provision and maintenance of efficient
pastoral/spiritual care services to the clients, their families, and staff
guided by standard theological guidelines for improved spiritual and social
wellbeing
·        
Effectively utilize and account for
organizational funds so as to achieve departmental goals using the available
resources
·        
Offer technical input in the competence building
of religious leaders and health workers to deliver high quality
pastoral/spiritual care services both at MUg and the supported sites for
improved psychosocial well being
·        
Actively participate in the creation of strong
linkages and good collaboration with the local and religious communities and
other stakeholders, so as to increase demand for services and ensure appropriate
referrals
·        
Actively participate in operational research in
order to demonstrate MUg best practices and contribute to the National and
International body of knowledge
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant should preferably hold a Diploma in Theology/Ministry
·        
Hold
a Certificate in Counselling
·        
Knowledge
in HIV/AIDS
·        
Working
knowledge in palliative care
·        
Previous
experience in working with different communities
·        
Pastoral
skills
·        
Excellent
communication skills
·        
Excellent
interpersonal skills
·        
Good
listening skills
·        
Good
computer skills
·        
Writing
skills
·        
Good
mentorship and coaching skills
·        
Good
presentation skills
·        
Excellent
organisational skills
·        
Good
managerial skills
·        
Good
teaching skills
·        
Spiritual
counselling skills
·        
Good
advocacy skills
·        
The applicant must also be flexible, reliable,
and in sympathy with the Christian values of Mildmay Uganda.
·        
Evidence of a non-judgemental approach regarding
race, religion, culture, sexuality and lifestyle is critical.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
interest to The Human Resource Manager at Mildmay Uganda, Entebbe Road, Lweza,
Kampala, Uganda at hr@mildmay.or.ug clearly indicating in the subject of the
email, the position applied for or through P.O. Box 24985, Kampala. Certified
copies of academic transcripts, a full CV indicating current salary and other
benefits should be provided, and two professional referees (one of whom should
be a former employer).
Deadline: 11th
November 2016
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