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Senior Chaplain

at Bournemouth University and the Arts University Bournemouth




South West


Ref: JN006789

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Salisbury Diocese in Partnership with the Talbot Village Trust


Bournemouth University (BU) and Arts University Bournemouth (AUB):

These two separate yet neighbouring Higher Education Institutions comprise over 20000 students and 2000 staff, based on three campuses. BU and AUB are large enough to offer students diversity, yet small enough for them to be part of a friendly and thriving community, including about 1300 international students. Both institutions enjoy a reputation for commitment to wide ranging opportunities through learning, research and enterprise and are ranked as premier providers of higher education for the professions in the UK. More information can be found at and


The Chaplain:

The person appointed will work both as Anglican Chaplain, licensed within the Diocese of Salisbury, and as BU/AUB Chaplain. As Anglican Chaplain s/he will maintain links with the ecumenical worshipping community and support a diversity of styles of theological reflection and practice. As BU/AUB Chaplain, the primary role will be to co-ordinate and support the ministries of the Chaplaincy Team. This team includes supporting visiting chaplains from other faiths. The secondary role is to maintain and develop the excellent working relationships between members of the Chaplaincy Team and the structures of the institutions. Both institutions are generous in their provision and support of the work of the Chaplaincy.


An Incumbent-level stipend is paid and a family-sized house is provided in the neighbouring area of Talbot Village.


For full details of this vacancy including the profile, please visit the diocesan website at

Closing date: 03 December 2018


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