The Chaplaincy is looking for an experienced mindfulness practitioner and trainer to lead on the vision and development of Edinburgh University Mindfulness Initiative (EUMI) mindfulness provision.
The successful candidate, who holds a degree in mindfulness, would be responsible for delivering 8 week ‘Mindfulness and Compassion’ courses to staff and students and for providing weekly mindfulness drop-in sessions across the University’s main sites for staff and students. This would include liaising with schools and departments.
You would work closely with a Chaplaincy administrator to promote the mindfulness programme and to keep the Chaplaincy EUMI mindfulness web pages up to date as well as an occasional newsletter.
Development of the mindfulness vision would involve growing the current plans about 'curricular' mindfulness training to be integrated into course/programme content for students in professional courses (e.g., social workers, vets, medics). The Mindfulness Chaplain would also help build the EUMI Mindfulness Network and convene EUMI meetings.
As a Chaplain, you would also contribute to the Chaplaincy’s provision of the Listening Service and emergency support, time-permitting
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All applicants should apply online by clicking the apply link at the bottom of this page and submitting an up to date CV. The application process is quick and easy to follow, and you will receive email confirmation of safe receipt of your application. The online system allows you to submit a CV and other attachments.
The closing date is 5pm on 23rd August 2019.
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Conditions of Employment
This role is grade UE07 and therefore the post holder is automatically included in membership of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), subject to the USS membership criteria, unless they indicate that they choose not to join the Scheme.
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The role is grade UE07 and attracts an annual salary of £33,199 to £39,609 for 21 hours, part time, each week. Salary is paid monthly by direct transfer to your Bank or Building Society account, normally on the 28th of the month. Salaries for part-time staff are calculated on the full-time scales, pro-rata to the Standard Working Week.