Chaplaincy Intern – Southampton – 12 months fixed contract

  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: £17,500 pa
  • Closing date for applications (CV + supporting statement): 12 noon on Friday 28th February 2020

We are seeking a compassionate and highly motivated individual to join our small team that offers a range of welfare services to seafarers promoting social, physical, spiritual and mental well-being.

You must be able to embrace diversity, be an effective communicator, flexible in your approach and able to adapt quickly in unfamiliar environments.

The successful candidate will provide an effective port welfare service in line with the Mission’s core purpose and provide physical, moral and spiritual support to seafarers and their families.

The Mission to Seafarers is an international Christian maritime charity. It has become one of the largest port-based welfare operators in the world working in 200 ports and 50 countries. Our frontline staff visit ships, offer hospitality, drive minibuses and engage a range of other welfare activity. Seafarers spend up to nine months away from home and the Mission offers a friendly face and a helping hand to those in port. We help seafarers who are stranded or abandoned, assist with justice cases and support their families.
The post offers flexible working, generous pension, and 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Click here to download the job description.

Candidates are requested to submit an up to date CV with a supporting statement detailing how they meet the criteria for the role. Applications are being accepted electronically and should be emailed to

If you have any questions about the role, send an email to

Closing date: Friday 28th February 2020 at 12 noon.

Interviews are scheduled for: w/b 16th March 2020.

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