Chaplain of Freeways Trust and Freeways

The Chaplain of Freeways Trust and Freeways will aim to enable all to improve their wellbeing by seeking to meet the multi-faith pastoral, spiritual, ethical and religious needs of our clients and staff. 

They believe that the provision of spiritual care and pastoral support should be part of our holistic person-centred approach to the support and care of individuals.

The Chaplain will be able and willing to provide spiritual care and pastoral support to clients of all faiths, cultures, spiritualties and contexts; as well as responding to requests for specific religious acts or ceremonies either from themselves or through appropriate signposting.

The Trust provides social care and support to adults with learning disability and/or autism across 18 sites in the Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath and North East Somerset areas. Travel across these areas to visit their services is required.

To apply for the position, please visit the Freeways website to download an application form. 


  • 28 days (pro-rata) annual leave entitlement (including public holidays), increases up to 35 days (pro-rata) with length of service
  • Business mileage paid at 45p per mile
  • Company sick pay
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance cover of twice your annual salary (subject to rules of the scheme)
  • Family friendly/work-life balance policies
  • Free DBS check every 3 years
  • Occupational health provision
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour access to a counselling and legal helpline

About Freeways Trust

Freeways Trust is a local charity that works closely with Freeways; a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. Freeways provide residential care and supported living services to support adults with learning disabilities to become as independent as possible by helping them make choices, learn new skills and make links with their local community. Freeways Trust manage, maintain and own the majority of properties that Freeways use.

They are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Notable dates

Closing date for applications: 4 March 2022.

Who to contact

Informal enquiries are welcome to Rachel Burkinshaw or Sharon Prowse. Tel 01275 372109 or email