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Assistant Spiritual Director at CURE International

  • Full Time
  • Blantyre
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CURE International

Position Overview

Under the Overall Supervision of Spiritual Director the Assistant Spiritual Director the position requires a  born again Christian passionate about the mission of CURE Children Hospital.


  • Leading by example and maintaining a high standard of professionalism and impartiality; through adherence to the BCIHM values and consistently behave in an honest and ethical manner;
  • In consultation with the Spiritual Director, coordinates Staff spiritual development which entails sitting in for staff interviews and new staff spiritual orientation;
  • Coordinating staff discipleship activities like devotions, chapel, spiritual emphasis and counselling;
  • Representing the department in the HOD meetings, and Spiritual Director (where necessary) and share the feedback to the department members;
  • Coordinating recruitment, engagement, mentorship and evaluation of EBCoM students, Internship, pastor students or any other ministry partner within the hospital ministries;
  • Coordinating capacity building within the directorate i.e.Continuous Education activities, development of Christian educational materials;
  • Facilitating departmental data collection and monthly report writing for presentation to the Spiritual Director;
  • Working as a member of the multi-disciplinary team offering Spiritual and Pastoral Care to patients, their families, staff and volunteers of the Hospital;
  • Documenting departmental minutes, availing them follow-up unto implementation; and,
  • Managing and maintaining the spiritual department activity schedules, following up on the repair and purchase of the materials needed.


  • Facilitating the implementation of good ministry standards requirements and Strategic plan;
  • Managing the Pastoral Care Service in the Hospital by providing appropriate spiritual and pastoral care for patients, their families and friends, staff and volunteers, regardless of faith or life stance;
  • Acting as a specialist resource within the Hospital in relation to religious, theological, spiritual, pastoral, ethical and bereavement issues and coordinate the Spiritual Centre Committee meetings;
  • Providing emotional and spiritual support to patients, their families and Hospital staff within the established standards of the Department;
  • Representing a continuing respect for the full dimensions of healing (physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and social) and for the dignity of the human person; through active service to the patients and their families in the midst of illness, suffering and loss; As an integral part of the Spiritual team, participating in ward ministry, mobile clinics and or outreach programs; working with the spiritual center staff to achieve the set goals and objectives; and participate in any other duty assigned by the Spiritual Centre administration;
  • Conducting Spiritual Centre meetings of authorized chaplaincies intended to improve communication among Spiritual Centre volunteers/ stakeholders; and following through on decisions to ensure the provision of prompt, efficient and responsive client service personally and through the activities of the business unit to ensure the corporate good.


  • Identifying appropriate communication, and coordination to ensure smooth processes within the play room;
  • Providing a mechanism to monitor and enforce regulatory mandates and compliance of the physiotherapy procedures;
  • Liaising and coordinating orthopedic services support in conjunction with medical services as appropriate;
  • Generating and interpreting reports for the Directorate and Parents/Guardians;
  • Participating in department problem solving and improvement of playroom activities; and,
  • Ensuring staff compliance with hospital policies and adherence to professional standards for orthopedic care;


  • Consulting, and promoting open discussion; facilitating reciprocal sharing of information with key stakeholders internally and externally;
  • Promoting effective communication skills when interacting with patients, guardians and other health professionals;
  • Promoting partnership development through assisting in organizing for the relevant trainings and evaluation of partners’ activities;
  • Building positive relationships with external and internal stakeholders to enhance the delivery of spiritual services;
  • Managing and communicating changing situations that may affect workload;


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theological/Biblical Studies
  • Over 3 yrs. of experience, those with hospital related ministry in areas of evangelism, discipleship, counseling, and biblical teaching will have an added advantage.
  • Computer literate with experience using Microsoft word, excel and power-point. 


  • Ability to work with people of different faiths, or at different places. 
  • Good in communication skills and Customer care attitude
  • Ability to counsel both children and caregivers and provide further spiritual support
  • Can speak/ Write English and local languages fluently

Interested individuals are requested to submit applications as soon as possible. Application for this position will be reviewed on rolling basis as such we will close this advert when we are in receipt of sufficient applicants.

Beit-CURE Children’s Hospital Malawi (BCHM) is a Christian mission hospital that provides free orthopedic as well as plastic and reconstructive surgeries for children with correctable physical disabilities in Malawi. The integral mission for BCHM is “Healing the sick and proclaiming the Kingdom of God