A listening ear

Portrait image of David Flitcroft

Sellafield’s new chaplain, David Flitcroft is one person who’s ready to offer just that, only weeks into his new role.

He explains:

I became the new Sellafield chaplain just a few weeks before coronavirus hit. Sellafield’s long had a chaplain service to those who need it – whether they are practicing Christians or not. But it had struggled to fill the vacancy created when the last chaplain left.

I discussed this with the Archdeacon. I am pleased to say that both he and the company supported this, and I have now started my role.

It’s a voluntary position, which I combine with my day job as a team leader in Security and Resilience.

When I started, I didn’t realise that coronavirus would come to impact on our lives as much as it has. This has meant things have been a little different. But it’s also a perfect opportunity to introduce myself to the workforce, and to encourage people to

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