Spiritual Care Australia offers members the opportunity to advertise employment opportunities on this page. All new advertisements are also sent out by email to our membership database. Non-members can also take advantage of this service for a fee of $200. Please contact our office should you wish to arrange an employment advertisement.

Pastoral Practitioner

About the Role

Uniting Wesley Gardens, Belrose Sydney NSW

Pastoral Practitioner Position – Full-time

  • 76 hours per fortnight 
  • Supportive pastoral care team 
  • Making a difference…Enriching lives…Together 

Are you looking to make a difference in your community and the lives of others? 

Be inspired. Work for us. Uniting, the aged care ministry of the Uniting Church, is the largest not-for-profit provider of aged care services in NSW and the ACT. 

In this challenging and rewarding position, the Pastoral Care person in liaison with the Chaplaincy Coordinator is responsible for the provision of professional pastoral care and support which is culturally relevant, age-appropriate and sensitive to the needs of our residents.

The successful candidate will have relevant Theological study, previous experience in Pastoral Care preferably with ageing people, and have completed a 400-hour Basic Unit in Clinical Pastoral Education (or be willing to complete this within the first six months of employment). A CPE-equivalent qualification will be considered. 

The successful candidate will ‘walk the talk’ of professional boundaries, be comfortable with emails and documentation, and be self-aware in all relationships with residents and their families, staff, pastoral care volunteers, and pastoral care colleagues. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the values of Uniting – Bold, Respectful, Compassionate, Imaginative – with a high level of personal integrity, and a willingness to work within the ethos of the Uniting Church. Salary is commensurate with the Uniting Church Lay Ministry Agent Guidelines, appropriate to qualifications and experience. 

This is an opportunity for you to work for an industry leader in a supportive and friendly work environment, which provides you with continuing education opportunities, generous salary packaging and a chance to progress your career. 

Love Your Work. Join Our Team. Make a Difference. Apply Now.

For further information about the role please contact Jennifer Johnston Chaplaincy Convener on email: jjohnston@uniting.org

Closing Date: - 24th June - 5pm 

To apply for this position please visit our careers page at www.uniting.org/join-our-team . If you require assistance with your online application please contact HR Services on (02) 1800 864 846

Apply Online




Pastoral Practitioner

Uniting (formerly known as UnitingCare NSW.ACT) is seeking suitably qualified people to cover vacancies within the pastoral teams of the Illawarra & Shoalhaven regions of Uniting, South.

The casual Pastoral Practitioners will work with Chaplains, other Pastoral Practitioners and Pastoral Volunteers to implement the delivery of pastoral care, sacrament, worship services and chaplaincy programs to meet the spiritual and pastoral needs of Residents, Clients, Staff, Families and volunteers.

Applicants must have experience in ministry in an aged-care context, demonstrating a passion for pastoral care. We are seeking a proven ability in, and understanding of, reflective transformational pastoral practice as well as administrative skills.

Working hours are in accordance with the Lay Ministry Worker Guidelines of the Uniting Church, Synod of NSW and the ACT and calls for the Pastoral Practitioners to adhere to the polity and ethos of the Uniting Church, and the Mission Vision and Values of Uniting.

Enquiries:

For enquiries or for a copy of the Position Description please contact Pastor Carolyn More , Illawara Hub Chaplian Uniting, on

Mobile: 0408 562 582

Email: cmore@uniting.org

 Closing date: Friday 30th June 2017

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual preferences, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Federal Criminal Records check.

Apply Online




Spiritual Wellbeing Program Manager

Spiritual Wellbeing Program Manager

  • Leading Provider of Aged Care Services – NSW & ACT
  • Develop & Lead our Spiritual Wellbeing Program
  • Excellent Remuneration Plus Salary Packaging Benefit

At Southern Cross Care we believe that our purpose is to empower older people to ‘live life to the full’. We offer a full continuum of personalised, expert services and adapt to meet the needs of each person and their family, providing aged care services through home care, retirement living and residential facilities. At SCC people are at the heart of everything we do. We have a passion to provide the best care to our clients and to ensure we care and support our employees in achieving this goal.

Based at our Epping Head Office and reporting to the Customer Experience Manager, this role will provide strategic development, coordination and leadership for our pastoral care program. Working collaboratively with all stakeholders across our network of Aged Care facilities, the successful applicant will promote the wellbeing of residents through meeting spiritual and pastoral needs.

  • Pastoral and spiritual care: Coordinate a range of activities to meet pastoral, spiritual and religious needs.
  • Holistic integration of pastoral and spiritual care: Support and contribute to integrating pastoral and spiritual care across all care and services.
  • Managing accurate tracking of program hours delivered and other associated reporting
  • Developing internal procedures and policies for the spiritual and pastoral care program
  • Partnering with Facility Managers and Pastoral Care Coordinators across the business to communicate and embed the spiritual wellbeing strategy at site level

The successful applicant will be pivotal in taking our existing program to the next level in terms of continual business improvement and in building consistency around program delivery at site level to benefit our residents. 

Coordination of new programs and activities and education and training across the business to ensure the program benefits are visible, effectively communicated and delivered to stakeholders and residents will be the key objectives for the successful applicant.

To apply or to discuss this great opportunity, please contact Rob Ashton (02) 9790 9412, rashton@sccliving.org.au.  Our job reference number: 750682 for online applications. 




Pastoral Practitioner

About the role

Uniting (formerly known as UnitingCare NSW.ACT) is seeking suitably qualified people to cover vacancies within the pastoral teams of the Canberra region of Uniting.
The casual Pastoral Practitioners will work with Chaplains, other Pastoral Practitioners and Pastoral Volunteers to implement the delivery of pastoral care, sacrament, worship services and chaplaincy programs to meet the spiritual and pastoral needs of Residents, Clients, Staff, Families and volunteers.

About you

Applicants must have experience in ministry in an aged-care context, demonstrating a passion for pastoral care. We are seeking a proven ability in, and understanding of, reflective transformational pastoral practice as well as administrative skills. 

Working hours are in accordance with the Lay Ministry Worker Guidelines of the Uniting Church, Synod of NSW and the ACT and calls for the Pastoral Practitioners to adhere to the polity and ethos of the Uniting Church, and the Mission Vision and Values of Uniting.

Enquiries:

For enquiries or for a copy of the Position Description please contact Canberra Hub Chaplain Heather Potter on

Mobile: 0419 498 866

Email: hpotter@uniting.org

 

Closing date: Friday 21 July 2017

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual preferences, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Federal Criminal Records check.

Apply Now




Pastoral Practitioner

 

About the role

Uniting (formerly known as UnitingCare NSW.ACT) is seeking suitably qualified people to cover vacancies within the pastoral teams of the Georges River & Sydney Central regions of Uniting.
The casual Pastoral Practitioners will work with Chaplains, other Pastoral Practitioners and Pastoral Volunteers to implement the delivery of pastoral care, sacrament, worship services and chaplaincy programs to meet the spiritual and pastoral needs of Residents, Clients, Staff, Families and volunteers.

About you

Applicants must have experience in ministry in an aged-care context, demonstrating a passion for pastoral care. We are seeking a proven ability in, and understanding of, reflective transformational pastoral practice as well as administrative skills. 

Working hours are in accordance with the Lay Ministry Worker Guidelines of the Uniting Church, Synod of NSW and the ACT and calls for the Pastoral Practitioners to adhere to the polity and ethos of the Uniting Church, and the Mission Vision and Values of Uniting.

Enquiries:

For enquiries or for a copy of the Position Description please contact Rev. Nigel Hawken on

Mobile: 0437 899 252

Email: nhawken@uniting.org


Closing date: Friday  21 July 2017

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual preferences, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Appointment will be conditional upon a satisfactory Federal Criminal Records check.

Apply Now