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Pastoral Carer (ASO5)

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Permanent part-time position available 

Salary range:

$74,081 - $78,415

About Calvary

Calvary is a national Catholic provider of health, community and aged care services operating in six states and territories. Our services include public and private hospital care, acute and sub-acute care, home care services and retirement and aged care services, in both rural and metropolitan areas. Calvary employs over 11,000 employees.

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce

Located within the Australian Capital Territory, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce is a 250+ bed public hospital committed to providing the best care to the patients, residents and clients of our services. 

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce has a team of employed Pastoral Carers who support patients, their family members and friends, and staff. The Pastoral Care team works across a broad range of patient care, including palliative care, death, loss and grief, maternity, mental health and medical emergencies. Pastoral Carers arrange for particular religious support to be provided from representatives of all major faith communities in Canberra. 

The standard hours of work for the Pastoral Care Department are 8am-3:51pm in addition to being part of a rotating on-call roster. While this position will generally have standard hours, the ability to work an occasional weekend day shift would be beneficial. Pastoral Carers also provide services to Calvary Bruce Private Hospital. 

Pastoral Carer

Calvary Public Hospital Bruce is seeking an experienced Pastoral Carer to join our team on a permanent part-time basis (4 days per week).

Pastoral care is a person-centred, supportive, compassionate presence for people at significant times of transition, illness, uncertainty and grief or loss. 

Through reflective listening and empathic interaction, pastoral carers assist people to connect to their emotional and spiritual resources, including inner strength, wisdom, hopes and beliefs.

How to apply 

Applicants are expected to respond in writing and include the following:

  1. A Cover Letter of no more than 2 pages explaining why you would be suitable for this role, using the Position Description as a guide;
  2. Current Resume; and

  3. Contact details for at least two professional referees.

Closing date: Sunday 5th of August 2018

To apply please go to our Career Website

All applications must be submitted online through Calvary Careers. Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.

To discuss the role further please contact:

Marian Luke
Director of Pastoral Care


Ph: 02 6201 6215