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Pastoral Practitioner


Part Time and Casual position available 


Cabrini is a Catholic charitable organisation inspired by the spirit and vision of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini and the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This order was founded by Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini who was canonised in 1946 and later proclaimed Universal Patron Saint of Immigrants. We are a community of care, reaching out with compassion, integrity, courage and respect to all we serve. With more than 4300 staff, 1000 accredited medical practitioners and several locations, we offer a range of employment opportunities to start, continue or advance your career.

The Role

We are seeking qualified and experienced pastoral practitioners (part-time and casual) to help us provide a specialist service to patients, residents and their families across our health service. Be part of our vision to respond to the emotional and spiritual impact of disease, ill-health and infirmity as part of an interdisciplinary approach to holistic care.

If you hold a tertiary qualification in Theology or a related discipline and/or have completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), are an accredited Eucharistic Minister in the Catholic tradition, are passionate about person-centred pastoral care in a multi-faith setting and love being part of a team that is making a real difference to people's lives, we want to hear from you!

Cabrini Offers

  • Salary Packaging
  • Professional development opportunities as well as access to paid spiritual direction/supervision
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Close to public transport

Cabrini is an equal opportunity employer

Cabrini is committed to providing a safe environment for children

Compassion – Integrity – Courage - Respect

Applications close 28/11/2018

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Pastoral Care Worker

Your future workplace

Since 1982 Sacred Heart Mission has been proactively supporting people in our community to find shelter, food and care. We recognise everybody is unique and provide tailored services every day of the year to people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage.

Your new role

You will be part of the Health & Wellbeing Team with the responsibility of responding to the diverse emotional, spiritual and religious needs of people accessing our Engagement Hubs.

We are looking for a people-person to join our team 5 days a week (25 hours per week) who has:

  • Background and qualifications in Pastoral Care (Clinical Pastoral Education, Theology, or Spirituality)
  • Strong experience in the provision of pastoral care in a community-based setting.
  • Respect and sensitivity to persons of various religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, Life Philosophies and Faith Traditions
  • Highly-developed communication, interpersonal and active listening skills
  • Exceptional planning skills and ability to complete pastoral care plans

Your day-to-day

A typical day would have you spending time in our Engagement Hubs assertively outreaching to the men and women who access our Services. You’ll be constantly building relationships with staff, volunteers and people experiencing homelessness and will be a key collaborator in our team.

Look forward to

  • An opportunity to connect meaningfully with isolated and vulnerable people.
  • Diverse and supportive colleagues
  • End your workday knowing you’ve made a difference
  • Salary package expenses like your rent, holiday accommodation and dining out: you may package up to $15,990 pre-tax
  • Work 5 hours a day

Come and work with us

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter to Rob Kosic, Health & Wellbeing Program Coordinator at rkosic@sacredheartmission.org. To stand out from the crowd, address the key selection criteria and describe how you connect with Sacred Heart Mission.

For more information, Rob can be contacted on 0451 631 612

Applications close – 5pm, Friday 7 December 2018

Sacred Heart Mission value and respect diversity and welcome applications from people from all walks of life. All appointments are subject to Police Checks and certain roles require additional pre-screening as outlined in the position description.

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