Pastoral Care Coordinator
Calvary Cessnock Retirement Community
Permanent Full Time
About the role
The Pastoral Care Coordinator leads the Pastoral Care Team in the delivery of services to residents and their family members. The Pastoral Care Coordinator delivers services that are consistent with our model of care, whilst ensuring that the diverse pastoral needs of residents, their families and carers are identified and responded to. In doing this, the Pastoral Care Coordinator promotes and respects the vision and mission Calvary and ensures that our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect are reflected in all duties.
We are currently looking for a full time permanent Pastoral Care Coordinator to be based at our Cessnock Retirement Community.
What you bring
Recent experience working in a pastoral care practitioner role in either aged care, health care or welfare
A relevant qualification in clinical pastoral education (CPE), pastoral counselling or equivalent
- Demonstrated ability to be compassionate yet maintain professional boundaries
- Demonstrated ability to lead Prayer and Liturgy
- Ability to meet the sacramental needs of Catholic residents
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- The ability to develop healing, sustaining, guiding, reconciling and nurturing relationships
- Demonstrated proficiency in using client information systems and Microsoft Outlook, Word and other Office applications
- Commitment to working within the vision, mission and values of Calvary
- Current Drivers Licence
This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a leading mission based health care organisation. We offer paid parental leave, salary packaging, career progression, flexible working hours and training and skills development. Calvary is also proud to be recognised as a leader in gender equality. Further details are available here: https://www.calvarycare.org.au/careers/benefits/
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 people and has over 1,500 volunteers.
Calvary continues the mission of the Sisters of the Little Company of Mary, a mission focused on caring for those who are sick, dying and in need. We express our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect through “being for others” exemplified by the Spirit of Calvary and the example of Venerable Mary Potter.
How to join the team
To join our diverse, compassionate and dedicated team for a rewarding Calvary career, please submit an online application.
Please note: attached to the job advertisement on the Calvary Careers portal are important documents relating to the role. Please ensure you view these documents before beginning your application. It is suggested that you download a copy of these for your reference.
Candidates must hold Australian or NZ Citizenship or the capacity to permanently work in Australia. Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.
As part of the application process, you may be required to participate in a health evaluation, which could include face to face assessment and drug and alcohol testing, to ensure your suitability for the role.
Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies.
Applications close: midnight on Friday 13 December 2019.