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Pastoral Carer

  • Deakin, ACT, Australia, 2600
  • Permanent
  • Closing on: Jul 7 2022
  • Pastoral Care Practitioner

    About the role

    The Pastoral Care Practitioner participates as a member of the care team in the delivery of services to patients in a way consistent with our model of care and ensures that the diverse pastoral and spiritual needs of patients, their families and staff are identified and responded to.

    The Pastoral Care Practitioner promotes and respects the vision, mission and values of Calvary and ensures that our values of hospitality, healing, stewardship and respect are reflected in all duties.

    Currently looking for an experienced Pastoral Care Practitioner for Calvary John James Hospital. This is a permanent part time opportunity, based in Deakin 15+ hours per week available across 7 days.

     About Calvary

    We provide care that puts our patients, residents and clients at the centre of everything we do. Calvary offers flexible careers in clinical, allied health, hospitality, ICT and health administration, mission, leadership, management and more. Founded in Australia in 1885, we’re one of the largest providers of health, aged and community care with over 18,000 staff and volunteers, 14 Public and Private Hospitals, 72 Residential Care and Retirement Communities and 19 Community Care Centres.

    As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering a workplace that is respectful, welcoming and inclusive where people are supported to draw strengths from their identity, culture and community. We value the integral dignity of each person and we encourage applications from First Nations peoples, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people, people who have come to Australia as migrants or refugees and veterans.

    What you bring  

    • Recent experience working in a pastoral care role in either health care, aged care or community settings
    • A relevant qualification in clinical pastoral education (CPE), or equivalent
    • Demonstrated understanding of and experience working in teams across a large, complex Church or not-for-profit organisations
    • Demonstrated empathy and affinity with vulnerable people
    • Understanding of the pastoral and spiritual needs relating to those people receiving services
    • Demonstrated ability to respond to faith needs as required
    • Demonstrated understanding of the distinction between religion and spirituality
    • Demonstrated commitment to own spiritual growth
    • Highly effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, including computer skills
    • Commitment to working within  the vision, mission and values of Calvary

    Why work for Calvary?

    Joining us is your opportunity to learn with purpose and drive positive impact to our community in a stimulating work environment. 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:

    If you are looking for a rewarding career in an organisation that supports the community, apply now!

    Please note the following:

    • Only applicants with a valid right to work in Australia will be considered.
    • 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.
    • Calvary has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all workers. You will also be required to provide evidence of other immunisation as required for your role.
    • Please note we are unable to accept emailed applications or resumes and phone calls from recruitment agencies

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