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Reference Number 15067
Position Title Pastoral Care Coordinator
Employment Type Part Time
Division Juniper Central
Region Pastoral & Spiritual Care
Position Summary

What’s on Offer?

  • Attractive hourly rate of pay, currently $35.88
  • Part time role, based in Geraldton
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Employment within a growing sector

Juniper now has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Pastoral Care Co-ordinator to join our team.  Providing direct pastoral and spiritual support and co-ordinate the provision of these services to our residents, clients, staff and volunteers. We are seeking candidates who will contribute positively to the overall work of our Pastoral and Spiritual Care Team that includes the valuable contributions from our pastoral care Volunteers. 

On offer for the successful candidate is a part time position at Juniper’s Hillcrest facility located in Geraldton, working 33 hours a fortnight over 6 days, with specific days to be negotiated.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide appropriate pastoral and spiritual care in response to identified needs and referrals.
  • Recruit, train and supervise Pastoral Care volunteers to assist with support for residents in liaison with Team Leader.
  • Promote holistic, person-centred care by assessing and evaluating residents’ spiritual needs to enhance their spiritual fulfilment.
  • Coordinate appropriate responses to needs through the direct provision of support or by arranging and facilitating other relevant services.
  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with staff and volunteers involved in the care of individuals and provide support to family members ensuring a team approach to pastoral and spiritual care.
  • Comply with Juniper values, policies and procedures and work within a Christian ethos.

The Skills, Knowledge and Experience required:

  • At least two years’ experience in a pastoral care role, preferably within an aged care or health setting.
  • Able to exercise an impartial pastoral ministry to aged people, regardless of race, creed or faith, including an awareness of the core tenets of the main Christian denominations and major world religions.
  • Completion of, or working towards Clinical Pastoral Education (highly desirable).
  • Experience in recruiting, training and supervising Pastoral Care volunteers.
  • Pastoral or Theological training or qualifications (or training in a related field)
  • Membership of Spiritual Care Australia and/or the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education of WA would be well regarded.

Juniper is a leading provider of care, accommodation and support services for older Western Australians. We are a values driven, community benefit organisation that excels in social enterprise for the benefit of all people. Our response to increasing need encompasses a strong presence throughout metropolitan Perth and in the Kimberley, Mid-West, Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, giving us one of the largest care footprints in Australia. We believe in celebrating life, and strive to add value to the communities in which we operate, where our staff and volunteers work to deliver our Vision and Mission.

People of all ages and cultures are encouraged to apply.

Contact Person Rebecca Antonio
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Alternate Contact Person Megan Hayes
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