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Reference Number 14378
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
  • Salary Sacrifice of $15,900 p/a
  • Free parking on site
  • Employment within a growing sector

Juniper has the opportunity for an experienced Pastoral Care Co-ordinator to join our team, to provide 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 our Juniper's brand new facility in Albany, opening in early June. Hours of work will increase to 18 hours a week, working 6 hours a day, 3 days a week, once the facility is at fulll capacity.

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 liasion 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 the Centre for Ageing and Pastoral Studies and/or Spiritual Care Australia and/or the Association of Clinical pastoral Education of WA would be well regarded.
Contact Person Megan Hayes
Contact Number (08) 9240 0308
Alternate Contact Person Adrienne Inch
Alternate Contact Number (08) 9240 0377
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