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Pastoral Care Coordinator

  • 493852
  • Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia
  • Corporate
  • Pastoral Care Services
  • Permanent Part Time
  • Closing on: Aug 22 2022

Pastoral Care Coordinator HammondCare at Home Nepean/Blue Mountains (based in Wentworth Falls)

  • Permanent Part Time – Minimum 30.4 hours per week
  • Competitive Remuneration Package
  • Christian values-based organisation with career growth opportunities

About the role

The role of Pastoral Care Coordinator (HammondCare At Home) works within the Mission and Mission in Action of HammondCare to ensure provision of pastoral care coordination within HammondCare At Home (HCAH). This is achieved through the service and support of clients, their families, staff and volunteers of HCAH. As a key support service for HammondCare, Pastoral Care Coordinators act as a role model for staff and as an advocate for HammondCare’s mission and Christian values, mindful of the sensitivities of providing spiritual care and support in community settings. They share their pastoral expertise and coach Managers, Care Workers and other staff and volunteers to support the spiritual needs of clients.

This is a permanent part time opportunity working 8 days per fortnight. 

Essence of the role

  • Ensure provision of pastoral care, leadership and support to clients, their families, staff and pastoral care volunteers of HammondCare
  • Act as role models for staff and as an advocate for the HammondCare Motivation, Mission and Mission in Action
  • Share pastoral expertise and coach staff and pastoral care volunteers to support the spiritual needs and goals of the clients

Education, Skills and experience

Essential

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Relevant education and experience in Pastoral Care.
  • Strong personal and active Christian faith and church involvement.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills and intermediate capability with programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Teams.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.
  • A valid Class C drivers licence and a reliable, comprehensively insured motor vehicle
  • Willingness to travel between HammondCare sites and services including Client residences

Desirable

  • Ordination or credentialled Ministry.
  • Understanding of the spiritual & pastoral needs of those living with dementia and/or major health issues.

Benefits

  • Financial – salary packing options
  • Health and Wellbeing - including Flu Vaccinations and Employee Assistance Program + Fitness Passport for you and your family
  • Reward and Recognition Program
  • Learning and Development – eLearning and accredited training through Hammond College

About HammondCare

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that has been serving families in Australia since 1932. We are an organisation that is led by our values, our passion is improving the quality of care for people in need.    As one of Australia’s most innovative health and aged care providers, we champion life for every person in our care.

Culture

HammondCare is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity and inclusion. We strive on creating an equal employment environment where everyone from any background can be themselves.

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