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Pastoral Care Coordinator, Port Macquarie

  • 493861
  • Port Macquarie
  • Administration
  • Permanent Part Time
  • Closing on: Sep 3 2022

Pastoral Care Coordinator

  • Permanent Part-Time – 2 days per week
  • Competitive Remuneration Package plus staff benefits
  • Christian values-based organisation with career growth & development 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 and staff.

As a key support service for HammondCare, our Pastoral Care Coordinator acts 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.

Essence of the role:

  • Ensure provision of pastoral care, leadership and support to clients, their families, staff and pastoral care volunteers of HammondCare
  • Facilitate engagement of pastoral care volunteers in the provision of pastoral care
  • 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


  • Credentialed Pastoral qualification or recognised theological and pastoral qualifications, or significant experience and willingness to complete a recognised qualification.
  • 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


  • Strong administrative and computer skills and intermediate capability with programs such as Outlook, Word, Excel and Teams.
  • Understanding of the spiritual & pastoral needs of those living with dementia and/or major health issues.


  • Financial – salary packaging options, novated leasing
  • Access to Fleet Car plus fuel allowance
  • Health and Wellbeing - including Vaccinations and Employee Assistance Program and Fitness Passport for you and your family
  • Reward and Recognition Program
  • Learning and Development – eLearning and accredited training through HammondCare’s own RTO - The 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.


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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Please provide your resume and a cover letter with your application.

For more information, please contact:

All short-listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a HammondCare paid-for criminal record check and must provide evidence of 3 COVID and the 2022 Influenza vaccinations.

Our Talent Acquisition team and Hiring Managers kindly request no unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies. HammondCare isn’t responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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