Pastoral Care Coordinator (Residential-Scone)

Applications open until: 03-05-2021
State: NSW
Location: Scone
Type of employment: Pastoral Care
  • Fantastic full time opportunity
  • Role based in Scone in our Residential facility.
  • Join an innovative, industry-leading independent Christian charity within a rapidly growing health industry

About the Role

The role of the Pastoral Care Coordinator ensures pastoral care and support to aged care facility residents and their families, as well as to staff and volunteers involved in care provision. You will be a role model of and an advocate for HammondCare’s mission and Christian values, mindful of the sensitivities of providing spiritual care and support in community settings. You will also share your pastoral expertise with and coach Managers, Co-ordinators and Care Workers as they support the spiritual needs of clients.

About you

  • Commitment to engage and align with HammondCare’s Christian Mission, Motivation and Mission in Action.
  • Theological / Pastoral Care Qualifications.
  • Ordination or credentialed Ministry not essential, but desirable.
  • Strong personal and active Christian faith and church involvement is essential.
  • Understanding of the spiritual & pastoral needs of those living with dementia in a residential care environment.
  • Strong administrative and computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Empathy and patience.

About us

HammondCare is an independent Christian charity that exists to improve quality of life for people in need. We specialise in aged and dementia care, palliative care, rehabilitation and mental health services for older people.

Besides making a difference in someone’s life, you will be provided with the following whilst working for HammondCare:

  • Relevant training and career opportunities
  • Free flu vaccination program
  • Private Health Insurance discounts

For a full list on our company benefits please visit our website www.hammond.com.au/careers

HammondCare offers its staff competitive salaries, excellent training & development opportunities, a supportive environment and a fabulous benefits program. For more info check out our website: www.hammond.com.au/careers

 Ready to make a change? Apply Now!

Like what you read and want to make a difference, click on “Apply Now”. Please attach your resume and your cover letter addressing the following:

  • Provide an example where you proactively coach staff members to understand the pastoral needs of a resident.  
  • How have you met the spiritual & pastoral needs of those living with dementia in a residential facility?
  • State the level of personal involvement in your church and associated activities.

  For any specific queries not answered by this advertising please contact recruitment@hammond.com.au. Shortlisting will commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: 03 May 2021

All short-listed applicants for these positions will be asked to consent to a criminal record check, pre-employment functional assessment, NDIS Worker Screening Check and must provide evidence of a 2020 vaccination for the influenza virus.