Pastoral Care Practitioner

Mitchelton, Queensland, au
Company: St Vincent’s Health Australia
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-07-25 06:15:15

Job Description:

We are looking for compassionate, spiritual and professional persons to work with the Facility Manager and care team to respond effectively to the diverse emotional, spiritual and religious needs of our residents, and their families. Applicants must have a sound understanding of our Mission and a genuine commitment to the service of the aged, vulnerable and poor.

As a Pastoral Carer, you will take a lead role honouring this legacy and in nurturing the commitment of all to the mission and values of St Vincent’s Care Services.

We have a Pastoral Care Practitioner position available at St Vincent's Care Services Mitchelton. This is a Part Time position with a minimum of 4hours per fortnight.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:

  • Attainment or progress towards a Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) qualification and/ or studies in Theology/Religious Education, Counselling/Psychology;
  • Relevant experience in a similar pastoral or counselling capacity (highly regarded); 
  • Competent technology and computer skills;
  • Ability to build rapport, trust, empathy, or strong relationships;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Respect and sensitivity in ministry to persons of various religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds, Life Philosophies and Faith Traditions.
  • As a valued employee of St Vincent’s Care Services we can offer you:

  • Salary packaging options including an Everyday Purchases Card on a Visa Debit Card - it's the easiest way to salary package your living expenses;
  • Opportunity to work for the nation’s largest Catholic not-for-profit health and aged care provider, with a rapidly growing and progressive vision;
  • A friendly team environment with a great community care spirit;
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service;
  • No cost uniforms and training;
  • Free annual Flu vaccination; 
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families; and
  • Access to Fitness Passport (FP).
  • St Vincent’s Care Services (SVCS) is a leading Catholic provider of Aged Care Services in Australia. SVCS offers quality residential, community and independent living services through more than 20 facilities and locations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. St Vincent’s has been providing health care in Australia for more than 155 years. The legacy entrusted to us by the Sisters of Charity and their Founder, Mary Aikenhead continues to inspire the service provided to our residents in a caring, friendly atmosphere, underpinned by our values of Compassion, Justice, Integrity and Excellence.

    At St Vincent's we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees. As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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