Catholic Chaplain - Barwon Health
Date Posted: 26-Jul-2019
Part time (up to 18 hours per week)
Applications close Friday 1 September 2019
St. Mary’s Catholic Parish operates in Geelong for the Catholic and wider communities within the Parish boundaries and beyond with a mission to build on the Gospel vision of “life to the full” for families, individuals and communities, in all their diversity.
This Part Time position will be part of the Spiritual Care Team of University Hospital, Geelong, allowing for the continuation of a high quality of spiritual care practice for patients, families and staff within the hospital during this time. The successful applicant will be required to respond effectively to the diverse spiritual and religious needs of Catholic patients and their families, and staff – particularly during times of loss and grief.
The position accountabilities include:-
* Provide for the pastoral and sacramental needs of Catholic patients and their families, as negotiated with the Parish Priest and the Spiritual Care Coordinator.
* Be an education resource within the hospital and the wider community and participate in the delivery of education programs as negotiated with the Coordinator.
* Provide for the pastoral and spiritual needs of other patients, their families and staff, as negotiated with the Parish Priest and Spiritual Care Coordinator.
* Foster communication and collegiality within the Spiritual Care Department.
NOTE: This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not necessarily significant.
This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified individual who is motivated to work within the Church environment and has exemplary service delivery skills working with diverse and complex stakeholders.
Applications including a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria and updated resume should be emailed to email@example.com by 9 August 2019. For further information contact Nandi Adams, HR Officer on (03) 9926 579
Please refer to the position description for full details.