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Pastoral Carer - Minto

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Work type: Permanent Part-Time
Location: Minto
Categories: Carer - Facility, Chaplaincy
Pastoral Carer - Residential Care - Minto
  • Make a genuine difference - Supportive team
  • Permanent Part-Time positions - Do you have a passion to serve?
  • Use your pastoral care skills to provide spiritual & emotional support to our aged care residents and share the love of Jesus
The role of Pastoral Carer is a rewarding position for someone with a passion for Christ-centred care, to join the supportive and dedicated Mission and Partnership team in Anglicare. Our team is compelled to transform lives with Compassion.
 
A new Anglicare Residential Aged Care Home opening at Minto...
 
Porter Lodge is Anglicare's newest Residential Aged Care Home, located in Sydney's South-West in the suburb of Minto. We are seeking a passionate and servant hearted Pastoral Carer to work as part of the wider Mission and Partnerships Team based at our new home in Minto.
 
About Anglicare:
 
At Anglicare we strive to honour Christ in our service to the vulnerable and our goal is to transform lives, by providing care to people in need. We began because of people like you, people who saw a need in the community, people motivated by Christian love and a passion to serve.
 
To find out more please visit our website: Anglicare Aged Care & Community Services - Sydney & Surrounds
 
About being a Pastoral Carer at Anglicare:
 
In this valued role, you will have the opportunity to bring your genuine heart to serve people in need, enrich lives and share the love of Jesus. Working in residential aged care, you will make a valued contribution to our clients, residents and staff with their spiritual and emotional needs.
 
As a Pastoral Carer at Anglicare, you will work alongside the team at Minto and will have a pivotal role in ensuring our residents are supported as they move into care, through providing comfort and confidence during this time of change. You will have the opportunity to contribute to supporting the ongoing development of our residents spiritual needs and well-being, being a good listener and providing a variety of pastoral care initiatives.
 
Training Offered ~ Introductory Pastoral Care training will be provided, together with on-going support, mentoring and other relevant training, to ensure our team are well equipped to provide our residents with outstanding pastoral care.
 
Key Responsibilities (not limited to):
  • Ensure all residents are respected and treated with empathy and dignity
  • Develop collaborative and supportive working relationships
  • New residents are well supported during entry to provide comfort and confidence
  • Ensure holistic care is taken to meet residents' needs, through a range of planned and responsive activities; one on one encounters, sharing the bible and caring for the residents
  • Ensures identification and referral of residents who could be further supported by the Chaplain
  • Be an active listener who builds trust and demonstrates a high level of compassion
  • Contribute to the provision of support for relatives and staff in moments of need, by providing pastoral care as required
About you:
  • Embody Anglicare’s vision of caring for older people, enriching lives and sharing the love of Jesus
  • A passion for aged care and previous experience in Aged Care desirable
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated reliability and flexibility
  • A current Working with Children’s Check Clearance or willingness to obtain
  • Relevant training/qualifications highly regarded
  • Previous experience in ministry or pastoral care preferred
Please note: A reference from a Senior Minister or Pastor is required.
 
This is a great opportunity to combine your pastoral care skills with a genuine concern for the elderly and their spiritual needs. 
 
Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply
 
Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse
 
Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; closing date is subject to change without notice

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