Spiritual Care or Chaplain Opportunities | Uniting AgeWell, VIC and TAS

HOURS: Part Time or Full Time
APPLICATIONS: Until positions are fulfilled

Uniting AgeWell has several Spiritual Care/Chaplain opportunities in residential care, in Tasmania and Victoria. They are seeking emotionally and spiritually mature practitioners to join their new vision to put spiritual care and spirituality centre stage in their organisation.


About Uniting AgeWell

As an organisation of the Uniting Church in Australia, Uniting AgeWell strives to create and deliver innovative, high quality and accessible services to people through their ageing journey. We build our services from a foundation of research, education, partnership and respect, enabling us to better understand the needs and aspirations of the people we serve, their families and friends. We celebrate and value the diversity of our communities, staff and volunteers.


Role 

The purpose of UA chaplaincy is to provide person-centered, compassionate, spiritual, and pastoral care in response to the emotional, spiritual and religious needs of residents, families and staff. Chaplains work within a multi-disciplinary framework, serving the needs of people from a broad range of religious, spiritual and/or secular beliefs. Spiritual care provided in Uniting AgeWell aligns with our Spirituality Framework and the Aged Care Quality Standards. Chaplains are part of the Uniting AgeWell Chaplain Network and are committed to ongoing learning, spiritual reflection, and professional supervision. 


Requirements

  • Emotional and spiritual maturity
  • Experience in residential aged care strongly preferred
  • 1 Unit of CPE, equivalent training/experience in pastoral care, or a preparedness to undertake CPE training once in a position
  • Experience with spiritual care documentation and assessment preferred
  • Motivated with an ability to work well in a team as well as independently
  • Competent computing skills
  • Police Check, Working with Children Check, Current Vaccinations

Expressions of Interest

Please contact Judy Fry JFry@unitingagewell.org  or on 03 9133 5029 for more details.