Assistant Chaplain

Hours: Part-Time
Location: Launceston General Hospital, TAS
Closing Date: 12/07/2024

Anglican Health & Welfare is seeking a compassionate, caring and professional person to provide Chaplaincy services at the Launceston General Hospital (LGH). This is a 0.6FTE (3 days / 24 hours per week) position, and the successful candidate will be working as a member of the LGH Chaplaincy service providing pastoral care for patients, visitors and staff, and support to the Coordinator – LGH Chaplaincy Services. Excellent remuneration and salary packaging are available.

We are seeking a compassionate, caring and professional person to provide Chaplaincy services at the Launceston General Hospital (LGH).

This 0.6FTE (3 days / 24 hours per week) Chaplain position will be working as a member of the LGH Chaplaincy service providing pastoral care for patients, visitors and staff of the LGH and support to the Coordinator – LGH Chaplaincy Services.

The LGH Chaplain will be a member of the Allied Health team responding to referrals and provide spiritual care across the hospital. The LGH Chaplain will also be on a roster for urgent after-hours on-call requests and Sunday afternoon chapel services.

Essential Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing Pastoral Care / Chaplaincy
  • Completion of or be willing to complete at least 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working with Vulnerable People Registration, Police check and Identity Check
  • Intermediate ability to use computers

Anglican Health & Welfare is a child safe organisation. The successful applicant will be required to undertake Childsafe or Safeguarding Children screening and training.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience or understanding of working within the health-care system
  • Theological Qualifications
  • Broad awareness or working knowledge of their own and other faith traditions

The statement of duties, functions and entitlements will be provided on request.

For more information, please contact Paul Hueston, Acting Executive Officer – Anglican Health & Welfare at Paul.Hueston@health.tsa.gov.au, or phone (03) 6166 8111.

To apply, please submit a current CV and cover letter to Paul Hueston at the details above or by mail to:

Paul Hueston – A/Executive Officer

Anglican Health & Welfare

GPO Box 748

Hobart TAS 7001

Applications close Friday 12th July.