Spiritual Care Coordinator | Baptcare Barwon, VIC

Hours: Part-Time
Location:
Closing Date: 10/06/2024

The Spiritual Care Coordinator is responsible for the provision of high-quality spiritual care for aged In Home Care clients and their families. This role also includes co-creative leadership with local teams to support co-ordination, resourcing, and development of initiatives with staff that facilitate integration of spiritual wellbeing and care. This is a part time position (three days/week).

About Baptcare

Baptcare is a purpose driven, faith-based organisation. We have over 3000 staff working across Victoria, Tasmania, and South Australia, providing residential and community care for older people, support to children, families, people with disability, financially disadvantaged people and people seeking asylum. 

About the Role

The Spiritual Care Coordinator is responsible for the provision of high-quality spiritual care for aged In Home Care clients and their families. This role also includes co-creative leadership with local teams to support co-ordination, resourcing, and development of initiatives with staff that facilitate integration of spiritual wellbeing and care. This is a part time position (three days/week).  

Key Selection Criteria

  • Mature spiritual formation, leadership, and theological reflection skills.  
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, demonstrating an understanding of person-centered care. 
  • Understanding of and demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse cultures, spiritual frameworks, and backgrounds.
  • Spiritual care experience outside a faith community, preferably in aged or community care. 
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work independently, as well as part of an interdisciplinary team.  
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Experience and skills in administrative duties, including data collection and reporting on outcomes.  
  • Alignment and commitment to Baptcare’s Mission, Vision, and Values.  
  • Clinical Pastoral Education/STFE or commitment to complete at own cost within 12 months of employment.
  • Qualifications in Spiritual Care, Chaplaincy or Theology.  
  • Satisfactory National Crime Check renewed every three (3) years.
  • Full and ongoing Right to Work in Australia.
  • Driver’s Licence and own reliable vehicle (mileage paid by Baptcare).

How to apply

  • Download the full Position Description here.
  • As part of your application please address all of the selection criteria listed above. Applications that don’t address the Key Selection Criteria will not be accepted.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
  • For more information contact Penny Davis, Manager IHC Spiritual Care pdavis@baptcare.org.au.

At Baptcare, we value diversity in all forms and aim to co-create inclusive experiences and communities with our employees, volunteers, the people we work alongside and our partners. We are committed to diversity and inclusion across all we do and to building communities and workplaces where everyone belongs. We welcome applicants who may require adjustments.

To submit your application please click here.