- Job posted on: 8th May 2019
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At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities and confront injustice.
Our services are in the areas of aged care and disability, community services, and chaplaincy and we get involved in social justice and advocacy issues that impact the people we serve. We commit to respecting children and take action to keep them safe.
As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.
We are bold, imaginative, respectful and compassionate.
Uniting is seeking a compassionate Ordained Minister or suitably qualified lay person to fill a full time Chaplaincy in Orange, NSW of Uniting Ageing, West area.
As Chaplain, the successful applicant will be based at Wontama Village Residential Care Facility, 30-38 Byng St, Orange, NSW. The role includes leading a team of Pastoral Care volunteers and implementing the delivery of pastoral care, sacrament, worship services and chaplaincy programs to meet the spiritual and pastoral needs of Residents, Clients, Staff, Families and volunteers.
Applicants must have experience in ministry in an aged-care context, demonstrating a passion for pastoral care. We are seeking a proven ability in, and understanding of, reflective transformational pastoral practice as well as strong administrative and leadership skills. In addition, this position offers the opportunity to work with the wider chaplaincy team in shaping the vision and delivery of pastoral care across Uniting Ageing.
Working hours and Terms of Placement are in accordance with the Guidelines of the Uniting Church, Synod of NSW and the ACT and calls for the Chaplain to adhere to the polity and ethos of the Uniting Church, and the Mission Vision and Values of Uniting.
Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national police check, reference checks and working with children checks.
A full position description is available below.