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Spiritual Care Coordinator – Locum

About Baptcare

Baptcare is a purpose driven and faith-based organisation with over 3000 staff working across Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, providing residential and community care for older people and support to children, families, and 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 casual position based in Camberwell, VIC.

Key Selection Critera

  • An active personal faith and involvement in a faith community/church or support network.
  • Mature spiritual and pastoral formation and capacity to reflect theologically on experience.
  • Highly developed listening and interpersonal skills, demonstrating an understanding of person-centred care.
  • Understanding of and demonstrated ability to work sensitively with individuals and faith/community groups from diverse religious, spiritual and cultural traditions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the capacity to explain the practice and possibilities of spiritual care to people from varied backgrounds
  • Experience and/or special interest in working in cognitive decline, complex trauma, and palliative care contexts with older people.
  • Experience in providing pastoral/spiritual care to people outside a faith community.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to work independently with minimum supervision, as well as part of a team.
  • Experience and skills in administrative duties, including data collection and reporting on outcomes.
  • Competence in Microsoft Office and related software
  • Alignment and commitment to Baptcare’s Mission, Vision and Values.
  • ​Qualifications in theology or spiritual care e.g. Bachelor or Diploma of Theology/Ministry/Chaplaincy
  • At least one unit of CPE/STFE or willingness to complete one at own cost within 12 months of employment.

Further details can be found on the following link.

For more information contact Nalissa Maberly, Spiritual Care Manager at nmaberly@baptcare.org.au