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Pastoral Care Worker (Bundoora / Prahran)

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Work type: Full time
Location: Bundoora
Categories: Community Services

  • Full Time Ongoing Position
  • Position Based at: Bundoora (4 days) & Prahran (1 Day)
  • Salary Packaging Benefits

Villa Maria Catholic Homes is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing quality holistic services and life enhancing opportunities for older people, children and adults with a disability, their families and carers.

Formed through the merger of Villa Maria and Catholic Homes in 2015, the organisation is one of Victoria's largest not-for-profit providers of disability, education, accommodation and senior services supporting 6,500 people across the state and southern New South Wales.

An agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne, every day of the year about 2,000 staff and 500-plus volunteers respond to the unique needs of people and families we support with openness, innovation, creativity and flexibility.

As an integral member of the Pastoral Care Services within VMCH, you will have significant responsibility in the provision of face-to-face pastoral care at our Aged Care Facilities. This position ensures the provision of direct ministry to residents and their families.

The successful candidate will oversee and coordinate the sacramental and spiritual life of the community and committed to the Vision, Mission and Values of VMCH. The Pastoral Care Worker reports directly, to the Pastoral Care Services Manager.

About the Role:

An opportunity exists for highly skilled and experienced Pastoral Care Workers to join the Pastoral Care Services team at VMCH.

The Pastoral Care Worker is responsible for the provision of face-to-face pastoral care at our Aged Care Facilities. This position ensures the provision of direct ministry to residents and their families. This position oversees and coordinates the sacramental and spiritual life of the community and will be committed to the Vision, Mission and Values of VMCH. The Pastoral Care Worker is employed by and reports directly, to the Pastoral Care Services Manager.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • An active Catholic faith commitment;
  • Pastoral and/or Theological training and/or experience.
  • Experience as a team player.
  • A commitment to ongoing learning.
  • A passion for working with the aged.

Desirable

  • Intermediate use of MS Office Suite, Outlook and ICARE
  • Only applications that have a current resume, a covering letter which addresses the key responsibilities of the role will be considered.

To review the position description, please click on the following link:

Download File Pastoral Care Worker - Bundoora & Prahran July 2016.pdf

If you meet the above criteria and are passionate about making a positive difference in people’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

Applications Close: 23rd November 11:30pm

Permission to conduct a criminal records check and Evidence of Australian Work Rights will be required.

If you have been a citizen or a permanent resident of a country other than Australia or have resided in an overseas country for 12 months or more in the last 10 years, you may need to provide a copy of your international police check before an offer of employment can be made.

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