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Pastoral Care Workers - Providing a Chaplaincy Service - St Hedwig Village


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BLACKTOWN, NSW, Australia 


Chaplaincy, Church/Ministers/Pastors


per year

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About St Hedwig Village

St Hedwig Village is a community-based, not for profit organisation located in Blacktown, NSW, that provides independent living, residential care and home care services.

As a Catholic organisation, their mission is to dedicate themselves to the needs of their residents, to provide a home-like environment in which the residents feel respected, safe and accepted for who they are, and to provide a quality of life and standards of care that is based on Christian ideals and values.

Established more than 30 years ago, they provide care and services for a diverse range of cultures and ethnic groups while at the same time promoting and fostering the German culture and traditions that make the facility great.

About the Opportunity

St Hedwig Village now has a fantastic opportunity for a part-time Pastoral Care Worker to join their team based in Blacktown, NSW.

You will be primarily responsible for providing emotional and spiritual support to the residents, their families and staff at St Hedwig Village.

Some of your duties will also include (but will not be limited to):

  • Supporting and assisting new residents with their transition into care;
  • Liaising with the Chaplain ensuring Communion and the Sacraments are available to residents when requested;
  • Assisting at weekly Mass and conducting prayer services;
  • Organising a variety of events centred around pastoral and spiritual care;
  • Providing bereavement support to residents, families and staff; and
  • Working with care and recreational staff in the delivery of a holistic care program for residents.

This is a part-time role, working 28 hours per week. Ideally, this will be spread over a 4 day, Monday-Thursday period, however alternative arrangements can be negotiated for the right person.

About the Benefits

St Hedwig Village has been serving the community for more than 30 years. The facility is widely regarded for providing a high standard of care.

In return for your dedication to this role, you will enjoy a competitive hourly rate plus salary sacrificing options and with flexible, part-time hours you will finally be able to get the work/life balance you have been searching for!

Enjoy coming to work every day in a family-friendly workplace within a supportive and collaborative team. Training and on-going professional development are also provided for all employees, so you can continue to learn and grow in the role.

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