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Pastoral Carer Lead, Mercy Community (QLD)

in Leadership , in Mission
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  • Post Date : 25 June 2024
  • Apply Before : 25 July 2024
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Job Description

About the role

Mercy Community – Aged Care Services are on the search for a Pastoral Carer Lead on a Permanent Part Time basis. This role will be based in Rockhampton. Come join our team and support our residents and their families.

The Pastoral Care is responsible for ensuring the Gospel values, Catholic social teaching, the charism of Mercy, and Mission and Values of Mercy Community are embedded in all aspects of the practices within the organisation. The Pastoral Carer Lead oversights the Pastoral Carer in providing care and support to residents.

Your role involves but not limited to:

  • Lead the pastoral care team in providing a holistic approach to Mercy Community pastoral care services
  • Lead and manage all aspects of chaplaincy and pastoral care
  • Support new residents to aged and community care services, including spiritual-needs assessment for residents

About you

  • Relevant qualifications in Pastoral Care, Theology and/or Spirituality and/or counselling
  • Demonstrated commitment to, knowledge and understanding of the principles of Catholic teaching, tradition and ecumenism
  • Previous experience in a similar role, either in aged care or similar environments beneficial
  • Availability to work weekends and until 7pm if required
  • Queensland Provisional Green or above  

Why Mercy Community

Mercy Community a Catholic not-for-profit that provides a wide range of services supporting families and young people, people living with a disability and the elderly. All our work is driven by our core values of Compassion, Integrity, Dignity & Empowerment.

At Mercy Community, we support our employees to reach for opportunities both within their area of expertise as well as in a new field. Build a career with us and explore the possibilities of moving upwards into leadership roles or discover a new location across our broad geographic footprint.

Being part of the Mercy Community team, means you have access to some fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Increase your take home pay through the use of generous salary packaging – up to $18,550 per annum of your salary is available as a tax-free component
  • Pay for your Queensland Blue Card and NDIS Worker Screening Card when you need – saving you up to $153 if you need both cards!
  • Provide you and your immediate family free, professional and confidential counselling services including specialised First Nations counsellors

Depending on your role, you may also be eligible:

  • For annual influenza and/or other vaccination reimbursements
  • To receive pay bonus’ of $500 for successful employee referrals
  • To cash out or purchase annual leave and to take advantage of extra leave entitlements

We also ensure all our employees have access to a wide variety of excellent learning and development tools to continue your professional and personal development. This includes making sure you have access to a range of other career pathways and opportunities across Mercy.


APPLY NOW!  Please note we may contact applicants prior to closing date so not delay in applying.

Mercy Community Services is a Circle Back Initiative Employer and commit to respond to every applicant.

For any queries, please contact [email protected].

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