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Reference Number 11622
Position Title Pastoral and Spiritual Care Worker
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Department Pastoral and Spiritual Care
Location Chermside
Classification Salaried Staff - Position Level 04 (Without Car)
Hours per Fortnight 46
Position Summary

Pastoral and Spiritual Care Worker


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 65 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see &


To provide both pastoral care and opportunity for worship and spiritual discovery that is responsive to individual needs including the aged care community needs of residents, families, staff and volunteers.


Qualifications and Experience that will facilitate success in the Role:

1. Demonstrated communication and pastoral counselling skills to enable effective interaction and communication with residents and their families, carers, staff and volunteers. This will be evidenced by a strong focus on counselling in a previous         position of ministry and/or additional qualifications in counselling. Given the nature of the position there is a significant need for grief and loss counselling experience.
2. Sensitivity to the wide variety of needs of residents and their families, carers, staff and volunteers. This is particularly important because of the diversity of the people who make up the aged care community in Wesley Mission Queensland facilities.
3. Ability and commitment to work as part of a multi disciplinary team.
4. Respect for the different values, beliefs and confidences of residents and their families, carers, staff and volunteers.
5. Ability to exercise both sensitivity and conviction when sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with others.
6. Awareness of and ability to meet the requirements of Accreditation as they relate to the area of responsibility.
7. Ability and willingness to work within the Philosophies, Policies and Procedures of Wesley Mission Queensland and the Uniting Church in Australia.


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm, Friday 18th October 2019. 


For more information, please contact 


Why work with Wesley Mission Queensland:

 Working alongside people who love what they do

Above Award pay

Salary Packaging

Income Protection

Product Discounts

Travel Discounts

Access to discounted holiday units

Employee Assistance Program


Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Contact Person Peter Hobson
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Closing Date 18/10/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.