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Chaplain - Residential Aged Care

Location: Castle Hill, NSW
Date advertised: 14th June 2022
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: 1 July 2022

  • Are you servant hearted? Make a difference at Anglicare in Aged Care
  • Be part of a supportive Chaplaincy Team - Rewarding Role

Transforming lives with Compassion...

Why join the team at Anglicare?

At Anglicare we strive to honour Christ in our service to the vulnerable and our goal is to transform lives with compassion. We began because of people like you, people who saw a need in the community, people motivated by Christian love and a passion to serve.

Make a genuine difference in the lives of those who need emotional and spiritual support!

About the role:

Reporting to the Residential Aged Care Chaplaincy Manager, you will be a vital and expanding part of Anglicare, which demands intentionally evangelistic and pastorally orientated ministry. Our Chaplaincy team consists of several ordained and non-ordained Anglican ministers.  

We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced candidate for a permanent Chaplaincy position, responsible for providing pastoral care to clients, their families and the staff in our residential aged care facilities.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Provide a Christ Centred pastoral approach
  • Support residents with their spiritual needs, facilitate their ongoing spiritual growth, enable non-Christian residents to explore the Christian faith and encourage Christian residents in their faith
  • When appropriate, provide pastoral support to the families of residents

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Demonstrated competence in pastoral ministry with older persons
  • Able to display effective listening skills with empathy, patience and compassion
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work harmoniously with others
  • A personal commitment to growth in the Christian faith
  • Current valid driver’s licence and access to your own vehicle
  • A current Working with Children Check clearance

Note: The successful applicant doesn't have to be an ordained Anglican Minister but would need Theological Qualifications.

To be the successful in this opportunity, you will be an active and keen Christian with formal theological or pastoral qualifications coupled ideally with experience in pastoral care of seniors. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a genuine pastoral difference in the lives of our new residents.

We love because he first loved us.  1 John 4:19

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply.

Anglicare - Jesus Christ honoured, lives enriched and communities strengthened.

Anglicare is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and has zero tolerance of child abuse.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as applications may be reviewed prior to the closing date; and as such the closing date is subject to change without notice.

Please visit Anglicare's website at to apply.




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