Location: South of Windsor, Berkshire Park
Date advertised: 19th July 2021
Job Type: Part time
Closing Date: 6th of August, 2021
Justice - Women's Dillwynia Correctional Centre - Compassionate Chaplaincy
We are seeking a caring and Christ centred Chaplain competent in pastoral ministry, compelled to make a difference in our Justice and Correctional Centre.
Dillwynia Correction Centre is a minimum and medium security facility for females, located 5 km from South of Windsor.
Why join the team at Anglicare?
At Anglicare we strive to honour Christ in our service to the vulnerable and our goal is to transforms 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.
This extremely rewarding position provides an opportunity to offer emotional and pastoral support to prison inmates of all backgrounds and beliefs, as well as prison staff and the family and friends of prison inmates.
About the role:
This is a Permanent part-time position based at Dillwynia Women’s Correctional Centre, Berkshire Park and reports to the Justice & Health Chaplaincy Manager at Anglicare.
In this role you will have the opportunity to communicate the Christian message clearly through conversations, bible study and chapel services.
Building supportive relationships with other Correctional Services Chaplains of other denominations and faiths will be an important aspect of this role. It is also encouraged to foster relationships with our local churches and Christian ministry organisations. You will be well supported in this position by the Justice & Health Chaplaincy Manager and will be part of the Justice Chaplaincy team at Anglicare.
Are you a compassionate and resilient individual who has significant pastoral experience and suited to working in a correctional Centre environment? We would love to hear from you and encourage you to contact us for more information.
Please visit our website: www.anglicare.org.au
Skills & experience:
- Completed theological studies (Degree or Diploma course).
- Eligible to hold a license issued by the Anglican Archbishop of the Sydney Diocese.
- Empathetic, non-judgmental and caring pastoral skills
- Ability to clearly communicate and teach the Bible.
- Completed APC or CPE course (required to be completed in the first 12 months of employment if not yet completed).
- Proven experience in ministry and compassionate pastoral care.
- Strong communication and relationship building skills.
You must be able to pass all Corrective services security checks and meet the requirements to be licensed by the Archbishop for ministry in the Diocese of Sydney.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Chaplain, motivated to make a genuine pastoral difference in the lives of women and provide service to the vulnerable.
We love because he first loved us 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.
Find out more or apply anglicare.org.au/jobs - we welcome your application.