Position Vacant: Pastoral Care Facilitator

Position Vacant: Pastoral Care Facilitator

  • Work as part of a Ministry Team
  • Part-time role (0.5 equivalent) until end of 2022
  • Support pastoral care programs, particularly amongst older congregational members

About the role 

Manningham Uniting Church (MUC), a congregation of the Uniting Church in Australia, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, has an exciting opportunity available for an enthusiastic and empathetic person to join our team as a part-time Pastoral Care Facilitator.

The role will work with the Ministry Team (consisting of ordained and lay members) and pastoral care volunteers to oversee the provision of pastoral care within MUC. While the role will be involved with pastoral care generally, it will be required to have a particular focus on pastoral care of older people.

It will be based in the new Manningham Uniting Church and Community Centre at Templestowe, in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. 

About you (Key Selection Criteria)

This position requires the following knowledge and experience:

  • At least one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is preferred or a qualification relevant to a Pastoral Care setting in a faith community.
  • Experience in a similar role is preferred
  • Experience in supporting vulnerable people 
  • Experience within the not-for-profit sector (is desirable)
  • Experience in working across an inter-generational community 

                                          Applications close: 21 March 2022

To apply, or to request further information, please contact: info@manninghamuc.org.au