Chaplain Wellington Correctional Centre – Dubbo

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Western NSW - Dubbo and Central West NSW
Closing:
July 12, 2024

Uniting is seeking a compassionate Ordained Minister to fill a full-time Chaplaincy role.  This unique position will be based at Wellington Correctional Centre in Dubbo, Western NSW region.

This position is a Chaplain function within the Uniting Mission Directorate as part of the Chaplaincy and Pastoral Practice team. It is responsible for the delivery of a high level of quality spiritual and pastoral support to the residents / inmates / patients, families and staff of the relevant institution.

About Uniting

At Uniting, we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice.

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of lifestyle choices, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

We believe that we exist as a church because we are called to be together in mission, God’s mission, which is to bring love, compassion, justice, freedom, and hope to all of God’s creation.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.

Role Overview

The Chaplain may help employees, volunteers, inmates and visitors to access other faith based pastoral care or welfare services in the wider community should that be requested. Chaplains also provide representation at baptisms, weddings, funerals and other ceremonies or religious services where a chaplain may be required or requested.

You must have experience in ministry, preferably, in a large and complex organisation, demonstrating a passion for pastoral care. Provide pastoral counselling regarding personal and moral problems relating to work, marriage, relationships and family with the allocated region(s) or upon request.

Working hours and Terms of Placement are in accordance with the Guidelines of the Uniting Church, Synod of NSW and the ACT and calls for the Chaplain to adhere to the polity and ethos of the Uniting Church, and the Mission Vision and Values of Uniting.

Essential Criteria

Applicants for this is role must be Ordained Ministers authorised to serve as a Uniting Church minister or eligible to be authorised as such, or eligible to be commissioned as a Lay Pastor within the Uniting Church.

Uniting Chaplain Wellington Correctional Centre Position Description.pdf

Benefits & culture

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which include a national police check, reference checks, and working with children checks.

Inquiries to Talent Acquisition Specialist Rose Rivera on rrivera@uniting.org or 0438 206 164.  Reference 505086

 

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