Pastoral Care Worker, Lochinvar

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Catholic Schools Office Maitland- NewcastleLochinvar
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Location LOCHINVAR St Joseph's College
Vacancy TypeTemporary Part Time
Hours/FTE15.2 Hours
Description The Pastoral Care Worker is responsible for the pastoral care and spiritual wellbeing of the students and staff of St Joseph's College, Lochinvar.
Essential Criteria • have an understanding and willingness to support and follow the Catholic Identity and mission of the school.
• have a good understanding of the Catholic School and the wider community
• have good organisational and communication skills (with teachers, clergy, parents and students)
• have an ability to collaborate and work effectively in teams
• have an ability to work effectively in a school environment
• have an ability to work closely with school principals and executive in achieving specific strategic goals
• be competent and capable in monitoring and reporting requirements
• have a minimum qualification in Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care or equivalent qualification. These must include mental health related and making appropriate referrals unit/s of competency
• Interpersonal skills
• Understanding and compassion towards the marginalised
• Prioritisation of the well- being of students and families.
Desirable Criteria • Counselling skills
• Seasons for Growth
Finishing Date20/12/19
Conditions of EmploymentSalary is in accordance with New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory Catholic Systemic Schools Enterprise Agreement 2017.
Applications Close Friday 18 January, 2019
InstructionsForward your Curriculum Vitae together with a covering letter addressing selection criteria via email (preferred) as one pdf to the contact person.
Contact Name Telephone
  Patricia Hales ( 4930 7291
Applications to:

By email (preferred):

Patricia Hales

By post:

St Joseph's College
New England Highway

Specific School Requirements/ Additional Info The covering letter should address the criteria as outlined and contact details of your parish priest must be included. The preferred applicant will be required to complete the registration process for the Catholic Schools Office as well as the necessary Federal Police checks. Applications will be received at the school up to 3.00 pm on the closing date.

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Address: PO Box 714, Newcastle, New South Wales, NSW 2300, Australia
Telephone: +61 2 4979 1200