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Chaplain - Full time in Orange

  • 495012
  • Chaplaincy
  • Full time permanent

About us

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.

About the Opportunity

Uniting is seeking a compassionate Ordained Minister or suitably qualified layperson to fill a full-time Chaplaincy role.  This unique position will be based at Wontama Nursing Home looking after Orange and surrounds.

As Chaplain, your role includes leading a team of Pastoral Care volunteers within the local Hub and implementing the delivery of pastoral care, sacrament, worship services, and chaplaincy programs to meet the spiritual and pastoral needs of Residents, Clients, Staff, Families, and Volunteers.

You must have experience in ministry in an aged-care context, demonstrating a passion for pastoral care. We are seeking a proven ability in, and understanding of, reflective transformational pastoral practice as well as strong administrative and leadership skills. In addition, this position offers the opportunity to work with the wider chaplaincy team in shaping the vision and delivery of pastoral care across Uniting Ageing.

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.

Please refer to the comprehensive Position Description by clicking the link below.  

PD - Chaplain Orange 2021 .pdf

For all enquiries please email Talent Acquisition Specialist – Uniting NSW & ACT, Rose Rivera on

Closing date: Wednesday 10 November 2021

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 may include a national police check, reference checks, and working with children checks.

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