Launceston, TAS


Assistant Chaplain at the Launceston General Hospital

We are seeking a compassionate, caring and professional person to provide Chaplaincy services at the Launceston General Hospital (LGH).

This 0.6FTE (3 days per week) Chaplain position will be working as a member of the LGH Chaplaincy service providing pastoral care for patients, visitors and staff of the LGH and support to the Coordinator – LGH Chaplaincy Services.

The LGH Chaplain will be a member of the Allied Health team responding to referrals and provide spiritual care across the hospital. The LGH Chaplain will also be on a roster for urgent after-hours on-call requests and Sunday afternoon chapel services.

Preferred applicants will have experience in providing Pastoral Care / Chaplaincy and will either have Clinical Pastoral Education or be willing to undertake CPE as soon as is practical and Theological qualifications. An understanding of the hospital environment is desirable.

Anglican Health & Welfare is a child safe organisation. The successful applicant will be required to undertake screening and training.

The statement of duties, functions and entitlements will be provided on request. To apply, please submit a current CV and cover letter outlining your suitability against the functions of the role.

For more information please contact Paul Hueston, Acting Executive Officer – Anglican Health & Welfare at personnel@health.tsa.gov.au. Or Phone (03) 6166 8111 or (03) 6220 2020 (Anglican Diocese Registry Office)

Applications close Wednesday 31st July 2024.