Chaplain

About Us

Since 1963, St Bart’s has been standing by the side of Western Australians experiencing homelessness, mental health challenges, trauma and hardship.

When we first started, St Bart’s was a small homeless shelter for men, we are now providing support to more than 530 vulnerable people through a range of services including aged care and transitional accommodation.

Our goal is to provide safe, supported accommodation and services to people who need it the most, regardless of background, age, gender or ethnicity. We value our people – employees, volunteers, partners and stakeholders and we appreciate the contribution they make to the lives of our consumers.

Why join St Bart’s?

In addition to joining a professional and dedicated team with passion and commitment to our values and making a difference within the community, the benefits of working with us are:

  • Four weeks annual leave with the opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Up to three days additional flexible leave per year
  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 as available to Not for Profit organisations
  • Corporate discounts and memberships

About the role

This is a rare opportunity to join St Bart’s as a Chaplain who will provide leadership, spiritual and pastoral care to the consumers of St Bart’s, families of consumers and the wider community. Reporting to the CEO, the Chaplain will work with volunteer chaplains to deliver and support programs, activities and have conversations that foster a positive environment in support of St Bart’s vision, mission and values.

To be successful you will need to be an ordained minister of religion or lay person authorised and licensed to minister as a Chaplain, whose application is endorsed by the Anglican Church and have completed a clinically based pastoral education programme, Bachelor of Theology (or similar) or willingness to undertake such education.

In addition, we are seeking someone with:

  • previous experience with pastoral ministry or wellness focus pastoral care;
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • evidence of an established pattern of spiritual formation;
  • demonstrated previous experience working with vulnerable people at risk of homelessness; and
  • the ability to relate to people from all faiths, backgrounds and cultures.

For a copy of the full position description, please click on the link at the bottom of this page.

Taking into consideration the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful applicant the salary offered for this position spans from $90,000 to $100,000 plus 10% superannuation.

For further information on the position, please contact Ben Searcy, Head of Human Resources on (08) 9323 5111.

How to Apply

We want to know why you want to work with us, and how your skills, qualifications and experience align with the position requirements. Please submit your current resume and cover letter which demonstrates your suitability for the position.

You are also welcome to deliver a hard copy application to 7 Lime Street, East Perth.

Appointment to the role is subject to pre-employment checks as listed within the position description.  As we work with vulnerable people, COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory unless a medical exemption is provided.

St Bart’s is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to embracing a diverse workforce including those from diverse backgrounds, individuals from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and/or individuals with disabilities.

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