Pastoral Care Coordinator (Administrative Officer Level 6)

REQ461858 Requisition #

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Administrative Officer Level 6
Remuneration: $77,623 - $79,458 per annum plus Superannuation
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ461858


Are you committed to achieving excellence in health care and would like to join our team?


About Us

Sydney Local Health District is one of the fastest growing Local Health Districts in New South Wales. Our facilities and services are world class and our staff are dedicated, innovative and caring.


Where you will be based

For over 70 years Concord Repatriation General Hospital has had a well-earned reputation for excellence in healthcare as well as undertaking world class clinical education and research.  Building on its proud heritage of caring for the Veteran community, the hospital now services the local communities of Concord, Strathfield, Burwood and beyond.


Please note that this position will also require the candidate to travel to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.


About the role

The Pastoral Care Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, education and supervision of pastoral care workers; and will oversee the provision of pastoral and spiritual care to patients with palliative and end of life care needs, their families and/or carers. The role will be dedicated to the SLHD Specialist Palliative Care Service and will manage the delivery of pastoral care, ensuring that this service is responsive to and respectful of diverse religious beliefs; including spiritual assessment, interventions and monitoring of outcomes. 


We are looking for someone who has...

  • Completed one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education or equivalent as per PD2011_004.
  • A valid NSW driver’s licence (P2 licence acceptable).
  • Highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with an emphasis on negotiation, conflict resolution and liaison.
  • The awareness of spiritual care needs within the context of palliative and end of life care.


What we can offer you (for eligible employees)...

  • Allocated Day Off (ADO)
  • Opportunity for extra tax savings through Salary Packaging
  • Novated Leasing
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for staff and family members
  • Fitness Passport
  • Great education opportunities through Sydney Education
  • Enjoy the ability to utilise the Concord Hospital staff gym


For further details, please view the Position Description.


For enquiries, please contact Edward Lie via email at


About working for SLHD

This is a Category A position. To be employed by NSW Health you are required to provide evidence of vaccination to comply with the NSW Health Occupational Assessment, Screening & Vaccination against Specified Infectious Diseases Policy (PD2023_022).


All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course (2 doses) of a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved or recognised COVID-19 vaccine (except for the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine which is approved by the TGA as a single dose primary course). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. A NSW Health agency may require further information about the medical contraindication (including but not limited to an Immunisation Medical Exemption form – IM011 form).


Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations.


SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions. If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.


Stepping Up aims to assist Aboriginal job applicants by providing information about applying for roles within NSW Health. For more information, please visit:


To further connect with us, check us out on LinkedIn.


Applications Close: 05 March 2024

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