Chaplain (part time) | Langley, BC

Position: Chaplain position- part time
Organization: Langley Care Society
Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Location: Langley Lodge
Website: http://www.LangleyLodge.org
Contact Person: Lisa Samms-Maxwell
Phone Number: 604-532-4212
Email address: lsamms@langleylodge.org
 
If you are dynamic, creative, a solid team player and have great motivational energy you may be the candidate we are searching for!

A 139 bed Langley long term (complex care) home is seeking a part-time chaplain for pastoral/palliative care support.

The successful candidate will:

● Have experience working with and/or knowledge of seniors (frail elderly preferably),
● Have a passion about delivering spiritual care for the elderly;
● Show sensitive regard for the differences of race, culture, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, age and religion of other individuals and societies.
● Show sensitive regard for the physically and cognitively challenged.

Educational Qualifications & Competencies:
Masters Degree in Divinity/Pastoral Care preferred;
Minimum of 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent
Association with Canadian Association for Pastoral Practice and Education (CAPPE) an asset
Recent chaplaincy experience within a health care setting.

Competencies:
Broad knowledge of faiths, cultures and their traditions
Broad knowledge of pastoral theory and practice in health care setting
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with others
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in collaboration with others
Ability to provide pastoral counsel in crisis/trauma situations
Computer literacy

Hours and wages:
8 hours per week. The scheduled hours are based on the programming calendar and resident needs.
The wage rate will be determined in accordance to current market ranges and qualifications and experience of the candidate.