Chaplain/Spiritual Health Practitioner- Sudbury

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Chaplain / Spiritual Health Practitioner                               

 – FULL TIME       $28.93 – $34.04

St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury oversees the operations of St. Joseph’s Villa (a 128-bed long term care home) and St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre (a 64-bed continuing care hospital) in Sudbury, and Villa St. Gabriel Villa (a 128-bed long term care home) in Chelmsford.

Our Administrative team supports all three facilities and manages clinical, operational and financial services.  We are a faith based organization guided by our core values of Service, Integrity, Dignity and Excellence with a focus on a culture of caring. Please consider joining our team of dedicated professionals if you share a genuine commitment to the wellbeing and care of our patients, residents and staff. 

We are currently seeking a qualified individual to provide Spiritual and Religious Care services to the residents at Villa St. Gabriel Villa in Chelmsford (6 days bi-weekly) and to the patients at St. Joseph’s Continuing Care Centre in Sudbury (4 days bi-weekly).  The Spiritual Health Practitioner serves as a ‘Minister of Presence’ through caring, supportive listening and prayer while possessing knowledge of human development including spiritual growth, behaviour and family dynamics.  He/she plans liturgies and worship services for residents and patients, coordinates observances of religious feasts and supports multi-faith programming and education.  Additional functions include pastoral care at end of life and support to families and staff dealing with grief and loss.

The ideal candidate will be a self-directed, energetic and creative individual who is able to respond to the spiritual needs of patients, families and staff.  She/he will be committed to our values of Dignity, Excellence, Service and Integrity and will be an integral member of an interdisciplinary care team serving culturally diverse populations in long term care and  hospital environments.


  • Bachelor Degree in Theology or related field
  • Current registration with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC)
  • A minimum of two units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalent
  • An understanding of and willingness to minister in a multi-faith, multicultural context
  • Endorsement by a faith community
  • Fluency in French and experience in healthcare settings are considered assets


St. Joseph’s Health Centre

Attention: Human Resources

1140 South Bay Road

Sudbury, ON P3E 0B6

Fax: 705-674-9550



St. Joseph’s Health Centre offers a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, HOOPP pension, and career development opportunities.

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We thank all applicants for their interest and invite applications from persons with disabilities.

Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. 

  Please advise at the time of contact if you require accommodations for your interview. 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:  06 July 2018 at 4:00pm

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