Spiritual Care Worker- Winnipeg

Spiritual Care Worker

Requisition ID: 18271
Position Number: 20052029
Posting End Date: February 2, 2019
City: Winnipeg
Site: Victoria General Hospital
Work Location: 2340 Pembina Hwy
Department / Unit: Pastoral Care
Job Stream: Clinical
Union: MAHCP-Prof/Tech
Anticipated Start Date: ASAP
FTE: 0.80
Anticipated Shift: Days; Weekends
Daily Hours Worked: 7.75
Annual Base Hours: 2015
Salary: $23.296, $24.094, $24.983, $25.889, $26.804, $27.804, $28.808, $30.006, $31.127

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Position Overview

The primary purpose of this position is to provide direct spiritual care to patients and their families. In this capacity supportive visits, crisis intervention, grief counselling and referral, facilitation of family dialogue, worship leadership, group work, and interdisciplinary liaison compose the salient features. This is a front line position reporting to the Manager of Spiritual Health Services.


Previous experience working in a related field.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

University preparation at the graduate level and post graduate studies in spirituality/theology required.
Two advanced units of clinical pastoral education or equivalency preferred.
Candidates who are working towards application for certification with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care or equivalency will be given priority.
A combination of equivalent educational experiences may be considered.
Evidence of good standing from a religious/spiritual tradition and subject to a code of ethics by a national professional body.


Not Applicable

Qualifications and Skills

The incumbent will: Possess a strong ability to develop rapport quickly with patients, families, staff and the interdisciplinary team.
The ability to work with patients, families, and staff in an interfaith, inter spiritual, multicultural setting.
Be empathetic and compassionate.
Be committed to daily spiritual practice.
Comfortable working in an institutional environment.
Continue ongoing personal inner work and growth.
Possess the ability to work within all programs and in a professional, inter-collegial, multi-disciplinary environment.
Maintain integrity of practice and hold a strong work ethic.
Will adhere to a code of ethics such as that of the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care or equivalent.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable

Victoria General Hospital has a mandate to provide service in French; preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates.

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

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