We are looking for people who are qualified and dedicated to the welfare of young people, their families, staff, and the wider community. We support and place School Chaplains and Community Connectors from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages.
All Korus Community Connectors and Korus Connect School Chaplains must be qualified. In order to be selected for a position with Korus Connect, you must meet the following minimum qualifications under the NSCP guidelines; namely a Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care or other equivalent qualification.
All applicants MUST have competency in CHCCS016 Respond to client needs and CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues or equivalent units. If you wish to complete these units through us, please contact our Training Manager, Luke Whiteside via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 9811 0936 to discuss your study options.
Korus Connect is committed to child safety and maintaining child safe and child friendly environments. We require applicants to have a valid Working with Children Check and disclose the results of a National Police Records Check issued within the last 12 months.
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Under the National School Chaplaincy Programme, “A chaplain engaged via the NSCP must be recognised through formal ordination, commissioning, recognised religious qualifications or endorsement by a recognised or accepted religious institution as per the Commonwealth Government’s requirements. A chaplain who does not meet this criterion would not be able to be engaged as a chaplain under the NSCP.” (Department of Education and Training, National School Chaplaincy Program 2015-18 Frequently Asked Questions, 2015)
To satisfy these criteria Korus Connect requires applicants provide at least one reference from a Minister, Priest, Pastor or Leader from the Christian Community with which they are currently involved.
Successful applicants will have demonstrated relevant experience/knowledge in: